Soaring mountains and serene countryside define Virginia’s Southwest Blue Ridge Highlands – welcome, and we’re sure you will love this place as much as we do!
Mountain music is king here, and the Crooked Road takes you there. This heritage trail winds 300 miles through the region and visits some of America’s best places to hear music and learn about its history. Stop in at one of the region’s major festivals, like the Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival, held each May in Ferrum, or the Grayson County Fiddler’s Convention.
In Bristol, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum explains the region’s musical heritage, while the Floyd Country Store is world-famous for its Friday night jamboree.
Ready to hit the road? The iconic Blue Ridge Parkway slices through the area – don’t miss Fancy Gap and make sure to stop at the Meadows of Dan and eat at the Mabry Mill Restaurant.
Music Festival in Bristol, VA
One of America’s best state parks is Grayson Highlands State Park – hop on one of the hiking trails or tackle one of the area’s rock climbing routes. Nearby is Mt. Rogers – it’s the tallest peak in the state!
Pack your dancing shoes and your hiking boots – we look forward to seeing you!
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This is Virginia’s capital of outdoor adventure. Hikers love the trek to Mt. Rogers, the state’s highest peak. Those looking to cover more mileage can keep on following the Appalachian Trail all the way to Maine. Mountain bikers love the Virginia Creeper Trail, which crosses high trestles and runs a day-long 35-miles. Outdoor adventurers dig Grayson Highlands State Park – it has hiking trails, horse riding trails, and the region’s best rock climbing.
Ready for a round of golf? There are several great courses to play in Virginia’s beautiful Southwest Blue Ridge Highlands. The Blue Ridge Country Club has 18 holes with wonderful mountain views, and Auburn Hills in Riner is highly-rated for its friendly staff and great food. The Gordon Trent Golf Course in Stuart has beautiful greens in a country setting. Olde Mill is a casual spot and Primland is a unique mountaintop resort.