The Lilly Pad Village, Blue Ridge

4.4
#2 of 7 in Fun & Games in Blue Ridge
Fun activities for the entire family await at The Lilly Pad Village, where you can play mini golf, fish a little pond, hike the scenic mountain scenery, or browse a neat gift shop for a few memorable souvenirs. You can also spend time gem mining, an ideal activity for anyone interested in becoming a 19th-century prospector for a day--it's a trip in time as well as an educational activity your kids with hugely enjoy. Find out more on the website, and look for discount packages and info about custom-designed hiking experiences. A visit to The Lilly Pad Village represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Blue Ridge trip maker to plot your vacation.
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  • All the reviews are right, this place was worth every penny with the gem buckets. Our two teenagers had a blast! We ended up buying another $30 bucket. They are loaded with all sized gems. The staff i...  more »
  • I went with my grandkids ages 7 and 2. They did the gem mining and mini-golf. We had a blast! The experience was made better by the atmosphere created by the owners and their staff. They took the time...  more »
  • We took our pre teens to the Lily Pad Village so they could go gem mining, play mini golf, and go fishing. This was a great family day. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. The kids had so much f...  more »
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  • We visited on a rainy day, and had a blast. I had 4 kids ages 2-10. The kids all found amazing gems. The people working were the kindest individuals. We rented poles, and it was super easy for the kids to cast their own lines. I highly recommend this quaint stop.
  • Cute for kids. Putt putt needed some work, but the play was packed and you can play all day which is nice. A kid caught a 5lb catfish in the lake. We past on the gem mining.
  • Fun experience for our 6 and 7 year olds. The workers were so enthusiastic and attentive especially with my chatty 6 year old. A definite recommendation for families for a fun hour or so. Do yourself a favor and splurge on the big bucket for the entire family. My husband and I enjoy hunting for gems as much as our little ones. 3 visits to Blue Ridge and this is alaays on our list of absolutely must do.
  • Kids enjoyed thoroughly and loved the gem mining. Mini golf was very enjoyable as well.
  • Great place to the the kids. The staff was very warm and friendly and was eager to help the kids with their gem mining.
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