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Five Favorite Things to Do in Abingdon


If you're searching for all the best Abingdon has to to offer during your stay with us on North Fork River, this is the post for you! Abingdon has a rich culture with something for everyone from the outdoor enthusiasts, the foodie, gardeners, even the thespian! See below for our top five must-see things during your next visit.


Barter Theatre


Perhaps the most iconic stop on Abingdon's map, Barter Theatre is the longest-running professional Equity theatre in the United States since its opening in 1933. With productions throughout the year, there is something for all ages. Stop by the gift shop while you're there for a

special souvenir to take home. Plan to tour Main Street during your special night out as well.



Virginia Creeper Trail


Looking to get outside and see the beautiful mountains and grab a little leisure exercise? The Virginia Creeper Trail is 17 miles of downhill cycling pleasure filled with gorgeous foliage, wildlife, and streams. With an abundance of bike shops and shuttles available, all the gear you need is a phone call away. This is one stop you can't afford to miss during your trip.


William King Museum


Have an art enthusiast in your party? He or she will definitely want to put a stop on the map at the William King Museum. Boasting exhibitions from contemporary art made right here in our Appalachian region to fine art from all around the world, at just $15 per adult, you will leave feeling your money was well spent. For a free preview, check out this virtual tour!


Washington County Park


Located on gorgeous South Holston Lake, Washington County Park hosts monthly events, along with a a good amount of amenities. A lakeside hiking trail, public swimming beach, breathtaking views and a picnic area are the perfect way to spend a day when visiting Abingdon.



Abingdon Farmers Market

Craving some fresh herbs or juicy tomatoes for your home-cooked meal in our lodge? Make sure you check out Abingdon Farmers Market for the best of local produce, crafts, and food. It's always a great time and you definitely won't leave empty handed, guaranteed!

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