People in Blacksburg love the outdoors, and one of the best attractions in the area is the six-acre Hahn Horticulture Garden at nearby Virginia Tech. If you'd prefer to get more familiar with the area's history, the Smithfield Plantation is a great place to visit. Located within walking distance of the Horticulture Garden, this historic estate which dates back to 1774 is open for tours from April to December, and is a popular stop on Blacksburg vacations. For outdoor adventures, look into Blacksburg car rentals and take a drive to Huckleberry Trail, which links Blacksburg with nearby Christiansburg. This popular trail is paved, easily accessible, and a perfect way to get a taste for the mountains of Blacksburg without committing to a serious trek.
Festivals and Events
The most popular festival in Blacksburg is the Summer Solstice Fest. Held in late June, this festival features local art, live music, family-friendly activities, demonstrations, and live auctions. Because it's possible to walk downtown from most of the hotels in Blacksburg, you won't miss anything this fun festival has to offer.
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