The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is a mountain playground full of great hiking trails. It's why the region recently earned the title of "Best Trail Town" from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

With a variety of hikes that range in all levels of difficulty, remember to pack your hiking boots when you visit Virginia's Blue Ridge. You can navigate along the Appalachian Trail, take in the stunning views of McAfee Knob and make your way to the top of the Peaks of Otter as part of your Blue Ridge Day.

When we tell you to "take a hike" in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, we really mean it!

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