by Su Clauson-Wicker
Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the intersection of I-81 and I-77, the Regional Visitors Center offers local, regional, and state information. Open Daily 9-5, I-81 Exit 70. Also accessible from I-81/I-77, Exit 73 and I-77, Exit 41.
The Blue Ridge Travel Association provides information for travelers to a 17 county region of the Blue Ridge Highlands area of Virginia, which includes the counties of Bland, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe, and the cities of Galax, Radford, Roanoke and Salem.
15 - 15
Virginia Creeper Trail, Abingdon
The Barter Theatre, Abingdon
Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College
Virginia State Parks: Claytor Lake, New River, Hungry Mother, Big Stone Gap, Natural Tunnel
The Swinging Bridge Restaurant at Paint Bank
BW Country Store at Big Walker Lookout, Wythe Co
Wolf Creek Indian Village, Bastian
Fishing on the New River in Wythe County
Back of the Dragon Motorcycle Trail in Smyth County
Beach at Hungry Mother State Park, Marion
Miner's Museum Tazewell County
Crab Orchard Museum, Tazewell County
Radford Farmers Market
Live Entertainment at Heartwood
Mabry Mill on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Smoke On The
Through March 2
Annual Spring SW VA Antique Flea Market and Swap Meet
April 18-19, Franklin County Recreational Park in Rocky Mount. More Info.
Friday Night Cruise Ins with antique and classic autos, extended downtown business hours begins in Buchanan Friday April 11. More info.
Blue Ridge Travel Association of Virginia • PO Box 1395, Wytheville, VA 24382
Regional Visitors Center, 975 Tazewell Street, Wytheville, VA 24382
Main Exit I-81, Exit 70, also accessible from I-81/I-77, Exit 73 and I-77, Exit 41