- 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.
The Beacon Theatre is a concert venue that was created in 1928 by the Knights of Pytheas. Originally serving as a silent movie and Vaudeville show venue, the location offers both lower level orchestra and upper level balcony seating.
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501 Shirley Plantation Road, Charles City, VA 23030 MoreLess Info
Located just outside of Richmond, the Shirley Plantation was established in 1613. It is considered to be the first plantation in Virginia and the oldest family-owned business in the United States with tours being conducted daily.
The Hopewell Bowling Center is a traditional ten pin bowling alley that is available to the general public during most of its open hours. The center also hosts multiple leagues and local tournaments throughout the year.
The Crossings Cinemas is a two-screen movie theater that is located within the Crossings Shopping Center. The films presented at the cinema are second-run and third-run, but they are all offered with Digital Surround Sound.
Located on the Appomattox River, the Hopewell Marina offers covered and open slips for boats, a boat ramp, temporary docking, and a launch for smaller crafts like canoes. The marina also has a store with fishing supplies and refreshments.
At Weston Plantation, visitors can explore a Colonial style plantation that was built in the 1780s. The kitchen and laundry room were reconstructed in 2008. Visitors can enjoy views of the Appomattox River from the plantation.
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1539 Hickory Hill Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803 MoreLess Info
One of the most extensive incidents of the Civil War was the Siege of Petersburg which has been memorialized at the Petersburg National Battlefield Park. A variety of educational tours are offered including reenactments of Civil War life.
A positive place for local kids to have fun without video games and other electronics, The Skate Factory is introducing the newest generation of kids to good old fashioned fun with skate birthday parties, open weekend skate, and more.