Richmond deals and discounts for your vacation
If you're looking for a vacation destination with both colonial charm and Southern hospitality, look no further than Richmond. The Virginia city is renowned for its rich commonwealth and Civil War history, which can be seen in the landmarks and architecture lining the streets, as well as its lush gardens and regional cuisine. This is a massive city that spans more than 62 square miles, so you may want to consider a Richmond car rental to get you around. Fortunately, Thrifty Car Rental is now offering a multitude of Richmond deals on its vehicles, which can get you around to these free sites:
You can reach Maymont, a massive landscape on Hampton Street, in your Richmond rental car. The Victorian-style estate spans 100 acres is filled with a variety of features waiting to be explored, such as Japanese and Italian gardens, a Nature and Visitor Center and the Garden Hall. On the grounds, you'll also find an exquisite aquarium in which turtles, fish and river otters play, as well as a children's farm, carriage house and, of course, the Maymont Mansion, which is open to the public for touring.
Virginia Holocaust Museum
Take some time to commemorate dark aspect of history that is the Holocaust at this institution. It was established in the 1990s with the goal of informing the public of the dire effects of anti-Semitism and racism in general. Visitors can explore the galleries filled with artifacts that point back to World War II between 1933 and 1945. It portrays the experiences of the Ipp family, who survived the Holocaust when they escaped transport to the Kovno ghetto by hiding under a potato field for held a year. Of the highlights here is the excavated chamber that is accessed via a tunnel where children and adults took refuge from Nazis. Admission to the museum is free, and you can park your Richmond car rental at no cost directly across from Cary Street.