canoes as seen from above on the New River
Jul 25 2022

Family Time is time well spent in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Family Time is time well spent in Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All items and locations are perfect to add to your trip with your family, large or small, to Giles   Close knit group or large family gathering- read on for trip inspiration and plan to come to Giles. There’s always so much to consider when planning a family get-away. With Giles’ easy to...

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Porch balcony with landscape in background
Jul 11 2022

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All of the locations and attractions mentioned here are perfect escapes for couples and small groups to explore while visiting Giles County, VA.   Waking up to amazing sunrises over the New River, sipping wine, canoeing along with breathtaking scenery, and fine dining- the perfect multi-day trip for you and your special someone. Read on to discover...

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Ice Cream Adventures

Do you need a summer treat to beat the heat? Don’t we all! Giles County has some spectacular places to grab a cold, sweet ice cold treat! With the days getting longer, and much hotter, everyone needs to stay cool. Here are some of the few places to check out!   Cascade Café🡪 After a hiking the Cascades, the Cascade Café is a...

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Jun 26 2022

July is Hot Dog Month!!

July is National Hot Dog Month!? We certainly didn’t know for a while, but now we know, we’re spreading the word. No matter how you like your hot dog, you’ll be happy to know that Giles County has you covered. Here are the places to go, when you’re craving that summer tradition of a good ‘ol hot dog:   Friends and Family |...

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Jan 12 2022

Romantic Getaway idea in Giles County, VA

Romantic Getaway idea in Giles County, VA From our friends at the Inn at Riverbend What makes the Inn at Riverbend the perfect location for a romantic getaway to create timeless moments for you and your loved one?  Let’s begin with its picturesque location in Giles County of Virginia's New River Valley.  Just outside your bedroom door are chairs to enjoy a...

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Giles County Trail Center Concept

Giles County Trail Center Concept Original Post from NRVRC Updates   The New River Valley Regional Commission is excited to partner with Friends of Southwest Virginia and Giles County on the development of a new River/Trail Center.  The project will break ground this Fall on the grounds of historic Mountain Lake property.  The Center is anticipated to serve as a nucleus for information...

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NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          May 14, 2021 Media Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM    -- Vaccines available to ages 12 and up; vaccine clinics shifting to local events --   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.) -- The New River Health District (Virginia Department of Health) will hold a final large-scale...

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COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available in Blacksburg and Christiansburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                           April 14, 2021 For More Information, Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   ONLINE SELF-SCHEDULING FOR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available Thursday in Blacksburg and Friday in Christiansburg to anyone ages 18 and up, and the New River Health District (NRHD) now offers an online...

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NRV Resiliency Grant program benefits 76 small businesses

NRV Resiliency Grant program benefits 76 small businesses   Posted to WFXR  Funding for this small business grant program made possible by Small Business Recovery Assistance through Virginia's Department of Housing and Community Development.   [embed]https://www.wfxrtv.com/news/local-news/new-river-valley-local-news/nrv-resiliency-grant-program-benefits-76-small-businesses/[/embed]...

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What’s New – Vaccine Summary Dashboard

The Vaccine Summary Dashboard continues to show Virginia’s significant progress in vaccinations, with more than 1.2 million doses administered. As of February 11, Virginia ranks 7th among all states for percent of the population that has received at least one dose, and 9th among all states for percent of available doses administered. More than 9 in 10 available first doses...

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