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.
What is it about chocolate? The delectable treat that causes mouth watering experiences has now caused a sort of cocoa craze to take over Wayne County Indiana. Richmond and Wayne County's self-guided journey down the Chocolate Trail takes you to a one-of-a-kind ice cream parlor, amish market, candy shops/factories, gift shops and more. Chocolate is featured at each stop and is presented in many different forms - all FREE to sample!
Put away those swimsuits! Throw out those flip flops, because fall has arrived in Richmond/ Wayne County! You’ll fall in love with all there is to see and do here in Richmond/Wayne County!
Radiating out around the Old National Road, Richmond and Wayne County boast a rich history dating back to the earliest Quaker settlement of the region in the early 1800s. Since that time, the area has grown to accommodate its expanding local population and industry. Covering everything from natural history and notable manmade inventions to art, sports and music, Wayne County’s fascinating roster of museums and historical attractions provide plenty of opportunities to learn all about it.
When it first took shape back in the 1800s, America’s National Road gave settlers the opportunity to go west and seek new destinies. As the thoroughfare came through Indiana, it fed the development of villages and communities across Wayne County, laying the foundations for U.S. 40 as we know it today.
All visitors are not only welcome, they’re encouraged to go outside and explore Richmond’s recreational opportunities all year long. And many agree there’s certainly no better time to play outdoors than in the summer.
Patio season has officially began in Wayne County! The sun is shining and Restaurants all around the county are opening up their patios and outdoor seating. Local restaurants are introducing new health and safety measures, like enhanced cleaning and physical distancing guidelines to keep guests and employees safe. Choose from one of the must-visit outdoor dining experiences below.
At long last, the sunny days of summer have finally arrived, and Wayne County’s new Outdoor Adventure packages are making it more convenient than ever for visitors to stay and play longer for less money.
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