Comfort Inn & Suites
2331 Tyler Road
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Phone: (540) 639-3333
Fax: (540) 639-6609
Winterfrost Farm is an equestrian farm on High Meadows Parkway. If you love horses, this is a good option. They also offer Western and English riding classes, trail rides and an insight into how a horse behaves.
Radford University Planetarium opened its doors in 1971. It features a huge dome, 32 customized seats along with 15 retractable seats. Their free shows are a hit among tourists and locals alike. Open only when the university is, if you want to gaze into the sky and know what's there, then this place is a good option.
Wildwood Park is a scenic woodland with hilly terrains and trails. Spread across 54 acres (21.85 hectares), it features a small stream, steep cliffs, marshy lands and meadows. It is also a wildlife habitat where you will find many species of birds, animals and plants.
Attimo Winery is a beautifully set up winery established in the year 2011. Visit Attimo Winery to relish some tasty wines in a relaxed ambiance. The wonderful staff only add to the experience.
Ingles Farm or the Ingles Ferry is a historic landmark. Dating back to the 18th Century, it was owned by pioneers, William Ingles and Mary Draper Ingles. Mary's journey from being a captive by Shawnee Indians to her journey to freedom has been immortalized in books and plays. It features actual tavern, farm and other historical relics. Though owned by their descendants, it is open to the public on select days as a living history site.
Sunset Park is a small, neighborhood park. It is among the four parks of Radford. It features a practice field and a playground.
Mary Draper Ingles Monument is an ode to a woman for her courage in times of adversity. Mary was taken captive along with her two young sons by the Shawnee tribe in 1755. She escaped from their clutches and traveled a huge distance to reach home. It took around 800 miles (1287.48 kilometers) which included several water bodies through the Appalachian Mountains and nearly 75 days to reach her safe destination. This American pioneer is immortalized by a monolith made by chimney stones from her home. Built in 1909, it is set in the West End Cemetery.
New River flows through three states but Radford is the only one in Virginia which is nestled on its banks. This lovely river present lots of water and recreational opportunities to visitors and locals alike. From fishing to boating and wildlife viewing, there is lot to explore.
Overlooking the New River, David Bissett Park is among the four parks in town and the largest of them all. Spread across 57 acres (23.07 hectares), it features picnic spots, a sand volleyball zone, athletic fields, fishing areas, trails and a playground. It is also known as just the Bissett Park.
Nestled on the banks of the New River, Glencoe Museum is the former residence of Confederate Brigadier General Gabriel C. Wharton. This 19th-century Victorian building takes you to a different era. Get a glimpse into the local history through the various exhibits, period furnishing and the museum shop. The museum opened its doors in 1998 and is an important landmark in the city.
Riverview Park is one of the four parks in Radford. Overlooking the New River, it features a playground, picnic spots, a boat launch and soccer fields.
If you like spooky places and paranormal activities give you a thrill, then St Albans Sanatorium might be an interesting visit. Opened in 1892 as the St Albans Lutheran Boys School, it was built on the land of the native Americans. According to history, it was the site of a brutal murder of five people in 1775. It was a difficult school where bullying ruled and many student deaths. The tradition continued when in became an asylum for the mentally challenged. Touted to be the most haunted in town, a night spent here will definitely give you the chills.