Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is an extremely group friendly destination.
As the largest metropolitan area in Western Virginia, the region's location in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and convenient access from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Interstate 81 make it a popular spot for groups and tours.
Virginia's Blue Ridge is known for its unique railroad heritage, historic towns, local markets, and stunning scenery.
When your group visits the Roanoke Valley, they'll discover an amazing arts scene, charming Southern hospitality, delicious cuisine, and the relaxation that comes with the serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The following pages provide more information about group-friendly related businesses and experiences in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Find the perfect hotel that can accommodate your group from an outstanding collection of lodging offerings. Many properties are easily accessible from major roadways and provide ample parking and facilities well-suited for large groups.
Whether it's a guided tour through a museum, explanation of various works in a gallery, tasting at a winery, or a nature walk, there are plenty of opportunities for your group to enjoy different things to do in Virginia's Blue Ridge.
Many restaurants in the region will work with you to provide specific menus and private space to accommodate groups of any size. Your group can look forward to experiencing the delicious cuisine of the Roanoke Valley.
Your group won't be able to resist finding the perfect gift for a loved one, picking up local souvenirs, and browsing through a variety of locally-made goods and artisan products at the many markets, boutiques, and shops.
Take advantage of these opportunities to save when you bring your group to Virginia's Blue Ridge. Many local hotels, restaurants and attractions offer discounts and special pricing that are exclusively available for groups and tours.