Located in beautiful south-central Virginia, Danville and Pittsylvania County have an experience for everyone! In just a short drive, you can go from a thriving downtown to rolling countryside or historic sites, trendy restaurants and a variety of shopping, all while keeping that "hometown" feel.
Whether you’re looking for farmers’ markets, breweries, wineries, pumpkin patches or even farm tours, agri-tourism is prevalent in DPC. Enjoy a glass of wine with scenic country views, sip a freshly brewed beer in a renovated tobacco warehouse downtown, climb to the top of Virginia’s only hay bale castle, visit one of our farmer’s markets for fresh, local produce and baked goods or spend the day with your family out on the farm!
Danville and Pittsylvania County, the largest county in the state, provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Danville’s Riverwalk Trail and the Ringgold Rail Trail are easily accessible for walking, running and biking in a beautiful atmosphere, while Angler’s Ridge Trail System is well known for mountain biking. Numerous rivers and lakes throughout the region are ideal for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Need an adrenaline boost? Take a ride on Danville’s Zip Line or visit Virginia International Raceway for a day of excitement.
Danville Pittsylvania County is a history buff’s dream. From the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, to the Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library to over 40 historic markers and the AAF Tank Museum, a wealth of history resides here! Want to travel back in time? Reenactments from the Pittsylvania Historical Society and the Danville Historical Society take place at many events throughout the year.
The arts scene in DPC is constantly growing! Reid Street Gallery and the Danvillian Gallery offer local artist’s exhibits that change continuously. The North Theatre, Arts at Averett, Danville Little Theatre and Gretna Little Theatre provide entertainment throughout the year. The Danville Concert Association and Danville Symphony Orchestra also delight the stage with periodic performances. Danville Pittsylvania County is also home to numerous murals painted on renovated buildings downtown.
Numerous local restaurants create a one-of-a-kind "foodie" experience. Whether you're looking for farm-to-table, fine dining or bakeries, you won't be disappointed with our local eateries! From mom-and-pop diners to al fresco dining overlooking the river, there is something to please every craving!
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