Danville (Virginia)Danville is a city in the state of Virginia in the United States of America, located on the Banks of the Dan River close to the border with North Carolina. With more than 200 years of history, Danville is perhaps best known for its role in the Civil War, when it was an important railroad stop for the Confederacy and became the last Confederate capital after Richmond fell to the North.
By carThe most convenient way to reach Danville is by car.
By trainAmtrak's Crescent train connects Danville with cities like New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Charlotte, Atlanta, Birmingham, and New Orleans. The is situated at 677 Craghead Street. That being said, trains depart and arrive late at night or very early in the morning, making this an inconvenient way to get to Danville in most cases.
By busThe nearest Greyhound station is in Greensboro, North Carolina, about an hour away by car or Amtrak.
The Danville Transit System provides bus service Monday–Saturday except some holidays.
Danville has several historic districts, representing a variety of architectural styles.
phone: +1 434 793-5644address: 975 Main StreetLocated in the William T Sutherlin Mansion, famous as the last capitol of the Confederacy for a week at the end of the Civil War.
address: 1245 Pine Tree RoadAlton. This racetrack, 12 miles east of Danville, is the site of driving events for both amateurs and pros. 3.27 miles long, it offers numerous fun and challenging corners with a few long straights. There are wonderful facilities including garage suites for both you and your car. Hook up with a car club hosting an event there and you will have the time of your life.
phone: +1 434 799-5215address: 350 Northside DriveBoasts a variety of mountain biking trails.
Riverwalk TrailA trail along the Dan River for walking and biking (map available at the linked address).
phone: +1 434 792-0400address: 325 Piedmont Drive
phone: +1 434 797-8961address: 629 Craghead Street
phone: +1 434 792-2360address: 2373 Riverside Dr$2.50 burgers on Tuesdays.
address: 1483 South Boston RdThis is a modestly priced hotel which is often used by participants at Virginia International Raceway. Totally acceptable.
phone: +1 804 314-3412address: 327 West Main StreetHome-share facility bookable directly or through Airbnb and Booking.com. Rated very highly in customer reviews. Features a large master suite with private bath in a 1913 historic home near the center of town.