Richmond in top 5 South Atlantic mid-sized cities to visit in 2017

Richmond in top 5 South Atlantic mid-sized cities to visit in 2017

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond is one of the top 5 mid-sized cities in the South Atlantic region to visit in 2017, according to RewardExpert.

RewardExpert says they compared over 250 mid-sized cities by Affordability, Safety, Recreational Activities, and City Profile.

Richmond placed #3 in the list with a score of 82.7.

"It's safe, beautiful, with many different recreational, and cultural opportunities to enjoy," said RewardExpert. "Home to the American Civil War Museum and the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, Richmond is a great city for history buffs."

Charleston, SC placed #1 in the South Atlantic with a score of 91.6., followed by Athens, GA with a core of 87.1.

St. Petersburg, FL placed #4 with 82.6 and Durham, NC #5 with 79.1.

"There are many wonderful mid-sized cities that combine the exciting range of activities one might find in a big city with the space and greenery that outdoorsy travelers yearn for," said RewardExpert.

For the complete study and top 5 lists for other regions, click here.

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