WELCOME

The welcome mat is always out to you and your family, whether for a relaxing overnight retreat, an antique treasure adventure or for a family getaway, Richmond/Wayne County is a great destination.

Visitors to Richmond/Wayne County encounter a history built on generations of folks who had a pioneering spirit and an appreciation for nature. You're invited to explore the history and heritage of the early pioneers along the Old National Road and slaves along the Underground Railroad, and to search for a treasure in Indiana's Famous Antique Alley. The great outdoors comes alive with wandering nature trails, tranquil golf courses and adventurous expeditions.

We invite you to visit Richmond/Wayne County - where heritage and nature's beauty come together.

For your free visitor information call 800-828-8414. Take your time as you stroll through our site. There's a lot to see and do. If you have any questions or comments, please select ask Us on the top menu. And if you'd like to receive information on special packages, things to see and do in the Richmond/Wayne County area, just click on Send Me Info. We'll be delighted to assist you!

The Old National Road State Welcome Center
Richmond/Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau Inc.
5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374
800-828-8414 or 765-935-8687 . Fax 765-935-0440

askus@visitrichmond.org

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THE OLD NATIONAL ROAD WELCOME CENTER

If you want to make every minute count as you explore Richmond/Wayne County and Indiana's Famous Antique Alley, make your first stop the Old National Road Welcome Center. With our beautiful murals and decorated interiors, we have more than brochures to offer!

Old National Road Welcome Center
5701 National Road East Richmond, IN 47374
800-828-8414 or 765-935-8687

Welcome Center Hours
Summer Hours (May - October)
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Winter Hours (November - April)
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

For your convenience, a 24-hour vestibule containing Richmond, Wayne County and eastern Indiana maps and a variety of brochures is located at the front of our welcome center.
We can help you create the perfect itinerary to see and do all you want to in the time you have to explore the greater Richmond area. At the Welcome Center, you can pick up local and state attraction and festival brochures.

Be sure to ask for your... Wayne County Sweet Savings Card offering discounts to area:
  • attractions
  • restaurants
  • shops
  • entertainment

We can help you create the perfect itinerary to see and do all you want to in the time you have to explore Richmond/Wayne County. At the Welcome Center, you can pick up local and state attraction and festival brochures. Plus you'll receive a Wayne County Travel $avers Discount Card!

Reservation Assistance
In Richmond/Wayne County excellent lodging abounds, from beautiful hotels to charming bed & breakfast's to country cabins and inns. We'll not only save you steps by helping to find you just the atmosphere and amenities you prefer, we can also secure reservations. Please use our free service . . . 1-800-828-8414

Gift Shop
While you're at the Old National Road Welcome Center, be sure to check out our gift shop filled with an array of uncommon and distinctive gifts representing the Richmond area as well as Indiana. Unique gifts and souvenirs include Old National Road memorabilia and book, local hand crafted pottery and wood carvings. Cats meow collectibles featuring many of Richmond's historic buildings, Warm Glow Candles (made locally), jewelry, a nice selection of books, T-shirts, children's toys and many more interesting gifts.
Click here for your 25% off coupon

Visitor Information
There are always things to do in Richmond/Wayne County! We hope you enjoy visiting our web site and we invite you to stop by in person. If you have any questions or need any assistance with trip planning, just give us a call or send us an e-mail!

Travel Writer Assistance
If you are seeking a travel story or a story sparker, check us out! We offer personalized media kits and familiarization tours, arrange interviews, check facts, provide photography and any other assistance you may need. Call Nancy Sartain at 800-828-8414 or 765-935-8687. Prompt service is our guarantee!

Convention Assistance
If you are looking for an economical, easy-to-get-to, and wonderfully fun place to meet or visit for your business, tournament or civic group — you've already got a friend in Wayne Country! We’re pro's at helping you plan your itinerary, secure meeting space, arrange the entertainment and secure lodging. From planning to the event itself, we're with you, making sure everything goes like clockwork.

Call our Convention Department at 800-585-2882 or 765-935-2882.

Group Tour Planning
Here at the Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau we will be happy to assist you with overnight stopover details or help you put together a custom destination package designed to include everything you choose to do. Then, we add a healthy dose of Hospitality and VOILA! You have the combination for one of the best stops your coaches will ever make!

Sample itineraries, FREE tour planning, hands on demonstrations, and creative packages are all just a phone call away! Call Stacey Whichard at 800-585-2882 or 765-935-2882.

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MAPS & DIRECTIONS

Richmond/Wayne County is easily accessible. We are located in eastern Indiana, just off I-70, on the Indiana/Ohio state line. US 40, US 35 and US 27 run through the heart of Richmond.

To help you plan your trip to Richmond/Wayne County, we have furnished a link that will provide you with maps and directions to Richmond/Wayne County. Also for your convenience, we have provided "Indiana's Famous Antique Alley" locator map and a detailed map of Wayne County and Richmond.

Richmond Map
Wayne County Map
National Road Map

 

 

 

 

 

WEATHER

Richmond/Wayne County has a season to suit everyone's taste. Spring blooms to life in early May when colorful dogwood and red bud trees brighten the city. Summer days are long and warm - perfect for a round of golf on one of the area's challenging course. September and October usher in autumn as the leaves turn vivid scarlet, yellow and orange. Winter beckons snow enthusiasts to cross country ski, snow shoe and absorb the calm, scenic winter wonderland.

Seasonal Temperatures
Month Temperature (Max) (Min) Avg. Precipitation
January 36ºF - 22ºF 3.0"
February 39ºF - 23ºF 2.7"
March 49ºF - 32ºF 4.0"
April 61ºF - 43ºF 3.6"
May 72ºF - 54ºF 3.9"
June 82ºF - 63ºF 4.0"
July 86ºF - 67ºF 3.9"
August 84ºF - 65ºF 3.3"
September 77ºF - 58ºF 3.2"
October 65ºF - 47ºF 2.8"
November 50ºF - 35ºF 3.3"
December 39ºF - 26ºF 3.0"

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