DescriptionKnown internationally for its hams, Smithfield is one of Virginia's best preserved Colonial seaports. The downtown historic district features more than 60 buildings, including the 1752 Smithfield Inn, that represent Colonial, Federal and Victorian architectural styles. Dotted by historical structures, Windsor Castle Park , downtown at 301 Jericho Rd., offers walking and biking trails, a canoe and kayak launch and a fishing pier.
Visitor InfoSmithfield & Isle of Wight Convention and Visitors Bureau 319 B Main St. SMITHFIELD, VA 23430. Phone:(757)357-5182 or (800)365-9339
Self-guiding toursOld Town Walking Tour maps detail 65 historic points of interest and are available at the convention and visitors bureau.
ShoppingCentered on Main and Church streets, the Smithfield Historic District offers antique shops, art galleries and specialty stores.
Things to SeeFort Boykin Historic Park