Virginia's Blue Ridge fills 8 pages in the October 2020 issue of Southern Lady. The article "Appalachian Retreat" sends readers on a dream tour of the metro mountain destination highlighting the hidden treasures and must-see stops that make the region so worth visiting.

The following is an excerpt from the piece:

"...when you're ready to find a place with a warm and familiar Southern air, Roanoke extends an open invitation. Locals across the city share a contagious passion for the area, fostering a small town charm that permeates this Virginia hub where metro life meets abundant opportunities for outdoor adventure."

Many local businesses throughout Virginia's Blue Ridge received mentions in the article, including Antique Blue, Thornfield Farm, chocolatepaper, and Pastel

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge hosted author Ashley Shaw and photographer John O'Hagan on a media tour in 2019. Take a closer look at Southern Lady's October 2020 issue which can be found on newsstands or purchased online