Experience a history lesson on top of some sightseeing while exploring Virginia State University.
Adventurers who'd like to see it will have to head to the capital of the state, Richmond.
Finding a hotel within close reach shouldn't be too difficult, with 2 options to consider. You might like to think about spending a couple of nights at the Knights Inn Petersburg and Travel Inn Petersburg Fort Lee, both within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Virginia State University.
You will find a couple of inexpensive solutions a short drive away. The Candlewood Suites Colonial Heights Fort Lee and the Sleep Inn & Suites At Fort Lee are worth a shot.
You'll be able to keep your energy levels up with some tasty food, refreshing drinks or a coffee or two at Jones Dining Hall (Lee Street, Petersburg). To find a meal that is guaranteed to quell a healthy appetite, head to Chick-fil-A (1 Hayden Street, Petersburg), which is 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away.
If you're looking for a convenient way to visit Virginia State University, jump on the train until you reach Petersburg, the station that's only 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) from your destination.