SWVA Destination Marketing Organizations

Scenic Southwest Virginia, which spans across 19 counties and envelopes 57 communities, features spectacular mountains, stunning rivers and lakes, an abundance of dynamic live music and some of the most hospitable and welcoming people you will ever meet. Boasting a wealth of galleries, museums and cultural centers, along with incredible restaurants and shops in beautiful, historic downtowns, SWVA is definitely a different side of Virginia waiting to be explored.

Abingdon

Abingdon Convention & Visitors Bureau

Jayne Duehring Director of Tourism

jduehring@abingdon-va.gov

visitabingdonvirginia.com

335 Cummings Street, Abingdon, VA 24a210

276-676-2282

Big Stone Gap

Town of Big Stone Gap Visitor Center

Steve LawsonTown Manager

tourismdirector@bigstonegap.org

bigstonegap.org

306 Wood Ave. E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

276-523-2303

Blacksburg/Christiansburg/Montgomery County

Montgomery County VA Regional Tourism

Lisa BleakleyCHIA, CMP, TMP, Executive Director

lisa@gotomontva.com

gotomontva.com

755 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073

540-394-2120 ext. 54225

Bristol

Bristol Convention and Visitors Bureau

Beth D. RhinehartIOM, M.A., M.S., MBA President & CEO

brhinehart@bristolchamber.org

discoverbristol.org

20 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620

423-989-4850

Buchanan County

Buchanan County Tourism

Scotty WamplerDirector of Tourism

scotty.wampler@buchanancounty-va.gov

buchanancountyonline.com

3019 Slate Creek Road / P.O. Box 984 Grundy, VA 24614

276-244-1542

Carroll County

Carroll County Office of Tourism

Ken MillerManager

kenneth.miller@carrollcountyva.gov

pickplaystay.com

Blue Ridge Plateau Regional Visitor Center231 Farmers Market Drive, Hillsville, VA 24343

276-730-3101

Damascus

Town of Damascus

Tuesday PopeTown Clerk

clerk@visitdamascus.org

visitdamascus.org

P.O. Drawer 576, Damascus, VA 24236

276-475-3831

Dickenson County

Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center

Rita SurrattTourism Director

rsurratt@dickensonva.org

dickensonchamber.net

194 Clintwood Main Street, PO Box 1990, Clintwood, VA 24228

276-926-6074

Floyd

Floyd County Tourism Development Council

Pat SharkeyTourism Director

tourismdirector@floydcova.org

visitfloydva.com

109 East Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091

540-239-8509

Franklin County

Office of Economic Development: Tourism

David RotenizerTourism Director

david.rotenizer@franklincountyva.gov

visitfranklincountyva.org

1255 Franklin Street, Suite 112, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

540-483-3030

Friends of Southwest Virginia

Friends of Southwest Virginia

Chris CannonExecutive Director

marketing@friendsofswva.org

visitswva.org

One Heartwood Circle, Abingdon, VA 24210

276-492-2400

Galax

City of Galax

Emily BrownTourism Director

ebrown@galaxva.com

visitgalax.com

110 East Grayson Street, Galax, VA 24333

276-238-8130

Giles County

Giles County

Cora GnegyTourism Marketing Director

cgnegy@gilescounty.org

gilescounty.org
newriverwatertrail.com

203 North Main Street, Pearisburg, VA 24134

540-921-2079

Grayson County

Grayson County

Tracy CornettVisitor Center and Tourism Support Specialist

tcornett@graysoncountyva.gov

graysoncountyva.com

107 East Main Street, PO Box 336, Independence, VA 24348

276-773-8002

Heart of Appalachia

Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority

David WoodardExecutive Director

dwoodard@heartofappalachia.com

heartofappalachia.com

3028 4th Avenue, Market Square, St. Paul, VA 24283

276-762-0011

Lee County

Lee County

Aaron FeeCommunity Development Director

afee@leecova.org

ilovelee.org

276-346-7766

Marion

Town of Marion

Ken HeathDirector of Community and Economic Development

kheath@marionva.org

marionva.org

138 West Main Street, PO Box 1005, Marion, VA 24354

276-378-5026

Norton

City of Norton

Katie DunnSpecial Projects Coordinator

katied@nortonva.org

explorenortonva.com

618 Virginia Avenue, NW, P.O. Box 618 Norton, VA 24273

276-679-1160

Patrick County

Patrick County Tourism

Sandra P. BelcherDirector of Tourism & Marketing

sbelcher@co.patrick.va.us

visitpatrickcounty.org

106 Rucker Street, P.O. Box 466 Stuart, VA 24171

276-694-6064

Pulaski County

Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center

Peggy WhiteExecutive Director

peggywhite@pulaskichamber.info

pulaskichamber.info

4440 Cleburne Boulevard, Dublin, VA 24084

540-674-1991

Radford

City of Radford

Deborah CooneyDirector of Tourism

deborah.cooney@radfordva.gov

visitradford.com

600 Unruh Drive, Radford, VA 24141

540-267-3153

Russell County

Russell County

Heather PowersTourism Coordinator

heather.powers@russellcountyva.us

experiencerussell.com

137 Highland Drive, Lebanon, VA 24266

276-889-8000

Saltville

Town of Saltville

Brian MartinTown Manager

townmanager@saltville.org

saltville.org

217 Palmer Avenue, PO Box 730, Saltville, VA 24370

276-496-5342 x 32

Scott County

Scott County

Pam Cox
Director of Tourism

pcox@scottcountyva.com

explorescottcountyva.com

190 Beech Street, Suite 201, Gate City, VA 24251

276-386-6521

Wythe County

Wythe County

Blake StowersPublic Information Officer

wythepio@wytheco.org

wytheco.org

340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382

276-223-4519

Smyth County

Smyth County Tourism Association

Ron ThomasonDirector of Tourism

ron@visitvirginiamountains.com

visitvirginiamountains.com

H. L. Bonham Regional Development and Tourism Center408 Whitetop Road, Chilhowie, VA 24319

276-646-3306

St. Paul

Town of St. Paul

Andrea HicksMarketing/Media Coordinator

info@stpaulva.org

stpaulva.org

16531 Russell Street P.O. Box 66, St. Paul, VA 24283

276-237-2164

Tazewell County

Tazewell County

A. J. RobinsonDirector of Community Development and Tourism

aj.robinson@tazewellcounty.org

visittazewellcounty.org

163 Walnut Street, Bluefield, VA 24635

276-322-1345

Wise County

Wise County

Michael WamplerDirector of Tourism

wampler_m@wisecounty.org

visitwisecounty.com

206 E. Main Street, Wise, VA 24293

276-328-2321

Wytheville/Wythe and Bland Counties

Wytheville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Rosa Lee JudeDirector

cvb@wytheville.org

visitwytheville.com

975 Tazewell Street, PO Box 533, Wytheville, VA 24382

276-223-3355

Blue Ridge Parkway Association

Blue Ridge Parkway Association

Tubby KubikExecutive Director

tubbykubik@blueridgeparkway.org

blueridgeparkway.org

PO Box 2136, Asheville, NC 28802

828-670-1924

Blue Ridge Travel Association

Blue Ridge Travel Association

Ellen ReynoldsPresident

beagleridge@gmail.com

blueridgetravel.org

PO Box 1395, Wytheville, VA 24382

276-781-7412

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