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A city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Fort Bend County, Richmond  is within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.  With a population of more than 12,000 based on the 20104 U.S. census, even though Richmond is the county seat, thus consisting of most of the local government offices, and the historic center of the area, it is referred to be one of the smaller cities in the area. Nearby Sugar Land is the biggest city in the county.

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Best time to visit Richmond

The best time to travel to Richmond is during late fall and early spring, as the weather is very ideal during these seasons. This city  normally gets 50 inches of rain, while on average, there are 205 sunny days per year. August is on average the warmest month, while January is on average the coolest month. 

Driving tips in Richmond

The driving time from Richmond, Texas to Houston, is approximately 40 minutes via rental car. A driver's license is needed before a tourist is permitted to drive a rental vehicle in Texas. First time driver should note that cars in US are left-hand-drive and people drive on the right side of the road. 

Explore Richmond and have fun in your reliable rental car

Are you planning to visit Richmond, but just don't know where to start? Here's some information on the best attractions to visit, things to see and places to dine in when in the region.


George Ranch Historical Park

Situated on a 23,000-acre+ working ranch that features historic homes, as well as costumed presenters, authentic locations and livestock, tourists flock to the George Ranch History Park to witness this living history site showcasing life from frontier Texas to World War II. The ranch is approximately 30 miles drive southwest of downtown Houston via rental car.

Fort Bend County Museum

Address: 500 Houston St, Richmond, TX 77469, USA

Proclaimed by The Texas Historical Commission as "one of Texas' best local history showcases," the Fort Bend Museum can be found at 500 Houston Street. Open from Tuesday to Saturday, a visit to this museum include an Exhibit Gallery and house tours of the 1883 Moore Home and the 1855 Long-Smith Cottage. All visitors are required to pay an admission fee. 

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Comfort Inn Rosenberg

Address: 3555 SR 36 South, Rosenberg, TX 77471, USA

Travel time from Rosenberg, TX to Richmond, TX is less than 10 minutes via rental car. Just a 12-minute walk from the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds and 5.3 miles from golfing at Fort Bend Country Club, rooms at Comfort Inn feature free Wi-Fi and have en suite bathrooms with showers, including minifridges, cable TV,  microwaves and coffeemakers. Suites include separate living spaces with pull-out sofas.

Complimentary hot breakfast is also served, and guests can access computers in the business center for free. Furthermore, there's a seasonal outdoor pool with a sundeck,  shaded picnic tables, lounge chairs, , plus a  hot tub. Other awesome amenities offered in this casual hotel include an exercise room, outdoor parking, as well as meeting space.

Knights Inn Rosenberg

Situated at Route 59 and just 3.63 miles from Richmond, Knights inn Rosenberg offers a great value at an affordable rate whether you are in town for business or leisure. The hotel has an outdoor pool and a game room, with free Wi-Fi, parking as well as continental breakfast. Also, the hotel is very convenient if you want to visit and explore the Rosenberg Railroad Museum and Fort Bend Museum.

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Restaurants & Bars

The Swinging Door

Address: 3818 FM 359 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406, USA

If you are looking for a restaurant which serves the finest quality 100%, pecan smoked, Bar-B-Q at an affordable price in a rural and family setting, make sure to swing by at the Swinging Door. Established in 1973, discover why The Swinging Door is voted as the best Bar-Be-Que in Fort Bend County multiple times, and why a lot of people from around the world stop by just to taste their wonderful Texas Bar-B-Q.

Lomonte's Italian Restaurant

815 Plantation Dr #180, Richmond, TX 77406, USA

Do you love Italian food? We bet you you! Come and visit Lomonte's Italian Restaurant located at 815 Plantation Dr as they serve Italian favorites via family-style and à la carte, along with a long awesome wine list offered in stylish digs.

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