Wytheville, VA

Wytheville is a true original, not just because it’s the only town in the country fortunate enough to bear that name but also because of its stunning landscape, which includes majestic mountains, sparkling waters, and rolling hills. No doubt about it – a trip to this memorable and striking town in Southwest Virginia always leaves visitors wanting more!

Attractions in Wytheville

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.

7 Dogs Brew Pub
360 W Spring St
276-228-0994
www.7dogsbrewpubva.com

Located in the Historic Carpenter Building, 7 Dogs Brewpub is the perfect place to relax & unwind. Featuring live music, a family friendly atmosphere, pub style dining favorites & a variety of craft beers that are brewed on site.

11AM-10PM Friday til Midnight
Sat 11AM--Midnight Sun 12PM-9PM
African-American Heritage Museum
410 E. Franklin Street
276-625-0042

Our New Children's Library Showcases Achievements of African Americans. Photos, Stories and Memorabilia tell a History of African American Education in Wythe County. Free Admission, Donations Appreciated A non-profit community organization was established in 2000 to preserve the historic Wytheville Training School. The school was constructed in 1882 for African American children and was in operation until 1952.

10AM-4PM
Closed
290 Ready Mix Rd
276-223-4522

The Appalachian Regional Exposition Center is the premier venue for livestock and questrian shows, concerts, autocrosses, exhibitions and conventions, trade shows, and many other events.

Beagle Ridge Herb Farm/Flying Flowers at Beagle Ridge
1934 Matney Flats Rd
276-621-4511

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

M-W Closed 10AM-5PM Th-FRI
10AM-5PM
Big Walker Lookout
8711 Stoney Fork Rd
Wytheville, VA 24382
276-663-4016
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Big Walker Mountain, named for pioneer explorer Dr Thomas Walker, is home to Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store. At an elevation of 3,405, climbing the 100 foot lookout tower provides visitors with breathtaking views, where Only the Birds See More!

Big Walker Mountain, named for pioneer explorer Dr Thomas Walker, is home to Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store. At an elevation of 3,405, climbing the 100 foot lookout tower provides visitors with breathtaking views, where Only the Birds See More!

Now in our 70th year of business, the BW Country Store features the handmade wares of artists from the Southwest Virginia Region, as well as old fashioned fudge, homemade jams, jellies, & relishes. Delicious, Virginia-made, hand dipped ice cream! Weekends, May through October, the BW Country Store is host to local talented musicians that perform mountain top music for visitors to enjoy! Local authors are on hand to sign their latest books. Chat with a local artisan about their craft & see how it is created. Historic demonstrations, such as, Lye Soap making, Apple Butter cooking, and Blacksmithing also take place on weekends and are a great educational opportunity! Wythe & Bland Counties are steeped in Civil War history, Rich Culture, and Appalachain Heritage! Numerous hiking, biking, and birding trails are maintained throughout the area, with plenty of camping, outdoor activities, and the scenic beauty of our National Forests and the Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains for visitors to take advantage of.

Located on the Wythe/Bland County Line,reached from Bland or Wytheville off I-77 or I-81 on US-52.

Cobb Hill Alpaca Farm
448 Turley Farm Road
276-780-1690

We are a small family owned and operated alpaca farm conveniently located just minutes from both I-77 & I-81 in beautiful SW Virginia. Visitors to the farm are able to interact with our 18 alpacas as they graze in their rolling mountain pastures. Some lucky visitors may get to collect eggs from our free range chickens or observe our honey bees busy at work(from a distance). Plan to spend a few hours visiting with us and feel free to have a picnic along our peaceful banks of Cove Creek. We offer alpaca sales, boarding, breeding and mentorship. We offer 90

By Appt only
Dawn-Dusk
2800 Big Valley Drive
866-980-4653

Full scale 18 hole Public Golf Course and Residental Community. Driving range and restaurant on premises. Rated one of best values by Golf Digest. Beautiful Mountain Views and plush grounds.

Seasonal 7AM-7PM
Seasonal 7AM-7PM
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum
145 E. Main Street
276-223-3484

Come visit the birthplace and childhood home of First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson. Born and raised in Wytheville, Edith Bolling Wilson is a descendant of Pocahontas and the only Appalachian-born First Lady. As one of only eight historic sites across the country dedicated to the interpretation of a First Lady, the museum tells the story of the overlooked, yet vitally important role Edith Bolling Wilson played in the White House at a pivotal moment during World War I.

Closed Mondays Tues-Thurs April-Oct 10AM-4PM
Sat April-Oct 10AM-2PM
12940 West Bluegrass Trail
276-722-0584
www.eupepsia.com

Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains and bordering the Jefferson National Forest, the Eupepsia Wellness Center is Virginia's newest wellness sanctuary. Set on 256 acres of farm and woodland, it is a unique destination for health and wellness retreats, designed to help people reconnect with themselves and align with nature.

7AM-10PM
7AM-10PM
Fort Chiswell Animal Park
569 Red Hollow Road
276-637-6754

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.

April 5-21 Closed Mon-Thurs Open 10AM-5PM on Fridays April 26-Labor Day Mon-Fri 10AM-5PM Labor Day-Dec 1 Closed Mon-Th Fridays 10AM-5PM
April 5-April 21 10AM-5PM April 26-Labor Day 10AM-5PM Labor Day-Dec 1 10AM-5PM
Great Lakes to Florida Museum
975 Tazewell Street
276-223-3330

The Great Lakes to Florida Highway Museum, the newest addition to the Willow Brook Jackson/Umberger Homestead Museum Interpretative Site and the third museum for the Town of Wytheville Museums, is now open. The new museum, located adjacent to the E. Lee Trinkle Regional Visitors Center at 975 Tazewell Street, Wytheville, offers visitors a chance to return to the days when the Great Lakes to Florida Highway (Route 21) was the main route from Ohio to Florida. Memorabilia from the former gas station (built in 1926) is on display as well as restored gas pumps from that era. Entrance and parking for the new museum is at the Visitor's Center.

Closed Mondays Tues-Thurs 10AM-4PM
Saturdays June-Sept 12PM-4PM Oct-May 3rd Saturday 12P-4PM Sundays Closed
879 Matney Flats Road
276-782-5184

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.

Mid June-Early Aug 10AM-7PM
Saturdays Mid June-Early Aug 10AM-7PM Sundays Mid June-Early Aug 1AM-5PM
Historic Shot Tower
283 Pauley Flatwoods Rd
276-699-6778

Overlooking the New River, Shot Tower was built more than 200 years ago to make ammunition for the firearms of the early settlers. Lead from the nearby Austinville Mines was melted in a kettle atop the 75-foot tower and poured through a sieve, falling through the tower and an additional 75-foot shaft beneath the tower into a kettle of water. Guests may ascend the tower, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Interpretive signs provide details on the tower. Grounds are open from dawn until dusk. The parking lot is open year-round. The tower is open on scheduled days in the summer. Admission to the tower is free, however the daily parking fee applies. Group tours are also available.

Dawn-Dusk
Dawn-Dusk
345 East Marshall Street
276-620-6614
www.ksutherland.com

Painting professionally since 1983, Kay Sutherland, a Wytheville, VA artist, draws inspiration from everything. Painting year round, she prefers the "en plain air" technique, French for painting outside in natural light, which gives her the freedom to express without hesitation. Sutherland describes her work as "never really knowing how a piece is going to go. I just paint fast and furious, never imagining how it will look. Each one is an original."

9AM-5PM
Saturdays 9AM-5PM Sunday Closed
Local Artists & Sellers
100 West Main Street
276-920-4004
www.formatoart.com

Art Gallery on the corner of Main Street. Sells affordable and classic art for your home.

One Heartwood Circle
12PM - 7PM
12PM - 7PM Closed Sundays
Mansion at Fort Chiswell
325 Factory Outlet Drive
276-637-1832

For more than a decade The Mansion at Fort Chiswell has been lovingly restored. Now this private residence, listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and as a Virginia State Historic Landmark, is ready to be shared with you. From the gracious bedrooms - to the wood-burning kitchen fireplace - to the elegant stairways and halls, you will find rich history at The Mansion. Take a tour of this grand beauty followed by a delicious meal at Key Ingredients, located at the Mansion. Then enjoy a glass of your favorite beverage or a bowl of hand-churned ice cream while relaxing on the front porch. The Mansion also hosts several public events throughout the year and is available for reservation for private gatherings, such as weddings, receptions, business events, family gatherings.

Closed Mon-Wed 10AM-9PM Th - Fri
Saturday 10AM-9PM Sunday 10AM-3PM
Rock House Museum
205 E. Tazewell Street
276-223-3330

Historic house museum was built in 1823. Home of Wytheville's first resident physician. Collection includes period furnishings, personal mementos, medical records and supplies from the 1800's, and a small museum of local artifacts. There is an herb garden with plants typically grown in the 19th. century.

Mondays Closed 10AM-4PM
Saturday June-Sept 12PM-4PM Oct-May 3rd Saturday 12Pm-4PM Sunday Closed
Rose Cottage School of Art
570 East Spring Street
276-620-0303

Rose Cottage works closely with groups and individuals to connect with their creative spirit. We strive to promote art and creativity in the Wytheville and Wythe County communities by offering fine art and music lessons, camps and paint nights, as well as hosting a variety of visiting artisans for workshops. Check our Facebook page and website often for weekly classes, new event listings, summer camps and more!

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105 W Railroad Ave
276-620-9231

The completely restored Rural Retreat Depot is a historic railroad station was built in 1870 & is one of the oldest railroad stations in southern VA, as well as only two to survive from the reconstruction era. Its distinctive Italianate features include a pair of square towers, and wide shallow eaves with paired brackets. Today the depot serves as an event venue for both public & private events.

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Rural Retreat Winery & Vineyards
201 Church St
276-686-8300

Well known for making fine wine since 1996, the Dye's tradition continues within the Rural Retreat Winery.The wine selection includes full body reds from locally grown Steubens and DeChaunacs and lovely whites from fruity Muscats, Vidal Blancs, Rieslings and Chardonnays. Featuring a full service deli with Amish style meats and cheeses serving light fare sandwiches, soups and salads. Our tasting room showcases regional arts and crafts for sale. Join us in Rural Retreat, relax on our large porch and enjoy a delightful glass of wine.

11AM-5:30PM Closed Mondays
Sat 11AM-5:30PM Sun Closed
Thomas J. Boyd Museum
295 Tazewell St
276-223-3330

The Boyd Museum provides an opportunity to learn about the history of the people and places of Wythe County. The museum's collection includes Wytheville's first fire truck, c-1855, early farming equipment and tools, military uniforms, Civil War displays, photographs of early schools and churches and artifacts from the mining industry.

Mondays Closed 10AM-4PM
Saturday June-Sept 12PM-4PM Oct-May 3rd Saturday 12P-4PM Sundays Closed
West Wind Farm Vineyard and Winery
180 West Wind Drive
276-699-2020
www.westwindwine.com

West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery is situated on a fourth generation homestead, minutes from the New River, in Wythe County, Virginia. A warm, welcoming tasting room will greet you when you visit. We offer an array of gourmet snacks, luxurious soaps, candles, unique home gifts as well as custom gift baskets (with or without wine). We ship, too! Products from Stonewall Kitchen, Wind & Willow, Va Peanut Company, and many more join creations from local artists here. Our wine offerings are broad with whites, reds, and sweeter offerings. Visit our website for descriptions of each of our wines. Drink in not only our wines, but our views, slower pace, and

11AM-6PM
Saturdays 11AM-6PM Sundays 1PM-6PM
Williams Orchard
5175 West Lee Highway
276-686-4851

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

9AM-5PM
Saturday 9aM-5PM Sunday 1PM-5PM
Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre
170 Malin Dr
276-223-0891

The Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre is located in beautiful southwest Virginia in the town of Wytheville, VA. Featuring a 200-seat arena, WHDT presents Broadway-style professional productions year-round. A four-course plated meal is served before each performance and is customized to fit the theme of the production. Also inside WHDT is the Matterhorn Lounge - a full-service restaurant specializing in German favorites and the Edelweiss Gift shop where a wide variety of European collectibles and theatre memorabilia are available. During the warmer months the Bier Garten is open for cafe-style dining. Group rates are available and the mainstage arena is the perfect place to host your next big event! Located at exit 73 from I-81, Wohlfahrt Haus is a pure delight that you don't want to miss!

10AM-7PM
Saturday 10AM-10PM Sunday 10AM-6PM
Wolf Creek Indian Village & Museum
6394 N. Scenic Hwy.
276-688-3438
www.indianvillage.org

Take a step back in time to the early 1500's and experience Native American life when you visit Wolf Creek Indian Village & Museum! Based on the Brown-Johnston site from 1970, Wolf Creek Indian Village is a reconstructed Native American Village. The original site carbon dated somewhere between 1480-1520. Using the archaeology map, we have pole for pole and feature for feature recreated the village as to what we believe it may have looked like. Tour guides are available to escort you through our village and give you a glimpse into the life of the Eastern

9AM-5PM
Saturday 9AM-5PM Sunday Closed
Wythe Raceway
164 Race Track Road
276-620-2015
www.wytheraceway.com

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.

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Wytheville Farmers Market
210 West Spring Street
276-620-4095

Certified locally grown vegetables, fruits, plants, cut flowers, meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup, crafts and a wide variety of baked goods and treats. We accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program EBT cards and debit/credit cards. Relax in our seating area while enjoying fresh coffee and goodies from the market. Come for the food and crafts and stay for the family-friendly community atmosphere. We are part of the Mountain Crossroads Artisan Trail in Wythe and Bland Counties, and a participant with 'Round the Mountain Artisan Network. Open May - October, Saturdays from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Check out our fun weekly events, many of which are focused on kids

Closed
Saturday Closed May-Oct 8AM-12PM Nov-Apr 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10AM-12PM
Wytheville KOA Campground
231 KOA Road
276-228-2601

Spend cool quiet nights in the Appalachian Mountains near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy the cool mountain shade and a restful night's sleep in our Kamping Kabins & deluxe kottages. We have drive-thru RV sites or grassy tent sites. Wytheville KOA features a (seasonal)kafe with site delivery available, Large Heated Swimming Pool with 50 ft. water slide!, 10,000 square ft. Game Room with batting cage, TV Room, Free Showers, General camp store, and new PET PLAYGROUND!! Also, enjoy hiking trails, horseshoes, basketball & volleyball.

In Season 8AM-8PM
In Season 8AM-8PM
Wytheville Meeting Center
333 Community Boulevard
276-223-3416

A beautiful, spacious and technology-friendly facility. Evansham Ballroom will accommodate groups up to 1,000. In addition to the ballroom, four smaller meeting rooms are available for breakout sessions or meetings. The latest technology is available with FREE WIFI in each room, as well as projection systems, screens, sound systems, and the technology needed for video or teleconferencing. With a great location at the crossroads of Interstates 77 & 81, Wytheville Meeting Center is the ideal location for business meetings, conferences, social occasions, and

8AM-5PM
Closed

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