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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Extended Giles County Scavenger Hunt Until July

  Extended Giles County Scavenger Hunt Until July   Giles County, VA- The excitement has been building for the second annual Giles County Scavenger Hunt and now there’s more news to share. Participants can still register and attempt to complete as much or as little of the 50+ items until the 4th of July festivities in the Town of Narrows! If you are a...

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Queen’s Pizza Pearisburg

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Queen’s Pizza Pearisburg   Queen’s Pizza is located at 144 Kinter Way in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. They have been serving the community their delicious food for many years. It is an Italian Family Style Restaurant owned by Abdalla Shady and Magdy Saad.   They offer a huge selection of food that will leave everyone satisfied. This includes everything from...

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Pearisburg Public Library

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Pearisburg Public Library     The Pearisburg Public Library located at 209 Fort Branch Road in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia has been in operation for 54 years, serving the public with traditional and innovative services. Giles County is home to four public libraries, each independently operated by the communities they serve. In Pearisburg, guests and visitors will meet Librarian...

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Giles Historical Society & Museum Announces Expansion

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Giles Historical Society & Museum Announces Expansion Giles County, VA- The Fall Board meeting of the Giles County Historical Society marked another moment in history for the local museum and the Giles County community. The Board approved the funds to design and construct a new building on the grounds of the museum complex located at 208 North...

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GearHead Moto Tours

Backyard Tourist Spotlight GearHead Moto Tours Today we take a ride on the adventurous side with GearHead Moto Tours, the motorcycle touring company based in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. GearHead Junction & GearHead Moto Tours are owned and operated by Terry Rafferty. May 2017 is special for many reasons, but mainly because GearHead turns 1! Happy Birthday GearHeads… GearHead Moto Tours’s primary purpose...

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Pearisburg Junior Woman’s Club

Backyard Tourist Spotlight Pearisburg Junior Woman’s Club   We thought we’d take a moment to also celebrate and share about some of the civic groups in Giles County. As you explore and act as a tourist in your own backyard this month, perhaps you’d like to join a group that is improving and supporting communities through engagement. Each Sunday we will share a...

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Pearis Mercantile

Backyard Tourist Spotlight Pearis Mercantile   Celebrating its third anniversary on May 5th, 2017, Pearis Mercantile is a welcoming gift shop located across from the Visitors Center in Pearisburg. Owner Ann Wheeler and staff invite patrons to shop Monday through Saturday, 10am until 5:30pm and on Sundays from 12:30-5ppm. They can also be reached by telephone at (540) 921-2260. Their physical address is...

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Teacher Appreciation Deals, Discounts, & Drawings

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month & National Teacher Appreciation Month   Teachers- hear us- THANK YOU! In May we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month and some of our local businesses are offering deals and specials just for you, just this month. It is also Business Appreciation Month and locally we are celebrating ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’. It’s all comes...

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