Blue Ridge Mountains near Richmond, VA

The Blue Ridge Mountains are located in Richmond, Virginia near the Roanoke River.

These beautiful mountains have acquired their name from appearing to be blue when looking at them from a distance. This mountain have two popular national parks within, which are The Great Smokey Mountain National Park and the Shenandoah National Park. The Appalachian Trail is also one of the most visited trails in all of the world! Many other popular trails on the mountain are







  • Dragon's Tooth
  • Sharp Top Mountain
  • Roaring Run Falls
  • McAfee Knob

There are many hotels, lodging, restaurants and activities to do nearby. Many of these hotels and resorts offer special packages with your stay like free tours, spa days, or extra night stays for free! There are also lots of history and attraction within Richmond itself. You can easily drive through the mountains to see beautiful historic buildings and houses. There are also free daily tours, museums, live music concerts, art galleries, and holiday festivals. On the other hand, there are other relaxing activities you can do outdoors such as:








  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Dog walking trails
  • Paddeling
  • Golfing

The Blue Ridge Mountains have became very popular over the years, and tourist are starting to visit these resorts frequently. There are constant live events in the area, and it's always a great time to vacate in the mountains. This is a great place to bring the whole family for a vacation. Or you can even choose to relax while driving on the long county scenic roads through the mountains.

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