Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Southwest Virginia, Abingdon beckons with its unique blend of outdoor adventure, culinary delights, and vibrant arts and entertainment scene. This charming town, with its historic roots dating back to the 18th century, has seamlessly woven tradition with contemporary allure.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find themselves captivated by the natural wonders surrounding Abingdon. The Virginia Creeper Trail, a renowned rail-to-trail path, winds through lush forests and meandering streams, offering cyclists and hikers a scenic journey through the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Embracing the spirit of the outdoors, the town also acts as a basecamp for outdoor adventure throughout Southwest Virginia. Popular locations like The Channels, Hidden Valley Lake, Backbone Rock, and Grayson Highlands are just a short drive away.
Food and drink enthusiasts are in for a treat as Abingdon boasts a burgeoning culinary scene. In fact, Abingdon was named the “Best Small Town Food Scene” four years in a row by USA Today’s 10 Best. Quaint cafes, farm-to-table restaurants, and eclectic eateries line the streets, tempting palates with diverse flavors. Locally sourced ingredients and Southern hospitality converge to create an unforgettable dining experience.