Sleep Inn & Suites
1483 South Boston Rd
Danville, VA 24540
Phone: (434) 793-6090
Fax: (434) 793-6088
Anglers Park is sprawled over 44 acres (17.8 hectares) on the banks of the Dan River. It has demarcated trails for hiking and mountain biking, which pass through lush countryside and along the river. The entire park has WiFi connection due to an antenna so that you can remain in touch with the outside world even while boating or fishing.
Philip Wyatt Memorial Skate Park is a local skate park in Danville. Bicycles are not allowed at the park.
Now included in the sprawling campus of Danville Science Center, the Danville Southern Pacific Railroad Depot was once a thriving rail depot. Visitors can explore this historical station that dates back to the 1890s era.
At Danville Science Center, explore the intriguing phenomena of our natural and physical world in a fun-filled manner. Browse through natural history collections, learn to design a butterfly garden and delve deeper into the mysteries of the brain. The state-of-the-art dome theater showcases films on wildlife and astronomy.
Located in the former Southern Railway Passenger Center, Butterfly Station & Garden is sure to please you with special exhibits and programs which make learning science a fun activity. During the months of April and October, you can spot some of the beautiful butterflies in their butterfly greenhouse. This place offers various environmental learning programs for all ages and is a must visit attraction of the town. Check their website for more information.
During the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, Danville became a center for processing tobacco. The commercial, industrial and residential buildings which were built during this time forms what is today recognized as the historically significant Danville Tobacco Warehouse and Residential District. The locality also shows distinct signs of early settlements by Native Americans. Some important buildings here include the Crowell Motor Company, the Imperial Tobacco Company Building, Patton Storage Units and so on.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1995, the Danville National Cemetery is the final resting place of Union soldiers who lost their lives in the American Civil War. Soldiers from different states like Illinois, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and so forth are buried here.
Stretching from the Montour Ridge to the Susquehanna River, the The Downtown Danville Historic District is a nationally recognized heritage site. Buildings in Queen Anne, Federal, Greek Revival, Colonial Revival and other significant architectural styles can be found here. The buildings range from churches and residential places to commercial establishments and schools.
If you are interested in exploring splendid architectural landmarks, then do visit the Danville Historic District. This historical district is home to various buildings that represent Victorian as well as Edwardian designing styles. These buildings are a symbol of the golden era of tobacco and textile industry and its wealthy owners.
Holbrook-Ross Street Historic District, which is a primarily African American neighborhood, has as many as 107 historically significant buildings built in the Queen Anne, Vernacular and Classical styles during the 19th and 20th centuries. Some buildings of import include the Danville Municipal building, Tisden House, Loyal Baptist Church, Broadnax Apartment, Westmoreland Middle School and more.
2 Witches Winery is the first establishment in Virginia to have both a brewery and a winery in its premises. This family-operated brewing company offers tours and tastings of their wines and beers. They also organize special tastings and events which draws in quite the party.
Ballou Park, which is one of the oldest parks in the state of Virginia, managed municipality, is the site of many events and festivals. The park also has a number of trails, a tennis court, a golf course, picnic shelters, a baseball diamond and many more facilities for outdoor entertainment.