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Antiques/Unique Shopping

Antiques/Unique Shopping

From vintage and antique to fresh and unique, the shopping options abound here in The Best PART of Virginia!

Appomattox River & Heritage Trail

Appomattox River & Heritage Trail

The Appomattox River is a popular destination for whitewater rafting, canoeing, fishing and bird watching.

Beacon Theatre

Beacon Theatre

One of Hopewell’s most visible landmarks, the Beacon Theatre opened in 1928 and captured the hearts of film goers until its closing in 1981.

Chesterfield Berry Farm and Market

Chesterfield Berry Farm and Market

A family-owned working farm, Chesterfield Berry Farm offers visitors a chance to pick their own strawberries from mid-April through May, blackberries mid-June through July, and pumpkins from mid-September through October.

Equestrian

Equestrian

There are miles of multi-use public trails available to horseback riders available to horseback riders.

Golf

Golf

The Petersburg Area boasts some of Virginia’s finest golf. Our wooded, rolling layouts will reward players of all abilities. Tee times are easy to arrange.

Ironbridge Sports Park

Ironbridge Sports Park

Ironbridge Sports Park features a driving range is in a park-like setting and features grass tees and gas heaters for year-round comfort.

Lee Playhouse

Lee Playhouse

The Theater Company at Fort Lee has become one of the most active performing groups in the region, offering up a variety of Main Stage productions like Broadway musicals, comedies and dramas.

Lucky Lake Gem & Mineral Mine of Virginia

Lucky Lake Gem & Mineral Mine of Virginia

From the amateur to the advanced rock collector, the search for gem stones starts using a modern flume line.

Marinas

Marinas

In addition to being two of America’s most historic rivers, the Appomattox and the James provide some of the best boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking in Virginia.

Metro Richmond Zoo

Metro Richmond Zoo

View more than 2,000 animals representing 180 species from around the world.

Petersburg Area Art League

Petersburg Area Art League

The Petersburg Area Art League showcases the works of local artists through exhibitions in three galleries.

Petersburg Generals

Petersburg Generals

The Petersburg Generals is a summer wood bat baseball team that belongs to the Coastal Plain League.

Pocahontas State Park

Pocahontas State Park

Pocahontas State Park is Virginia’s largest, with over 7,900 acres and two lakes, making it an outdoor recreation lover’s dream come true.

Rockwood Golf Park

Rockwood Golf Park

Rockwood Golf Park offers a driving range that features a covered tee area that is lighted and heated for year round use. Batting cages have pitching systems that allow speeds to be adjusted.

Malls

Malls

The Best PART of Virginia has several fantastic malls and shopping centers, complete with popular retailers, food courts, movie theaters, and more!

Swader’s Sports Park

Swader’s Sports Park

Swaders is a family-friendly sports park featuring Lasertag, Go-Karts, 2 – 18 Hole Miniature Golf Courses, Driving Range, 9 station Batting Cages, Playsmart Indoor KidZone, 70+ arcade games, Route 66 Bowling and several rooms for birthday parties and outings of all sizes.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Take a step up in entertainment and back in history at Swift Creek Mill Theatre.

Virginia Motorsports Park

Virginia Motorsports Park

Virginia Motorsports Park is a state-of-the-art, 500-acre facility that is the home to some of the country’s hottest racing action including Drag Racing, Mud Bog, Motocross, Autocross, Truck and Tractor Pulls, the Great Bull Run, a Family ATV Park and hosts the Dinwiddie County Fair.

Adams Acres

Adams Acres

Tucked back in the scenic heartland of rural Dinwiddie County is a quaint, old-style berry farm: Adams Acres. At this “pick-your-own” farm market, visitors are invited to go out in the fields and pick produce to their heart’s content.

Virginia Skydiving Center

Virginia Skydiving Center

In recent years, tandem skydiving has been popularized as the perfect first jump experience, so consider making the trip to the Virginia Skydiving Center for your first Virginia or Maryland skydiving experience!

Dinwiddie County Sports Complex

Dinwiddie County Sports Complex

The Dinwiddie County Sports Complex, a pet-free and smoke-free facility, established operations in June of 2011. The multipurpose facility is located within Dinwiddie County at 5850 R.B. Pamplin Drive, Sutherland, VA 23885.

The Best PART of Virginia