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Everything is Peachy in Bedford!

Summer is prime peach season and the perfect time for you to visit Gross’ Orchard! With so much to offer, you can find fresh fruit, jams, cider, and more! This family owned and operated business is located at the foot of the beautiful Peaks of Otter and only 8 miles from historic downtown Bedford. Gross’…

8 Spots for Delicious Ice Cream in Destination Bedford

Looking for a fast but delicious way to cool down this summer? Grab one of your favorite frozen treats no matter what part of Bedford you are in! Check out the different options below and find your perfect summer treat! For more summer fun ideas, keep exploring our website! Forest The eastern part of Bedford…

Want to say I do? Bedford is the perfect place for you!

From elegant to rustic, you will be able to find the perfect venue right here in Bedford! Weddings have definitely evolved over the last year and brides are having to think outside the box and change some of their wedding dreams. A big wedding that someone once wanted to have may now be a quiet…

Bedford, the Romantic Destination!

Love is in the air. Bedford is home to a lot of history, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake and so much more! While visiting you might notice that with all of the pretty views, Bedford can be very romantic! The perfect date night setting, engagements, weddings and so much more can happen right…

Relax & Renew

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Outdoor Winter Adventures in Bedford

Readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine voted Bedford, VA as the Top Small Adventure Town for 2020! Come experience wide-open spaces and natural scenic beauty with an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, including trails for biking and hiking, disc golf, the beautiful Peaks of Otter mountains, Smith Mountain Lake, and more! Even though the temperature continues to drop, Bedford is still…

Must See Places While Visiting Bedford During the Holidays

+The holidays are approaching quickly! Here are some ideas of what to do with your family and friends this holiday season! National D-Day Memorial Anytime of year is wonderful for visiting the D-Day Memorial! You will be overwhelmed with emotion from the events that happened on D-Day, which shaped our country’s, and the world’s history….

Butterfly Field Farm

Butterfly Field Farm is an animal rescue sanctuary that adopts and rescues animals to give them a full and happy life!   When visiting the gorgeous Butterfly Field Farm, I was overwhelmed with what this family has done with 12 acres of rolling hills. They work tirelessly to take care of all of their current…

Fun Fall Family Activities

Fall is here in Bedford! One of the best things about this season is all of the fun activities that come along with it! Fall is a great time to explore pumpkin patches, orchards, wineries and so much more that Bedford has to offer! Wanderlust is defined as a strong desire to travel, but here…

WanderLove at the Bedford Area Welcome Center

Wanderlust is defined as a strong desire to travel, but here in Virginia, we call that feeling WanderLove. You can experience this by finding a hidden gem or going on a road trip with friends or family! You can find one of these hidden gems and get information on others all at the same place!…

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