CITY : Petersburg

Petersburg, VA

Whether you want history, festivals, museums or just a perfect home base for exploring the area, Petersburg, Virginia has something for you.

Booking a Hotel in Petersburg, VA

Whether you want history, festivals, museums or just a perfect home base for exploring the area, Petersburg, Virginia has something for you. An historic city, Leesburg is a great place to visit museums, historic homes and sites, parks and so much more.

With European settlement only happening at the beginning of the 17th century, Petersburg has had a community on its site since prehistoric times and dates back to at least 6000 BCE. It has been a notable city in the original settlement of the US, through every major war and is also home to the oldest free African-American settlement in the US. It’s location in just south of Richmond and on the Appomattox River, meant that the rich soil made it perfect for agriculture and transportation. With so much history in and around Petersburg, there is no shortage of historic sites to visit.

If outdoor activities are more your speed, there is no shortage of things to pique your interest. Whether you’d prefer a historic state park, battlefield tour, or a stroll in the downtown historic district, Petersburg is full of experiences to take part in.

With museums, history, outdoor adventures and a host of yearly local festivals, Petersburg is definitely a city not to be missed. 


  • CSX Collier Yard
  • Fort Clifton State Park
  • Patton Park
  • Swaders Sports Park
  • Richard Bland College
  • Trojan Beauty & Barber College
  • Virginia State University
  • Battery Dantzler Historical Site
  • Centre Hill Mansion
  • Eppington Plantation
  • Falling Creek Ironworks
  • Farmers Bank
  • Five Forks National Battlefield
  • Folly Castle Historic District
  • Fort Harrison
  • Henricus Historical Park
  • Old Blandford Church
  • Pamplin Historical Park
  • Petersburg National Battlefield
  • Shirley Plantation
  • Siege Museum
  • The Willow Oak Tree
  • US Army Womens Museum
  • Weston Plantation Home
  • Central State Hospital
  • Hiram W. Davis Medical Center
  • Southside Regional Medical Center
  • Allen C. Perkinson Blackstone Army Airfield
  • New Kent County Airport
  • Richmond International Airport
  • Fort Lee
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