Hi friends, today I'd like to talk about the peaceful and safe town city of Richmond. With a population of 11,627 it's easy to feel right at home here in this city full of history, and you don't need to venture far out to find lots of exciting things to do or fantastic places to eat!
Places To Experience in Richmond
Fort Bend Museum – The Museum campus contains a self-guided tour of the Fort Bend Museum exhibit gallery, the Historic 1855 Long-Smith Cottage and the 1883 Moore Home. Also, the museum has rotating exhibits and offers guided house tours, as well as various themed events.
The Grove Do-Nutz & Deli – This local hotspot serves gourmet doughnuts, including crème brulee, red velvet cheesecake, chocolate tres leches, banana pudding, sriracha bacon and cronut varieties that will knock your socks off.
George Ranch Historical Park – Come and explore Fort Bend County’s history at this living museum, which preserves the area’s past and showcases Texas’ heritage through educational and interactive programs. Wander through the gardens of the 1830s Jones Stock Farm, which was one of the earliest settlements in Northeast Mexico; take a journey through the 1830s and ’60s on the Heritage Trail; learn about diverse cultures with exhibits at the George Ranch Historical Park; and let your imagination soar as you explore the historic home and barns of the 1930s George Cattle Ranch Complex.
Braman Winery Tasting Room – Come in to enjoy reds, whites, and sparkling wines or check out their upcoming special events: Ladies nights, live bands, open mics, and wine bingo nights.
Parks to Visit in Richmond
Mayde Creek Hike & Bike Trails – This is a great place to run or walk through the early morning hours. The trail runs about 2.5 miles along an asphalt paved surface and covers a short distance through a quaint Texan neighborhood.
Baker Road Pocket Park Hike and Bike Trails – Enjoy a flat ride through a quiet neighborhood and stroll through the serene and peaceful environment on this path that passes through a wooded area.
Pecan Grove Park – This is a Park with playgrounds, a pavilion, baseball, football, soccer & volleyball facilities, restrooms and more!
King George Park – The park boasts a variety of amenities, including an artificial turf field, basketball courts, spray and waterplay elements, tennis courts, a community garden and picnic area.
Clay Park – This Park features Basketball Court, Jogging/Walking Trail, Pavilion, Picnic Areas and more!
Freeman Town Park – People can enjoy wide array of amenities such as Basketball Court, Pavilion, Tennis courts, Picnic Areas, and Playground.
Make sure to check out the calendar for different events happening in and around Richmond.
Restaurants in Richmond
Blockhouse Coffee & Kitchen – serves specialty espresso drinks as well as made-to-order, pour-over coffee. There is a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options on their menu, such as specialty toasts, veggie club sandwiches, adult grilled cheese and BLTA salad.
Sandy McGee's Restaurant – Sandy McGee's is known for its award-winning broccoli cheese soup, colorful fruit salads, creamy chicken salad and delicious desserts. Grilled burgers and sandwiches, as well as mouth-watering dinner choices, are also on the menu.
Pier 36 Seafood & Oyster Bar – This is a top rated Seafood place. The menu includes fried and grilled entrees such as whole fried catfish, seafood gumbo, shrimp etouffee, as well as new items such as ceviche, grilled tuna, grilled rainbow trout, and crabmeat stuffed mushrooms.
Mugz Coffee Bar – The Mugz coffee shop offers a wide array of locally roasted premium coffee and espresso drinks, teas, pastries, and so much more!
Fusion Kitchen – offers excellent Asian cuisine with a mix of Chinese and Japanese dishes. You'll find a large selection of authentic menu items at reasonable prices on lunch and dinner menus.
9er's Grill – You won't be disappointed with their Burgers, Spuds, Fajitas, Steaks, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner! Plus, great customer service.
Crazy Coffee Cafe – In Crazy Coffee Cafe, you can find a wide range of breakfast and lunch items that are sure to please you. Everything is freshly made in the cafe to ensure that your taste buds are highly satisfied. They also do catering for parties or any events.
Tejas Mexican Grill – This restaurant offers Tex-Mex and American food. They do breakfast, lunch, dinner and a lot more!
Old Rail Road Cafe – You can find tasty burgers, waffles, chicken, pot roast and shrimp & grits all in the quaint atmosphere of a small town
Larry's Original Mexican Restaurant – is a traditional Tex-Mex eats & beer in a bare-bones space since 1960. They offer a wide variety of food, along with excellent customer service.
Mimi's New Orleans – Mimi's serves original New Orleans style dishes in a Cajun & Creole setting. Their menu includes a wide variety of dishes, including Jambalaya, Etouffee, Shrimp and Grits and more!
There is so much to do in and around Richmond. We might have missed some favorites, so be sure to share with us any new finds. You can email us, leave a comment below, or tag us on Instagram! @jordanschilleci
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