Time for a WanderLove Road Trip to Floyd, VA!

Located atop the magnificent Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd is a haven of natural beauty renowned for our hospitality and for a vibrant culture of music, arts, history, local foods and spirits, and outdoor recreation.

Bike, Hike, Float, Zip

Floyd County borders almost 35 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway with incredible opportunities for hiking and biking. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike to the panoramic view atop the Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, kayak and fish along the Little River, or experience the thrill of flying from treetop to treetop at the home of Virginia’s highest and longest ziplines, Buffalo Mountain Ziplines. Our Floyd Cycle Guide provides cool suggested routes on our back roads—both paved and gravel rides.  

Enjoy fine dining at the Parkway Grille

Farm to Table Dining

Floyd offers a diverse range of culinary treasures—traditional gravy biscuits, perfectly fried chicken, fresh local-sourced veggies, cheese and meats, vegetarian and vegan specials—Oh, and lots of dessert delights. Bon appétit!

Five Mile Mountain Distillery

Sip the Spirits

Floyd is home to locally-crafted wine, beer, and moonshine with Chateau Morrisette WineryFive Mile Mountain Distillery, Buffalo Mountain Brewery—and a new speakeasy, Lush Lounge.  

Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd County Store, photo by Woody Crenshaw

Move to the Music

Music is back! Sway to an array of live music at numerous venues Thursday through Sunday and throughout the year at festivals as they open back up in 2021. Venues include Dogtown Roadhouse, Floyd Country Store, Buffalo Mountain Brewery, Wildwood Farm, Historic Epperly Mill, and Warren G. Lineberry Park downtown with Floyd Small Town Summer Concert Series (Thursday summer concerts). Festivals are also coming back, watch for updates on our website.  

Floyd is a key stop on The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritge Music Trail with the famous Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store where music spills into the streets and County Sales, home of the world’s largest collection of traditional bluegrass and old-time music. 

Traditional Hand-Crafted and Renowned Fine Art

Truly one of the largest artisan communities in Southwest Virginia, Floyd brings you face to face with an eclectic collection of talented artisans. Spend your day shopping at numerous galleries and shops where artists exhibit fine art, hand-craft and one-of-a-kind treasures. Shape hot steel at blacksmithing classes at the Floyd Center for the Arts or wander the Floyd Artisan Trail.    

You may just need to stay awhile! Floyd lodging is as diverse as its culture, with a downtown green-certified Hotel Floyd, historic Bed and Breakfast Inns, modern yurts, quaint mountain cabins, farm stays, rustic camping—and glamping.

Buffalo Mountain Nature Preserve, photo by Gene Dalton

Experience all that Floyd has to offer! For more info visit our website or contact our Floyd Visitor Center, 109 East Main St. Floyd 540-745-4407. Can’t make it for a visit yet? Shop online with over 70 Floyd Businesses Artists, Galleries, Music, Farm, and more.

Places to Go, Things to See: