We're transitioning from the holiday season to winter in Virginia's Blue Ridge, but don't let the cold temperatures fool you into thinking we'll be hibernating here in the mountains.

The region is full of winter fun and a great place to check out for a relaxing getaway. Here are our Top 5 Reasons for a Winter Visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

You might even win a free trip to Virginia's Blue Ridge if you sign up for our Take the Train Sweepstakes, which includes overnight accommodations at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, dining at The Green Goat, and tickets to ride the Amtrak train!

This month's newsletter also has ideas for some fun, fancy activities, such as the Best Spots to Splurge on Dinner and a guide to this year's New Year's Eve events.

2017 was an exciting year in Virginia's Blue Ridge and there were many magical moments, including a few that were shared on Instagram and made our list of Top 10 Images of 2017.

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Happy New Year!


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