Activities & Links

**Top 10 List of Things To Do While Visiting Abingdon, VA**

# 1  Attend The World-Class Barter Theatre - The "State Theatre of Virginia"

   

    Click Here To Visit Barter Theatre 
  

 Support Barter Theater  

 

2014 SEASON-***Titles & Dates are subject to change  

      Barter Theatre Shows and Tickets

      www.BarterTheatre.com/shows-and-tickets.php 

    

          "OR SEE AN ARTS ARRAY FILM AT THE ABINGDON CINEMALL"

                                                   

                                              Visit the Abingdon Cinemall

 

# 2  Bike Or Hike The Virginia Creeper Trail

   

    Abingdon Bike Shops

     - Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Shop     (276)- 676-2552 or 888-245-3648        Shuttle Service and  Bicycle Rentals
      
     -Highlands Ski & Outdoor Center   (276)-628-1329

    Damascus Bike Shops

      -  Adventure Damascus
         Bicycle Shop, Bike Rentals & Shuttle Service  888 595-BIKE
 
     -  Blue Blaze Bike Rental  800-475-5095


     - 
The Bike Station  866-475-3629

     -  JC's Outdoor Bike Shop  866-475-5727


# 3  Dine At A Fine Restaurant

    

    

- 128 Pecan 276-698-3159  

- Allison's  276-628-8002 

- Ellis Soda Shoppe & Grill  276-623-8187

Figaredo's   276 206-8059

- Martha Washington Inn   276- 628-3161

- The Cafe at Barter Stage II   276-619-5462

- The Peppermill   276-623-0530

- Rain Restaurant & Bar   276-739-2331

- The Tavern  276-628-1118

-Wildflour Bakery  276-676-4221

    



# 4  Visit A Winery

     


     - Abingdon Vineyard and Winery 276-623-1255


# 5  Enjoy The Arts


     - William King Regional Arts Center 
     -
Arts Depot

     - Fields Penn House
     - Train Station
 

# 6.  Enjoy A Day At The Spa

   

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Healing Water Day Spa & Salon  276 628-4233
       * Couples or Single Massages Available
      ? The Martha Washington Inn Health Spa 276 619-5279

# 7  Take A Carriage Ride Through The Historic District

# 8  Shop For Antiques In  The Historic District and Decorator District

   


    - Visit the Cave House for Appalachian Crafts

# 9  Enjoy A Hot Air Balloon Ride

   

   
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    - Sky High Balloons  276-623-2306


# 10 Visit the Carter Family Fold For A Taste Of Americana (Sat. Nights Only)

    - Carter Family Fold 

 

 
IF THAT'S NOT ENOUGH - HERE'S MORE !!!






Click Here For A History of Abingdon Virginia


Galleries Open Year Round


Arts Depot - 314 Depot Square 276-628-9091
 * Exhibits and Artists in Residence

Barr Photographics - 152 East Main  276-628-1486
 * Exhibits and Gifts

Cave House - 279 East Main 276-628-7721
 * Appalachian Craftsman

The 1912 Gallery - Emory and Henry College 276-944-6846
 *Rotating Visual Arts Not Common To Area

William King Regional Art Center - 276-628-5005
 * Partner Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Arts of Historic Proportions, Arts Education Programs

Train Station - 304 Depot Square
 *Restored Train Station, O. Winston Link Exhibit, Home of Washington County Historical Society


Regional Musical Events



Carter Family Fold - Old Time Bluegrass Music Saturday Evenings Throughout The Year, Carter Family Museum Opens at 6:00 PM, Music starts at 7:30PM - 276-386-6054

Summer Concert Series - Saturday Evenings - Town of Abingdon

 
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Hiking



Appalachian Trail - Mount Rogers Appalachian Trail Club 276-628-2601

Hidden Valley Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area 276-783-4860

Iron Mountain - Mount Rogers National Recreation Area 276-783-5196

Laurel Bed Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area 276-783-4860

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area 276-783-5196

Sugar Hollow Park - Lee Highway in Bristol 276-645-7379

Virginia Creeper Trail - (276) 676-2209
 

Biking



Adventure Damascus Bicycle Shop - Bike Rental and Shuttle  888-595-BIKE

Beartree Buschwacker Loop - Mount Rogers National Recreation Area  800-628-7202

Blue Blaze Bike Rental and Shuttle Service (Damascus)  800-475-5095

Highlands Ski and Outdoor Center - Bike Rentals Only - 800-736-4174

JC's Outdoor Bike Shop (Damascus) 866-475-5727

The Bike Station (Damascus)  866-475-3629

Transcontinental 76 Bike Route - Konnarock / Damascus / Meadowview / Brumley Gap

Virginia Creeper Trail - (276) 676-2209

Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Shop (276)- 676-2552 or 888-245-3648

Virginia Highlands Horse Trail - Mount Rogers National Recreation Area  800-628-7202


Fishing



Beaver Dam Creek - Trout

Green Cove Creek - Trout

Hidden Valley Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Hungry Mother State Park - 276-783-7400

Laurel Bed Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Middle Fork Holston River - Trout

North Fork Holston River - Trout

South Holston Lake

Tennessee Laurel Creek - Trout

Tumbling Creek - Trout - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Whitetop Laurel Creek - Trout


Outfitters / Guides



Adventure Damascus Tours - Hiking, Biking, Canoeing, Birding 888-595-BIKE

Northfork Guide Service - smallmouth Bass and Trout - Saltville 800-889-0139

Virginia Creeper Fly Shop - Guide and Instruction Service  276-628-3826


Canoeing



Hidden Valley Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860
Laurel Bed Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Middle Fork and South Fork - Holston River


Caverns



Appalachian Caverns - Blountville, TN 423-323-2337

Bristol Caverns - Bristol, TN 423-878-2011


Birding and Nature Study



Hidden Valley Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Laurel Bed Lake - Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area  276-783-4860

Mondota Fire Tower - VA. Department of Forestry - Hawk Migration Sep. - Nov. 276-676-5488

Well Fields / Wetlands - Saltville,VA.  276-496-5342

White Top - Mount Rogers National Recreation Area  800-628-7202


Extreme Sports


Balloon Virginia - Abingdon  276-628-6353

Flyaway Hot Air Balloons - Damascus  276-475-5765

Mountain Empire Aviation - Abingdon  276-619-5753

Northstar Aviation Helicopter Flight Academy - Bristol  276-642-0007


Tours



Fields Penn House - West Main St. - Guided Tours April - December ; Wed. - Sat.

Abingdon Vineyard and Winery 276-623-1255 - Tours and Wine Tasting; March - December ;

Martha Washington Inn - 150 W. Main St. - 276-628-3161 Tour Abingdon's Historic Landmarks

Abingdon Historic District Walking Tour - Brochure or By Appointment  276-672-2282

Whites Mill - Abingdon 276-619-3831 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              276-619-3831  Registered Historic Mill

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