Area Attractions

Lots of Things To Do Nearby

Visit Americamps  RV Resort and the surrounding Historic Richmond area where you can take the family for a week-long vacation soaking up the history of Virginia and exploring the surrounding areas.  From Historic Richmond to Richmond Raceway, there's something to do for everyone.

With so many attractions to visit and see in Ashland, Virginia  you may lose time trying to figure out what to do next! After you've experienced the campground amenities, you may want to venture out for a day trip; here are some ideas...

Richmond Raceway Complex

A sprawling 800-acre facility, the Richmond Raceway Complex offers more than 300,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, meeting spaces and much more. More than 1.2 million people visited the Richmond Raceway Complex in 2007 for special events, corporate meetings, concerts, consumer trade shows and outdoor festivals. After viewing the complex’s Schedule of Events, be sure to Register Today by calling (804) 228-7500!

Canal Walk - Richmond

The Canal Walk, going along the James River, provides seclusion and a very peaceful stroll while also giving small tidbits of history about the canal and streets. Traversable at night or during the day, feel free to bring a friend or family to enjoy the walk with.

Edger Allen Poe Museum

The Poe Museum provides a retreat into early 19th century Richmond where Edgar Allan Poe lived and worked. The museum features Poe’s life and career by documenting his accomplishments with pictures, relics, and verse, and focusing on his many years in Richmond.

King's Dominion 

Two great parks for the price of one: King’s Dominion is Virginia’s ONLY 2-in 1 Theme Park and Waterpark and offers wet or dry fun for the young and old! Boasting Tidal Wave Bay, the new second wave pool for the Waterpark, and 12 roller coasters to choose from, you’ll have tons of fun at King’s Dominion!

Berkeley Plantation

Labeled “Virginia’s Most Historic Plantation,” Berkeley Plantation certainly lives up to it name! It’s the site of the first official Thanksgiving in 1619, the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison (a signer of the Declaration of Independence) and President William Henry Harrison (a.k.a Old Tippecanoe). This is a landmark you won’t want to miss!

Museum of The Confederacy

The Museum of the Confederacy’s rich collection of civilian and military Civil War artifacts relating to the Confederate States of America, as well as the post-war “Lost Cause” era, is a valuable resource for the study of the role of the Confederacy in the War and in our society today.

Washington NFL Training Camp

The Bon Secours Washington's Training Center sets a new standard in the NFL for summer training camp facilities. The project provides state of the art facilities designed especially for the team during the three-week training period.

Historic Richmond

The city of Richmond, Virginia is so rich with history that you may be afraid to move a single stone you come across, in case it is a landmark! Don’t worry, though, Richmond is as accessible and fun as it is historic. You’ll find, in this city’s 400-year history, the second successful English settlement of the New world, the former capital of the Confederacy, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, the John Marshall House and much more. You won’t be disappointed!

Busch Gardens & Water County USA

Visit Virginia's largest water parks for a fun-filled day in the sun. Experience twists and turns and epic drops on our. It's one of the best places to cool off in the summer heat.


If you’d like to know what Monticello looks like, take a nickle out of your pocket and look at the back. That’s right! This historic landmark was the estate of Thomas Jefferson, the principle author of the declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States, as well as the founder of the University of Virginia. Jefferson himself designed this beautiful building, and your trip certainly wouldn’t be complete without paying it a visit.

Richmond National Battlefield Park

Richmond’s story is not just the tale of one large Civil War battle, nor even one important campaign. Instead, the park’s resources include a naval battle, a key industrial complex, the Confederacy’s largest hospital, dozens of miles of elaborate original fortifications, and the evocative spots where determined soldiers stood paces apart and fought with rifles, reaping a staggering human cost.

Hollywood Cemetery 

Hollywood Cemetary was designed in 1847 in the “rural” style to escape grid-like monotony of older cemetaries. Its paths wind through valleys, over hills and beneath stately trees with natural tranquility as if they were unplanned. It’s natural landscape makes this America’s most beautiful “garden” cemetary.

Shop & Dine

Ashland, Virginia and surrounding areas offers a wide and varied selection of shops and restaurants ranging from burgers to Mexican food.

Industrial Taphouse

1032 Leadbetter Road
Ashland, VA 23005
Lots of choices of burgers and bbq

Islamorada Fish Company

11550 Lakeridge Pkwy, Ashland
VA 23005

American, Bar, Seafood, Pub

Mexico Restaurant

11670 Lakeridge Pkwy
Ashland, VA 23005-8190 804-496-6911
Wide variety of Mexican food with vegetarian options.

Perfect Pollo

11657 Lakeridge Pkwy #f
Ashland, VA 23005-8189
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
The best Peruvian Charcoal chicken in the region!!!


11635 Lakeridge Pkwy
Ashland, VA 23005
Buffalo Wings have the classic buffalo flavor you love with a Southern kick you crave.