Floyd Virginia Visitor Guide

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Floyd is as much a state of mind as it is a destination. It’s an opportunity to slow down, relax and rejuvenate in our friendly, one stoplight, small town environment. You just might need to stay awhile! Our natural beauty will astound you… with vistas of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains that attract hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoor enthusiasts of every walk of life. You’ll find a variety of hiking options along the Blue Ridge Parkway or a stroll up the Buffalo Mountain; camping and picnicking under the pines; a guided kayak or canoe trip down the river; an exhilarating bike ride on a local trail; a scenic zipline through the tree tops; or a peaceful afternoon of fly-fishing; we’ve got something for everyone. Our creativity will inspire you… to visit some of the nation’s finest artisans: world-class potters, woodworkers, luthiers, textile and stained glass artists, jewelers and painters. You can find exhibits in our cultural organizations, galleries, and adorning the walls of local restaurants and lodging. Our music will stir your soul… to sing and dance. Floyd is a key stop on The Crooked Road , Virginia’s heritage music trail. Experience our world famous Friday Night Jamboree; pick-up a traditional music recording; or dance to the beat during one of our varied, popular music festivals. You’ll discover that this little corner of the world holds a very special place in the heart of many a fine musician. Our history will take you back… to a simpler time of old mills, stone churches, and one-room schoolhouses. Step back in time with our historic walking or driving tours and a visit to one of our historical organization’s exhibits and demonstrations. Our diversity will open your eyes… to the range of people to meet and things to explore in Floyd. From gourmet markets and health-food stores - to local hardware and farm supply stores, you’ll find that tie-dye and overalls live in harmony. Our hospitality… will make you never want to leave. Enjoy dining at one of our eclectic restaurants and you’ll be delighted by the culinary treasures. Visit one of our award winning wineries and savor the bounty of our vineyards or a local brew. Stay at one of the many one of a kind lodging facilities and you’ll be welcomed with genuine mountain hospitality. Experience the friendly “Floyd wave” as you drive the back roads. Every now and then, folks enjoy it so much here, they decide to stay and make Floyd their home! . . . THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

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