Blue Ridge Travel Association

Floyd

Floyd

Experience all that is Floyd!

Floyd County is a rural mountain community in the Blue Ridge highlands of Virginia. Floyd features a vibrant cultural scene full of bluegrass music, art, dining, shopping, and outdoor adventures. Whether you prefer listening to music at Lineberry Park, taking in panoramic views from Buffalo Mountain, touring the Floyd Artisan Trail, or shopping at one of our many unique retail stores, there’s something for everyone that visits Floyd, Virginia.

Located on a high plateau, Floyd comprises 360 square miles of forests and farmlands, with nearly 40 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway running through the county’s limits. Home to many artisans, writers, and musicians, Floyd is one of the essential communities along The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, ‘Round the Mountain, and Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Trail. The Town of Floyd is home to the nationally known Floyd Country Store, which draws 25,000 visitors a year to hear local old-time and bluegrass mountain music.

If you are looking for a unique, small town with a little bit of everything, look no further than Floyd, VA.

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Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve

Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve is one of the most significant natural areas in Virginia. Buffalo Mountain boasts an amazing 13 rare plant occurrences, 3 rare animal occurrences, and 6 significant natural communities. The combination of high-elevation (3,971 feet), wind-exposed openings at the summit, and magnesium-rich soils make it unlike any place else in the Commonwealth.

Sip the Spirits!

When you visit Floyd, VA, sippin’ the spirits is a must! Floyd is home to our very own artisan brewery, distillery, and speak-easy. Many of them host weekly events including BINGO, live music, and themed parties. Local wineries include the picturesque Chateau Morrisette, Virginia’s largest winery.

Cycle Floyd!

There are many amazing dirt and gravel roads to ride your mountain or cyclocross bike on in Floyd County. Whether you are just planning a ½ hour ride around town or an all-day adventure by bicycle, there is a perfect cycle route for everyone.

The Floyd Artisan Tour

The Floyd Artisan Trail June Tour is a 2-day tour featuring sites across Floyd County with activities at artisan home studios; galleries and shops; farms and farm markets; and restaurant and lodging sites.

The Floyd Country Store

The Floyd Country Store is renowned as a place to experience authentic Appalachian music, dance, good food, and local crafts right in downtown Floyd. The Friday Night Jamboree attracts visitors from all over the world to experience the joy of the Appalachian traditions. The store is one of the major venues along the Crooked Road Trail, South West Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, and takes the responsibility of nurturing and showcasing the traditional music of the region seriously.

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There are dozens of communities and attractions to explore! You’ll want to travel to the Blue Ridge many times until you explore every unique city and town.

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