We’d like to congratulate all our local winners and top finishers in the 2022 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine!

Virginia’s Blue Ridge was well represented with many local businesses, outdoor adventures, events, destinations, and local organizations being voted as winners and runners up in a variety of categories.

It’s a fantastic showcase of the unique experiences and community you’ll discover when you visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge!

From award-winning craft breweries and restaurants to epic trails and amazing events, it’s the perfect destination for a metro mountain adventure.

And with Roanoke being named the “Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family” and a top finisher in “Best Place for Outdoor Singles to Live,” Virginia’s Blue Ridge might also be the perfect place for you to call “home.” Good thing we have a Best of the Blue Ridge Real Estate Company that can help you with the move! ;)

The following is a list of our local winners and runners up in the 2022 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards. 

We hope you’ll use this list as a guide to help you plan your next vacation to Virginia’s Blue Ridge. It’d be quite a getaway of delicious flavors, thrilling outdoor adventures, beautiful views, and a vibrant local culture.

You can also check out our Awards & Accolades page to learn more about the amazing recognition the region has earned.

See the complete list of winners of the 2022 Best of the Blue Ridge Awards by visiting the Blue Ridge Outdoors website.

Header photo: McAfee Knob on the Appalachian Trail in Roanoke County. Image courtesy of Freddie Hodges (@skeelow22)