Aug 10 2017

Register Today for the Muddy ACCE Race

Sept 16 | Register Today for the Muddy ACCE Race   The 2017 Muddy ACCE Race is drawing near! The event promises something for everyone, from family fun to the fiercest competitors. Register as a team or an individual participant today for the September 16th event at www.muddyaccerace.com. The Glen Lyn Town Park in Giles County, Virginia will be transformed into a 5K...

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Camp, Fish, Float, Ride: Enjoy the Two Virginias! Kairos Resort Opening July 1.

Camp, Fish, Float, Ride: Enjoy the Two Virginias! Kairos Resort Opening July 1.   [caption id="attachment_24457" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Sam Dean from Kairos Wilderness Resort.[/caption] Giles County, VA - Mercer County, WV - The newest tourism destination in the two Virginias  is opening to guests on July 1, 2017.   Kairos Wilderness Resort, is a 1,500 acre mountain-top property located in both Giles County, Virginia...

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New River Eye Care

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on New River Eye Care   New River Eye Care located at 700 Wenonah Ave in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia has been in business since 2004. It is owned and operated by Dr. Brad Lane and Dr. Chris Hansen.   The goal of New River Eye Care is to ensure that you will be enthusiastically pleased with your eye care and...

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Inn at Riverbend

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on the Inn at Riverbend   Overlooking the New River from its perch just outside of Pearisburg in Giles County, Virginia, the Inn at Riverbend welcomes guests near and far. Owners, Jeanne Jeffers and John Dush have been greeting guests to the Inn since purchasing a few years ago. The Inn at Riverbend, located at 125 River Ridge Drive,...

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Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month   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 not...

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Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggleston. The entire month of May you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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Apr 29- Kairos Open Trail Day

Your Chance to Check Out Kairos Wilderness Resort   Giles County, VA- Kairos Wilderness Resort, home to the recent New River 500, is opening its gates and trails for one-day only, this Saturday for all who want to experience the motorsports destination. This time for one-day only, guests are invited to the Open Trail Day. Saturday, April 29th from 9am until 6pm...

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ACCE February Column- Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun

Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun While we recently celebrated Valentine’s Day and are spreading the love with those around us, the Access to Community College Education program-paired with New River Community College- wants to share some love with our local young people. Our program in Giles County is dedicated to helping students and families with every step of their journey....

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Show Your Love for Giles County

Show Your Love for Giles County  Giles County, VA- Those who live in or visit Giles County usually have one or multiple places or people that they have a connection with and love!   For some it may be a scenic overlook, others it may be the mountain biking path through the mountains, even some may have a relaxing cabin that is perfect...

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Volunteers & Fun Competition for Giles ACCE

ACCE January Column Volunteers & Fun Competition for Giles ACCE   Giles County, VA- With the New Year, many students are considering their options after high school and those already in college or the ACCE program are preparing for the second semester at New River Community College. Students that are already utilizing the Access to Community College program in Giles County know that...

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