Things To Do In and Around Rocky Mount
Whether you are a lifelong resident of Rocky Mount or a first-time visitor, we want to help you explore all that our town has to offer. Don't let our laid back way of life fool you - there is plenty to do here! We offer an extensive blend of historical sites, recreational activities, and cultural experiences.
Rocky Mount is proud to be the Eastern Gateway to the Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, so be sure you get your toes tapping at a local bluegrass or gospel concert.
If you are a history buff, start your tour at our Historic Train Depot and Hospitality Center where the volunteer staff will greet you and direct you to numerous points of interest. Booker T. Washington National Monument and State Park, Confederate General Jubal A. Early's homeplace and law office, and the Franklin County History Museum are just a few locations to pique your interest.
Rocky Mount offers plenty of shopping, dining, and outdoor and indoor recreation. Whatever your interest, the Rocky Mount area can provide the entertainment you seek.
But perhaps your idea of a good time is to do nothing at all. With day spas, an open-air Farmer's Market, nearby Smith Mountain Lake and State Park, Philpott Lake and Fairy Stone State Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and many other parks, rivers, and camp grounds, Rocky Mount is also an excellent destination for some quality relaxation.
So whether you are planning a vacation, moving to the area, or you already call Rocky Mount home, RockyMountVA.com can help you plan your ideal stay!