July 24-August 4, 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University and Collegiate School invite you to one of the most highly recognized cities in the U.S.--beautiful, historic Richmond, Virginia, where there's so much to see and do.

A few suggestions to try while in Richmond

RVA has been making waves lately. Saveur magazine and The Daily Meal have called Richmond, Virginia the “next great American food city.” U.S. News & World Report Travel listed RVA as one of “8 Under-the-Radar Foodie Cities” in the world.

We have a few locally owned recommendations.

West End (near campus):
Tazza Kitchen, Burger Bach, The Halligan Bar & Grill, Mamma Cucina, Patina Grill, Peter Chang, Maya Mexican Grill, Lehja India Delicious!

Places that have put RVA on the map,  Accacia, The Roosevelt, Heritage, Dutch & Co., Comfort, Can Can, Proper Pie, The Black Sheep, Sub Rosa Bakery, Stella's, Pasture, Saison, Rappahannok Oyster Co. Shagbark
The latest craze is rooftop bars and Richmond has some great ones.  Check out the Quirk Hotel, Kabana and others in this guide to rooftop watering holes in RVA. 

Sites to see:
One of Frommers 2014 top destination in the WORLD! There is alot to do in Richmond, like visiting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Maymont or watching the Washington Redskins training camp in the summer. But don't forget the history! Venture Richmond will get you started or check out visitrichmondva.com. Richmond Magazine.com will give you a feel for our town as well as a calendar of events and restaurants that you just have to try during your stay.


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Nestled in a beautiful, suburban neighborhood in historic Richmond, Virginia, Collegiate invites you to join us in the river city named “a top destination for food and travel” by National Geographic, “the modern capital of the south" by Men's Journal and one of the top 10 "America's Favorite Places" by Travel and Leisure. Come ready to learn and play!


CALL MIKE BOYD COURSE DIRECTOR AT 804.741.6241 or email at mboyd@collegiate-va.org