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AppalachianTrail                                                                                                                   Famous hiking trail which runs 2200 miles, from Maine to Georgia.

Virginia Creeper Trail                                                                                                   The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 35-mile (56 km) multi-purpose rail trail in southwestern Virginia running from Abingdon to Whitetop, Virginia (near the North Carolina state line) and crossing numerous restored trestles and crossing the Appalachian Trail. Over 200,000 people a year use the trail.

From Abingdon to an intermediate point in Damascus the converted rail line traverses rolling farm country. From Damascus users can hike or cycle uphill to Whitetop or use a bicycle shuttle service to Whitetop for the 17-mile (27 km) downhill return. The Damascus to Whitetop trails follows Laurel Creek through mostly National Forest land.

Grayson Highlands State Park                                                                                 Visitor Center displaying mountain crafts, artifacts and photo exhibits. Picnic areas, wild ponies and miles of hiking trails.

Whitetop Mountain                                                                                                        At an Altitude of 5,520 ft. The Views are a must see!  Whitetop Mountain is the second-highest mountain in Virginia. The highest navigable road in Virginia leads to its summit.  The summit provides panoramic views of three states.

Mt. Rogers                                                                                                                           Virginia's highest peak. Altitude 5,728 ft.

Beartree Lake                                                                                                        Beartree is in Washington County, Virginia, about 7 miles east of Damascus. it has Picnicking, fishing, hiking, swimming.

Historic Abingdon - Abingdon, VA                                                                               Has lots of things to do like. Barter Theatre, William King Arts Center, Arts Depot & Virginia Highlands Festival.

Bristol Motor Speedway – Bristol, TN                                                                   NASCAR Racing

Mt. Rogers Naturalists' Rally - Mt. Rogers, VA
Friday May 08 - Saturday May 09, 2015

Appalachian Trail Days Festival Damascus,VA                                                         Friday May 13 - Sunday May 15 2016

Whitetop Mountain Ramp Festival - Whitetop, VA
Sunday, May 15, 2016 (11:00 AM-7:00 PM)

Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival & Guitar Competition - Mouth of Wilson,VA  Saturday, June 18, 2016  

Christmas in July West Jefferson, NC                                                                        July 1 & 2, 2016   

Virginia Highlands Festival - Abingdon, VA                                                                 July 31 - August 09, 2015                                          

Grayson County Fiddlers Convention - Galax, Va
Monday August 3 - Saturday August 08, 2015

Grayson Highlands Fall Festival - Mouth Of Wilson, VA
September 24 - 25 2016

Grayson Highlands Haunted Autumn Hayride - Mouth Of Wilson,VA                         Friday, October 25, 2013 - Saturday, October 26, 2013 (6:00 PM-10:00 PM)

Shady Valley Cranberry Festival - Shady Valley, TN                                                    2nd Weekend in October

Whitetop Mountain Molasses Festival - Whitetop, VA
Sunday, October 9, 2016

Mountain Foliage Festival Independence,VA                                                          October 08 - 09, 2016