- TripBuzz found 55 things to do with kids in or near Bedford, Virginia, including 47 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lynchburg, Roanoke, Natural Bridge and Lexington.
- From Bedford Museum to Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library, the Bedford area offers 51 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, History Museums, Historic Districts and Monuments.
- Bedford, VA is encompassed by beautiful surroundings with the Blue Ridge Mountains lying to the north, Smith Mountain Lake to the south, Roanoke to the west, and Lynchburg to the east. Home to both the Poplar forest, a popular retreat of Thomas Jefferson, and the national D-Day Memorial, due to the number of lives Bedford, VA lost during the Normandy landings, Bedford is full of historical interest.
101 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Virginia Museum of Natural History – 48% Off a Visit
1001 Douglas Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112 MoreLess Info
The prehistory of the area now known as Virginia forms the basis of the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Most of the collection includes scale model dinosaurs and actual fossilized dinosaur tracks.
The Blacksburg Skate Park is an unsupervised skate park offering a recreational opportunity for skateboarders, bikers, and in-line skaters. The park is open to those ages five and up, with children under twelve requiring adult supervision.
Once a train route for transporting coal, the Huckleberry Trail became a nature preserve in 1966. The trail now provides six miles to hike, bike, observe wildlife, or enjoy several connected parks along the way.
Advantage Ranch is a serene retreat in Blacksburg that offers programs for girls, boys and adults. The programs consist of activities such as yoga, sustainability teachings, equestrian care and life coaching all in a rural setting.
A small, intimate theater with balcony seating, the Lyric Theatre features a variety of productions from an array of different genres. Shows range from current and classic films to live music to dramatic performances.
- 0 votes
1101 N Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 MoreLess Info
Offering professional dance instruction for students of all ages, Dance.tech Performing Arts Studio seeks to foster a love of dance in young people. The studio features a variety of classes and camps, and hosts recitals.
70% 93 votes
U.S. Route 220 Main Street, Hot Springs, VA 24445 MoreLess Info
Within Virginia's Allegheny Mountains is nestled the Cascades at The Homestead golf course. It is a 6,659 yard course that was designed by William Flynn and is known for the lovely surrounding scenery and the rather challenging layout.
One of the biggest resorts in the region is The Homestead which now has an official name of The Omni Homestead Resort. It features multiple golf courses, horseback riding, skiing, and a full service spa in addition to luxury lodgings.
Starlite Drive in Theatre is a drive-in that encourages patrons to watch movies under the stars, whether in their cars or on blankets, mattresses and chairs that they can bring. Speakers are offered for cars if necessary.