The Salty Southern Route

peanut harvest

The Salty Southern RouteThe southeastern region of Virginia has long been known for its delicious peanuts, salt-cured hams and pork products.

The Salty Southern Route is a thematic driving tour taking guests on an exciting journey through this picturesque area to meet the people and experience the rich cultural traditions behind the tasty foods that this area produces. The Salty Southern Route runs through the Cities of Suffolk and Franklin, the Counties of Southampton, Isle of Wight, Surry and Sussex, and includes the Town of Smithfield. 

A sliced hamPeanuts

A piglet
A ham sandwich
Hams being smoked