Summer 2022

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2022 Summer Adventures

Summer 2022 is here, and we’ve got some captivating ideas that are sure to satisfy the entire family! The itinerary has been carefully curated to highlight some of the best activities to enjoy, and places to eat in Hopewell/Prince George!

Activities:

Appomattox River Regional Park

Paddle Battle

Time for some exploring of Hopewell/Prince Georges waterways! Appomattox River Regional Park in Prince George County tucked away on River Road offers 3 miles of hiking trails as well as a canoe/kayak launch. We recommend packing a picnic to bring with you on your adventures and to always adhere to all posted signs. After launching your man-powered boat, paddle upstream to discover your new favorite fishing spot, and enjoy the float back to the dock!

The Perfect Picks Flower Farm

Welcome to Prince George County! Conveniently located half a mile off of Route 10 you’ll find The Perfect Picks Flower Farm. This family-owned flower farm has acres of seasonal flowers patiently waiting for your family to cut and make your own bouquet. They recommend bringing your own pruning shears and cutting bucket/basket, gardening gloves, water, and closed-toe shoes. The price of admission allows one adult to fill up one 5-gallon bucket worth of fresh flowers!

SplatBrothers Paintball

Are you looking for something that provides more of an adrenaline rush? If so then look no further than Splatbrothers Paintball Park in Hopewell. With rentals available on site, thematic fields based on popular movies and video games, and over 40 acres of playing fields and woods you are sure to make some lasting memories! Additionally, they offer a variety of special group packages that can be reserved for both weekday and weekend adventures.

Food & Drink:

Haley’s Honey Meadery

Haley's Honey Meadery

Did you know that mead is the oldest known alcoholic beverage in the world? We are fortunate enough to have Haley’s Honey Meadery and Gift Shop conveniently located in downtown Hopewell! They carefully source all their ingredients paying specific attention to partnering only with ecologically and responsible beekeepers in a continued effort to protect the bees. Their Hopewell location offers a variety of bottles, flights, cocktails, and sharing plates for sale.

Wave’s Sandwich Company

This gourmet sandwich shop in downtown Hopewell is the perfect dine-in or grab-n-go lunch spot! The menu has something for everyone like their crave-worthy cheesesteak, classic club sandwich, or their vegan BLT with housemade tempeh bacon. Waves Sandwich Company strives to provide fresh food, good vibes, and great service!

Indian Fields Tavern

Enjoy your dining experience in the warmly decorated bar, dining room, or spacious outside area and screened-in porch at Indian Fields Tavern in Charles City! Whether arriving by bicycle or automobile, you’ll love the scenic countryside location right across the street from the new Virginia Capital Trail. Their menu features homemade favorites like their falafel burger, hand-cut fries, shrimp and grits, and many other southern classics.

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