Did you know that the city of Radford is home to the Radford University?
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#1 Thing to Do: Wildwood Park
#2 Thing to Do: Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
#3 Thing to Do: Glencoe Museum
Fun Fact: There is a high water mark sign in Bisset Park in Radford. The sign marks the height of the 1940 flood that reached up to 35 feet and 11.5 inches.#1 Car Rental Company: Hertz, Enterprise
Top Attractions within Radford
Bisset Park is one of the greatest parks in Radford. This is a family park with a lot of attractions for kids and teenagers because it includes playgrounds, swing sets, picnic shelters, baseball and volleyball courts. The Radford park is named in honor of David Bisset who was deeply involved in the recreational projects of the city. Bisset Park is located in the city center and has 57 acres.
Wildwood Park is located close to Bisset Park, also in the city center of Radford. This park is more appreciated by those who want to bike or to hike. Wildwood Park is also used for biology classes thanks to its great variety of plants, including even exotic species. Many people in the region come in the spring to visit this Radford park to see the large variety of wildflowers.
River City Grill was voted the best restaurant of Radford by locals. This attraction of the city offers a great atmosphere thanks to its lovely decoration and the musicians that come on a regular basis to play great music for the clients. River City Grill is specialized in American cuisine and sandwiches.
Sal's Italian Restaurant is the best Italian restaurant in town. Sal's is specialized on pizza and seafood, but a specialty of the house is the meat calzone. In the weekends, this is the perfect place for a later night dinner.