Vacationers come from all over to fish, enjoy the water sports and play on the 500 miles of shoreline. They usually end up discovering many unexpected delights. Friendly people and genuine hospitality make everyone feel welcome and there’s always something new to do. World-class golf, historical sites, unique shopping opportunities from antiques to art galleries, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, fantastic dining and entertainment options, and simply sitting back and enjoying the glorious scenery make everyday complete. Sound too good to be true? Just wait until you see our beautiful sunsets.