Make Your Fun Plans Now!

The Inn at Riverbend is the place to be in the summertime! From our balcony, watch paddlers rafting, floating, kayaking and fishing on the New River. Our B&B is located in Giles County; also known as Virginia’s Mountain Playground which has 37 miles of the New River running through it. Our Southwest Virginia location has endless outdoor fun. Located just 23 miles from Blacksburg and Virginia Tech University, and 31 miles from Christiansburg. Why don’t you make plans now for your summer adventure?

Summer Activities to do in the New River:

1. River floats
Enjoy the scenery while you gently float down the New River by inter-tube at New River Junctionin Blacksburg or New Rivers Edge in Pembroke.

2. Fishing
Cast your worries away with New River Outdoor or Tangent Outfitters in Pembroke with a guided fishing tour. There are many other great locations are along the New River Water Trail.

3. Kayak or Canoe
Enjoy a day outside on the river with kayak or canoe rentals and tours via New Rivers Edge or Tangent Outfitters.

4. Hiking
Visit the Cascade Falls in Pembroke which features a 66 foot waterfall and a swimming lagoon at the basin. This four mile loop is a “must do” for everyone who loves the beauty of the New River Valley. Another popular bucket list item is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. The Inn at Riverbend is just minutes away from the AT and the beautiful views it has to offer.

5. Bike
We are located in the middle of the Appalachian Mountains, so if mountain biking is one of your passions, we have several long and beautiful trails for you to enjoy. One of our favorites is Pandapas Pond in Blacksburg; it is an all-around great place to get “outdoors” without driving far. This trail varies from easy and flat to steep up and down mountain terrain.  Prefer to road or bike trail cycle?  There are many routes available such as along Wolf Creek in Narrows or the Huckleberry Trail in Blacksburg.

Want to do it all? We have an outdoor package for you! Just add “HIKE, BIKE & PADDLE” package to your room reservation and we will take care of it all for you.

6. Vineyards, Taste & Tours
Southwest Virginia wineries and breweries are impressive, with tasty varietals and friendly vintners. Giles County, home of the Inn, has it’s very own winery; Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery. If you want to enjoy numerous wineries in one day we have set up “An Outing on the Vine Wine Tour”.

7. Golf
Take a swing at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech in Radford, one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the nation designed by renowned golf course architect Pete Dye. Looking for something more local, visit the Castle Rock Golf Course in Pembroke VA.

For other outdoor activities in the New River visit :

Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast or a casual wine taster, we will make your visit to our bed and breakfast an outstanding adventure. Be as active or laid back as you wish.

Summers in the mountains just can’t be beat!

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