Category Archives: Travel

Grayson County Community Day

Earth Mama, Joyce Rouse, talks with Wytheville radio personality, Danny Gordon, about Friday’s Grayson County Community Day in this podcast of The Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia, which aired earlier today on WEHC 90.7FM. Hear what’s in store, then head … Continue reading

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Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest Takes the Stage October 5-7!

The first weekend in October, the air will be filled with the sounds of bluegrass and traditional music in Abingdon as The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail and the Town of Abingdon team up to host this first ever … Continue reading

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Burke’s Garden Fall Festival Celebrates 25th Year!

Look for silver and gold this year in Burke’s Garden for the 25th year of the Fall Festival, to be held this Saturday, September 29th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. According to event chairman Mike Bell, “It’s the silver anniversary, … Continue reading

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Swinging Bridge Hopping in Lee County

Scouting potential sites for future public boating access canoe ramps along the Powell River recently, I found myself having a ball playing around on swinging bridges here in scenic Lee County.  “Swinging bridge hopping” (i.e., visiting more than one swinging … Continue reading

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Fall is Best of All in Southwest Virginia!

One of my favorite things about Southwest Virginia is the change of seasons, and fall is hard to beat! The colors are second to none. Two of my favorite places to take them in are Big Walker Lookout and the … Continue reading

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Explore the Trails of Dickenson County!

During the Heartwood Ambassador Tour of Dickenson County in August, we also noted the regional trails that are a part of Dickenson County.   I have described a little about the regional trails and hope you will travel over our way … Continue reading

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Explore Dickenson County!

It was a beautiful Monday morning in Dickenson County when the new Heartwood Marketing Director, Karen Doyle, Event Planner, Brooke Webb and Heartwood Staff members, Mike Venable and Matt Willey arrived at the Dickenson County Visitor’s Center/Chamber of Commerce in … Continue reading

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