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The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area comprises the 25 westernmost counties in North Carolina, 11,000 square miles of scenic beauty among some of the oldest mountains in the world. The Blue Ridge Parkway serves as something of a “Main Street” through the region, and visitors can access many quaint… Read More
The Best Pick In Virginia, the City of Galax, is located on VA Route 58  just 10 miles West of I-77 Exit 14. Experience a live radio show each Friday night from the Rex Theater, plus our downtown shops and area museum, the New River Trail, August Old Fiddler’s… Read More
Nestled along the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Franklin County boasts communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waterways and cultural heritage. Home grown music, outdoor adventure and cultural exploration are just a sampling of what Franklin County, Virginia is all about! Experience a jam session along… Read More
The Friends of Southwest Virginia helps localities, businesses, individuals, artists, nonprofits and entrepreneurs mobilize and succeed. Visit us at the SWVA Cultural Center in Abingdon, Virginia to see some of the region’s best artisans, music, and learn about all the outdoor adventures throughout the SW VA region. Read More
Come get lost and find yourself in beautiful Patrick County, Virginia. Dance to the music of the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Relax in the spa or play a round of golf all at our award-winning mountain resort, Primland. Explore the many historic sites of the region such… Read More
The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Visit the place where America’s Music was born…and lives on. Experience firsthand how music is woven into the rich tapestry of tradition in Southwest Virginia along a 330 mile driving trail that connects nine Major Venues and over 60 Affiliated Venues… Read More
A Virginia vacation is about doing the things you love with the people you love most – and making memories that will last a lifetime. And there’s no better way to do that than along the beautiful and adventure-filled Blue Ridge Parkway. Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA. Photo… Read More