Weekend Getaways Near Blacksburg
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from New River Valley, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Mountain Lake Lodge
Set in the middle of a 2,600 nature preserve and surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, rustic and historic Mountain Lake Lodge is the ultimate retreat. Breathe in crisp, fresh air, dine on gourmet fare and build family memories with fun indoor and outdoor activities.
2. Winterplace Ski Resort
The Most Accessible and Affordable Ski Resort in the Southeast! Winterplace Ski Resort boasts 27 Trails, 9 Lifts, 2 Terrain Parks and WV's Largest Snowtubing Park. Can't Ski or Snowboard? No Problem! Winterplace Ski Resort has the Largest Teaching area in the Southeast and was voted the #1 Resort to Learn to Ski/Snowboard at by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
3. Cascade Falls Trailhead
This 4-mile hiking trail traverses rocky streams to a striking 69-ft. waterfall. Absolutely perfect for the nature lover of the family!
4. Blue Ridge Parkway
Also known as "Americas Favorite Drive." A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other: a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. The Parkway meanders for 469 miles, protecting a diversity of plants and animals, and providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.
5. Natural Bridge State Park
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Insert a short blurb about this place. Natural Bridge is a 2,200-acre forested park and nature preserve with 22 miles of trails, a 60-acre lake, two campgrounds, loading, and dining facilities