Damascus, Virginia, a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia, is
rapidly becoming a destination for families wanting to experience the out-of-doors in a relaxed setting.
Damascus offers a multitude of trails, over a thousand rental bicycles, creeks for kayaking or exploring, and the Virginia Creeper Trail, considered to be one of the nation's best bike trails. It is still possible to walk around Damascus and speak with people sitting on their porches, or to stay in one of the bed and breakfasts and do your own porch sitting. Damascus offers a variety of lodging, several eating establishments, and a range of activities suitable for the extremely active or those who just want to relax.