The Salty Southern Route consists of the town of Franklin & Southampton County,
the town of Smithfield, Surry County & the City of Suffolk.
The towns of Franklin and Smithfield, city of Suffolk and counties of Surry, Southampton and Isle of Wight all sit adjacent to one another. They are conveniently located just 47 miles from Virginia Beach, 52 miles from Richmond, and 160 from Washington DC, making the region a relaxing, easily-accessible day-trip or weekend getaway.
Salty Southern Route Itineraries
Whether you are interested in agri-tourism, you're an outdoor enthusiast or a history buff, we have created these and several other itineraries, specifically designed for your individual interests on the Salty Southern Route. These plans will take you step by step through the region so you'll be sure you don't miss a great shop, restaurant or attraction.