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If you’re looking for historical insight balanced with modern conveniences, Suffolk, VA is the place for you. Founded in 1742, the colony has grown into a delightful, thriving city. An IHG hotel is the perfect place to stay while you’re taking in all the attractions and activities this historic city has to offer.
Take a day trip to the nearby Great Dismal Swamp for amazing views and good hiking, hunting, fishing, and boating. Or, tour the Planters Peanut Center and get samples and recipes from the home of the famous company. You’ll also want to take a historic tour of downtown Suffolk, and learn more about prominent buildings, including Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, and Constant’s Wharf.
Suffolk also has a great selection of galleries and museums, including the Shooting Star Gallery and the Southern Gun Works and Museum. Take in a show at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, which hosts such diverse entertainment as concerts, ballets, plays, and even puppet shows.
For adventures outside the city, visit the Isle of Wight County Museum, which houses the world’s oldest edible cured ham among other interesting artifacts. Or check out the Virginia Aquarium, which also features an outdoor aviary and nature trails. Your convenient IHG hotel will welcome you back to Suffolk, where you’ll find all you need and more.