friends at Mill Creek
Mar 30 2019

Dog Day Afternoon-A Mill Creek Adventure

By: Teresa Fletcher My friend Melanie has an awesome dog named Sparky. Like most dogs, Sparky likes to go for walks with Melanie and since I like to go for walks also, we decided to go to Mill Creek and take a walk together. Getting to Mill Creek is relatively easy, which is one of the many reasons that it’s one...

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Aug 23 2018

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork in Giles County Sculpture features 3,500 painted rocks by children across the county [caption id="attachment_25999" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Governor Ralph Northam in Pearisburg, Aug 21, 2018[/caption] PEARISBURG—On Tuesday, August 21 Governor Ralph Northam unveiled the newest LOVEwork on Main Street in Pearisburg. The Governor was joined by Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation, members of the...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Mill Creek Nature Park

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Mill Creek Nature Park [caption id="attachment_24387" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Billy Bowling.[/caption] Mill Creek Nature Park, located at the end of Northview Street, in Narrows, Giles County, Virginia is a top secret, awesome mountain biking, hiking, fishing, town owned park in the New River Valley. Although now the secret is out!   This 145 acre mountain property is managed by...

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s still several sunny days left for some summer fun! The time is NOW to find an adventure here in Giles County before the colors of the leaves start changing. There is an abundance of fun activities that you and your friends and family can...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours Today we take a ride on the adventurous side with GearHead Moto Tours, the new motorcycle touring company based in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. GearHead Junction & GearHead Moto Tours are owned and operated by Terry Rafferty. GearHead has been operated now for a little over 2 years!   GearHead Moto Tours’s primary purpose is to...

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Pearisburg Community Market

Pearisburg Community Market Join the Pearisburg Community Market on July 26th for some yummy food, shopping, and great entertainment from the Panjammers! The Market opens at 5:30 p.m and the Panjammers will start the free, outdoor concert at 6:00p.m. The food will be provided by the Giles Lions Breakfast Club and will have a tropical feel! So bring the family out...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Castle Rock Golf & Recreation

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Castle Rock Golf & Recreation Castle Rock Golf & Recreation is located at 900 Castle Rock Drive in Pembroke, Giles County, Virginia. They have been open since the mid 1960’s and serving the public ever since, and the operations are managed by Adam Harman.   Castle Rock Golf & Recreation strives to ensure your whole family can find enjoyment...

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18 Picnic Locations For 2018

18 Picnic Locations For 2018 Need something new to do with the family? As summer continues, take a day to go out & enjoy a picnic together. A picnic would also be a great way to spend time with friends or to have a date. All your picnic necessities can be conveniently found locally at independently owned grocery stores, Grants or...

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Jul 03 2018

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month July 2018 This month you will see information about various businesses, attractions, organizations, and events for Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month. The Giles County Tourism Committee created this idea and included it in the 2017-2018 marketing plan. The group recognized that there are unique and special businesses here in Giles that residents might...

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July is National Hot Dog Month

July is National Hot Dog Month Who knew that July is National Hot Dog Month? We certainly didn't for awhile, but now we do and we're letting everyone know!   Whether you like naked dogs, chili dogs, or more condiments on your hot dog than actual hot dog, you'll be happy to know that Giles County has more places to satisfy your hot...

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