New River
Sep 23 2020

Virtual ReNew the New 2020

ReNew Goes Virtual!   For sixteen years ReNew The New and Giles County PSA have hosted “Fall Into The New” at the end of every summer. Thirty-seven miles of the New River run through Giles and every year one third, of those miles, was designated for cleanup. ReNew borrowed canoes from local outfitters, the Boy Scouts, and a number of recreation programs...

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Bald Knob, Mountain Lake, Pembroke, VA
Sep 18 2020

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip Some fresh air and scenic views sound like a great makeup of a Scenic Outdoor Adventure Road Trip or staycation! Come travel along with us through Giles County as we highlight scenic byways, beautiful vistas, and share tips on how to peep at some of the best views you could experience!   So your family or group of...

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Sep 12 2020

2nd Annual Paw Paw Festival at JBR Vineyards

2nd Annual Paw Paw Festival at JBR Vineyards Come and learn about this interesting native Appalachian fruit at JBR Vineyards & Winery. Free to attend! Dog friendly. Also, taste our locally grown, produced, and bottled hand-crafted wines. See a working winery and vineyard. $1.00/taste.      $5.00/glass.     Bottles: $10 - $25.00 + tax. The following Paw Paw products will be available: Paw Paw Mead,...

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People posing for a picture at Cascade Falls
Sep 11 2020

Epic Road Trip Destination | Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Epic Road Trip Destination | Virginia's Mountain Playground   Experience an epic outdoor road trip and staycation through Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. If you find yourself driving a motorcycle, convertible, or RV this is your map to epic outdoor adventures. Whatever your mode of transportation, Giles has your wide open adventure!   Not sure where to start on your motorcycle adventure? GearHead Moto Tours in...

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Housekeeper at Inn at Riverbend

Live, work, & play in Virginia's Mountain Playground at the award winning Inn at Riverbend. from the Inn at Riverbend:  7 room Inn at Riverbend 10-20 hrs a week Starts @ $10/hr with opportunity for growth; Hourly pay Paid every two weeks Requires physical activity Cleaning rooms, making beds, laundry, general tidiness, room cleaning Attention to detail, self motivator to get...

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promotional graphic running on golf course
Aug 17 2020

A Scary ACCE Event to support Giles Access to Community College Education Program

Typically in the summer months the Giles ACCE group is fundraising to support the students who participate in the Access to Community College Education program. But 2020 is proving to be anything but typical. While some may have been wondering what will become of the Muddy ACCE Race, program organizers began to develop two new events! We bring to you...

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Aug 10 2020

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing Giles County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic to fund recovery marketing initiatives. $866,504...

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Jump Start Winners
Jul 29 2020

Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000

Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000     Giles County, VA- What began in November of 2019 and was supposed to happen in March 2020, finally concluded on July 21st, 2020 at Mountain Lake Lodge. The first ever business plan competition for Giles County and towns’ small businesses with a retail or tourism component was a success!   Jumpstart Giles was a personal and...

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