Montgomery County

From gently rolling hills, steep mountains and the scenic New River to vibrant, dynamic towns, Montgomery County offers a progressive, technology-driven community with an abundance of outdoor amenities.

Its emerging high-tech culture, business friendly outlook and small town vibe have been recognized both in Virginia and nationally.

Montgomery County also offers an award-winning public school system and is the home of Virginia Tech – a nationally ranked research university.

Two of Virginia’s largest towns Blacksburg and Christiansburg add zest and vitality with their suburban and urban amenities amidst the surrounding rural landscape.

Christiansburg offers ample opportunities for youth sports and a healthy lifestyle at the Harkrader Sports complex and state-of-the-art Aquatic Center. It serves as the retail hub, with a mix of local and national retail stores. Whether at the shopping centers, major chain stores and restaurants or locally owned shops, there is something for everyone.

Downtown Blacksburg boasts small town charm, big university vibe and a dynamic arts scene. Quaint local galleries, bakeries, al fresco dining, trendy shops, the restored Lyric Theatre and prestigious Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech are among attractions you just can’t miss.

Residents and visitors alike will find place to camp, hike, hunt, fish, canoe, horseback ride, picnic and relax. In addition to nature’s gifts, there are public parks, ball fields, golf courses, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, paved walking and biking trails, indoor recreation centers and more.

Montgomery County with all of its natural beauty has a small town feel with metropolitan opportunities. In short it has it all – arts, education, dining, recreation, technology and business.

For more information, contact Montgomery County Tourism at (540) 394-2120 ext. 4225.

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