A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Here in North Carolina, we’re fortunate to enjoy endless day trip possibilities: the pristine coast, rugged mountains, and endless miles of scenery in between. Steeped in history and surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery, Richmond County is one such example of a remarkable destination. It’s here that visitors of all ages will find their version of the perfect adventure, and springtime proves to be truly unforgettable. Below we’ve outlined a few ideas for how you can spend an ideal day in Richmond County, from meandering paddle trails to world-class museums, raceways, and charming places to dine.
When was the last time you visited Richmond County? Do you agree that this makes for one of the best North Carolina day trips? Be sure to share your thoughts and experiences with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! For more information on planning your trip, be sure to check out the official visitor’s guide. You can also follow Visit Richmond County on Facebook for exciting updates.