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Road Tripping: Bring your Car Club to Blacksburg for the Ultimate Road Trip Weekend

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Are you planning the road trip of a lifetime with your car club? As car enthusiasts, you’ve likely toured all of your local backcountry. If your club is looking for a new adventure, may we suggest that you consider The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA as your home base? 

Planning Your Blacksburg Road Trip


The drive to Blacksburg, no matter where you originate, is stunning, especially in the fall. The scenery is spectacular, the roads are well maintained, and there are plenty of great places to stop along the way. 


Pack a picnic and relax by the water, grab lunch at a local diner and fill their parking lot with eye candy, and stop to meander by a scenic location. But also leave room for the unexpected and unplanned excursions that might pop up along the way. 

The Inn at Virginia Tech, summer flowers

Once you are settled at The Inn, you can make plans to explore, cruise, or stay put and mingle. 

Show off a little – we have a safe, well-lit parking area that has plenty of room for your beauties. Feel free to invite the public to swap stories and admire your work. We guarantee the staff would also enjoy a quick peek so be sure to reach out to everyone you see. 

Mingle – the Great Lawn is a wonderful place for groups to meet. There is ample space for social distancing and being outside in the fresh air is healthy and rejuvenating. Enjoy a stress-free evening as a group, we can even take care of dinner! 

Get some photos – Plan a professional photoshoot with The Inn and the scenery as your backdrop. Hire a local photographer or bring one along. The Inn and the surrounding area will just make your car look even more beautiful. 


Some of the most beautiful roads are a short drive away from our inn, making it a great launching point to check them out! 

Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive

Driving just over 30 minutes away from The Inn, you can find yourself on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a beautiful drive that weaves through some truly majestic scenery. You will have stunning views of mountains and lakes over the 469 miles that the road spans. This road is known for its diverse flora and fauna giving you a glimpse of the expansive ecosystem of the area. The Parkway also connects with Skyline Drive, which winds through Shenandoah National Park. At 105 miles long, it boasts an impressive 75 scenic overlooks for some truly impressive views that are worth slowing down for.

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Back Of The Dragon

This scenic drive is only approximately 1.5 hours away. The Back of the Dragon is the winding road of any car or motorcycle enthusiast’s dreams. At 32 miles long with over 400 curves, the drive is  filled with breathtaking views that will make the trip seem too short. 

The Inn at Virginia Tech would love to welcome you for an overnight or even weekend stay! With close proximity to beautiful drives and sitting in the heart of a town where the fun never ends, The Inn at Virginia Tech is sure to be a highlight of your trip! Explore our latest packages here >>

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