Top 8 Things to do in Hopewell, Virginia

Hopewell is an independent city surrounded by Prince George County and the Appomattox River in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,591. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Hopewell with Prince George County for statistical purposes.

1. General Grant's Headquarters at City Point

1001 Pecan Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860-1532 Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 81 reviews

General Grant's Headquarters at City Point

Reviewed By Tennessee50plus - Springfield, TennesseeSpringfield, Tennessee

Worth a Visit - Free

This side is just a short drive from Petersburg and is in a beautiful location. Historically it is where the siege on Petersburg. During your visit you get a free tour of the old plantation house which is filled with a wealth of information and the ranger

2. The Beacon Theater

401 N Main St, Hopewell, VA 23860-2935 Concerts & Shows, Theaters
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4.5 based on 44 reviews

The Beacon Theater

Reviewed By lauriemcmo - Waxahachie, TexasWaxahachie, Texas

Historic Treasure for Concerts

As we were traveling thru the area for vacation, we saw that one of our favorite classic country groups would be performing at The Beacon Theater, and we are so happy that we chose this as a concert destination. The property has been perfectly preserved;

3. Weston Plantation

400 Weston Ln, Hopewell, VA 23860-2218 Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 30 reviews

Weston Plantation

Reviewed By PSI287 - Richmond, VARichmond, VA

A plantation house rich in history..with a ghost thrown in for good measure

Weston is the only surviving 18th century plantation house still standing on the banks of the Appomattox River and is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.The house lies at the end of a small access road and is easily overlooked...so be on

4. Hopewell/Prince George Visitor Center

4100 Oaklawn Blvd, Hopewell, VA 23860-6514 Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Hopewell/Prince George Visitor Center

Reviewed By 130kentn - Richmond, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

A Wealth of Information & Assistance

On a recent visit to the H-PG area, the folks at the Visitor Center were very helpful in planning my photography excursion. From providing brochures to red-lining travel maps to offering their personal favorite local photography destinations, I was ready

5. Hopewell Riverwalk

Hopewell, VA 23860 Sights & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas
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4.5 based on 2 reviews

Hopewell Riverwalk

Reviewed By duffey3700 - Richmond, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

Great Riverwalk With Excellent Views Of The Appomattox River

This riverwalk begins at the City Point Park and follows the shoreline for about 1,700 feet. Very nice and wide walkway and depending on the tide the walkway is directly over water. Excellent views of the Appomattox River. There is a very nice, but small,

6. Bobby's Antiques & Collectibles

215 E Broadway, Hopewell, VA 23860-2809 Shopping, Antique Stores
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4 based on 1 reviews

Bobby's Antiques & Collectibles

Reviewed By RN4matix - Powder Springs, GeorgiaPowder Springs, Georgia

Unique

Had some time after lunch. Browsed through the store and actually bought a sign and jewelry box. The prices seemed fair for the loot. The attendant was friendly. The store is clean. It has some interesting items in it. The store is located in the sleepy d

7. City Point Early History Museum

609 Brown Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860-1509 Museums, History Museums
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3 based on 3 reviews

City Point Early History Museum

Reviewed By Agog84 - Tysons Corner, VirginiaTysons Corner, Virginia

Wish it were open - gardens were a lovely surprise

Walking distance from General Grant's Headquarters at City Point and located on a nice, quiet residential street. We didn't pay attention to our time so didn't show up until after 5pm on Sat (after the NPS closes General Grant's HQ). It was closed. We wou

8. Dr. Peter Eppes House

603 Brown Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860-1509 Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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Dr. Peter Eppes House

Reviewed By Agog84 - Tysons Corner, VirginiaTysons Corner, Virginia

After visiting General Grant's HQ, Hopewell's compact historic district makes an easy stroll

Located on a quiet residential street 2 doors down from St. Dennis Chapel and near City Point and General Grant's HQ, you can easily walk from the NPS parking lot to view both historic properties.The Historic Hopewell Foundation (HHF) acquired Dr. Peter E

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