Virginia's Blue Ridge - Worth the Wait

We hope you take this time to get inspired. To support one another. To remember your favorite things. And picture the good times ahead. Let's focus on the future and dream up adventure. Because some things are worth the wait.

Virginia's Blue Ridge is worth the wait.

While you are waiting for a safer time to continue your travel plans, we will be here to help inform, inspire, and entertain you and the ones you love.

While You Wait

As we work to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that everyone continues to stay home, stay safe, and practice social distancing. While you wait, we've created some unique ways that you can continue to experience Virginia's Blue Ridge.

There are a variety of virtual, interactive, and educational opportunities to learn more about the region, and we hope that it helps make waiting for your next vacation a little easier. 

Many local museums & attractions in Virginia's Blue Ridge are providing the opportunity to enjoy activities and exhibits in a virtual format.

Experience Virginia's Blue Ridge by planning a virtual date night and pair an activity with great local takeout options!

Share the beauty of Virginia's Blue Ridge during your next virtual meeting or video chat by downloading a scenic image that makes for a great Virtual Background!

If you're going outside in Virginia's Blue Ridge, here are some lesser-known spots to practice social distancing.

Learn about Virginia's Blue Ridge in a fun, educational way with our special VBR Coloring Sheets.

Scroll through scenic images and enjoy the beauty of Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Get a look at the experiences you can look forward to in Virginia's Blue Ridge and find some inspiration by checking out the videos on our YouTube channel.

Join the fun from home by tuning into virtual events being streamed in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge!

Put your knowledge of Virginia's Blue Ridge to the test by checking out our collection of VBR Trivia Questions.

Find out how you can continue to enjoy entertainment from Virginia's Blue Ridge with local options for live music, movies, TV shows, Spotify playlists, and more.

Learn more about Virginia's Blue Ridge and get inspiration to help you plan your next trip by requesting a free copy of our Visitor's Guide.

Support Local

Many local businesses and organizations are doing amazing work to continue to serve the community in Virginia's Blue Ridge. Local food & beverage businesses are adjusting to offer takeout & delivery service, companies are providing supplies to those in need, and local fundraisers have been created to assist those who've been affected.

Here are some ways you can show your support for our local businesses in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Find out which local food & beverage businesses in Virginia's Blue Ridge are offering some type of takeout, curbside pickup, or delivery service and show them some love by placing an order.

Find out how local markets are offering new ways for customers to continue to support our local farmers and vendors in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Enjoy a virtual shopping spree in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge and support local retail businesses and stores that are offering online shopping service.

Complete the VBR Support Local Bingo card and take advantage of some fun ways you can show your support for local businesses in Virginia's Blue Ridge.

There are numerous ways to support individuals, families, and organizations in need in Virginia's Blue Ridge by taking part in different campaigns and fundraisers that have been created.

Many of our local craft beverage businesses are doing their part to help you get through quarantine by offering curbside pickup and delivery service.

When You're Ready to Visit

When you feel ready to travel again, we hope you'll plan a visit to Virginia's Blue Ridge. It's an affordable destination in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, featuring stunning views, wide open spaces, and over 1,000 miles of trails. Check out the following resources to help you create an amazing getaway to Virginia's Blue Ridge.

We also ask that you do your part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our region by committing to the Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe Pledge >

There's an adventure and experience for everyone in Virginia's Blue Ridge. Enjoy the ride. Choose your own path. Be a #trailsetter.

Find a clean, affordable, relaxing place to stay that's comfortable and well-suited for your needs.

A collection of the most iconic experiences, must-see spots, and things to do when you visit Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Attractions, museums, special events and all kinds of fun things to do to keep everyone entertained.

Trip ideas and sample itineraries to help you plan the perfect vacation based on the experiences and things to do you're most interested in.

We have a variety of helpful tools, resources, and information to help you plan your next visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Roanoke, VA - Waiting for You