Whether you take a boxed lunch, or enjoy one of the many eateries along the way, you’re about to see Central Virginia like never before! From scenic drives to area attractions, from dew-drenched vineyards to evenings of jazz, come and discover Lynchburg in the fall.
Day 1: Savor a relaxed dinner while enjoying the colors of the downtown riverfront in the fall. After dinner, take in an evening of jazz at one of the local nightspots before retiring to the comfort of one of our unique lodging facilities.
Day 2: Wake up refreshed from a great nights’ rest and enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading out for a day filled with unparalleled color! Take a tasty boxed lunch or just enjoy one of the many eateries along the way. Head west to the National D-Day Memorial, high atop a color drenched hill in nearby Bedford. From D-Day, follow Route 43 to the Peaks of Otter Lodge where lunch is available; or get out that boxed meal and picnic on the lawn overlooking spectacular site of the Peaks in autumn. Head north on the Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s most popular scenic drives to see the unforgettable Natural Bridge. Return back to Lynchburg to enjoy a superb dinner at before retiring for the night.
Day 3: After having breakfast, head out for a crisp, fall morning walking tour. Start your morning at the Visitor Information Center to pick up a copy of the Historic Districts walking tour. Follow the brochure through a spectacular architectural tour of homes in the Diamond Hill or Garland Hill Districts, amazing at anytime of the year. Stroll to the Lynchburg Museum high atop Monument Terrace for a remarkable view of the City of Lynchburg and the James River. Don’t miss Old City Cemetery with its 5 museums, Confederate section, horticulture displays and more. Enjoy lunch at one of the many downtown eateries and finally, let the children run off that energy for the car ride home at Amazement square, a four story, hands-on museum for ‘children of all ages’!