Mecklenburg County features charming small towns to explore, but with so many miles of trails for hiking and riding plus a spectacular 50,000 acre lake with 850 miles of shoreline, it’s not surprising that so many visitors choose to spend their entire vacation outdoors! Home to the Southern Virginia Wild Blueway.

Consisting of 3 rivers and 2 lakes, this unspoiled wilderness adventure is just a short drive from major metro cities. Perfect for hours in a canoe with the kids or a weekend full of scenic fun with friends! Take off from one the 17 public boat launches as you explore hundreds of miles of pristine and WILD waterways throughout Southern Virginia.

Looking for a place to lay your head? Consider our lodging options ranging from familiar national chain hotels to secluded cabins overlooking stunning landscapes to an award winning bed and breakfast.  After settling in, explore our delightful small towns and shops where you will find locally produced goods and wares unlike anywhere else. Get out and explore the dozens of historical sites and architecture that dot the landscape throughout Mecklenburg County.

 Sit down and enjoy homemade, artisanal meals paired with locally produced wines, beers, or spirits in one of the several locally owned restaurants. How about a little history you can taste? Mecklenburg County is home to the Bondurant Brother’s Distillery. Only 100 miles and 100 years separate them from their Franklin County moonshining roots. All of this is served with the perfect combination of our distinctive Southern hospitality and a “Bless Your Heart.”

If you are looking for a place to unwind and breathe, then come find More of What Matters to you in Mecklenburg County!


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