LOVE in Southern Virginia
Southern Virginia, once rich in the tobacco industry, is now home to quaint and historic communities. The eight counties offer a number of attractions and history including speedways and raceways, historic trails, nature trails, scenic byways, and a number of waterways. Find southern hospitality at its finest and enjoy fascinating places here in Southern Virginia.
Begin your trip to Southern Virginia by stopping at the Virginia Welcome Center at Bracey located on 85N in Bracey, VA. Take a picture with our LOVEwork and come on in to get maps, coupons, and information for Virginia.
Head over to Boydton, VA, where you’ll find their LOVE sign which displays the town’s unique history with bricks from the original sight of Randolph-Macon College, the town seal, watersports, and historic photos. View the Mecklenburg County Courthouse which was designed and built by William A. Howard, Thomas Jefferson’s builder, and see the original buildings of Randolph-Macon College built on top of a horse racing track.
Visit Clarksville, VA, which has major sportsman events, festivals, concerts, and plenty of shopping to do in their downtown. Clarksville is located along the shoreline of the 50,000 acre Kerr Lake and is also the only lakeside town in Virginia. Visit their LOVEwork which showcases Clarksville’s past and present.
- Cooper’s Landing Inn & Travelers Tavern
- Lamplighter Restaurant & Lounge
- Pizza Pub
- Blue Creek Cove
- The Bobbin’ Cork
- Virginia Avenue Mall
- Clarksville Regional Museum
- Prestwood Plantation
- Three Sisters of Shiney Rock Vineyard and Winery
Check out our map of places where you can add more LOVE to your vacation. Be sure to share your pictures on social media by tagging @VisitVirginia using the hashtag #LOVEVA.