The Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau announced planned itineraries for visitors seeking a mountain vacation destination

Visitors researching things to do in Virginia’s Blue Ridge can now find a mountain vacation getaway planned out and readily available to them online with just a few clicks. These planned day trips, also referred to as loop tours, allow visitors to take in the local flavor and scenery while following an itinerary plotted out in a circle tour. The tours were developed by the Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (RVCVB), the official destination marketing organization for Virginia’s Blue Ridge, primarily to provide the visitor with a reason to stay longer and spend more money resulting in an increased economic impact.

These tours combine popular historical attractions, local cuisines as well as shopping and entertainment options into a packaged tour itinerary. This allows first-time visitors an opportunity to enjoy the unique facets of the region. With so much to see and do in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, suggested tour itineraries are the perfect option for getting a sense of the culture and cuisine of the region.

Families and couples seeking to explore a specific themed tour can search online at There you will find an extensive collection of tours ranging from self-guided walking tours to organized outings. Whether you want to enjoy an outing on the river, mountain biking adventure, or sample amazing food and drink, Virginia’s Blue Ridge has a fantastic metro-mountain experience waiting for you.