Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit

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Across America, many suburbs are becoming vacation-worthy hot spots, with cutting-edge restaurants, great shopping, and plenty of parking.

Glen Allen, VA

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This onetime sleepy suburb just north of Richmond is now a major shopping and economic hub, and most of the action unfolds in the Short Pump area. Over the past decade, new condo construction and contemporary lodging like the Hotel Sierra have created a lively street scene.

See: At the Short Pump Town Center (11800 West Broad St.; 804-360-1700), you can find everything from a comedy show to an Apple Store.

Eat: Stop for a drink at the lively Bar Louie (11788 West Broad St.; 804-440-7301), then crack open a live Maine lobster with drawn butter at Copper Grill Lobster & Steakhouse (11800 West Broad St.; 804-360-1700).

Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit

Glen Allen, VA

This onetime sleepy suburb just north of Richmond is now a major shopping and economic hub, and most of the action unfolds in the Short Pump area. Over the past decade, new condo construction and contemporary lodging like the Hotel Sierra have created a lively street scene.

See: At the Short Pump Town Center (11800 West Broad St.; 804-360-1700), you can find everything from a comedy show to an Apple Store.

Eat: Stop for a drink at the lively Bar Louie (11788 West Broad St.; 804-440-7301), then crack open a live Maine lobster with drawn butter at Copper Grill Lobster & Steakhouse (11800 West Broad St.; 804-360-1700).

Courtesy of Henrico County
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