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Abingdon

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Theaters · Art Galleries · Gift & Specialty Shops
Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. The population was 8,191 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Washington County. The town encompasses several historically significant sites and features a fine arts and crafts scene centered on the galleries and museums along Main Street.Abingdon is part of the Kingsport−Bristol (TN)−Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City−Kingsport−Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area − commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.HistoryThe region was long the territory of varying cultures of indigenous peoples, including the Chisca and Xualae. From the late 17th-century, it was occupied by the Cherokee Nation, whose territory extended from the present-day area of borders of Tennessee, Virginia, and Kentucky through the spine of North Carolina and later into Georgia.
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Popular things to do in Abingdon

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Equestrian Trail
Virginia Creeper Trail Club
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Gallery
Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Abingdon Olive Oil Company
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Abingdon Vineyards
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Abingdon

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Hiking Trail
Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail Damascus
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Zipline
Zipline Blowing Rock
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Ride / Activity
Tweetsie Railroad Blowing Rock
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Forest
Pisgah National Forest Pisgah Forest
4.8
Duration: 8 hours

Hidden gems in Abingdon

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Specialty Museum
Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Landmark
The Art Depot
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Star Museum
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Spa
Salt of the Earth
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Abingdon

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Art Museum
William King Museum of Art
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Historical Society of Washington County, VA
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
History Museum
Fairview
3.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Abingdon

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Antique Store
Zephyr Antiques
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Flea Market
Abingdon Farmers Market
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Abingdon

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Cemetery
Sinking Spring Cemetery
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
White's Mill
3.5
Duration: 2 hours

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