The town of Ashland, VA is located about 20 miles north of Richmond, just west of the I-95 that leads to Washington DC.
The area's most prominent attraction is the Kings Dominion theme park. The park features a combination of thrill rides, water rides, family oriented amusement rides and live shows. The park is located in the town of Doswell, 5 miles north of Ashland.
Other area points of interest include the James River Cellars Winery south of Ashland and the Hanover Courthouse Historic District in Hanover, VA just east of town.
Hotels and motels in Ashland cater mainly to theme park visitors and travelers along the I-95. They also offer an affordable accommodation option for those visiting Richmond on a budget.