Heart of Appalachia

Damascus Brewery

Discover the Growing Craft Brewery Scene of Southwest Virginia

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: Nov 4, 2016 | Updated: Nov 16, 2016

  Southwest Virginia is beloved by outdoor enthusiasts because of rugged destinations like the St. Paul ATV Trails, the Appalachian Trail, and challenging waterways like . . .

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fariss farms cabins

14 Cozy Cabins for a Cool Weather Getaway

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: Oct 13, 2016 | Updated: Oct 20, 2016

  During the upcoming months, you may find yourself envying our native mountain resident, the black bear, for the ability to hibernate and skip the . . .

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Virginia Creeper Trail

10 Best 2-3 Day Virginia Backpacking Trips on the Appalachian Trail

by Johnny Molloy | Posted: Jun 22, 2016 | Updated: Oct 19, 2016

  The Appalachian Trail courses 550 miles amidst Virginia’s mountains, passing through Virginia’s rich array of public wildlands, such as the Jefferson National Forest, Washington . . .

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