Local Area Attractions Near Richmond KOA Holiday
Local Attractions and Recreation in Richmond, Indiana
You and your family can have a blast experiencing the many fun and exciting things to do near Richmond, Indiana. Richmond KOA Holiday makes the perfect basecamp for all your adventures. The area has something for everyone, whether you want to explore or have a more relaxed vacation.
Things to Do Near Richmond
From attractions to recreational experiences, you and your family have plenty to see while staying in the city. Spend a day in the Historic Richmond Depot District, visiting the different shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. You could also visit local breweries and wineries to taste test flavors unique to the local area. Take a self-guided journey on the Chocolate Trail to see 12 to 15 merchants throughout Wayne County to try indulgent chocolate-inspired samples.You and your family will also enjoy the local recreation in Richmond. Hike to Thistlethwaite Falls, one of the top waterfalls in the state. You can also take a leisure walk or bike ride down the 62-mile-long Cardinal Greenways.
Stay at Richmond KOA Holiday
Go on adventures with your loved ones when you visit Richmond. Whether you are with family or friends for a quick getaway, book your stay at Richmond KOA Holiday today!
Richmond and Wayne County's self-guided journey down the chocolate trail takes you to one-of-a-kind local candy shops/factories, bakeries, ice cream parlor, intriguing gift shops and more.Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms. Tempt your sweet tooth with delectable, locally-made chocolate specialties - everything from actual candies to treats like ice cream, fudge, and even candles, there is plenty to sample and enjoy on the Chocolate Trail!
To receive your FREE chocolate samples, you must present a Chocolate Trail Passport which can be obtained at:The Old National Road Welcome Center
5701 National Road E. (U.S. 40), Richmond, IN 47374
5701 National Road E. (U.S. 40)
Richmond, IN 47374
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park
Veteran's Park honors area veterans for their service to their country.
The Park is located in the Whitewater Gorge and can be accessed via automobile via the Johnson Street entrance or via foot over the pedestrian suspension bridge on Sim Hodgin Parkway or via the Whitewater Gorge walking/bike trail.
Our Historic District
Looking for a fantastic day in Richmond? Then look to the Historic Richmond Depot District! A vibrant neighborhood with a funky but chic area of shops, boutiques, cozy locally owned restaurants and entertainment venues. This neighborhood was first settled by members of the Society of Friends, later by free blacks and German immigrants. Visit Richmond's Historic District online.
Local Area Recreation Near Richmond KOA Holiday
Voted as one of the top waterfalls in the state of Indiana by Indiana Office of Tourism Development. In the early 1800's, Timothy Thistlethwaite blasted a new channel in the West Fork of the Whitewater River to direct the water over this rock formation and provide more waterpower to his nearby sawmill. The falls is an excellent sight to SEARCH FOR ANCIENT FOSSILS among the rock formations along the river. This beautiful waterfall is located just south of Waterfall Road near Springwood Park and is a short hike.
Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail.The Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail-trail in Indiana and spans 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana, with a road section from Gaston to Jonesboro that is approximately an additional 15 miles.
Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt
Long before woolly mammoths roamed the frozen plains, long before dinosaurs existed, Indiana was covered by a shallow sea teaming with life. The fossils found in the Whitewater Valley give us some idea of what life was like in Indiana 445 million years ago.
Highland Lake Golf Course
Highland Lake Golf Course is an eighteen hole championship golf course with large greens kept fast and beautiful. Our course in Richmond, Indiana features 6,981 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 118 on Bluegrass. Designed by John Budzale, the Highland Lake golf course opened in 1972.