- Our list of the best things to do in Bedford, Virginia, features the top 70 nearby activities — including 31 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bedford, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Bedford, VA , followed by 58 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lynchburg, Roanoke, Natural Bridge, Lexington and Hot Springs
Originally an April Fool's prank conducted by Mark Cline, Foamhenge has become a popular attraction for visitors since it is free to view. The site is an exact replica of the Stonehenge site in Britain and is easily accessible along the roadside of U.S. 11.
The Natural Bridge Zoo is rather small when compared to other zoos and acts as a sanctuary for several animals. Animal encounters can be arranged at the zoo, including elephant rides and the ability to feed certain creatures such as giraffes.
The Federal-style house that was built by Dr. George Cabell in 1815 is called Point of Honor. The historic site is furnished with authentic period antiques, and there is a small gallery that introduces visitors to the individuals who used to call Point of Honor their home.
Opened in 2003, the Academy of Fine Arts is an organization dedicated to spreading and promoting creative knowledge in the local community. Art exhibitions, classes, and summer camps are among the events at the academy.
For a plethora of toy choices there is the Toy Museum Natural Bridge which is a toy museum that features toys from different eras. There are many from different decades of recent history, including toys from popular movies.