Places to Go

Holiday Inn Express – Farmville
Hotels, Lodging
The Holiday Inn Express opened in Farmville in 2018. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with all of the standard amenities at reasonable prices. Located 1.5 miles from Green Front Furniture and downtown Farmville, the hotel provides free breakfast, free wireless internet, a pool and fitness center.
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one19
Bar, Food, Restaurant
One19 offers Southwestern Tex-Mex influenced cuisine with a tastefully off-center approach. The restaurant opened in downtown Farmville in Spring of 2018 in the old Clark’s Pharmacy building. Stop by and have a margarita after a long day of exploring at Green Front Furniture.
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Tru By Hilton – Farmville
Hotels, Lodging
Tru By Hilton opened in 2018 just off of U.S. Route 460. It is located on Main Street, approximately two miles from downtown Farmville and Green Front Furniture. The hotel features a fitness center, an outdoor terrace, a business center, and free continental breakfast. All rooms contain a desk, a flat-screen TV, mini-fridge, and private […]
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Catbird Rooftop Terrace
Bar
Head up to Farmville’s only hip rooftop bar and lounge for panoramic views of the town and a cool nightlife scene. Sip hand-crafted cocktails, craft beers and wine while enjoying tapas and small plates. Located on the top of the Hotel Weyanoke.  
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Effingham’s
Food, Restaurant
Nosh on artisan grilled pizzas made in a coal-fired oven. Also enjoy hearty sandwiches, fresh salads and delicious desserts in the casual vibe of our modern pizzeria and market. Located one block off of Main Street.  
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Featured: Hotel Weyanoke
Hotels, Lodging
The Hotel Weyanoke features a newly renovated historic building complemented with mid-century modern designed, residential-style furnishings.  The hotel also features four dining venues including a coffee bar, kitchen and wine bar, pizza and fabulous rooftop bar! Special offer rate of 10% off for Green Front Customers. Guests can visit the website and enter the code GREEN (case […]
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Winterham Plantation – Amelia
Bed and Breakfast
Winterham Plantation, located in Amelia County, VA, is a fine Italianate Jefferson family home built in 1855. It has been restored by Dr. M. Gary Hadfield and his wife, Kathleen, and was opened in 2003 as a B&B and venue for weddings and other special events. This historic home is located on gorgeous grounds with […]
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High Bridge Lodge and Cabins – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
High Bridge Lodge and Cabins offers easy access to High Bridge Trails in Farmville, Virginia. The Cabin is situated across from High Bridge Lodge. High Bridge Cabin offers a 1 bedroom and cozy fireplace. Our High Bridge Lodge offers 3 bedrooms with extra bed in loft area, 2 baths, large kitchen and large wrap around […]
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Hampden-Sydney Tigers
Activities, Sports
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Longwood Lancers
Activities, Sports
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El Patron
Restaurant
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Sweet Frog
Restaurant
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Virginia Tasting Cellar
Restaurant
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Uptown Coffee Cafe
Cafe
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Charley’s Waterfront Cafe
Restaurant
Charley’s Waterfront Café is a riverfront restaurant in Farmville Virginia with a patio and private dining rooms that serves lunch, dinner and brunch and offers off site catering.
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Merk’s
Restaurant
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Walker’s Diner
Restaurant
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Fishin’ Pig
Restaurant
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Pino’s
Restaurant
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Macado’s
Restaurant
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Main Street Bagels and Bistro
Restaurant
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Riverside Cafe
Cafe
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Barnes & Noble Cafe (Starbucks)
Cafe
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Sandyland Ranch – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
Spacious country home with 2 king suites, a hot tub, & a pond. This private cedar home is a 3200 square foot ranch, nestled on 30 acres, assuring privacy, quiet, and offering a peaceful, natural setting. Three large bedrooms, three full baths. Large deck overlooking pond. 8 miles from Farmville.
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Sandy River Retreat – Farmville
Hotels
Sandy River Retreat is located 6 miles from downtown Farmville and provides all the amenities of home in cozy log cabins. Climb the rope course at the nearby Adventure Park and kayak on Sandy River Reservoir while you visit.
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The Manor Cottages – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
Approximately 3 miles from town, The Manor Cottages offer guests luxurious spacious accommodations provided by Hampden-Sydney College. One suite includes living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and bath, and the other suite includes a kitchenette, bedroom and bath. Each cottage may be reserved as a whole cottage or by suite.
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The Babcock House – Appomattox
Bed and Breakfast
The Babcock House features five bedrooms and one suite, all furnished with unique antiques. All the rooms have private baths, coffee makers, cable television and central air conditioning to insure your comfort.
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Longacre – Appomattox
Bed and Breakfast
Longacre has five guest rooms. Each room has a distinctive layout and unique features, making each truly one of a kind. Amenities include high-speed Internet access and complimentary tea. Room rates range from $85 – $200 a night.
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Inn of Barrow Street – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
The Inn of Barrow Street is the newest bed and breakfast addition to the town of Farmville and is located in a quiet neighborhood just off the town avenues. A choice of five different rooms is available, each one with quaint Southern-style comfort.
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The Catalpa Inn – Prospect
Bed and Breakfast
Located in Prospect just off US-460, approximately 10 miles from town, this quaint guest house has two bedrooms and a full-size kitchen. A quiet time in the Virginia countryside is only minutes away.
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The Inn on the Avenues – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
This bed & breakfast is located on First Avenue in Farmville and is a short distance from all the shops and restaurants downtown. This early 20th century home has three bedrooms, each with their own private bathroom.
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Longwood Bed & Breakfast – Farmville
Bed and Breakfast
The Longwood University Bed & Breakfast is owned by Longwood University and is only a short walk to campus and the shops of historic Main Street. With a cost of only $95-$125 per room, the Bed & Breakfast offers the best deal in the Farmville area for overnight accommodations.
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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Historical
Take a walk through history in the original village of Appomattox Courthouse where Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant negotiated the terms of surrender. The majority of the buildings have been restored to the how they were on April 9, 1865.
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Hampton Inn – Farmville
Hotels
The area’s newest hotel, located next to the Sunchase apartment complex, offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. The Hampton Inn is currently rated the best hotel in town by TripAdvisor. The Hampton Inn offers discounts to Green Front customers staying the night. Amount varies depending on scheduling. Call Hampton Inn directly for more details.
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Longwood’s Theatre Department
Arts
The Longwood University Theatre Department performs several productions a year in Jarman Auditorium. Visit their website to view upcoming performances.
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Hampden-Sydney’s Fine Arts Department
Arts
Hampden-Sydney College hosts multiple theatrical and musical productions during each semester. Visit the website to view a calendar of upcoming events.
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Moton Museum
Historical
A center for the study of civil rights in education, the R.R. Moton Museum honors the efforts of local students and citizens who paved the way for integrated public education. It was the site of the 1951 student walk-out to protest the unequal conditions of the public schools, and is the centerpiece of Virginia’s Civil […]
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Hampden-Sydney College Atkinson Museum
Historical
Take a revolutionary stroll on the campus of Hampden-Sydney College, founded in 1775, and visit Atkinson Museum’s permanent exhibit to learn about the College’s noted trustee, Patrick Henry. Discover Hampden-Sydney’s rich story from the birth of our nation to the present day. Rotating exhibits exploring the College’s history and art studies are featured each semester.
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Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historic State Park
Historical
Look out over rolling hills where the last major engagement of the Civil War took place on April 6, 1865. The Visitor Center is open year round and filled with history exhibits. You can also visit the Overton-Hillsman House, a field hospital during the battle. It is open to visitors June through August and by […]
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Farmville Golf Course
Golf
The 9-hole course is located in Cumberland County next to Farmville Regional Airport. It is a very beautiful, yet demanding course, highlighted by its open fairways and large greens. The course is 3,287 yards and water hazards come into play on five holes.
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Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
Arts
The LCVA was established in 1978 by the Longwood Board of Visitors because of their understanding of the key relationship of the arts to a balanced education. This has allowed the LCVA to be a major source of entertainment throughout campus and the community of Farmville. The LCVA is responsible for all art exhibits on […]
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Waterworks Players
Arts
Waterworks Players is a live theatre staged by local, volunteer actors and support personnel. They hold several productions each year.
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Annual Heart of Virginia Festival
Arts
You’e going to love the Heart of Virginia Festival, whether you’re three or eighty-three. A juried art show, magic shows, roving jugglers and such, face painting, fun art projects, and cotton candy will do the trick if you’re three. If eighty-three, you’re more apt to enjoy the elegant artwork, one-of-a-kind crafts, exotic fruit drinks, and […]
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Longwood’s Music Department
Arts
The Longwood University Music Department holds many student and faculty concerts and recitals each semester. They also host and other professional musicians multiple times a year including the Richmond Symphony. Visit their website for information on performances and more.
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Sandy River Reservoir
Water Sports
The Sandy River Reservoir is a 740-acre county-owned lake in Prince Edward that is stocked and managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Public facilities at the reservoir include a double board ramp with courtesy pier and a 150-foot fishing pier.
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Briery Creek Lake
Water Sports
The nationally regarded 845-acre Briery Creek Lake and 3,100 acre Wildlife Management Area, located about seven miles south of Farmville, appeals to hunters and fishermen.
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Wilck’s Lake
Water Sports
Wilck’s Lake, a 35 acre lake and 175 acre natural area, is a lovely retreat positioned just a few blocks from downtown.
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Manor Resort Golf Club
Golf
Chosen as one of the “Best New Golf Courses of 2007” by Golf Digest Magazine, the 18-hole PGA sanctioned Manor Resort Golf Club offers area golfers with one the finest golf experiences in the U.S. The Manor Resort Golf Club is a one of a kind golf course in a spectacular setting and features bentgrass […]
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Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat
Outdoor
Glide through the treetops in this first-of-its-kind park in the state of Virginia on four courses from 12 to 36 feet off the ground. The Adventure Park is a great outdoor activity with physical and mental challenges to “learn through play.”
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Twin Lakes State Park
Activities, Outdoor, Water Sports
Twin Lakes State Park, centrally located in Virginia’s Piedmont region, provides visitors from all over the Commonwealth with a variety of lakefront activities in a secluded setting. Swimming, camping, fishing, biking, canoeing and hiking are popular activities. There are two cabin areas, Twin Lake’s Cabins and Cedar Crest Cabins, each with two bedrooms. In addition […]
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Bear Creek Lake State Park
Outdoor
Nestled in the heart of Cumberland State Forest, Bear Creek Lake is the perfect getaway for the outdoor enthusiast. The park offers camping, cabins, a meeting facility, an archery range, lakeside picnicking, playgrounds, hiking and access to a 14-mile multi-use trail in the state forest. For information on availability of overnight accommodations, particular park amenities […]
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Holliday Lake State Park
Outdoor
Deep in the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, Holliday Lake is a paradise for the outdoor enthusiast. Fishing for largemouth bass, crappie and bluegill is popular. Swimming at the park’s guarded beach and the “Critter Hole” play area are visitor favorites. The park has several hiking trails, including a connector trail to the 10.2-mile Carter Taylor Multi-use […]
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James River State Park
Outdoor
James River State Park has numerous options for overnight stays and offers access to nearly 20 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. Canoes, kayaks, and tubes can be rented at the Canoe Livery by calling (434) 933-8682. Reservations are highly recommended. The Camp Store sells camping supplies, snacks, t-shirts, hats, souvenirs and more. […]
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Pocahontas State Park
Outdoor
Just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, the capital of Virginia, Pocahontas State Park has been one of the more popular parks in the state park system. Swift Creek forms the nucleus of the park, which is centered in a wildlife management area. Amenities include: amphitheater, swimming pool and aquatic recreation center, hiking trails, horseback riding […]
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High Bridge Trail State Park
Outdoor
The newest addition to the Virginia State Park system, the linear High Bridge Trail State Park, opened in 2009 and is the closest park to Farmville. The new rail-trail state park draws its name from the aptly named High Bridge. Located in Farmville, it is 2,400 feet long and towers 160 feet above the Appomattox […]
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