Discover the Southern gateway to Virginia

During your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Emporia, VA, you can find a variety of things to do around the area. Located off I-95 and Route 58, our hotel places you near the waterfront fun at Meherrin River Park and the races at Southampton Motor Speedway. If you're in town in September, you can check out the Virginia Peanut Festival, one of the state's most popular seasonal events.
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Lake Gaston

21.74 mi / 34.99 km from the hotel
Boat, fish or picnic on the shores of Lake Gaston, just an hour away. The lake boasts 350 miles of shoreline and offers plenty of activities both on the water and in the nearby towns.

Fort Christanna

17.57 mi / 28.27 km from the hotel
This colonial-era fort acted as both a defense and a school for settlers and Native Americans on Virginia's frontier. Explore the intriguing history of this National Historic District as you walk along the trail outlining the former fort.

Greensville County Courthouse

1.04 mi / 1.67 km from the hotel
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this courthouse was built in 1831 and saw fighting during the Civil War.

Meherrin River Park

0.78 mi / 1.26 km from the hotel
With activities ranging from softball games and picnics to fishing and boating, Meherrin River Park is a lovely place to spend an afternoon in the fresh air.

Village View Mansion House

1.45 mi / 2.33 km from the hotel
Get a glimpse of what life was like in Virginia throughout the 19th century with a tour of this intriguing 1790s home, built by James Wall. Over the course of its history, the mansion served as a school, doctor's office and Civil War meeting place.