Giles County

Come for the outdoor recreation, friendly towns, and unforgettable experiences. We are “Virginia’s Mountain Playground™”. Giles County is home to 37 miles of the New River and New River Water Trail™, over 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail and the Great Eastern Trail.

Outdoors

Whether you're looking for a peaceful stroll through lush woodlands or an adrenaline-filled experience that'll leave your heart racing, there's something for everyone in the NRV.

Angel’s Rest

523 State Rte 793, Pearisburg, VA 24134

Appalachian Trail

Pearisburg, Virginia 24134

Cascades Falls

2068 Cascade Dr, Pembroke, VA 24136

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Sip & Savor

Take a sip of a handcrafted spirits and savor the flavors of the local delicacies in the New River Valley, NRV.

Sip & Savor

The Maroon Door

418 N. Main St. Blacksburg, VA 24060

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JBR Vineyard & Winery

1360 Springdale Road Pearisburg, VA 24134

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Queens Pizza

144 Kinter Way, Pearisburg, VA, United States, Virginia

Queens Pizza
Papas Pizzeria and Subs

111 Tazewell St, Pearisburg, VA, United States, Virginia

Papas Pizzeria and Subs
Lucky Star

Marketplace, 316 N Main St, Pearisburg, VA 24134

Lucky Star

the Culture

The New River Valley is a bustling hub of culture, music, and the arts. Its vast history is proudly represented through unique traditional performances, colorful festivals, and engaging community events.

The Culture

The Lyric Theatre

135 college ave, blacksburge, VA 24060

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MacArthur Inn

117 MacArthur Ln, Narrows, VA 24124

Parker Stafford Glass Blower

8685 Virginia Ave Newport, VA 24128

Robert Tuckwiller Paintings

179 Summit Lane, Newport, VA 24128, US

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Shopping

NRV is home to quaint local boutiques and unique specialty shops, perfect for discovering unique items for the home or gifts for a special occasion. You'll find cozy quilts and handmade soaps from rural farmers, fashion from local artisans, and rare books from antiquarians.

shopping

Poor Boys Produce

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Gateway Gifts

247 Old Virginia Ave, Rich Creek, VA, United States

Gateway Gifts
Gearhead Junction

6647 Virginia Ave, Pembroke, VA 24136

Gearhead Junction
Pearis Mercantile

200 N Main St, Pearisburg, VA

Pearis Mercantile
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Attractions

Virginia's New River Valley, also known as NRV, is a region full of breathtaking scenic vistas and fun attractions. Whether you are exploring the breathtaking views of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, hiking along the iconic Appalachian Trail, or experiencing one-of-a-kind athletic events, you will find the most beautiful natural vistas and a host of recreational activities.

Kairos Wilderness Resort

Shumate Falls Road, Glen Lyn, VA 24093

Mountain Lake Lodge

115 Hotel Cir, Pembroke, VA 24136

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Stays

The New River Valley of Virginia is a beautiful place, with plenty of accommodations to suit your taste and budget. Whether you are looking for a luxurious stay in one of the many local resorts or a cozy night in an RV or cabin, the NRV has it all.

Blackberry Morning Retreat

420 Laurel Springs Rd, Newport, VA 24128

Blackberry Morning Retreat
Buck Lair Cabin

139 Brookside Ln, Newport, VA 24128

Buck Lair Cabin
Buckeye Farm

225 Zells Mill Rd, Newport, VA 24128

Buckeye Farm
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Check out the NRV Trail Guide!

Trail Guide