Accommodation near Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University
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Eastern Kentucky University makes Richmond a lively destination

When you stay in accommodation near Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, you'll find many Victorian buildings dating back to the early 1800s. Parks and gardens add a touch of green and the university adds to the cultural ambiance with the EKU Center for the Arts.

Useful information for your visit to Eastern Kentucky University

When you stay in Richmond, you will come across many students and faculty going about their business. You will also see many of the athletes from the Colonel team doing their workouts. The campus offers tours for prospective students and often host interesting events.

  • 1. EKU Center for the Arts

    The Eastern Kentucky University Arts Center, situated at 1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY is famous for shows and concerts. Guests enjoy snacks and drinks and seating is good.

  • 2. Hummel Planetarium at EKU

    The Eastern Kentucky University offers shows at the newly-renovated Planetarium. Fun and educational, families will enjoy their hour-long presentations, and the opportunity to view space from the Dome.

  • 3. New Earle Combs Stadium

    The new baseball stadium opened in March 2017. The University team, the Colonels, call it home and you can go and watch a game there. You'll get in some good baseball, as in 2018 when the EKU team advanced to the top three in the Ohio Valley Conference.

  • 4. Access to the University

    Richmond is serviced by main US routes 75, and 421. Plus, it's on the Kentucky routes 52 and 169. Within Richmond, access to the university is by car, or you may wish to obtain a pass for The Richmond Transit Service.

  • 5. Weather in Richmond

    While you plan a trip to Richmond, you may consider the weather. Short but cold and wet winters and warm summers make for a mild climate. June through September is the best time to stay in the city.

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