The "WE CAN DO IT" spirit is ever-present in Richmond, America's Quintessential Home Front City. Richmond offers visitors an authentic look into life during and following World War II. It is home to many attractions, one of the most popular being the Rosie the Riveter Home Front National Historical Park and Visitors Center.
"RORI" as it is known locally employs the oldest ranger in the National Park Service and offers daily films and tours including Rosies "Meet and Greet" on Fridays with Rosies who worked at Kaiser Shipyard in the 40's. Other highlights include nearby Craneway Pavilion at Ford Point, SS Red Oak Victory Ship, Historic Point Richmond, East Brother Light Station, Richmond Museum of History,Golden State Model Railroad Museum, Playland Not-At-The Beach and Museum of Fun, public art tours, and California's largest off-leash dog park at Point Isabel. The Richmond Main Street Initiative is is spearheading revitalization efforts in downtown and two art centers, NIAD and Richmond Art Center are heralded for their galleries and creative environments. Popular activities along Richmond's 32 miles of shoreline include running, biking, dog walking kayaking and wind sailing, windsurfing and birding.
Boutique and affordable lodging available.