- TripBuzz found 30 things to do with kids in or near Lynchburg, Virginia, including 6 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bedford.
- From Amazement Square to Tiny Town Golf, the Lynchburg area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Mini Golf, History Museums, Bowling and Movie Theaters.
- Built around various hills, Lynchburg is about an hour from Roanoke. Surrounded by the Blue Hill Mountains, the city offers an array of outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife watching and boating. Other attractions in the community include a children's museum, cemetery museum, National D-Day Memorial and local history museum.
The first community-owned non-profit drive-in theater in the United States is Hull's Drive-In. Movies and events are still held during their summer operating season with plenty of room for cars, blankets, and lawn chairs for viewing of classic films and even football games.
A variety of trails are offered at the Wintergreen Ski Area which can meet the needs of almost any skill level. The site even features a special area for children to play, learn to ski, and enjoy snow tubing down a uniquely shaped ridge.
From winter to summer, Wintergreen Resort serves as a venue for weddings, meetings, banquets and reunions. The zip, the plunge, hiking, biking, and spa treatments are all activities to partake in when visiting the resort.
The highest elevated golf course in the state of the Virginia is the Devils Knob Golf Course at Wintergreen Resort at over 3,800 feet. This increased elevation makes the course several degrees cooler in the summer months to provide a more enjoyable golfing experience.
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The Robert Russa Moton Museum is the historical site of students' action taken to desegregate a public school. Known as the 'student birthplace of America's Civil Rights Movement,' the initiative became part of 'Brown v. Board of Education.' Admission is free and self-guided tours are welcome.
The main convention, exhibition, and cultural complex in western Virginia is the Civic Center in Roanoke. Popular Broadway shows, concerts, plays, and other events are held at the complex to entertain those in the area.
The O.Winston Link Museum is located in a restored Raymond Loewy designed passenger railway station. It displays the largest collection of the famous photographer's images of life during the 1950s along the railroad.