If you are planning your next family vacation, consider a trip to Smith Mountain Lake. The lake is a popular destination because of its natural beauty and endless activities. You can spend the day swimming on the shore or out on the lake on a boat, fishing, and tubing.
The mountains surrounding the lake are full of hiking trails if you are looking for more fun activities, and there are several farms and orchards in the area where you can go for a picnic and pick your own fruit. Scott’s Strawberry Farm is a great place to visit with your family.
About the Farm
Strawberry season begins in early May and lasts for about a month. Scott’s Strawberry Farm offer u-pick strawberries during the growing season. They also offer u-pick blackberries and raspberries. Availability varies depending on what time of year it is, so it is best to call ahead of time and make sure they have berries to pick.
Scott’s Strawberry Farm is located at 5234 Joppa Mill Road in Moneta.
Exciting Area Attractions to Enjoy
While it’s difficult to deny that time spent picking berries at Scott’s Strawberry Farm is sure to be an inspiring highlight of your Smith Mountain Lake stay, a trip this direction comes with the added benefit of keeping guests close to even more fun to be enjoyed. If you’re the type of motivated traveler that can’t wait to incorporate every option for fun and adventure to your itinerary during a getaway, then you’ll want to make sure to keep the following stops top of mind when you’re planning time at Scott’s Strawberry Farm.
White Rock Vineyard
Situated at 2117 Bruno Drive in Goodview, the White Rock Vineyard is the perfect place for a traveling wine enthusiast to find themselves after time spent picking delicious delights at Scott’s Strawberry Farm. At White Rock, the regional flavors are always a highlight of a visit, and guests are invited to sit inside or outside and savor samplings that range from red to white. Bring your friends and enjoy time in good conversation and company with a tantalizing lineup of labels to enjoy. If you find one you can’t leave behind, bottles are available for purchase.
Smith Mountain Lake Community Park
When you’re in the mood for some well deserved fresh air, make the most of an afternoon spent at the Smith Mountain Lake Community Park. Located at 1482 Parkway Avenue in Moneta, this inviting destination is a great place to spend time hiking the lush trails, getting out on the water in style, or simply settling in and enjoying a tranquil moment or two.
Smith Mountain Lake Alpaca Farm
Perhaps one of the most unique stops in the area, those that are looking to really rev up their itinerary with something fun will want to make time for a stop at the Smith Mountain Lake Alpaca Farm. This family-owned establishment is home to a herd of world-class alpacas whose wool is used to create incredible and one of a kind products sold on-site. From apparel to décor, the ultra-soft wool of alpacas has vast creation potential. Visitors to the farm are invited to take a tour of the grounds and learn more about the production process. Of course, the highlight of the visit is bound to be your opportunity to pet these amazing creatures! The on-site staff are welcoming and always up for answering questions about their interesting line of work!
Planning Your Stay
If you are looking for accommodation near Smith Mountain Lake, consider booking one of our lakeside vacation homes. All of our homes are situated on the shore of the lake with beautiful views of the lake and surrounding nature. Many of our homes also have a private dock and private lake access.
Our vacation homes range from two bedroom condos to large four bedroom homes that can comfortably sleep your whole family. While amenities vary depending on which home you choose, many of our rentals have large yards and patios overlooking the lake. You can sit out and watch your kids swim in the lake or build a fire in the evening to roast marshmallows and look at the stars. Some of our rentals also have an outdoor hot tub for cooler evenings.
All of our rentals are fully furnished with high-quality furniture and rustic decor. We want your vacations to be comfortable and relaxing, so our homes and our homes are designed with that in mind. Many of our rentals have large windows so you can enjoy your gorgeous views and large indoor seating areas with fireplaces where you can spend a relaxing evening with your family.
Each rental also has a full-sized kitchen equipped with everything you need to cook your family’s favorite dinner. You can fry up the fish you caught in the lake or cook up the fruits and vegetables you picked at one of the area’s many local farms.