The City of Smithfield, VA
The city of Smithfield is located in the state of Virginia in Isle of Wight County and has a population of 7,070 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Smithfield is Norfolk, approximately 22 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Smithfield, including Mcdonald's, Jimmy's Pizza & Subs, Battery Park Grill, Angelo's Seafood & Steak House and Ken's Bar-B-Q & Steak Place. For a larger selection of Smithfield restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Smithfield Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Smithfield Downs Golf Club, Mariners' Museum, Chippokes Farm & Forestry Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts Center and Bacon's Castle. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Smithfield please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Smithfield:
- Newport News - Williamsburg Intl. Airport (PHF)
- Norfolk Intl. Airport (ORF)
Smithfield, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of March, Smithfield experiences an average high temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in March are usually about 39 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.41 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Smithfield with daytime temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer, and 51 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Smithfield to receive an average of 3.64 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.15 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Smithfield should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 71 degrees, and nighttime lows of 49.
Smithfield, Virginia Attractions
1Chesapeake Arboretum - Chesapeake,
Chesapeake Arboretum is a non-profit arboretum located at 624 Oak Grove Road, Chesapeake, Virginia. It is open daily without charge.
2Chippokes Farm & Forestry Museum - Surry,
Chippokes Plantation State Park is located at 695 Chippokes Park Road, Surry, Virginia. It is in a rural, agricultural area off the James River and Route 10 in Surry County, and is protected under the state park system.
3City of Portsmouth Bide-A-Wee Golf Course - Portsmouth,
The City of Portsmouth Bide-A-Wee Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Portsmouth City County Virginia. Built in 1952, this Portsmouth course designed by Challaner Harper is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 757-393-8600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 32 Bide-A-Wee Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23701
4Colonial Golf Course, The - Williamsburg,
The Colonial Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in New Kent County Virginia. Built in 1995, this Williamsburg course designed by Lester George & R. Wrenn is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 757-566-1600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 8285 Diascund Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23089
5Colonial National Historical Park - , Hampton Roads,
Colonial National Historical Park is a museum that is situated in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia and is operated by the National Park Service of the United States government. Over 3 million people visit the park each year.
6Colonial Williamsburg - Williamsburg,
Colonial Williamsburg is the private foundation representing the historic district of the city of Williamsburg, Virginia in the US. The district includes buildings dating from 1699 to 1780 which made colonial Virginia's capital. The capital straddled the boundary of the original shires of Virginia — James City Shire, and Charles River Shire. For most of the 18th century, Williamsburg was the center of government, education and culture in the Colony of Virginia.
7DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum - Williamsburg,
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum also known as the DeWitt Wallace Gallery is located in Williamsburg, Virginia and is one of Colonial Williamsburg's attractions. It is named for DeWitt Wallace, who was co founder of Reader's Digest magazine with his wife Lila. After enjoying the restored colonial capital for over 50 years as visitors, the Wallaces became major benefactors of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation late in their lives.
8Fort Monroe - Hampton,
Fort Monroe is a Hampton, Virginia, military installation located at Old Point Comfort, which is on the tip of the Virginia Peninsula. Along with Fort Calhoun, later renamed Fort Wool, it guarded approach by sea of the navigational shipping channel between the Chesapeake Bay and the entrance to the harbor of Hampton Roads, which itself is formed by the confluence of the Elizabeth River, the Nansemond River, and the James River, the longest in Virginia.
9Gloucester Country Club - Gloucester,
The Gloucester Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Gloucester County Virginia. Built in 1920, this Gloucester course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 804-693-2662. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 6731 Golf Club Rd, Gloucester, VA 23061
Smithfield, Virginia Hotels
8Extended Stay America Newport News - Oyster Point
11708 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23606
Smithfield, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Smithfield Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
Published February 14, 2011
Colonial Williamsburg is a wonderful family attraction and has recently been issuing combination admission packets that allows entry into Busch Gardens Amusement Park
Published January 11, 2011
Jamestown Virginia is part of the Historic Triangle alongside Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown. If you visit the Williamsburg area, Jamestown is an easy day trip.
Published September 19, 2010
In Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, Christmas is celebrated exactly the way that it was celebrated in Virginia at the time of the Revolutionary War.
Published September 6, 2010
Colonial Williamsburg, the first capital of Virginia will take you back in time with its re-enactors complete with period costumes restored homes – shops – businesses - courts and foods.