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in Amherst County

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Discover the charm of Amherst County, VA with our guide to the top things to do! From wineries to outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone.

Featured Destinations

Winton Farm

Winton Farm

The 18-hole championship golf course of Winton Farm is recognized as one...

Parks, Lakes, Trails, and more—

an exciting array of activities awaits you in Amherst County.

Hiking

With endless hiking trails, these destinations will satisfy the wildest explorers!

James River Foot Bridge

James River Foot Bridge in Amherst County

Mount Pleasant Scenic Area

Located in Amherst County

Sweet Briar College Trails

Located in Amherst County

Orchards

Well-known for apples and fine wines, Amherst County gives you the chance to have a taste of both.

Morris Orchard

Located in Amherst County

Rockhill Orchard

Located in Amherst County

Lazy Days Winery

Located in Amherst County

Lakes

With three lakes and access to the James River, visitors enjoy kayaking, canoeing, floating, and fishing.

Thrashers Lake Park

Located in Amherst County

Stonehouse Lake Park

Located in Amherst County

Mill Creek Lake

Located in Amherst County

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Rebec Vineyards

This working vineyard welcomes you with an on-premises shop offering tastings, gifts, and a full selection of Rebec Vineyards' delectable wines. Open for tours and...

Loose Shoe Brewing Company

Large taproom features 12 taps that offer a variety of craft beers to suit every palate. Hours of operation: Wednesday - Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday: 3:00 pm -...

Ankida Ridge Vineyards

A family-owned micro vineyard located at 1800 ft on the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 12-5pm. Available for small weddings...

Morris Orchard

Come in the spring to enjoy the splendor of the orchard in bloom. Come in the summer for peaches and blueberries. And come in the fall for the pleasure of picking your...

Rockhill Orchard

Fresh picked apples, old fashioned candy apples, apple butter, jams and jellies, ham, fresh cider and more await you at Rockhill Orchard! Fresh-picked-apples; Red &...

Lazy Days Winery

Home of the Summer Solstice Festival and Sangria Saturday, the picturesque views provide a romantic backdrop for special events and occasions. More Information Current...

Thrill-seekers, rejoice

If hang gliding, horseback riding, or exploring on a roaring ATV are more your speed, you’ll not be disappointed. Don’t wait to answer the call of adventure.

Find your next thrill