The New Salty Southern Route

By Annie Tobey | April 17th, 2019

Virginia’s path of pork and peanuts

Virginia Salty Southern Route

The southeastern region of the commonwealth has long been known for its hams and peanuts – think Smithfield hams and Planters Peanuts. Towns, counties and cities of the region have partnered to promote the legendary food in addition to the region’s cultural attractions.Virginia Salty Southern Route

As a sampling, visitors can tour a railroad museum, a farm museum and a peanut museum; visit Bacon’s Castle (no relation to the pork product); explore regional art; take a selfie with Mr. Peanut; and, of course, procure their fill of peanuts, country ham, barbecue and more. Go hog wild

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