Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Carrollton Smithfield
20080 Brewer's Neck Blvd.
Carrollton, VA 23314
Phone: (757) 542-3091
Fax: (757) 542-3097
The Windsor Park is currently a public park in the Smithfield vicinity of Virginia. It earlier stood as a plantation and was transformed into a park in 2009. This park is home to historical structures that take you back in time. Apart from historical importance, the park is also known for its scenic walking trails and fun events hosted here.
The Old Isle of Wight Courthouse was used as a main courthouse of the city for almost 50 years. The building is known for its exterior beauty while the interiors retain their original charm. This building is open for tours all throughout the year. Built in 1750, it is one of the few remaining architectural examples of arched colonial courthouse. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
"Hams, History & Hospitality" goes the tag line of this river port in Virginia. Having the reputation of being one of the best maintained port, you'll find just that. The Tourist Center that's located within the historic district is in itself a start to your trip. The staff can organize an entire tour from Williamsburg to Norfolk. Admire the river or the beautiful townhouses and gorge on all the ham this place has to offer. Let them minister their hospitality while you get pampered.
Overlooking the breathtaking Nansemond River, this lovely park includes a variety of natural areas, 12 picnic shelters, a children's playground, nature trails, and a beautiful lake.
Formerly known as The Newport News Public Library, the West Avenue Library is situated across the West Avenue. The building has adapted the Colonial Revival style of architecture and is incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Memorials to Collis P. Huntington, founder of Newport News Shipbuilding, can be found at this urban park which was the site of the Congress-Cumberland Overlook, commemorating the Civil War battle of these two Union Ships and the Confederate ironclad, the CSS Merrimack.
Established on land donated to the Lower Parish of the Anglican Church, this church is one of the oldest landmarks in north Suffolk and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
James Apostle Fields was born a slave in Hanover County, Virginia and found refuge at Fort Monroe during the Civil War in 1862 as "Contraband of War." Mr. Fields was one of the first twenty pupils to graduate from Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (now Hampton University) in 1871. In 1881, Fields graduated from the School of Law at Howard University. In 1887, Fields served as the Commonwealth's Attorney for Warwick County (now Newport News). In 1889, Fields served in the Virginia General Assembly. In 1908, a team of four doctors pioneered the establishment of the first hospital for blacks in the city. Other than the city's jail infirmary, this institution was the only hospitalization outlet for blacks.
Victory Landing Park beckons you to sample its lush green lands and promises you a day full of leisurely fun and activities. Hosting a wide range of events for you and your family, this park attracts hoards of tourists year after year. The Virginia Peninsula's biggest July 4th event features nationally known entertainers, food vendors, children's rides and fireworks over the James River. Call the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism at Newport News for more details on current and upcoming events.
This 142 acre salt marsh habitat is home to native plants, animals, reptiles, snakes, fox, deer, raccoons, bats, and birds. The preserve is bordered on the south and west by Hoffler Creek, a tributary of the James River, as well as a heavily wooded forest and vast wetlands.
This museum has a mix of everything: marine life, wildlife, plants and a planetarium. It's a golden opportunity to see wolves, sea turtles, sharks, coyotes, pelicans and the solar system in one dizzying day.The operators are pioneers in their field; when it opened in 1987, it was the only living museum East of the Mississippi River. Its focus on public education makes it a popular destination for families. Group rates and member discounts are available. Opening hours change seasonally; check the website for details.
A nonprofit, charitable organization supported by donations that is dedicated to promoting animal welfare and maintains a petting zoo and exotic animal area that is open to the public. The petting zoo is populated with goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, and other animals, while the exotic animal area houses leopards, mountain lions, jaguars, bald eagles, Canadian lynx, foxes, otters, and more.