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The friendly folks of Russell County invite visitors to discover the spectacular scenic beauty, extraordinary recreational opportunities, inspiring historical heritage and diverse Appalachian culture of their part of picturesque Southwestern Virginia.
The most forested county in the Commonwealth, Buchanan County offers excellent bass and trout fishing, challenging biking and hiking trails, tranquil camping sites, spectacular scenery and friendly folks. Visitors delight in the natural wonders and mountain hospitality of this extraordinarily special part of the Appalachian Plateau of Southwestern Virginia.
Roanoke County, located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, is primarily a rugged, rural mountainous region of outstanding beauty. The County and the City of Roanoke are named in honor of the Roanoke River. Roanoke County and the surrounding counties that make up the Roanoke Valley are a favored travel destination offering breathtaking scenery, a rich historical heritage, artistic Appalachian treasures, and unique mountain music.
One of the most charming and picturesque destinations along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd County are a mecca for artists, photographers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Known for panoramic vistas, spirited mountain music and Appalachian arts and crafts, Floyd County is an ideal choice for a romantic getaway or weekend road trip.
The Craig County Administration welcomes visitors. They advise, "The County is marked by a succession of mountain ridges, running northeast-southwest. The valleys and creeks between the ridges provide for agriculture and population centers. Nearly two thirds of the county is Jefferson National Forest, Appalachian Trail, and Niday State Park. Rural in nature, it has no stop-lights and is criss-crossed by Virginia Scenic Byways."
Fast becoming an extremely popular tourist destination, Southwestern Virginia's Bland County beckons visitors with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, quaint towns and villages, a rich historical heritage, culture, art, entertainment, fine dining, shopping and a vast range of exciting outdoor adventures.
Rock-climbing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, motorcycle touring, camping, fishing, hunting, swimming, paddling, cross-country skiing, geo-caching, bird watching and just plain relaxing are but a few of the exciting outdoor activities that draw travelers to scenic Lee County.
Bluegrass Mountain Music - Are you ready for a "hoe-down"? Carroll County, known as the home of Bluegrass music, is where you can clap your hands, stomp your feet, and watch or participate in traditional Appalachian dancing. Learn to clog "mountain style."
Giles County, Virginia is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you a seek an ideal destination for a romantic getaway or a stellar site for a family vacation, this delightful piece of Southwestern Virginia offers unforgettable recreational opportunities, spectacular scenery, solitude and serenity.