Hampden-Sydney College Virginia Tourism Guide


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Summer is full of road trips, ice cream in the evenings, baseball games, family picnics, and going to the park. Lazy days at the pool and a round of golf before the sun gets too hot are great ways to drift through June, July, and August, especially in Virginia. When you're ready to gather up the family and have some fun in the Old Dominion, why not consider stopping by a local restaurant run by a fellow Tiger or drop in a store to chat with another Hampden-Sydney man? There are many businesses across the Commonwealth owned and operated by our alumni, and they would be happy to see another Tiger walk through the front door. So, as you plan your family vacation or just look for something to do next Saturday, take a look at this Hampden-Sydney Tourism Guide.

If you would like to recommend a destination for this travel guide, email John Dudley (jdudley@hsc.edu).

VINEYARDS & BREWERIES
1. Barren Ridge Vineyards
John Higgs '61
984 Barren Ridge Road, Fishersville, VA 22939
(540) 248-3300
www.barrenridgevineyards.com

2. Blue Mountain Brewery
Taylor Smack '97
9519 Critzer Shop Road, Afton, VA 22920
(540) 456-8020
www.bluemountainbrewery.com

3. The Dog and Oyster Vineyard
Dudley Patteson '71
65 Tavern Road, Irvington, VA 22480
(804) 438-6053
www.hopeandglory.com/thevineyard/

4. First Colony Winery
Randy McElroy '84
1650 Harris Creek Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 979-7105
www.firstcolonywinery.com

LODGING
5. Hope and Glory Inn
Dudley Patteson '71
65 Tavern Road, Irvington, VA 22480
(804) 438-6053
www.hopeandglory.com

6. Litwalton Lodge
Tristram "Tris" T. Hyde IV '62
491 Russell Lane, Lancaster, Virginia 22503
(804) 971-2360
www.litwaltonlodge.com

GOLFING
7. Raspberry Falls Golf and Hunt Club
Robert Hatten '69
41601 Raspberry Drive, Leesburg, VA
(703) 779-2555
www.raspberryfalls.com

8. Woody's Golf Range
Woody FitzHugh '74
11801 Leesburg Pike, Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 430-8337
www.woodysgolf.com

RESTAURANTS
9. Lemaire
Walter E. Bundy IV '90
101 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA
(804) 649-4629
www.lemairerestaurant.com

10. The American Tap Room
Warren Thompson '81
1811 Library Street, Reston, VA
(703) 834-0400
www.americantaproom.com

11. Café Ole
Mike Reidy '99
2 North 6th Street, Richmond, VA
(804) 225-8226
www.facebook.com/CafeOleRVA

12. Sweet Things Ice Cream Shop
Chris Williams '92
106 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA
(540) 463-6055
www.facebook.com/SweetThingsIceCreamShop

13. Comfort Restaurant
Chris Chandler '93
200 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA
(804) 780-0004
www.comfortrestaurant.com

14. Wright's Dairy Right
Jim Cash '81
346 Greenville Avenue, Staunton, VA
(540) 886-0435
www.dairy-rite.com

15. Papou George's Hot Dogs
Steve Ikonomou '88
303 Oyster Point Road, Newport News, VA
(757) 269-0501

MARINAS
16. Whitehouse Cove Marina
Brad Brown '97 and Craig Brown '02
105-B Rens Road, Poquoson, VA 23662
(757) 508-2602
www.whitehousecovemarina.com

17. Inlet Station Marina
Cason Barco '68
227 Mediterranean Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-2999
www.rudeesmarina.com

18. Harborside Storage at Garretts Marina
Rick Garrett '90
339 Catchpenny Lane, Bowlers Wharf, VA 22560
(804) 443-0190
www.harborsidestorage.com

CYCLING
19. Whitworth Cycles & RVA Fat Tire Rides
Whit Brooks '01
6836 Old Westham Road, Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 387-1654
www.whitworthcycles.com

SHOPPING
20. Green Front Furniture
Richard Cralle '65
316 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901
(434) 392-4882
www.greenfront.com

21. Sycamore Pewter and Gifts
Sam Shiplett '68
1353 Sycamore Square, Midlothian, VA 23113
(804) 794-6606

22. Owen Suter's Fine Furniture
Owen E. Suter III '81
4408 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA
(804) 359-9569
www.owensuters.com

23. Campus Shop, King's Treasure, and The Christmas Shop
Samuel K. Wallace, Jr. '86
425 Prince George St., Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-4301
www.williamsburgsouvenirco.com

24. Wallace's Trading Post and Williamsburg General Store
Samuel K. Wallace III '11
1851 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 564-6101
www.williamsburgsouvenirco.com

25. Grand Home Furnishings
George B. Cartledge, Jr. '68 and George B. Cartledge III '86
4235 Electric Road SW, Suite 100, Roanoke, VA 24018
(540) 776-7000
www.grandhomefurnishings.com

26. Beecroft & Bull
M. Bryan Beecroft III '80
3198 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-1961
www.beecroftandbull.com

FUEL & CONVENIENCE
27. Jenkins Blue & Gray
General Jenkins '12
23182 Prince Edward Highway, Rice, VA 23966
(434) 392-8918

HISTORICAL SITES
28. Mt. Airy Plantation
Tayloe Emery '92
Box 791, Warsaw, VA 22572
(434) 242-8133
www.mountairyplantation.com

TOURISM DESTINATIONS
29. James Madison's Montpelier
Restoration led by John Jeanes '79

30. Road to Revolution Heritage Trail
Founded by Del. Christopher K. Peace '98

31. Virginia Civil Rights in Education
Heritage Trail

32. Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park

33. Patrick Henry National Memorial at Red Hill

34. Appomattox Court House Historical Park