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Home of the sprawling Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg is a charming, classic college town with a friendly atmosphere. Here you'll find a well-restored downtown area that's full of quirky small town shops, and locally owned restaurants offering a friendly welcome. Many of the town's events revolve around the local campus, and from sports games to theater productions, there's plenty for locals and visitors to enjoy.

Things to see

Virginia Tech University has a large, sprawling campus covered in grand limestone buildings, as well as more contemporary architecture, and the college is famous for its state of the art facilities in many areas of research. However, there's plenty of fun to be had on campus too, and Lane Stadium is packed on game nights when up to 65,000 students and locals crowd the stands to watch Virginia Tech Hokies football games. Those who prefer the thrill of basketball can visit the imposing white building of the Cassell Coliseum, and with a college team that's often made it to the top of the league, you might spot some of the basketball stars of tomorrow playing on this modern court. In Blacksburg itself you'll also find plenty to do, and a visit to the restored 1930s Lyric Theatre gives you a taste of a history of the area. Here you'll find a varied calendar of movie screenings, as well as cultural events such as poetry readings and film festivals.

Hotels in Blacksburg

There are plenty of local choices for those looking for hotels in Blacksburg, and you'll find both modern and historic properties with comfortable accommodation. Most hotels are 3 or 4 star, and you'll find plenty of facilities such as outdoor pools, complimentary breakfasts, free WiFi, and onsite parking. Those traveling with family or in a group will be pleased to find rooms for up to 4 people, and you can often request cribs or rollaway beds too. Guestrooms also have lots of thoughtful amenities and extras to make your stay comfortable, and these can include cable televisions, private bathrooms, hair dryers, desks, complimentary toiletries, and premium bedding.

Where to stay

Blacksburg has a historic downtown area full of classic red bricked buildings. There's a market square which hosts popular events such as the farmers' market with locally grown produce and stalls selling homemade treats, as well as plenty of arts and crafts on display from local artisans. The downtown area is full of small, independent stores from clothing boutiques to jewelers, and you can enjoy wandering around finding gems such as the local art galleries. There's also a huge range of places to eat, from cozy bistros to pizza and burger joints that draw in the student crowds.

How to get to Blacksburg

Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport has regular flights arriving from major US cities, mostly around New England and the east coast. There are regular buses that take you from the airport to the Virginia Tech campus or downtown, with the journey taking just over an hour, or you can pick up a rental car and undertake the 40 minute drive yourself. There are also several private shuttle services and taxis that can be booked in advance, and during term time there are coach services to Blacksburg from across Virginia that are aimed at the student market, but can be used by anyone in need of a ride.