VIR
Local winery
Boating, lakes
Virginia International Raceway Gokarts

Local Interests

south bostonShangrila Guest Ranch is located in Halifax County, Virginia.  Nearby cities include South Boston and Danville, both of which offer plentiful shopping and dining.  South Boston has a charming historic downtown with boutique-style shops and antiques. Other area attractions include Staunton River State Park, Greens Folly Golf Course, or enjoy the water with nearby boat rentals! For the local history buff, visit the South Boston-Halifax Museum, which collects and exhibits items which are historically significant to the heritage of Halifax County and Southside Virginia.

Virginia International Raceway offers funfilled  activities for the non-horse enthusiast or those wishing to take a break from horseback riding.  In addition to a year’s scheduled events of road course races, they offer go-cart racing, skeet shooting, race car driving school, spa and gift shop.

Drivers from across the nation have been turning left at South Boston Speedway for 50 years. South Boston Speedway is steeped in tradition, serving as the training ground for many of today’s top NASCAR drivers. That’s why South Boston Speedway has earned a reputation as the home of the best NASCAR sanctioned short track racing in the country.