In 1882, James Hull, upset that the gorgeous sights around Seven Falls and South Cheyenne Canyon were being ruined by lumberjacks cutting down trees, purchased hundreds of acres around the waterfalls and canyon. He was an early American environmentalist but also a shrewd businessman, and he turned Seven Falls into a scenic resort. Nowadays, guests can still hike along the falls and canyon to enjoy the ancient sport of falconry. During these outings, guides get you up close and personal with the majestic birds, allowing you to interact with trained hawks and falcons—and learn some history of the sport as well.
Guests can also navigate the terrain with a more modern approach: ziplining. The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure Woods Course consists of 10 ziplines that hang above the canyon, providing breathtaking views. Two courses take tourists along different routes that traverse over, among other things, Midnight Falls, valleys, a natural granite arch, jagged cliffs, and the canyon. Guests also travel across rope bridges and rappel down for a better view of the canyon and to pick up any sunglasses that jumped ship.
Bearded Lady Fly Fishing owner Wesley Hodges and his partner Chris Lalli, both seasoned fishermen, are always at work scouting out new fishing areas and designing custom lures for bait. It's during their guided fishing trips, though, that their expertise shines. Along with a team of expert guides, Chris and Wesley helm half- and full-day trips, as well as lessons, that cover more than 80 miles of sometimes calm, sometimes churning New River and its trout streams. They also explore
nearby Whitetop Laurel and Big and Little Stoney. Wading in or casting from the boat, groups ply the rushing waters for smallmouth bass, muskie, and three species of trout.
With more than 28 years of dance-studio experience, Director Karen Stemen and her agile staff strive to instill her students with both technical dance training and a palpable passion for movement. An array of classes direct the feet of all age levels and abilities. Youngsters can hone ballet and tap skills, and adults can come to the studio seeking a challenging workout or serious training in techniques such as hip-hop and pointe, ideal for those who have trouble reaching the cereal on top of the refrigerator.
Lewis Theatre in Lewisburg offers a wide selection of movies and snacks, so you can have fun indoors.
Check out this theater's restaurant, where you can stay for lunch or grab your meal to go.
Take the kids along too — this theater is a great spot for families with activities that even little ones will love.
Enjoy the beautiful weather with an exciting movie at Lewis Theatre's open air theater.
Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the theater's N Court St location offers nearby street parking.
Beliveau Estate Winery provides such a great selection of wine to pass around the table during intimate dinners. All you need to do is visit them in Blacksburg to elevate any occasion.
Have you ever wanted to be a sommelier? Pretend to be one today and test out your tasting abilities with this perfect bottle of vino.
Drivers will find parking not far from the store.
Just remember to get enough wine to go around! The bottles at Beliveau Estate Winery are top of the line.
For the theatrically inclined, Trillium Performing Arts Collective offers engaging plays for your enjoyment in Lewisburg.
The doors are open for you at this theater with their people friendly restaurant and great, home-cooked food.
Having trouble finding that family-friendly activity everyone will love? This theater is made for all ages, so little ones are welcome to come along, too.
Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.