Is "Adventure" Your Middle Name?
Is “Adventure” your middle name? Come to a destination where you can ski, skate, run, bike, hike, swim, fish or even FLY! Take a 3 short hour Amtrak train ride from Washington DC or a 2 hour drive from Richmond, and discover beautiful, adventurous Lynchburg, Virginia! BIKE THE TRAILS. Enjoy Blackwater Creek Trails for 8 miles of paved and earthen-packed trails for those who want to stroll along the banks of the scenic James River. If you want a biking challenge, try out Liberty Mountain Biking Trails which have 70 miles of mountain biking and breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains! HIKE THE MOUNTAINS. We are in the Blue Ridge Mountains so just pick your trail! Peaks of Otter offers great views of the mountains and also stop at Peaks of Otter Winery and Johnsons’ Apple Orchard for tastings to make your experience complete! PLUNGE INTO THE WATER. Head downtown to the historic James River! You can canoe, kayak, or inner tube down the river. Take your fishing pole or maybe a picnic lunch if your fishing skills aren’t up to par. HIT THE SLOPES. Check out Lynchburg’s year-round artificial snow sports slope, the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre. Lynchburg is the only place in the nation to have year-round snow skiing, tubing or boarding! For those advanced snow dogs, be ready to grind your way down the mountain. No fear..there is also an inexperienced slope and lessons are available! If ice skating is more your speed, check out our indoor ice skating arena, LaHaye Ice Center! FLY HIGH. End your day by taking flight and seeing a beautiful sunset in a hot air balloon ride, a flying trike or even paraglide through the mountains! When you discover Lynchburg, you discover endless options for the ultimate Adventure Seeker! Now...can you handle it?