in Central Virginia, Richmond is a two-hour drive from the Atlantic
seashore to the east, Appalachian Mountain recreational sites to
the west, and Washington, D.C., to the north. A wide range of cultural,
educational and recreational facilities and activities are available
in the Richmond area, including a full performance schedule at VCU’s
own performing arts center.
VCU’s proximity to downtown Richmond, which is Virginia's
capital and a major East Coast financial and manufacturing center,
provides students with opportunities for internships, part-time employment
and student housing in a variety of settings.
Visit these Web sites to learn more about Richmond and the Central
Metropolitan Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Provides suggestions for visiting Richmond as well as facts about
the Greater Richmond community.
Read the latest news for the
Central Virginia area.
find everything here from apartments to movies to shopping.
tourism Web site of the commonwealth of Virginia.
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