Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Tourism
Amid the Blue Ridge Mountains and alongside the James River, Lynchburg, Virginia is the place for history buffs, foodies, architecture lovers, arts aficionados and outdoor enthusiasts. Warm hospitality and engaging sites await like our National Medal winning Amazement Square Children’s Museum; the historic Federal style home and movie inspiration, Point of Honor; and the Lynchburg Museum in the Old Court House, just to name a few! Journey our scenic urban hiking/biking trail system along James River tributaries; ski, tube or snowboard year-round at Snowflex Centre; or take in a music or wine festival.
Our visitors also enjoy exploring nearby regional treasures like Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the National D-Day Memorial, Patrick Henry’s Red Hill and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Plus Lynchburg is home to many annual festivals! It’s Chic to Reek at Rebec Vineyard’s Wine & Garlic Festival or visit the homes of two of our nation’s founding fathers during the Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival at Patrick Henry’s Red Hill and the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at his retreat home, Poplar Forest. We invite you to take a journey to Lynchburg, Virginia where you’ll soon be Trending Memories!
|# of Hotels||22|
|# of Hotel Rooms:||2,000 - http://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/places-to-stay/|
|Sports Facility Guide:||https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Facilities-Guide-2018_final_ISSUU.compressed.pdf|
|Major Attractions:||National D-Day Memorial, Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox, Patrick Henry's Red Hill, Blue Ridge Parkway|
|Airports/distance:||Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH)/0 miles|
|Rail Stations/Distance:||Kemper Street Station (LYH)/0 miles|
|Recently Hosted Events:||
2019 State Games of America
|Colleges & Universities:||Liberty University, University of Lynchburg, Randolph College, Sweet Briar College|
|Sports Teams:||Lynchburg Hillcats (Carolina League - Cleveland Indians)|