Comfort Suites University
1020 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 552-5636
Fax: (540) 552-5138
The Colonial architectural style of design that is spread over 4.5 acres (1.8 ha) of land is the Smithfield home. This beautiful L shaped structure, features huge ceilings, vast rooms, and beautifully decorated bedroom furniture. This home was detailed and decorated in an unusual style. The property is currently open as a museum, along with a great tour, that offers a guide to describe about the beauty of the home and grounds, the house also offers a great plantation area where one can enjoy the beauty of the garden. The events held here are amazingly stunning, one can host their birthday or wedding celebration on this historic property. The museum is open to all where one can browse the unique artifacts placed in there.
Spread across 2,600 acres, this university was founded in 1872 and features a variety of academic disciplines for students pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. Campus venues such as McCormas Hall, English Field and War Memorial Hall host a number of arts and athletic events throughout the year. Visit the website for additional information.
The Odd Fellows is a historic meeting hall. This two-story structure was built in 1905. It was in use all throughout the early to mid 20th Century by the African-American community. Now used as a museum, it displays Civil War memorabilia, and Civil Rights of the African-American people. It features on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Lyric Theatre features documentaries and alternative cinema at reduced ticket prices. It also showcases dramas, family shows, comedy nights, concerts and other cultural events.
The enormous green stretch of 1.8 million acres of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests is one of the important natural reserves of the nation. Part of the Appalachian Hardwood Forest, the George Washington Forest and Jefferson National Forest are combined together for administrative purposes. A visit here will get you well acquainted with a large variety of rare plants and trees, endangered species of animals, birds and reptiles. Hunting, fishing, natural trails, mountain biking, camping and many other activities are offered here. However, while enjoying you need to follow the regulations and rules laid down by the Forest Authority. So if you are planning a picnic at the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, head to the Forest Service office for comprehensive brochures and detailed information about the place.
Attimo Winery is a beautifully set up winery established in the year 2011. Visit Attimo Winery to relish some tasty wines in a relaxed ambiance. The wonderful staff only add to the experience.
Dixie Caverns are fantastic show caves, situated in Roanoke County in southwest Virginia. Brilliant rock formations greet you at these limestone caves. The star attraction at Dixie is a bell-shaped flow stone formation, popularly known as the 'Wedding Bell'. Multiple weddings have been held at the location. The caverns are a very popular campground too, with spaces available for tents, and facilities including electricity, internet and WiFi. The Dixie Caverns Gifts & Rock Shop is a favorite among tourists. Visit website for information.
Claytor Lake State Park is sprawled across 4,500 acres of land along the artificial Claytor Lake in the New River Valley of Virginia. A fantastic place for water lovers, hikers, swimmers, campers and marine enthusiasts, Claytor Lake State Park owes its name to W. Graham Claytor, who managed and supervised the construction of the beautiful lake. Currently, the park is governed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, and is a hot spot for campers and hikers. Tents with cabins are available for overnight camp groups. It also provides a plush meeting facility 'Water's Edge' and a fine visitor's center. Head here for an exciting hiking trail or simply cherish some moments of leisure. Call for more information.
The sprawling landscape of Green Hill Park invites many to a fun day out with family and friends. Located in Salem, the park is the heart of popular local events that range from sports to culture. The park is best for hiking and trekking expeditions and with the Roanoke River close by, you can even enjoy a bit of fishing. The park also includes a massive equestrian center that stretches across 20 acres and conducts many related activities. So for a splendid day out while in Salem, check out the Green Hill Park.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most traveled in our nation's National Park system. The Parkway stretches from The Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina to the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. The scenic thoroughfare is 470 miles long and passes through the mountains of the Shenandoah to the Great Smoky Mountains in Western North Carolina. Some of the more popular stops in the area are Linville Gorge, Craggy Gardens and Graveyard Fields. The Blue Ridge Parkway is not a national park, but a National Scenic Byway and All-American Road and is the most visited part of the US National Park System.