Comfort Suites University
1020 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 552-5636
Fax: (540) 552-5138
Duck Pond is situated in the campus of the Virginia Tech. This man-made pond was built in the 1930s. It is one of the beautiful places in the university as the seasonal color brings a magical quality to this area.
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.
Hahn Horticulture Garden is nestled in the Virginia Tech campus. It showcases gardens that are of educational value and just for show. These include the meadow garden, water garden and shade garden.
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.
Alexander Black House is a fine example of the Queen Anne Victorian style of architecture. Built in the late 19th Century, it was the home of Alexander Black, a successful businessman. From 1935 to 2002, it was a funeral home. This historic house is now a cultural center.
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.
Nellie's Cave Park is spread across 10 acres (4.04 hectares). It features trails, horseshoe pits, a playground, an arboretum, athletic fields, a picnic shelter and a basketball court.
Huckleberry Trail is a picturesque rail trail linking Blacksburg and Christiansburg. The trail is 5.76 miles (9.27 kilometers) long and is frequented by biking enthusiasts.
Christiansburg Skate Park is a popular recreational spot for skating lovers. Located on the North Franklin Street, the park features a half-pipe, a vert, grinding rails and a stair-step to provide variety of challenges to the skaters.
Enjoy a fun day out with your family and children at the Depot Park. The park is equipped with a playground, a basketball court, a soccer field, a picnic shelter and a walking path.