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Ready to Visit Smith Mountain Lake?
Visitors flock to Smith Mountain Lake year after
year to take advantage of all the outstanding activities, dining options and entertainment venues
the area has to offer. Rent jet skis, cruise the lake
on a pontoon boat, or take in a bird's-eye view
with a parasail. Smith Mountain Lake State Park
is a scenic spot for a swim and also offers walking
trails and fishing. Golf courses in the area are
top-notch and welcome all levels of players from
novice to expert.
After a full day of lake fun, try any one of the
outstanding restaurants. Catch live music and
delicious food at Mango's Bar & Grill, and for a
relaxing, upscale dining experience, reserve a
table at The Landing Restaurant with waterfront
deck seating and a view from almost every seat in
the house.
There are myriad rental properties available
for weekend and week-long getaways at Smith
Mountain Lake. Bernard's Landing Resort offers
one- to three-bedroom condos as well as luxury
villas; visitors can access the beach, marina, tennis
courts and more without leaving the property.

Above: The Strups built their home keeping in mind the needs of their extended
family, including several grandchildren.

A spiral staircase leads up to the playroom from which
the Strups have a near 360-degree view.

sive lakefront residences, from
upscale condominiums to expansive single-family homes.
Linda Strup's family first visited in the 1970s after relocating to Virginia from Michigan.
A search for the perfect spot for
waterfront camping led them
to Smith Mountain Lake. More
than 30 years later, Linda and
her husband, Tom, continue
sharing their love of the lake
with new generations of friends
and family.
"This is where I learned to
sail," says Strup. "Our kids grew
up here. They gave up playing
summer sports so they could
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