Getaway to Halifax County

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    Berry Hill Resort and Conference CenterBob Cage Sculpture FarmSouth Boston SpeedwayVIRginia International RacewayThe Prizery
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    You'll Love Virginia's Southern Charm.

    Begin your relaxing spa vacation in Halifax County at Berry Hill Estate. This stately National Historic Landmark features luxury rooms, fine and casual dining, outdoor activities and the European Spa, whose experienced staff offer a wide range of massages, hot stones, aromatherapy, body scrubs, manicures, and non-surgical face lifts. This includes couples' massage rooms, a contemporary fitness center and heated pool with saunas. Enjoy Berry Hill's superb cuisine or relax at Darby's Tavern after a day of spa, horseback riding, swimming and strolling the grounds.

    Located less than 5 miles from Berry Hill Resort Plantation is the historic town of South Boston, a Virginia Main Street Community. Browse our mainstreet's quaint shops, and find popular, unique and local gifts and curiosities at Enchanted Surroundings, or at one of the many antique stores.  Dinner at The Bistro 1888, a three-star restaurant located in the heart of town is a must for fine dining. Arts and culture come alive in the Prizery, a 100-year-old tobacco processing warehouse. The Prizery's 300-seat theater features a year-long calendar of performances and events, including Grammy winning performers local and visiting theatre productions. A trip to South Boston can include stops at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History and the at Bob Cage's Sculpture Farm located on Cage Trail off Rt. 360. Over 70 metal and wood sculptures are on display created by Bob Cage, an acclaimed artist, World Champion tobacco auctioneer and preservationist.

    For race fans, nearby VIRginia International Raceway's 3.27-mile natural terrain road course has become a premier motorsports facility in America. Each season brings exciting spectator events including vintage cars and motorcycles. VIR's Country Club features pub dining, swimming and tennis courts. Nearby South Boston Speedway's race car drivers battle their way to the finish line on Saturday nights at "America's Hometown Track", a NASCAR-sanctioned, 4/10 mile asphalt oval track.

    For outstanding architecture, just North you'll find the town of Halifax. Mountain Road Historic District. Halifax's crafts, curiosities and fine jewelry stores compliment the walking tour of magnificent homes and stops along Virginia's Civil War and Civil Rights trails. The Halifax County Courthouse, a classical revival built in 1838, and neighboring Halifax War Memorial commemorate the history of Halifax and its heroes for many generations. Located directly across from the Courthouse is the Molasses Grill, a fine dining experience offering Southern cuisine. Shop nearby by Toots Creek Antiques and you will not leave empty handed.

     
Last Updated: 3/1/2013 10:37 AM
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