Enjoy a quaint southern town's charm and events

Just minutes from the one-of-a-kind Appalachian Trail footpath and surrounded by the scenic Appalachian Mountains, the city of Abingdon offers an abundance of opportunity for adventure and sightseeing. Lace up your hiking boots and trek through the 34-mile Virginia Creeper Trail, or simply make your way to the historic downtown area to stroll down the tree-lined street and do some window shopping. Notable places to visit in the town limits include the Abingdon Mercantile & Frame Gallery and the Fields-Penn House Museum.

Racing fans also appreciate that our hotel is only a 30-minute drive from Bristol Motor Speedway, where exciting NASCAR races take place each year. Additionally, Bristol Caverns, just 18 miles away, provides a fun and educational activity for the entire family. Abingdon also hosts a variety of local events and provides visitors with easy access to a number of happenings in Bristol.

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Abingdon Historic District

3.4 mi / 5.47 km from the hotel
During your visit to downtown Abingdon, wander onto Main and Valley streets for a glimpse of 19th-century urban architecture in the numerous structures and residences that make up the historic district.

The Fields-Penn House

2.24 mi / 3.6 km from the hotel
Step back in time when you tour this museum, once the home of two affluent families during the Civil War era. Learn about 19th-century textiles and housekeeping, and peek inside a Victorian bedroom on the tour.

Barter Theatre

2.1 mi / 3.38 km from the hotel
See a theatrical performance where many great film stars got their start, including Gregory Peck, Ned Beatty and Ernest Borgnine. This historic venue first opened in 1933.

Bristol Caverns

15.26 mi / 24.55 km from the hotel
Unusual rock formations and an underground lake are the big draws at this popular tourist attraction in nearby Bristol.

Bristol Motor Speedway

22.37 mi / 35.99 km from the hotel
Cheer on your favorite NASCAR driver at the Bristol Motor Speedway, featuring a half-mile concrete oval track. The speedway welcomes two major NASCAR weekends a year. Check the racing schedule when you book a trip to Abingdon.

Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area

24.79 mi / 39.89 km from the hotel
If you love exploring the outdoors, don't miss the chance to fish, hike and horseback ride at Mount Rogers, which includes access to the Virginia Creeper Trail.