LODGING and dining


Appomattox Inn and Suites

Enjoy a stay at the newly built Appomattox Inn & Suites and explore central Virginia where the past meets the present. We offer an ideal location to visit historical landmarks and enjoy outdoor activities at our beautiful local parks.

The hotel features tastefully decorated, deluxe rooms and suites. Our variety of suites includes studios and kitchenettes. After you are all checked in, join us in the lobby and meet our staff in Cannons Café serving beer, wine, and light fare. The hotel is perfect for families, couples, small groups and corporate clients conducting business in the area.

View Website: www.appomattoxinnandsuites.com

 

The Babcock House Inn

Our restaurant offers elevated southern fare with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Indulge in homemade desserts, house-crafted cocktails as well as Virginia wines and beers.

View Website: www.babcockhouse.com


ATTRACTIONS


Wolfbane Productions

Wolfbane Productions is a professional, outdoor theatre located in Appomattox. We provide Broadway-Caliber entertainment, creative arts education, and top-notch cultural programming. 2017 MainStage season includes: Romeo and Juliet, Evil Dead: the Musical! and The Rocky Horror Show.

View Website: www.wolfbane.org

 

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

A unit of the National Park Service, Appomattox Court House NHP is where the final chapter of the nation's Civil War unfolded.  This small village witnessed big history on April 9, 1865 when Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia fought its last battle and was surrendered in the parlor of the McLean House that afternoon.  Come and immerse yourself into one of America's most important landscapes and learn about one of its most defining moments.

View Website: https://www.nps.gov/apco/index.htm

 

American Civil War Museum-Appomattox

April 9, 1865 marked the beginning of the end of the Civil War and the long road to reuniting as Americans. At the American Civil War Museum, we tell the stories of those who served, and those who survived; show the items that carried people through this grim time, on and off the battlefield, and explore the legacies of war that still affect America and our world today.

View Website: http://acwm.org

 

Carver Price Legacy Museum

The Carver-Price Legacy Museum is organized to explore and preserve the legacy of Carver High/Carver-Price High School and to utilize interactive exhibitions and presentations depicting the experiences and progression of Black America from slavery to equality, with intentions to foster a better understanding and respect for the diversity of all Americans.

View Website: www.carver-price.com

 

Historic Downtown Appomattox

Appomattox is rich in history and is recognized worldwide for the surrender that took place on April 9, 1865 between General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant that ended the American Civil War. Come for the history, but stay for our unique shopping, restaurants, and attractions.

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RECREATION


Holliday Lake State Park

Holliday Lake State Park nestled within the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest provides overnight campgrounds, hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, and educational programs in a relaxing setting.

View Website: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/holliday-lake#general_information

 

Falling River Country Club

Located in historic Appomattox County, Falling River Golf Club opened 1965. It was designed with nine holes and later added nine holes to complete the course as designed. It quickly became a favorite for golfers of Appomattox and all over central and southwest Virginia. Our facility is one of the best values in Virginia. Our 18 hole course has been the host of many tournaments. Our Banquet Hall facility accommodates many socials, wedding parties, and tournament events and is available for rental by contacting our Pro Shop for rate and availability.

View Website: www.fallingriver.com

 
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Evergreen Lavender Farm

This small family farm is open seasonally when the lavender is in bloom. During the season, people can cut their own lavender, participate in lavender crafting, shop in the Norfolk & Lavender Caboose which carries products that are made on the farm or by other artisans, and stroll the gardens. Saturday lunches are available to order by the Babcock House. After the lavender season, the farm offers workshops, special events and concerts. The farm is also a venue for small weddings, showers and celebrations. 

View website: www.evergreenlavender.com