New River Water Trail, Giles County, Va
Jan 28 2024

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples   February means a lot of attention on couple-y activities & adventures with your love. Read on for a quick 24-hour trip to Giles with the ones you love… romance, water, wine, and food included! Happy Valentine's Day.   Arrive in the evening   Getting to Giles County, Virginia is part of the fun! We are easily located on...

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Jul 21 2023

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All attractions and locations listed in this post are well suited for a low-impact, high enjoyment trip to Giles.   You work hard, you do good things, you deserve to rest and relax in Virginia’s Mountain Playground. Read on for a perfectly packaged trip to Giles County, Virginia. Day 1:   Traveling through Giles on your arrival, you...

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Jul 21 2023

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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Man, dog, and young boy in canoe on water
Aug 08 2022

Pets welcome in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Pets welcome in Virginia’s Mountain Playground All locations and attractions mentioned are welcoming of pets on your visit…   Traveling with your best friends or man’s best friend, Giles is ready to welcome you to Virginia’s Mountain Playground. From a place to stay, things to do, and adventures to have- Giles is a pet friendly destination. Read on for a two-day suggested trip...

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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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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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Mar 02 2020

The Palisades Restaurant | “Escape to The Palisades Restaurant”

The Palisades Restaurant | “Escape to The Palisades Restaurant”   Written & Submitted by Justin Smith   There is nothing more enjoyable than eating a good meal. Well, at least I think that. Having grown up in Giles County my whole life, I’ve seen restaurants come and go, but I have never seen something like The Palisades Restaurant and how it has changed the...

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The Palisades Restaurant Owner Receives Restaurateur of the Year Award, 2019

Shaena Muldoon receives Jim Wordsworth Award- Restaurateur of the Year [caption id="attachment_26701" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Barry Biggar, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair, Shaena Muldoon, Restaurateur of the Year, Debbie Donehey, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair the night of the awards.[/caption]   VRLTA Announces 17 Honorees at 4th Annual Dinner at The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa | Short Pump Richmond, Va   The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA)...

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