Things to Do

Things to Do

Experience Southwest Virginia and the scenic New River Valley

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is strategically located within close proximity to many of Blacksburg and the New River Valley’s unique attractions.

Our region offers an array of exciting attractions for all interests. Popular attractions include:

  • Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
  • Chateau Morrissett Winery
  • Virginia Museum of Transportation
  • Harrison Museum of African American Culture
  • Mill Mountain Zoo • Salem Museum
  • Dixie Caverns and Wax Museum

Southwest Virginia has plenty of popular Arts & Entertainment attractions:

  • Festivals: Steppin’ Out, Blacksburg Fork & Cork, Blacksburg Brew Do
  • The Lyric Theatre • Frank’s CineBowl & Grille
  • Downtown Blacksburg Galleries
  • Moss Arts Center • Center in the Square
  • The Taubman Museum of Art

Nestled in the mountains at the home of the Virginia Tech Hokies, sporting events and outdoor adventure are never far away. Popular attractions include:

  • Virginia Tech Hokie Sports []
  • Golf at the Pete Dye River Course
  • Salem Red Sox & Pulaski Yankees Baseball
  • Hiking and Walking Trails: Huckleberry Trail, Cascade Falls, Dragon’s Tooth, McAffee’s Knob
  • Parks: Claytor Lake State Park, Pandapas Pond, Virginia's Explore Park • Natural Bridge