The Birthplace of Country Music
As the Birthplace of Country Music, this area invites you to travel The Crooked Road on a musical journey. The hotspots include Bristol, Fiddling Conventions, such as the granddaddy of 'em all - Galax and the Floyd Country Store.
"America's Most Scenic Drive," the Blue Ridge Parkway, runs through this region of Virginia. Explore the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, and plenty of places to see wildlife ...
Abingdon is known around the world for Barter Theatre
, The State Theater of Virginia, its two-week-long Virginia Highlands Festival
and its Historic District
with charming residences and craft shops.
Blacksburg is home to Virginia Tech, the state's largest university and home of Lane Stadium, where NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference football match-ups are waged.
Before leaving the region, be sure to visit Saltville, "The Salt Capitol of the Confederacy," and its Museum of the Middle Appalachians.
Meadows of Dan's Primland Resort offers mountain-top chalets, elegant dining and Orvis-endorsed activities like flyfishing and wingshooting, as well as mountain biking and ATV trails.
Find your passion for the outdoors and pioneering in the Blue Ridge Highlands!