Keep your camera & smartphone handy — Richmond and Wayne County offer some fantastic scenery to capture in selfies and pics you’ll definitely want to show off on social media.
Summer’s the perfect time of year to go outside and play, and Wayne County certainly offers plenty of options to consider for al fresco exercise, recreation and fun. This year, why not try something new by checking out some of these fresh-air adventures?
Looking for a fun family adventure to enjoy with the kids this summer? Head east to Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana, where you’ll find a great seasonal slate of attractions, recreation and artsy activities to fill up a day or a weekend!
To help you make the most of a 3 day weekend, this inspiration guide features top spots for food, fun, and a good night's rest.
Shopping for antiques is like going on a treasure hunt, you never know what hidden gems you may stumble upon. From vintage glasswares, rare mid-century collectibles, to furniture, signs and more, you can find a little bit of everything along Indiana’s famous Antique Alley.
In the throes of a wicked caffeine craving? You’re in luck! Richmond and Wayne County house a number of friendly cafes and coffee shops serving up java, joe, lattes and espresso-based beverages just the way you like them, along with tasty pastries, baked goods and other distinctive treats. Here’s the buzz.
It was an ordinary Saturday in Richmond, Indiana on April 6, 1968. The town was bustling with weekend excitement, parents were going about their Saturday to-do’s, and the children wandered about Richmond with their friends. Nothing alluded to what was to come.
At 1:47 p.m. a pair of violent explosions ripped through the heart of downtown Richmond leaving many people injured, 41 dead, and the entire county devastated.
More than a dozen historical markers dot the city streets of Richmond and the rural roads of Wayne County, revealing fascinating stories of the region’s people, places and heritage. A leisurely drive to follow the signs provides all the context visitors need for an intriguing and educational self-guided tour of the area.
Ditch the stress and seek a fun time away from the routine of every day. This spring break, create memories that won’t break the bank in Richmond & Wayne County Indiana! All activities mentioned below can be safely completed with social distancing in mind and covid-19 precautions in place.
February is Black History Month, and Wayne County honors its African-American heritage in meaningful ways.
Often referred to as the Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad, the Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site and Interpretive Center in Fountain City is a great starting point to learn more about the area's African-American history.
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