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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Owner description: Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a must-see destination for those who cherish traditional music, original crafts, and regional cuisine. The... more Owner description: Conveniently located off of Exit 14 on Interstate 81, Heartwood is a must-see destination for those who cherish traditional music, original crafts, and regional cuisine. The 30,000 square food facility features crafts, music, food, coffee, and wine from the 19 county, 4 city 'Round the Mountain region of Southwest Virginia, juried under the strictest quality standards to ensure the "best of the best" are represented.Our performance area features live music strummed and sung by famous and soon to be famous area musicians. You'll find a large collection of traditional American music and handmade instruments crafted by master artisans in our Crooked Road Store. Unique memorabilia is also available for fans of all ages. Heartwood's four galleries entice visitors with jewelry, pottery, quilts, and hand turned creations from regional artisans. The food at Heartwood represents the best of Southwest Virginia's artisan farms and traditional fresh from scratch recipes. Heartwood chefs use regionally grown food whenever possible and our dishes reflect time honored Suothwest Virginia recipes. Visit our wine and coffee bar for the best Southwest Virginia roasted coffees and award winning regional wines. In addition our expansive daily menu, Heartwood offers a Thursday night barbeque menu from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music (open jam, youth music performances, or regional venue showcases) during part of that time, a Friday Night Virginia Coast Fresh Seafood Buffet from 6 to 9 p.m., and a Farm Fresh Sunday Gospel Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Heartwood is also available for weddings and other special events, during or after regular business hours. Located in picturesque Abingdon, Va., Heartwood is a convenient, unequaled stop for shopping and dining. Heartwood is open seven days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. less
Attraction type: Speciality & Gift Shops; Art Galleries
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Star Museum
Star Museum
Owner description: Jewel box museum featuring hundreds of celebrity estate artifacts in an historical setting. Star Museum's Weisfeld Collection spans from Rudolph Valentino to Whitney Huston; but... more Owner description: Jewel box museum featuring hundreds of celebrity estate artifacts in an historical setting. Star Museum's Weisfeld Collection spans from Rudolph Valentino to Whitney Huston; but is especially strong in its depiction of pop culture's golden age of the 1930's-50's. Giants like Elvis, Lucy, Gable & Leigh, Judy Garland, Gleason, Monroe, Crawford & Davis, et. al., are very well represented. Guided tours are available in any time frame, but generally run about 90 minutes. Hours are by appointment only; and adult admission is $20 each. No cards are accepted. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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William King Museum of Art
William King Museum of Art
Owner description: The William King Museum of Art is a non-profit regional art museum and arts education center housed in a historic 1913 former school. It is the only facility of its kind and... more Owner description: The William King Museum of Art is a non-profit regional art museum and arts education center housed in a historic 1913 former school. It is the only facility of its kind and Virginia's only nationally accredited museum west of Roanoke. An average of 9 exhibitions are mounted each year, showcasing art of the region and of the world. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Virginia Creeper Trail Club
Attraction type: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Equestrian Trails

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128 Pecan
128 Pecan
Ranked #1 of 79 Restaurants in Abingdon
Price: USD 7 - 16
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
The Balkan Bakery
The Balkan Bakery
Ranked #2 of 79 Restaurants in Abingdon
Cuisines: Bakeries, European
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Anthony's Desserts
Anthony's Desserts
Ranked #3 of 79 Restaurants in Abingdon
Price: USD 1 - 10
Cuisines: Bakeries
Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dessert
The Tavern
The Tavern
Ranked #4 of 79 Restaurants in Abingdon
Cuisines: German, Austrian, Swiss, Pub
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Figaredo's Bistro
Figaredo's Bistro
Ranked #5 of 79 Restaurants in Abingdon
Price: USD 14 - 24
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Super 8 Lebanon
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Lebanon
USD 65 - 77
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Creeper's End Lodging
Creeper's End Lodging
USD 125 - 150
River Garden Bed and Breakfast
River Garden Bed and Breakfast
USD 95 - 100
Ranked #3 of 18 Abingdon B&B and Inns
Comfort Suites
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites
USD 121 - 158
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Abingdon
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The Martha Washington Inn and Spa
4.0 of 5
The Martha Washington Inn and Spa
USD 231 - 231
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Abingdon

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