Virginia's Blue Ridge is Open for Business!

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Town of Buchanan

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Discover a place where Main Street meets the mountains in downtown Buchanan. Surround yourself in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains while you explore more than two hundred years of history. Whether you are shopping along Main Street, paddling down the James River, exploring more than 200 years of history, hiking the Appalachian Trail or peddling the U.S. Bicentennial Bicycle Route, you will find yourself immersed in natural beauty and history. Nestled within the steep slopes of the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains, Buchanan has been an important stopping point for travelers since the 1700’s. Whether you are planning an afternoon shopping spree, or, a weekend getaway, include Buchanan as part of your itinerary.