Our Area

There’s so much to see in Radford!

  • You can get out on the New River and float along the city or set out on one of the trails in our parks and see the flora and fauna.
  • With two historic shopping districts and a variety of cuisine choices, everyone is sure to find what they like.
  • Be sure to visit Radford University! You’ll find many events and cultural activities that are open to the public and the campus is the perfect backdrop for your Blue Ridge mountain visit photos.
  • Nearby, you’ll find great outdoor adventures at Claytor Lake, the Appalachian Trail, Jefferson National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Let the Radford Visitor’s Center plan your itinerary!

Appalachian Trail Virginia

Appalachian Trail Virginia

The Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is a 2,175-mile long footpath stretching through 14 eastern states from Maine to Georgia. Conceived in 1921 and first completed in 1937, it traverses the wild, scenic, wooded, pastoral, and culturally significant lands of the...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway “America’s Favorite Drive.” Winding through 469 miles of mountain meadows and seemingly endless vistas, split-rail fences, old farmsteads and historic structures...
Claytor Lake State Park

Claytor Lake State Park

Located on the 4,500-acre, 21-mile long Claytor Lake, this state park is just a quick ten mile drive from Radford.   Claytor Lake State Park offers a wide variety of activities for water and land enthusiasts, including swimming, camping, cabins, lodges, a meeting...
Claytor Lake Water Sports

Claytor Lake Water Sports

We offer boat rentals, lake tours and water sports packages. Our mission is to provide a safe and fun atmosphere for individuals, families and groups wanting a variety of entertainment on the water at an affordable price. Call or email us to ask questions and/or...
D.C Wysor Observatory & Museum

D.C Wysor Observatory & Museum

DC Wysor Observatory and Museum Foundation, Inc. is a legacy from Davidson Charlton Wysor (1882-1982), a native son of Pulaski County and professional geologist and amateur astronomer, who gave his treasures to the people of Pulaski County. The facility was built...
Draper Valley Golf Club

Draper Valley Golf Club

Ranked #37 out of the Top 50 Golf Courses in the U.S. for under $50 (Golf Magazine 9/04), Draper Valley Golf Club is a true destination for golf-lovers.  This 18-hole regulation length golf course also features a driving range, putting green, pro shop, and snack...
Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

The Farmer’s Market is a staple in downtown Radford every Saturday from May through October from 8:00a.m.-1:00p.m. rain or shine. Visit us weekly for an ever-changing supply of homemade goodies, crafts, plants, meats, produce and more! Come see what’s...
Glencoe Museum

Glencoe Museum

Hours: Tu-Sa 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Sun. 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Closed Mondays Explore the heritage of Radford and the New River Valley in this 19th-century Victorian home, built by Civil War General Gabriel Colvin Wharton on the banks of the New River. Glencoe highlights...
Highlanders Festival

Highlanders Festival

The Highlanders Festival is a day long celebration of the region’s Scots-Irish heritage.  Delight in the heavyweight Scottish athletics, including the 22lb. hammer, 16″ sheaf toss, and stone “clachneart.”  Highland dancing, Celtic and...
Ingles Farm

Ingles Farm

Arguably one of the most historically significant sites in Virginia, Ingles Farm transports visitors back to the days of westward expansion, Native Americans, and the daily struggle to survive. Deeded to William Ingles in 1747, the property was settled by William...

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