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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
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“Iron Horse Restaurant is a great place to dine, enjoy live music or just simply enjoy a nice beverage with family and friends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Ashland Coffee and Tea now known as Gather and Graze Eatery is a quaint little coffee shop and serves food as well. Enjoy their delightful dessert arrangement inside or out depending on the day or weather!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“It's a fun, place with delicious food! There is a free wine tasting on Friday nights (5-7) and it's where the locals go!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“My alma mater, one of the most beautiful and iconic campuses in Virginia. Great place for a walk or bike ride.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“The Train Station is beautifully crafted architecture with staff voted the most friendly visitor center in Virginia. Get anything you need for touring the area. And, yes, you can walk to it.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“Even if you don't like the coffee, I've found this to be the fastest free WIFI in town. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“Well the food is home made ... almost world famous delicious food Hours 9AM to 2PM Closed Sunday & Monday.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Mexican Restaurant with fast service and good food across from Starbucks in Ashland”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Women in the neighborhood started an artists collaborative type of market and they are so talented themselves and have made the store an expression of their creativity.”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“Local business family infused Ashland with a gallery and you can find local and national artists. They usually have small works of art that can be more affordable and give the essence of different artists. This is especially true at Christmas when the gallery specializes in smaller works of arts for gift giving.”
  • 1 local recommends
History Museum
“There is a 1926 C&O caboose you can enter and learn about the railroad that "built" Ashland.”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Center of the Universe Craft Bar Experimental Brew lab right in town on the tracks.”
  • 1 local recommends