Come visit Ashland, VA, a city known for Southern hospitality and fun things to do. Ashland offers family-friendly attractions and historical landmarks. This small city also boasts plenty of places to walk or bike, making it very health friendly and a terrific place to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine.
After checking into one of the many Ashland, VA hotels, stop by these attractions:
Walk through Cold Harbor Battlefield Park for the chance to learn about Civil War history. This 50-acre park features trenches and rifle pits to show what it was like for the soldiers who were fighting. This park is wheelchair accessible for convenience.
North Anna Battlefield Park is an 80-acre park that also features authentic rifle pits from the Civil War. You will enjoy strolling its walking trails, as signage along the paths point out places of significance in the park.
Visitors to Ashland who are over 21 years old can enjoy the Center of the Universe Brewing Company. Opened in 2012, this brewery offers a vast collection of ales. Sample the brews, which are made using all-natural methods. Special events like Oktoberfest and Cask Night draw large crowds.
Slash Christian Church was built in 1729 and is a historical landmark that was once used as a hotel for Confederate Brigadier General Branch and his 4,500 troops. Additions have been made since then, but the church is still the oldest frame Colonial church still operating in Virginia.
Ashland Skateland is a great choice of activity. Regular skating sessions, as well as roller hockey, keep visitors to this attraction busy. To get some more exercise, you can also participate in a daily scheduled walking session.
Flippo Gallery offers art lovers a nice escape. The displays change often but always feature a mix of amateur and professional works. It is located on the Randolph-Macon College campus in the historic Pace-Armistead Hall. While on your way to the gallery, you can tour most of the campus for some added fun.
After your day is complete, rest your mind and body with Choice Hotels in Ashland, VA. Make your reservation today.
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