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.
Open year round, this area consists of a group of three fields located on the edge of Craig Creek with each field containing a group fire ring. A stocked trout stream is also on the property. C
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.
Romp n' Roll offers a huge variety of fun kids classes. They offer age-specific kids gym classes, art class, music class and more for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. Check out their "Open Gym" times where they do away with class structure and offer unstructured indoor play for kids. And, on the weekends they turn into a party place for kids. Private and personalized birthday parties for children is their specialty.
This 11,113 acre wilderness is the largest in the Jefferson National Forest and it consists of a highland plateau which sits squarely on the eastern continental divide. The wilderness also features stands of virgin spruce and hemlock and a mountain bog and war spur overlook which provides exceptional views of most of the wilderness. Outstanding opportunities for primitive camping and other recreation are available.
A 3,328 acre wilderness which features a mountain bog and numerous sandstone outcroppings on the crest of Peters Mountain that affords rewarding views of the countryside.
A long and interesting history can be found at this 50 acre wooded valley that includes a stream, Connelly's Run, woodland habitat, marshy areas, meadows, and limestone cliffs with tufa formations. A bikeway runs through the valley and there are hiking trails on both sides.
A lovely 58 acre park that provides access to acres of fields and woodland, as well as access to the east bank of the New River. The park also includes jogging trails, tennis courts, a swimming pool and picnic shelters.
The historic home of General Gabriel Colvin Wharton who named this Italian Victorian house after Glencoe, Scotland, the site of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan by the Campbells; General Wharton is a descendent of the Campbells. The house is filled with original furnishings, artifacts, and memorabilia.
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.