Running on Floyd time… Floyd is as much a state of mind as it is a destination.
Located atop the magnificent Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd is a haven of natural beauty renowned for our hospitality and for a vibrant culture of music, arts, local foods and wines, and outdoor recreation. Floyd, Virginia is a key stop on The Crooked Road, Virginia’s heritage music trail – with our famous Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store and County Sales, home of the world’s largest collection of traditional bluegrass and old-time music. Sway to an array of live music at diverse indoor and outdoor venues, as well as year-round events such as Floydfest, the Chantilly Bluegrass Festival, The Black Dog Music Festivals and Floyd YogaJam.
Outdoor enthusiasts can hike to the panoramic view atop Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, kayak and fish along the Little River, hike or cycle along 40-miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway, all in Floyd County. Spend your day shopping at our numerous galleries and shops where local and regional artists exhibit world-renowned pottery, fine art, photography, furniture, and hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind treasures. Shape hot steel at blacksmithing classes at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts or wander on the Floyd Artisan Trail.
Explore an eclectic blend of restaurants, downtown Farmers Markets, and local farms for scrumptious locally-sourced foods and spirits. Local wineries include the picturesque Chateau Morrisette, Virginia’s largest winery. Our history will take you back to a simpler time of old mills and stone churches. Step back in time and stroll our town Historic Walking Tour, visit the Floyd County Historical Society Museum or Mabry Mill, the most photographed site along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
You just may need to stay awhile – Floyd Virginia Lodging is as diverse as its culture- from our green downtown Hotel Floyd, historic Bed and Breakfast Inns, modern yurts, quaint mountain cabins or rustic camping. It is the richness and complexity of culture that makes Floyd, Virginia such a desirable and superb visitor destination. So, bring your dancing shoes, appetite and desire to experience a diverse and true hometown community!