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Why Visit Altavista?

Altavista's unique positioning makes it a perfect weekend or day trip. Just 27 miles South of Lynchburg, and 43 miles North of Danville makes Altavista the perfect town to stretch your legs, grab a bite to eat, and shop!
Recently, Highway 29 has become known as an antique destination and trail. You'll be stopping every few minutes to search shops to find unique and rare finds.
Altavista is also conveniently located to Smith Mountain Lake and Leesville Lake; If you are looking for a shopping trip to fill your home with lake decor, primitives, and other home goods, Altavista is your perfect option. 
If you're taking a drive through the parkway and coming from or visiting Bedford, just follow Scenic route 43, and it will lead you straight to Altavista.
Want to take a river trip down the Staunton River? Put in at the Leesville Dam, and follow the river down to take out at English Park and grab a bite to eat at Two Sister's Tap Room! 
The point is, Altavista is a town worth stopping for, no matter where you are going or where you are coming from! 
DINE
SHOP
We invite you to discover all that Altavista’s downtown district has to offer. There’s something here for everyone, from the serious shopper to the curious treasure-seeker. 
 In Altavista, you have the luxury of choosing from a wide variety of culinary styles, from traditional American favorites to international offerings.
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Altavista is uniquely equipped with an variety of accommodations for both the business and leisure traveler. Local points of interest include, Avoca Museum and Altillo Vineyards. The National D-Day Memorial, Appomattox Courthouse and Patrick Henry's Red Hill are only a short drive...
Altavista has excellent parks and community facilities, both public and private, available for use by its citizens.
The offerings for recreation in Altavista are quite diverse. Facilities include a boat launch, fishing piers, walking paths, baseball fields, basketball courts, picnic areas and playgrounds.
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You’ll find convenience and service at your fingertips in Altavista, where businesses strive to cater to your every need. The following businesses are committed to providing high-quality service at an affordable price … all with a friendly smile and warm “hello.”
You’ll find convenience and service at your fingertips in Altavista, where businesses strive to cater to your every need. The following businesses are committed to providing high-quality service at an affordable price … all with a friendly smile and warm “hello.”
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Take an inside look into some of our featured businesses
  1. Mad Biddy's
    Mad Biddy's is truly a one-of-a-kind shop, featuring artifacts, items, old farm equipment from Virginia's history and beyond. You will definitely find a unique item at Mad Biddy's where you can't find anywhere else
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