Botetourt County enjoys one of the best locations in Virginia. Stunning views of the Apple Orchard and Sugarloaf mountains and the glittering James River offer a rich sample of Roanoke Valley’s natural beauty.

Botetourt County has a strong arts and cultural scene. Several artisans perform and sell their crafts outside of their own shops, allowing a unique, one-of-a-kind shopping experience. For those who enjoy the performing arts, the Geraldine Lawson Performing Center hosts an array of theatrical performances. Attic Productions provides family-friendly theater. This all-volunteer group is dedicated to giving both children and adults the chance to participate in productions.

Botetourt County is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Scenic parks, farmland and wilderness in the county make picnicking, biking, hiking, relaxing and fishing great recreational options. The Appalachian Trail, the Upper James River Water Trail and national forests are among the beautiful natural landmarks within the county.

Botetourt County is also a great place to uncover the past. Wilderness Road, Roaring Run, Botetourt County Historic Museum and Hunter’s Raid Civil War Trail help keep history alive and maintain strong ties to a rich history.

There is a dish to appeal to every palette in Botetourt County. From casual cafes to more formal fare, there is a variety of delicious dining options in the county. Dining options include Top Dawg’s Pub and Deli, Bellacino’s, Buchanan Grill and The Cupcake Cottage.