Stick Season in HPG

A guide to enjoying the shoulder season in HPG

Are you craving a weekend escape filled with charm, adventure, and relaxation? Look no further than Hopewell, Virginia, where Riverside Inn beckons with its newly renovated accommodations and prime location. Nestled just beyond the bridge, this quaint inn sets the stage for an unforgettable experience in HPG (Hopewell, Prince George County).

Day 1: Discover Downtown Hopewell

Upon arrival at Riverside Inn, immerse yourself in the comfort of your newly refurbished room before setting out to explore Downtown Hopewell. Take a leisurely stroll down Broadway, where you’ll encounter a treasure trove of galleries, thrift stores, and local boutiques. Treat yourself to a traditional barbershop experience or indulge in a culinary delight at City Point Ice Cream & Burgers. Don’t miss out on their specialty burgers paired with delectable milkshakes featuring Richlands Dairy Farm ice cream. We highly recommend trying the Double Bacon Meal with a vanilla milkshake to dip your fries in – a true indulgence for your taste buds!

After satisfying your appetite, venture to Hopewell City Park, where you can unwind amidst nature’s beauty. Whether you choose to relax on the sandy beach, cast a line off the fishing pier, or take a scenic stroll along the boardwalk, the park offers something for everyone.

Day 2: Aquatic Adventures Await

Rise with the sun and gear up for an angler’s paradise at James River Tackle Company. Stock up on live bait, tackle, and custom-made rods before embarking on your aquatic adventure. In need of some river snacks? Head over to locally owned Randolph Market where they have a selection of ready-made salads and a deli counter. Make sure to obtain a fishing license before heading to Jordan Point Marina, your gateway to endless water-based activities. Whether you prefer kayaking along the tranquil river or cruising on a pontoon boat with friends and family, Jordan Point Marina has you covered. For those with their own vessels, the marina offers convenient amenities including a launch, a well-stocked store, and a fuel station.

Day 3: Farewell to HPG

As your weekend getaway draws to a close, before bidding farewell to the charming town of Hopewell. Take one last scenic drive around the area, soaking in the natural beauty and historic charm that makes HPG truly special. Perhaps venture along the 5 & Dime drive and experience more quaint Americana. 

Embrace the allure of HPG with Riverside Inn as your base camp, and indulge in the myriad experiences this vibrant destination has to offer. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a taste of local culture, Hopewell welcomes you with open arms. Book your getaway today and discover the magic of HPG for yourself.