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Getting to Know the Golf Pro at Pete Dye River Course

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a career as a golf professional? 

Golf is a game for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re an avid golfer or just getting started; it’s always fun to play.  It also helps that there are many golf professionals that can help teach even the most novice players how to improve their swing and score better on the course. In this interview with TJ Baggett, PGA General Manager, he gives us the inside scoop about his career and answers some of your questions about this sport we all love so much.

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Meaningful Ways To Celebrate Your Mom This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 9th. Do you have plans for celebrating your mom? From changing our diapers to making sure we were always fed to tenderly caring for us, our moms have been crucial in our lives from the very start. It can be hard to find a meaningful way to let her know just how special she is. If you’re feeling a little stuck in trying to find the perfect way to celebrate your mom, don’t fret. Whether your mom is near or far, we have some unique ideas to help you show your mom just how much you love and appreciate her. 

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Feeling Adventurous? The Great Virginia Outdoors Are Calling!

Spring is ready to burst here in Virginia. As the sunshine awakens nature, it also beckons us outside with renewed energy and often a strong desire for adventure. Virginia is the perfect place to dust off your hiking boots, get some wear on the tread on your new bike tires, or get up close and personal with the rapids on the New River. 

Don’t ignore the call to explore, instead grab your calendar and start planning a few adventures in Virginia!  

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Meet the Team at The Inn at Virginia Tech

If you’ve ever done business with the staff at The Inn at Virginia Tech, you know they are some of the friendliest and most knowledgeable around.

Here’s your chance to learn more about what makes the team tick, including how they learned to best serve the local community and a few “little known facts”.

We’re not giving away any trade secrets, just the inside scoop on our staff. Check it out! 

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Blacksburg, Virginia: The Perfect Small Town for a Weekend Getaway

If you had a full weekend to spend in Blacksburg, Virginia what would you do with your time? The town has so much to offer, how can you fit everything in? The truth is, you can’t do it all, but you can maximize your 48 hours in town to experience many of the flavors and fun that are unique to Blacksburg.

From a local standpoint, here are some recommendations for things to do and see in our area. We’re excited about your visit! 

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[Press Release] The Inn at Virginia Tech: Hokie Stone and Hospitality Through the Decades

Long a favorite of faculty, alumni, and visitors as the place to host or attend conferences, seminars, short classes, workshops, sporting events, weddings, or even an overnight getaway, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center celebrates 15 years of providing luxurious, state-of-the-art facilities in refined surroundings on Virginia Tech’s beautiful campus. 

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From Disappointment To Delight: Five Ways To Help Your Family Thrive While Social Distancing

With a new normal to navigate, one thing we all have in common is that we’re learning to reconnect and maneuver together. Being in a college town and family-friendly destination, we see families reconnect in beautiful ways every day. But reconnecting during a trip or under normal circumstances is different from the social distancing and homebound reconnecting we’re currently adjusting to.