Isle of Wight County and Smithfield- A Perfect Weekend Getaway

Looking for a weekend getaway? Has the city congestion got you feeling stressed? Founders Pointe is nicely removed from the city and is located in Isle of Wight County, just a few minutes from the town of Smithfield. Rediscover a small town atmosphere and enjoy the benefits year round of living in a place where many plan their “getaway weekend” for.

From Visit Smithfield VA Facebook page, “Conveniently located in the heart of Coastal Virginia, Smithfield & Isle of Wight County offer an easy, relaxing Fall Getaway! With lots of great special events, historic attractions and wonderful places to stay and dine, you can be as active or as quiet as you’d like on a quick weekend trip!”

 

Windsor Castle Trail Park is a popular park destination that features 3.8 miles of trails from the historic downtown district to Smithfield Station and around the 208 acres of land and borders the Pagan Creek. The park features a woodland trail system, picnic and open area space, dog park, kayak/canoe launch, fishing pier, mountain bike path, scenic overlooks and the historic manor house — Windsor Castle. Windsor Castle Farm was originally part of a 1450 acre parcel patented in 1637 by Arthur Smith, an ancestor of the town’s founder, Arthur Smith IV.