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In 1774, Thomas Jefferson purchased 157 acres of land, including the Natural Bridge, from King George III of England for 20 shillings. He called the majestic, 30-story solid rock bridge “the most sublime of nature’s works.” Today’s Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center was completed in 1965. Explore… Read More
Join Poplar Forest and the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) to witness a Naturalization Ceremony welcoming 30 new American citizens in honor of Constitution Day, the day in 1787 the American Constitution was signed into law. A luncheon for the new citizens… Read More
The Crozet Tunnel Greenway – the Coolest Hike in Virginia – offers a unique opportunity for visitors to visit both sides of the much-visited Blue Ridge Mountains at Rockfish Gap in Central Virginia. The tunnel and trails are part of a regional greenway system. The trail is for hikers… Read More
Northeast Tennessee – With 230 miles of internationally known rivers and 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, it’s the true outdoors with endless opportunities to explore and less time sitting in traffic. Take on mountain roads, homemade cuisine, crafted brews, and a deep history that began before the United States… Read More
Oconaluftee Indian Village poses the question, “Is it actually Cherokee history if it’s still happening?” Today you can transport back to an 18th century village full of authentic stickball demonstrations, dance, staged war reenactments—you name it. If it happened then, it’s happening now. Season opens May 1st, and tickets and… Read More
Olde Liberty Station Restaurant is your ticket for casual dining. Located just 12 miles from Parkway Milepost 86; Open 11-10 Monday-Thursday, 11-11 Friday, Noon-11 Saturday. First Class Dining in a beautifully restored train station with great prices and award-winning cheesecakes. Call (540) 587-9377 for more information. 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
Radford Visitor’s Center – Rt. 8 to I-81 Exit 109. “Find it in Radford” – Mary Draper Ingles statue, outdoor play and other sites. Easy access to the New River for tubing, fishing & kayaking. Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery. Radford University planetarium, College of Visual & Performing Arts series… Read More
Explore Park is the place where adventure begins! This 1,100 acre recreation facility is operated by the County of Roanoke, VA and features direct access to the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 115 and an easy fifteen minute drive to the cultural amenities in downtown Roanoke.   There’s so… Read More
Historic Downtown Salem, Virginia is still a busy place. A visit to the Farmers Market, Lake Spring Park or the Salem Museum is the perfect complement to the variety of unique dining and shopping options throughout the city. We trust you will find an array of good eats along… Read More