About Smith Mountain Lake
Centrally located between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia has become one of the most popular vacation and relocation destinations. From luxury lakefront estates to town homes and condos, Smith Mountain Lake is a wonderful place to call home.
Encompassing over 500 miles of shoreline, Smith Mountain Lake is a popular location for those who love water-sports, such as boating, fishing, waterskiing and knee boarding. The Smith Mountain Lake State Park is perfect for hiking, biking and family picnics and also includes a public beach and boat docks.
If you are an avid golfer, or even a novice who’s interested in upping your game, then you’ll love the golf communities within the Smith Mountain Lake area. Private country clubs, including The Water’s Edge and The Waterfront, are home to PGA Championship courses that perfectly complement the majestic Smith Mountain Lake landscape. There are also a number of public courses in and around the area, including The Westlake Country Club.
And for those in need of retail therapy, there are numerous gift shops and clothing stores within the area. Roanoke, Lynchburg and Greensboro, NC are also a short drive away.
VelocityCare-Westlake 13205 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy, VA 24101
Physicians to Children-Westlake 276 Westlake Road, Suite 3
Hardy, VA 24101
Centra Bedford County Memorial Hospital (18.9 miles) 1613 Oakwood Street
Bedford, VA 24523
Carilion Franklin County Memorial Hospital (20.0 miles) 390 South Main Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Community Hospital of the Roanoke Valley (24.8 miles) 101 Elm Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24101
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (25.6 miles) 1906 Belleview Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24014
Centra Lynchburg General Hospital (33.4 miles) 1901 Tate Springs Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Lewis-Gale Medical Center (41.1 miles) 1900 Electric Road
Salem, VA 24153
Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital (43.8 miles) 3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Smith Mountain Lake has the added benefit of being within close proximity to a number of educational institutions. From small, liberal arts colleges to large universities, guests of Smith Mountain Lake can take a short drive to a number of schools to see local sporting events, art exhibits, lectures and concerts and more.
Examples include Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, William and Mary, Radford University, Ferrum College, Virginia Military Institute and James Madison University.
When you’re ready to dock your boat for the evening and explore all that Smith Mountain Lake has to offer, then you’ll be pleased to know that a host of fun activities are all within reach.
Warmer weather brings Bridgewater Plaza abuzz with residents and tourists alike. Live music, shopping, restaurants and marinas give guests of all ages a lot to discover. Music lovers will want to check out the Harvester Performance Center, a concert venue located in downtown Rocky Mount, as well as The Berglund Center and The Jefferson Center in Roanoke.
Smith Mountain Lake wineries are also a popular attraction. These small, intimate retreats feature award-winning wines, tasting rooms, gift shops and more. Check out Brooks Mill Winery and Hickory Hill Winery, both located right here at Smith Mountain Lake.
If you’re more of a beer drinker, then you’ll want to visit Sunken City Brewing Company, located right in the heart of Westlake. Sample craft beers, tour the brewery and mingle with friends at this popular meeting place conveniently located on the lawn at Westlake Towne Center .
Don’t forget to check out the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce for a current calendar of events, including dates for the annual SML Wine Festival, the area’s most popular public attraction.