Reasons to Visit Wytheville Virginia

reasons to visit wytheville virginia va

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There’s only one Wytheville (pronounced WITH-vill).  You can search all over the world but you will not find another town with the name of Wytheville. In addition to the unique name, there are lots of special things to do in Wytheville VA, a charming small town in Southwest Virginia.

Majestic mountains, rolling hills, lush forests, sparkling lakes, small-town charm, rich history, and diverse culinary experiences all keep visitors coming back for more. The location close to the Blue Ridge Mountains is popular with visitors who desire to escape the heat of the deeper south for the cool, fresh mountain air.

Wytheville at a Glance

  • Established: 1789
  • Elevation: 2,287′
  • Population: 7,941

Here are 10 reasons to visit Wytheville Virginia:

10 Thomas J. Boyd Museum

9 West Wind Winery

8 Shot Tower

7 Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre

6 Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace

5 The Log House

4 New River Trail Park

3 Downtown Wytheville

2 Love Signs

1 Big Walker Lookout

Where to Stay

I stayed at the Bolling Wilson Hotel, named after first lady Edith Bolling Wilson. The jewel of hotel lodging in Wytheville, the hotel has an amazing rooftop deck and bar called “The Perch” which offers stunning 360-degree sunset views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains that can be taken in while seated on cozy cushioned couches circling a fire pit.

Where to Eat

  • Log House
  • Graze on Main
  • 7 Dogs Brewpub
  • Seven Sisters Brewery
  • Grayson Restaurant

Disclosure:  The author was honored to be the guest of Wytheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, but as always, the opinions, reviews, and experiences are her own.

About the Author

Patti Morrow is a freelance travel writer and founder of the award-winning international blog Luggage and Lipstick and southern travel blog Gone to Carolinas. TripAdvisor called her one of “20 Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers Having More Fun Than Millennials.”  Patti is the author of the book “Girls Go Solo: Tips for Women Traveling Alone,” and has over 150 bylines in 40 print and online publications, including The Huffington Post, International Living Magazine, Washington Post Sunday Travel, Travel Girl, Travel Play Live Magazine, and Ladies Home Journal.  She has traveled six continents looking for fabulous places and adventure activities for her Baby Boomer (and Gen X!) tribe.