The City of Blacksburg, VA
Blacksburg is a popular city in the state of Virginia with a total of 42,881 residents living there. Blacksburg is ranked as the fourteenth most populated city in Virginia and the 743rd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Montgomery County. The largest nearby city to Blacksburg is Roanoke, approximately 32 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Blacksburg, including Abby's Restaurant & Bar, Domino's Pizza, Anthony's Pizza, Macado's and Chinese Kitchen. For a larger selection of Blacksburg restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Blacksburg Golf Courses, Arenas and/or Museums, including the Castle Rock Golf & Recreation, Virginia Tech Golf Course, Hanging Rock Golf Club, Cassell Coliseum - Virginia Tech and Salem Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Blacksburg please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Blacksburg:
- Dublin New River Valley Airport (PSK)
- Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA)
Blacksburg, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Blacksburg experiences an average high temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 38 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.19 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Blacksburg with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 44 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Blacksburg to receive an average of 3.09 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.75 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 99 degrees in the summer and as low as -18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Blacksburg should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.
Blacksburg, Virginia Attractions
1Brookside Par 3 Golf Club - Roanoke,
The Brookside Par 3 Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Roanoke County Virginia. Built in 1959, this Roanoke course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 540-366-6059. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 6303 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24019
2Cassell Coliseum - Virginia Tech - Blacksburg,
Cassell Coliseum is a 9,847-seat multi-purpose arena in Blacksburg, Virginia that opened in 1961. It is home to the Virginia Tech Hokies basketball teams.
3Castle Rock Golf & Recreation - Pembroke,
The Castle Rock Golf & Recreation is an 18 hole public golf course in Giles County Virginia. Built in 1970, this Pembroke course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 540-626-7276. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Castle Rock Rd, Pembroke, VA 24136
4Countryside Golf Club - Roanoke,
The Countryside Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Roanoke City County Virginia. Built in 1967, this Roanoke course designed by Ellis Maples is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-563-0391. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1 Countryside Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24017
5Draper Valley Golf Club - Draper,
The Draper Valley Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Pulaski County Virginia. Built in 1992, this Draper course designed by Hal Louthen is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-980-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 2800 Big Valley Dr, Draper, VA 24324
6Fountain Springs Golf Course - , Peterstown,
The Fountain Springs Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Monroe County West Virginia. Built in 1998, this Peterstown course designed by Russell Breeden is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 304-753-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no other requirements.
Address: US Route 219, Peterstown, WV 24963
7Graham House - , Lowell,
The Col. James Graham House is a historic log cabin located on West Virginia Route 3 in Lowell, West Virginia. It was built in 1770 as a home for Col. James Graham, the first settler of Lowell, and his family. It was later the site of an Indian attack on the Graham family in 1777. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1976. It is currently operating as a museum.
8Hanging Rock Golf Club - Salem,
The Hanging Rock Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Salem County Virginia. Built in 1991, this Salem course designed by Russell Breeden is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-389-7275. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1500 Red Ln, Salem, VA 24153
9Mill Mountain Zoo - Roanoke,
The Mill Mountain Zoo is a zoo located atop Mill Mountain in Roanoke, Virginia. Originally opening in 1952, the zoo was operated by the City of Roanoke for its first 24 years. In 1976, the city turned its operation over to the Roanoke Jaycees. The Jaycees would subsequently operate the zoo through 1988 when its operation was placed into the hands of the non-profit Blue Ridge Zoological Society. The BRZS today still serves as the operator and fund-raising mechanism for the zoo and its operations.
10O. Winston Link Museum - Roanoke,
The O. Winston Link Museum is a museum dedicated to the photography of O. Winston Link, the twentieth century railroad photographer widely considered the master of the juxtaposition between steam railroading and rural culture.
Blacksburg, Virginia Hotels
1The Inn At Virginia Tech And Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Blacksburg, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Blacksburg Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Sandwich Shops. Happy Dining!
Published September 5, 2011
The Blue Ridge Parkway traverses several states and can take days to explore, our family road trip was a loop in Virginia from Roanoke to Abingdon and back again.