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Nelson County Tourism & Economic Development

8519 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston, VA 22949

(800) 282-8223


Explore the Sunrise Side of the Blue Ridge - Nelson County is a 471 square mile playground of natural beauty. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Parkway, George Washington National Forest and the James River, you can hike part of the Appalachian Trail or cycle the rolling valleys, or fish in one of our many streams and rivers - then spend the night in one of our many bed and breakfasts or country inns. Hike Crabtree Falls, the highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River. Explore our seven wineries and tour our eight orchards. Nelson County is home to Wintergreen Resort, a four-season escape - mountain bike, golf, ski or play tennis, take nature walks or enjoy the spa experience. A year round calendar of events make Nelson County a great place to visit. The Nelson County Convention and Visitors Bureau can help you plan your trip. Open seven days a week 9:00am to 5:00pm. Closed major holidays.



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