The western tip of Virginia offers a mountainous and rolling countryside with a timeless rural charm. Here you'll find verdant forests broken by fertile farmland and lush orchards. Small towns, antique shops, local eateries and friendly residents characterize this area's appeal. Two National Wilderness Areas, which offer numerous hiking and mountain biking trails, draw outdoor types during the spring and summer.
The temperate year-round climate and rocky slopes provide ideal conditions for ultra-ripe fruit—the hallmark of the region's reds, whites, rosés and fruit wines.