- Our list of the best things to do in Smithfield, Virginia, features the top 179 nearby activities — including 88 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Smithfield, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Smithfield, VA , followed by 166 popular activities in nearby cities, including Williamsburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Hampton, Yorktown, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake and Sparta
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132 N Sycamore Street, Petersburg, VA 23803 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view a diverse of collection of contemporary art in addition to over 85 artist studios at the Petersburg Regional Art Center. The center offers open receptions twice a month with food, wine, art demos, and live music.
First opened in 1817, the Farmers Bank branch in St. Petersburg is a three-story Federal-style structure. It currently is one of the few bank museums in the United States and has been restored with many period pieces and authentic furniture.
Lee's Retreat is a Civil War trail that follows the path that General Robert E. Lee and his troops followed from the Union's attack at Five Forks to his surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. The trail is marked with historic markers.
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N Market St & Low Street, Petersburg, VA 23803 MoreLess Info
Olde Towne Historic District Park is a district of antique galleries, boutiques, craft shops, restaurants, cafes, and a mix of renovated residences. Olde Town also showcases the Courthouse complex and scores of historic and architecturally significant structures.
Owned and operated by the county, Ferndale Park has long been a recreational spot within the local area. However, recently attempts have been made to upgrade the park and raise the water level of the old canal which runs through it.
The steamboat era of the Chesapeake Bay is preserved and put on display at the Steamboat Era Museum. Rather than just focused on steamboat items and artifacts, the collection observes the people who were involved with this time and how their lives changed because of it.
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6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803 MoreLess Info
The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier considers the war from the perspective of the common fighting man. Visitors can browse through interactive exhibits, view extensive artifact collections or take guided tours.