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entertain your friends and relatives at your own private riverfront arcade

Click Here to Come play at Tazewell's only Private Arcade!

Coming January 1st, the Riverside Retreat and Arcade features indoor dining for 12+ at a locally crafted dining room table. A full private arcade complete with:

  • LE 1/300 Stern Harley Davidson 3rd Edition pinball machine

  • Foosball Table

  • Card table with 500 ct Nevada Jack Chip Set.

  • Playseat Air Force with HOTAS/Rudder controls connected to a 55" 4k TV running on an XBox Series X so you can explore the world in Flight Simulator

  • Playseat Trophy Black with Thrustmaster Force Feedback Wheel, 3 pedal system, 55" 4k TV running XBox One X so you can race your friends in Forza/Dirt and others.

  • Arcade1Up MK2 Cabinet with:

    • Mortal Kombat™ | Mortal Kombat II™ | Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3™ | Joust™ | Defender™ | Rampage™ | Gauntlet™ | Paperboy™ | Rootbeer Tapper™ | Bubbles™ | Toobin™ | Wizard of Wor™

  • Arcade1Up Outrun Sit Down Cabinet also includes:

    • Turbo Outrun™ | Outrunners™ |Power Drift™

  • Arcade1Up Terminator 2 cabinet with Force Feedback (Coming late January)

  • Quality Arcades 4 Player Retro cabinet with EVERY game from the arcades and all consoles 1999 and before. Total of 16,000+ games

  • Giant Jenga

  • Outdoor Games Include:

    • Cornhole | Kan Jam | Spike Ball | Giant Yahtzee | Bocce Ball

  • 65" Roku Smart HDTV

  • Dual Kitchens for convenient dining and entertaining.

  • Discounts on Vanderhall rental with our "Stay and Play" packages.

Call 804-592-0124 to find out about 2 hour and half-day options starting at only $150!

No MC License Required | Helmets required and available | Heater | Heated Seats | 40mpg

Make sure to ask about our "Stay and Play" packages that include a stay at The Dragon's Den!

Explore BoTD and the surrounding areas in this hand built, American made automatic transmission roadster! Explore the roads with confidence with traction control, ABS and FWD. Enjoy the road with over 200HP/TQ in a car that weighs ONLY ~1450lbs. That combined with the side mounted exhaust and amazing sounds from the turbo give you an open air experience like no other!

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Insurance and Roadside Assistance included with all bookings!

Back of the dragon

Back of the Dragon (HWY 16) runs between Marion and Tazewell and is the only designated motorcycle road in the state of VA. Back of the Dragon is over 30 miles long and has over 400 curves. Back of the Dragon runs through three mountain ranges offering over 3500 feet of elevation changes. This unique road's features along with the amazing views blows the tail and others away!

Burke's garden

Burke's Garden is well known as God's Thumbprint. This valley is one of the highest in Virginia sitting at an elevation of 3,000 ft. Due to it's shape, a common misconception of Burke's Garden is that it is an ancient dormant volcano. While in fact, Burke's Garden was created by the colapse of limestone caverns. Make sure to stop by Mattie's Pies and explore the 12 mile scenic loop. The road up to Burke's Garden is similar to the Tail as it is constant turns and many switchbacks but with a much better view at the end.

Crab Orchard museum

Welcome to Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park, the Premiere Cultural Heritage Center in Southwest Virginia! Tour our permanent collection of artifacts in the Lucie Greever Gallery, visit one of our special exhibitions, stroll through our Pioneer Park, or peruse local crafts and goods in our Gift Shop. Immerse yourself in a uniquely historical setting!

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Lincolnshire aqua park

Spend some time cooling off during your stay at The Back of the Dragon and The Dragon's Den! Enjoy slides, trampolines, jungle gyms and a 30 ft jumping platform all in the middle of a lake!

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seven springs trout pond

Enjoy catch and take fresh trout. They have a fileting station on site. Bring back your fresh catch to the Riverside Retreat or The Dragon's Den and enjoy true farm to table cooking! One of a kind experience during your visit to The Back of the Dragon.

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