Looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Midlothian area that won’t break into your season gift-giving budget? We have some of the best sites to look into! Whether you like history, architecture, or nature, you can find something to do this weekend!
Midlothian Mines Park
This park allows visitors to explore the remains of one of the very first major industrial sites of the United States! It is open every day of the week from 6:30 AM to 8 PM for free admission offering 44 acres to walk through. It is perfect for a weekend stroll with the kids and your dog!
Historic Tuckahoe is the boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson. Today it stands as a national monument, and when it is not being used for an event venue, the public can take tours of the property! For $5, you can take a self-guided tour of the surrounding grounds. On Sundays, for $10 admission, you can take a guided tour of the main house to learn about the house’s history. There are also customizable tours that must be made in advance to fit your specific interests (i.e., haunted tours, tours about films that took place there, etc.) Check their website to make your reservation today!
This is the county’s oldest park and does not disappoint. It’s 171 acres includes several hard and soft surface nature trails along with multiple ball fields, an archery range, the Ruff House Dog Park, garden plots, and even a nature center! The Rockwood Nature Center is the only one in the area. It is home to many native reptiles, amphibians, and a honeybee hive. Free admission makes this the perfect getaway to the neighboring Chesterfield County!