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Itineraries

Summertime Family Fun Itinerary
 
Photo courtesy Clarksville Chamber of Commerce Photo courtesy Upper Reach Photo courtesy Virginia.org Photo (c) Mecklenburg County Tourism
 
Whether you're accompanying someone on a fishing trip, partaking in a traveling sports team tournament, or just getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a few days, there are countless things for your family to do in and around Mecklenburg County, Virginia!  You've got the freedom to set your itinerary - we've gathered the choices for you below:
 
Stay:   South Hill or Clarksville hotel; camp or cabin at one of many campgrounds around the lakes such
 
See:    MacCallum More Gardens and Museum (Chase City) – very family friendly!
            Prestwould Plantation (Clarksville) – incredible Jeffersonian-era historic grounds and displays
            Boyd Tavern (Boydton) – beautifully restored 18th century inn
            Tobacco Farm Life Museum of Virginia (South Hill) - a unique look at the history of the region
            John H. Kerr Dam – 4th largest dam in the U.S.
            Buggs Island Lake – 850 miles of beautiful shoreline
            Lake Gaston - 350 miles of shoreline
 
Do    Beaches at North Bend Park (near Kerr Dam)
           Upper Reach organization offers information on kayaking, canoeing and hiking in the area
           Tanner Environmental Education Center (near Kerr Dam)
           Whittle’s Mill recreation area – sandy beach, swimming, kayaking and canoeing on the Meherrin
           Taylor-Wright Farm – family-friendly working farm with a produce storefront on property
           Keats Point Farm – equine farm with many family and children’s activities
           Tobacco Heritage Trail - new and expanding multipurpose trail built along old railroad lines
           And LOTS of events!! Check out our Events Page for a live list of upcoming events in the county.

Fisherman’s Itinerary Coming soon!
Hunter’s Itinerary Coming soon!
History Buff Itinerary Coming soon!
Outdoor Adventure Itinerary Coming soon!
Romantic Couples Itinerary Coming soon!
Escape the City Weekend Itinerary Coming soon!
Autumn Colors Itinerary Coming soon!
Winter Holiday Itinerary Coming soon!
 
Also:
Day-long Excursions from the Lakes Coming soon!
Rainy Day Suggestions Coming soon!

Mecklenburg County Tourism

Life Happens Off the Path.

Whatever you and your family love; you truly can find it here. We are sure you’ll enjoy all Mecklenburg County has to offer!

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Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map

Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map.

Boasting 9,000+ acres of public Wildlife Management Areas and a 50,000 acre lake, Mecklenburg is a sportsman’s paradise.

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Mecklenburg is Lake Country

Mecklenburg Is Lake Country.

It’s time you came to visit us. Click below for a PDF to view the Lake Country Visitor's Guide which is filled with helpful information about the area.

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