Congratulations to all the winners and top finishers in Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine’s 2024 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards! The Roanoke Region in Virginia’s Blue Ridge is well represented, with many unique local businesses and experiences earning top honors.

Many local businesses, events, outdoor trails and parks, and unique experiences from the Roanoke Region in Virginia's Blue Ridge were voted winners or runners-up across various categories.

It’s an excellent showcase of the many fun things to do and awesome local businesses you can experience during a metro mountain adventure in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Whether you’re exploring the 1,000+ miles of incredible trails, sampling a delicious craft beverage at a local craft brewery or distillery, participating in one of our signature annual events, or just enjoying a relaxing weekend with your family, the region is a great spot for a vacation.

With Roanoke being voted the “Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family,” you might have so much fun on your visit that you decide to relocate here!

The following is a list of our local winners and runners-up in the 2024 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

Smith Mountain Lake - Best of the Blue Ridge Awards

Use this list to help you plan your next adventure in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

You can also visit our Awards & Accolades page to see other amazing recognitions our region has received over the years.

View the complete list of the 2024 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards on the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine website.

Congratulations to all the nominees & winners, and thank you to everyone who took the time to vote!

Get Bent IPA - Parkway Brewing Company - Best of the Blue Ridge Awards