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Explore the Best of Danville: 5 Must-Visit Places near Mansion on Main & Things to Do in Danville

Updated: Oct 3, 2023

If you're looking for fun things to do in Danville, VA during your stay at Mansion on Main, check out our list here!

Welcome to Danville, Virginia, where history, nature, and culture come together to create a memorable experience for visitors. If you're staying at our luxurious vacation rental, the Mansion on Main, you're in for a treat. We've put together a list of the top 5 things to do in Danville to ensure you make the most of your visit.

City of Danville Virginia


Anglers Park Danville VA

Anglers Park: A Nature Lover's Paradise

Just 5 miles away from the Mansion on Main, Anglers Park is a serene escape along the Dan River. This leafy park offers a boat ramp, perfect for a relaxing day on the water. If you prefer to stay on land, there are walking and biking trails to explore, providing picturesque views of the river and surrounding nature. Don't forget to pack a picnic and take advantage of the sheltered picnic areas. Plus, there's free Wi-Fi for those who want to share their adventures online. To plan your visit, check out the park's website here.

Danville Museum of Fine Arts

Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History: Step into History

Less than a mile away from our property, you'll find the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, housed in the historic William T. Sutherlin Mansion. This beautifully preserved mansion offers a glimpse into the past, with its Italian Villa-style architecture. Explore the museum's collection of fine art and historical exhibits, including the Confederate Memorial. It's a fascinating journey through Danville's history. For more information, visit their website here.

Goodyear Golf Club

Goodyear Golf Club - Tee off in Style:

If you're a golf aficionado or simply enjoy a leisurely round of golf, Goodyear Golf Club is the place to be. Only 3.5 miles away from Mansion on Main, this meticulously designed course blends seamlessly with the natural landscape. As you navigate through dense woodlands, meandering streams, and untouched habitats, keep an eye out for the abundant wildlife. Experience the perfect fusion of nature and sport in this picturesque setting. Here's more info on their website.

2 Witches Winery & Brewing

2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company - Cheers to Good Times

Indulge in some liquid happiness at 2 Witches Winery & Brewing Company, only 2.6 miles away from Mansion on Main. With a wide selection of cold beers and wines, this charming spot is perfect for unwinding. The friendly owners and inviting atmosphere make it a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Best of all, it's kid and pet-friendly, so the whole family can join in the fun. For more information, visit here.

Danville Science Center

Danville Science Center - Unleash Your Inner Scientist

Just a mile away from your Airbnb, the Danville Science Center promises an interactive and educational experience. This science museum, affiliated with the Science Museum of Virginia, offers rotating exhibits on the lower level and fascinating permanent exhibits on the upper level. Don't miss the Science On a Sphere installation, a truly mesmerizing display. It's a fantastic place for curious minds of all ages. For more information, click here.

Bonus! Caesar's Palace Virginia

Caesar's Palace Danville Virginia Mockup

Place #6 is a bonus and the newest addition to Danville, Virginia. Danville will be the new home for the latest Caesar's Palace Casino. This will be a destination resort featuring a luxurious casino just minutes away from Mansion on Main. Until the scheduled opening in 2024, Caesar's has built a temporary casino structure that is open now and can be enjoyed by all. Located at 1100 W Main Street, it's a must-see destination when planning your time in Danville. Read more about the casino and view their construction progress here.

As you can see, Danville has a plethora of exciting attractions to offer, and our Mansion on Main | Danville Vacation Rental is the perfect starting point to explore the city. From tranquil parks to rich historical sites, adventurous golf courses to delightful wineries, and mind-boggling science exhibits, there's something for everyone.

Pack your bags, book your stay at Mansion on Main VA, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in Danville, Virginia!

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