Pearisburg Featured in Virginia Living Magazine

Giles County, VAVirginia Living recently featured an article on Pearisburg as a “hiker’s mecca”. The article highlights the fact that over 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs through Giles County, where Pearisburg is located. It’s a place where “thru-hikers” and “section hikers” can find some rest and restock before moving on.

The article features some great ideas for a weekend in Pearisburg that include places to eat, stay and hike.

Read the full article here.

Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground®. The county is filled with well-known hiking trails that often lead to waterfalls as well as welcoming resorts. With outdoor outfitters, Giles has all you need to make your outdoor experience in the New River Vally one-of-a-kind. Discover all that Giles has to offer here.

Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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