Seasonal Attractions in Wytheville
Wytheville has many seasonal attractions.
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Southwest Virginia's premiere Lavender farm.Our 14 theme display gardens showcase herb and perennial collections. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy tea on the patio and watch the hummingbirds feast on the flowers. The gardens are alive with colorful plants, butterflies and birds. Walk through Flying Flowers, southwest Virginia's only walk through butterfly house. Take a guided tour with Lick Mountain Excursions or hike the trails up to Crystal Springs Recreation Area
Fort Chiswell Animal Park is the largest zoo in Southwest Virginia and provides one of the most interactive animal experiences you will find anywhere in the State! The 45 acre zoo is home to animals from six continents and is conveniently located less than three miles off Exit 80 on I-81/I-77. In the Petting Zoo you'll get the chance to pet and feed goats, llamas, and deer. You can throw peanuts to the monkeys or snap a photo of the zoo's wallaby family. The hands-on fun moves to a whole new level when you board the Safari Bus for a guided ride through the Outback. The Safari Bus Tour is the highlight of the Fort Chiswell Animal Park experience and brings you nose-to-nose with camels, zebra, ostrich, antelope, buffalo, and more! It's the zoo where the animals WANT to see you--so don't forget your camera! You're invited to come take a ride on the wild side and experience a place you'll never forget.
The Berry Farm offers pick your own Blueberries each summer from mid June to September. A variety of homemade blueberry products and cookbooks are also available. This is a trail site on the Mountain Crossroads Artisan Trail in Wythe County and a member of Round the Mountain Artisan Network in Southwest Virginia.
Williams Orchard is located in Wytheville, Virginia and we greet you with a smile. For over 70 years, we have been family owned and operated and have provided all of your produce needs. We have a wide variety of produce from July until October ranging from apples and corn to pumpkins and gourds. Be sure to check out our Pumpkin Festival which features "pick your own pumpkin", corn maze, tractor drawn hayrides, children's mini maze, and many other fun children's activities! This event takes place every weekend in October. See our Calendar for
Wythe Raceway has been voted the drivers and fans favorite dirt race track. Located conveniently on I-81 at Exit 60 in Rural Retreat just 10 minutes from junction of I-77 and I-81. Weekly classes include dirt late model, open wheel mods, super streets and pro minis. 1000's of fans experience the excitement every week. Check out our website for the weekly schedule.
Wytheville and Wythe County are all about fun and experiencing incredible attractions that you will only find here in our small but bountiful part of Southwest Virginia.
Due to its stellar location at I-81 and I-77, as well as some divine cuisine, Wytheville has long been known by travelers as THE place to stop and have some great food.