Abingdon encompasses historical sites and attractions, cultural events, world class art venues, offering an eclectic getaway this winter season.
Spend the weekend in historic Abingdon, just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the town with charming brick-lined sidewalks and historic buildings. Check in to one of our hotels, B&B’s, cottages or inns for cozy accommodations.
After you drop your bags, it is time for you to enjoy a delicious dinner at The Martha Hotel and Spa. The Martha will be decorated beautifully for the holidays and is the perfect place to kick start the holiday spirit. After dinner, take your seat at the Barter Theatre, famous for launching the careers of Gregory Peck, Ernest Borgnine and Patricia Neal to enjoy a heartwarming holiday show.
Start your day off right with coffee and handmade pastries at Zazzy'z Coffee House and Roastery. Then take a stroll up Main Street to do some retail therapy in our historic downtown shops. Experience Holston Mountain Artisans Cooperative, one of the oldest craft cooperatives in the U.S. offering a wide selection of finely made gift items. Visit the unique Abingdon Olive Oil Company tasting gallery, offering 52 flavors.
Enjoy a farm-to-table meal for lunch at one of our great locally owned restaurants. Stop in to our local brewery, Wolf Hills, to sample seasonal brews that will be on tap and check out some local music or head to Abingdon Vineyards just outside of town for fine Virginia wine. Dinner follows at the Abingdon Tavern, built in 1779, the oldest of Abingdon's historic buildings that served as a hospital for wounded Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War.
Your final stop of this holiday getaway is Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace offering the region's best in authentic crafts, music, and food which have been juried under the strictest standards. Find one of a kind jewelry, pottery, quilts and handcrafted musical instruments, a farm to table restaurant and coffee and wine bar.