Local Attractions

 

Historical Attractions

-The Historic Village at Lee Wayside, Buckingham County, VA

-Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park, Prince Edward County, VA

-Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Surrender Grounds), Appomattox County, VA

-Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Albemarle County, VA

-Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, (Jefferson’s Personal Retreat), Bedford County, VA

-James Monroe’s Highland (formerly “Ash Lawn”), Albemarle County, VA

-The American Civil War Museum, Appomattox County, VA

-Clover Hill Village (six acre village owned & operated by the Appomattox Historical society), Appomattox County, VA

Outdoor Recreational Attractions

-James River State Park (boating, trails, biking, fishing, picnicking), Buckingham County, VA

-Horsepen Lake Wildlife Management Area (hiking trails, fishing, hunting), Buckingham County, VA

-High Bridge Trail State Park (hiking, biking, horseback riding), Prince Edward County, VA

-Holliday Lake State Park (swimming, fishing, picnic shelters, playgrounds, canoe/kayak, jon boat, etc. rental), Appomattox County, VA

-Bear Creek Lake State Park (swimming beach, fishing pier, boat rentals, picnicking, trails, archery range & playgrounds), Cumberland County, VA

-The Adventure Park at Sandy River, Prince Edward County, VA

-James River Reeling & Rafting (offering equipment rentals seven days a week from April to October with shuttle service), Albemarle County, VA

-Walton’s Mountain Museum & The Walton Hamner House, Nelson County, VA

-Virginia Wineries (wine trails and wine tours); Nelson County and Albemarle County, adjoining counties, VA

-DeVault Family Vineyard (32 acre property featuring grape cultivation and serene landscape), Campbell County, VA

-Charley’s Waterfront Café, (Farmville), Prince Edward County, VA

-Greenfront Furniture, (Farmville), Prince Edward County, VA

-Longwood University, The Third-Oldest Public University in Virginia, Founded in 1839, (Farmville), Prince Edward County, VA

-Hampden-Sydney College, Nationally ranked private liberal arts college for men, Prince Edward County, VA

-Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville (community, spiritual center, and Yoga academy), Buckingham County, VA

-St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary (international priestly society that promotes the traditional Catholic priesthood), Buckingham County, VA

-Geographical Center of the State of Virginia is located less than four miles West of the Maysville Manor