- 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.
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Lynchburg City Stadium, 3180 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501 MoreLess Info
Home to a minor league baseball team, Lynchburg Hillcats Baseball Club offers visitors competitive baseball games at Calvin Falwell Field. The stadium has two picnic areas, a kid zone, reserved seating, and sky box seating.
The Jones Memorial Library specializes in genealogy, research and manuscripts centered on the surrounding community stretching back before the Civil War. The library and its records are open daily except Sundays and holidays.
With high school students as performers, EC Glass Theatre hosts a wide range of productions, from musicals to plays. The actors often have elaborate costumes, and the stage is designed by students in a technical theater program.
Live butterflies are held within a climate-controlled indoor garden at the Butterflies at the Bridge attraction. Hundreds of butterflies from around the world and the local region are housed in the building with an open-air setting to come face-to-face with the creatures.
There is a lot to learn from a hike though the caverns by the Natural Bridge. Guides describe the history of the caverns as well as the bridge, which has been included as a one of the 'Seven Natural Wonders of the World.'
Spanning nearly 30 acres, Miller Park And Pool includes Lynchburg's only public outdoor pool. The park has facilities available for rent, including picnic shelters and The Aviary. The park also has sports fields and a playground.
Within Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is a naturally formed rock shape and related caverns that is called the Natural Bridge Caverns. The natural trail around the landmark explores the stone arch, Cedar Creek, and Lace Falls while there is also an indoor butterfly garden for visitors.
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US 11 & 130, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
The stone archway that is known as The Natural Bridge of Virginia serves as a main outdoor landmark in the state. It is 20 stories tall and 100 feet wide then 40 feet thick, and the stone monument is accessible by a smooth nature trail.
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PO Box 87, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 MoreLess Info
One of the largest collections of childhood toys and memorabilia is housed at The Toy Museum at Natural Bridge of Virginia. A wide variety of games, toys, and relics from childhood contained in the collection date back to 1740 and even include modern collectibles.