Things to do in Ashland VA

See why they call us the Center of the Universe


Hanover County boasts more than 1,500 acres of parkland, with beautiful trails, historic landmarks, athletic fields and boat launch sites. In addition to the natural beauty, Hanover offers a diverse mix of businesses, cultural and community attractions, attractive public spaces, bustling farmers' markets, locally owned shops, vibrant festivals and the region's largest amusement park.

The county prides itself on maintaining its rural roots while still providing residents and guests the quaint small town amenities blended with large businesses for a well-rounded mixed use of cultural and shopping experiences. Whether you're traveling for a family vacation, a shopping trip, romantic getaway, Civil War historical site exploration or taking a scenic drive, we have something for every age, interest, personality and budget.

Use the links below to explore all that Hanover County has to offer through its diverse landscape: