- TripBuzz found 141 things to do with kids in or near Smithfield, Virginia, including 134 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk and Williamsburg.
- From Smithfield Skate Ltd to Windsor Castle Park, the Smithfield area offers 77 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, History Museums and Historic Sites.
- Famous for the curing and production of Smithfield ham, the city of Smithfield, Virginia is a popular tourist destination for dining. Aside from it's business economy, the city is home to a charming, small town residential community that welcomes visitors to enjoy a slower pace of life. Historical homes and estates, the waters of the Pagan River and independent shops and cafes make up most of the city's landscape.
Spread across 208 acres, the Windsor Castle Park serves as a riverside recreation area. There are several hiking trails and a mountain bike trail in addition to opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and picnicking.
The past of Isle of Wight County is chronicled within the Isle of Wight County Museum. Most of the collection centers around the ham, agricultural, and water industries of the area, but there are also prehistoric fossils and Native American artifacts.
Located in downtown Smithfield is an informative site known as the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Visitor Center. Sample itineraries, historic walking tour maps, and information about local attractions, restaurants, and lodging options are freely available.
Smithfield Little Theatre is a community performance group that annually solicits scripts from directors, basing its season on the top selections. A state-of-the art space was built in 2001 to present plays and one act festivals.
Situated along Warwick River, Riverview Farm Park features a 30,000-square-foot community playground, a dog park and athletic fields. The park provides two miles of paved trails, sheltered picnic areas, restroom facilities and a skate park.
Over 60,000 square feet of gallery space composes the Mariner's Museum. Rare figureheads, handcrafted ship models, paintings, and artifacts from the Civil War ironclad called the USS Monitor form the heart of the museum's collections.