Shopping and Dining


Quality and distinct shopping opportunities are plentiful to the public. River Ridge Mall is the leading retail center for the area. Downtown Lynchburg offers a shopping district that includes the Community Market, eclectic specialty shops and the Main Street Galleria. Shopping around the region is plentiful and you can always find that special something. Retail hubs in the region span from Amherst, Appomattox, Altavista, Bedford and Lynchburg.

There are a wide-range of dining options throughout the Region. Downtown Lynchburg offers upscale restaurants, cafes, international cuisine, and even a chocolate lounge for your sweet tooth. Other notable dining establishments include, Liberty Station, a renovated train station turned restaurant in Bedford, the Babcock House, a restored 1884 inn with restaurant located in Appomattox, The Filling Station, a renovated gas station with great burgers and craft brews in Amherst, and Perky's Restaurant, a steak and seafood destination in Altavista.