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Best things to do in Grayson County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“If you want to feel like you are on top of the world, visit the highest point in the state of Virginia! Bring some carrots and sugar cubes too...ponies love them. ”
20 locals recommend
Arts & Entertainment
“Mile post 212, hiking trails and live music daily in the summer months and weekend concerts. Lots of music history here. ”
16 locals recommend
National Park
“Easy does it on the Blue Ridge Parkway.......45 miles per hour. Beautiful vistas, perfect road for motor biking or car, wildlife and more.”
5 locals recommend
Route
“You can see mountains as they should be seen and drive for miles without lots of other traffic in beautiful surroundings. ”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Another rails-to-trails area where you can bike hike or ride horses along the New River”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Damascus, a small town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, is often referred to as "Trail Town, USA" due to the beautiful hiking, biking, and heritage trails this community has to offer. The Appalachian Trail follows Laurel Avenue right through the heart of Damascus. As they stroll through downtown, A.T. hikers pass by outfitters, bed and breakfasts, the town library, grocery stores and many enticing restaurants and shops.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The pizza and the beer is pretty good! They have live music most evenings.”
9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Bluegrass musicians and history in the Rex Theater. Come on in to listen to some mountain Music.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Where do find an Itailan restaurant that make ALL their pasta by hand, in Galax VA. Really good food and service. ”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
Restaurant
“Great summer time views from the deck, food and mixed drinks are great, beautiful place.”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best Barbecue,,Brunswick Stew ,..etc .. nice old building in downtown Galax ..”
5 locals recommend
Rafting
“Rent bikes, kayaks, tubes and floats from here!!! right on the River Trail!!!”
2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“The first Macado’s restaurant was opened in 1978 by Richard Macher in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. It soon became popular for its eclectic ambiance of cartoon, antique, and local nostalgic decor, as well as its wide array of hearty yet modestly-priced sandwiches, subs, and entrees. Many other locations have been added including this restaurant in Galax. The already-lengthy menu has been changed and expanded over the years, and several events have grown in popularity, such as the Macado's Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party and the Macado’s Halloween Party. Loyal customers have made Macado’s part of their own traditions as well! Wonderful ambience and great food! The soups, Broccoli & Cheese and French Onion are awesome! ”
5 locals recommend
Campground
“We've heard good things about this Rafting/Kayaking operation which is North off Hwy 21 as you head out of High Meadows. ”
2 locals recommend
National Park
“Picnics at Cumberland Knob Park, hiking on the Gully Creek Trail and breathtaking photo ops at the many look offs!”
2 locals recommend