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Things to do in Northumberland County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“A semi-long car ride away, at about 25-30 minutes but they offer plenty of events to enjoy. They also have kayak rentals. Check out their website for more information on current events. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Down home seafood place, waterfront in downtown Reedville. Casual place with beautiful sunsets, cold beer on tap and friendly locals. Come by boat or land.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Great family owned ice cream shop in the beautiful waterfront community of Reedville.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“A remote island discovered in the 1600s by Captain John Smith where crabbing is a way of life!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Winery
“Great local wine! Fun activities, especially Friday nights. Be sure to take a designated driver! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“In the mood for a big juicy burger and crazy loaded milkshake? Then NN Burger, located in the heart of downtown Kilmarnock is the pick for you. This spot is fun, tasty and you'll see their marketing all around town. It's very popular ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“High End without the high end prices. Waterfront with dockage. Need reservations.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Reedville VA has a ton of history & really nice houses to admire! This is a waterfront community! Stop by the fisherman's museum while you're in town!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great Local Seafood! You can buy steamed crabs here if the pots don't produce enough crabs for your group.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is our favorite place. Family business. Reasonable prices. Great food. Tasty crab cakes. Local vibe. Great peach milkshakes. Comfortable for kids. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“A short walk through a pine forest to a beach with expansive views of The Chesapeake Bay.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“Good place close by to get all kinds of seafood. Google or call ahead, they have restricted hours. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Mexican food, iced Margaritas and cold beers! Intimate little taverna where you can sit elbow-to-elbow with the local water men and characters. This place is very popular with and is great for getting a feel for the locals. The service is quick and very good. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“A must stop for history buffs. Attend the service at 8 am summer Sunday mornings. lemonade and cookies on the lawn after the service is a treat for the kids.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Food
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Down home seafood place, waterfront in downtown Reedville. Casual place with beautiful sunsets, cold beer on tap and friendly locals. Come by boat or land.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“In the mood for a big juicy burger and crazy loaded milkshake? Then NN Burger, located in the heart of downtown Kilmarnock is the pick for you. This spot is fun, tasty and you'll see their marketing all around town. It's very popular ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“High End without the high end prices. Waterfront with dockage. Need reservations.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is our favorite place. Family business. Reasonable prices. Great food. Tasty crab cakes. Local vibe. Great peach milkshakes. Comfortable for kids. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great Local Seafood! You can buy steamed crabs here if the pots don't produce enough crabs for your group.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Mexican food, iced Margaritas and cold beers! Intimate little taverna where you can sit elbow-to-elbow with the local water men and characters. This place is very popular with and is great for getting a feel for the locals. The service is quick and very good. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Don't let the name fool ya! Not only the best assortment of ice cream, but the BEST pizza around!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Enjoy this local favorite for breakfast. Don't miss the southern grits, but all the food is great. The dining area has recently been renovated, and its built on the side of a working drive-thru cash wash. Don't miss this one!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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