New Trail System and Park Elevate Montgomery County’s Mountain Biking Scene
The not-so-secret is that Montgomery County is home to some of the finest mountain biking trails on the East Coast. At least the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) seems to think so. For years, riders have come to Blacksburg and Christiansburg to explore trails throughout the region, like those at Pandapas Pond, the Poverty Creek […]
Blacksburg is the quintessential university town rooted in its rich history but beaming at every corner with a nod to the quirky, the inventive, the creative and the sustainable. Best known as the home of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg has a bohemian vibe that’s equally attractive to young professionals, retirees, and weekenders.
George Washington & Jefferson National Forest
These two national parks stretch across the entire state of Virginia, and are watched over by the beautiful Appalachians. Two thousand miles of hiking trails set among neo-tropical birds in the summer and a kaleidoscopic pallet of color during the crisp fall lend to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the region.
Virginia Tech & Radford University
Montgomery County is an epicenter of culture, growth and innovation in Southwest Virginia due in large part to our local universities: Virginia Tech and nearby Radford University. The universities bring in inventors, renowned performers, and an energy with the students that lights up the community. Whether you’re visiting campus or coming to town for a […]
Montgomery County is an epicenter of global agricultural innovation with programs like Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. With venues like Sinkland Farms and Tru Harvest Hemp Farm, agritourists can Go to Town! exploring the rich agricultural heritage of the New River Valley.
Blue Ridge Parkway
The famed Blue Ridge Parkway, just about 30 minutes outside of Montgomery County and described as “America’s Favorite Drive,” is a 469-mile trek winding its way through one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. The Parkway welcomes millions of travelers every year who relish the chance to marvel at the exceptional views of […]
Christiansburg’s history is filled with national characters, and these stories live on in the courthouse archives, historic records and at the Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Art Center. From antique stores, local eateries and the Cambria Train Depot, to the New River Valley Mall, Go To Town! and find something new!