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Experience WanderLove in Destination Bedford

Bedford is the fifth largest county in Virginia and home to the state’s largest lake. The county is located between the cities of Roanoke and Lynchburg, where the Piedmont Plateau meets the Blue Ridge Mountains. Bedford County’s location makes it an ideal road trip destination. Its immense size and natural beauty means there is plenty of room to explore once you arrive.

Let us help you plan a great trip:

Bedford Area Welcome Center

Bedford Welcome Center

Pick up brochures and maps and talk with a knowledgeable travel counselor

LoveWork at Peaks of Otter Winery

Suggested Itineraries

We can help make sure you see the highlights of Bedford with a special WanderLove itinerary

Paddling and SUP on Smith Mountain Lake in Bedford

Outdoor Adventures

Plan your ultimate outdoor adventure — hiking, biking, fishing, paddling, camping and more

Scenic Drive in fall by John Wilcher

Scenic Drives

Almost every road in Bedford is a scenic drive, but don’t miss the chance to cruise the famous Blue Ridge Parkway

Sunflowers at Peaks of Otter Winery


Get an insider’s perspective on the people, places and experiences in Bedford

Brochures for Destination Bedford Va

Free Brochures

Plan your trip in advance by requesting free brochures and signing up for our e-newsletter

Bedford Landings B&B guest room


Destination Bedford has plenty of lodging options from the lake to the mountains to close to town

Around the Region map graphic

Around the Region

Make Destination Bedford your hub as you explore the nearby cities, towns and countryside


Wanderlove Virginia is for Mountain Lovers


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