Plan Your Visit

The Virginia Creeper Trail is a nationally acclaimed Rails-to-Trails project that draws visitors from all across the country. Whether you’re visiting the region specifically for the Creeper Trail or visiting for another reason and wish to enjoy the trail while you’re here, we think you’ve made a great choice. Southwest Virginia is a great place for a relaxing getaway. In addition to the VCT, there are many other outdoor adventures available including paddling and fishing on the South Holston River and hiking in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. In addition to endless outdoor experiences, Southwest Virginia is also known for its hospitality and its traditional mountain music scene. Why not stay a while?
Abingdon and Damascus are unique and charming towns that welcome visitors through all four seasons. Click on the links below to learn all about lodging, dining and outdoor rec and cultural opportunities. Both towns offer easy access to the Creeper Trail and outfitters that can rent bikes and provide shuttle services.