Restaurants

Blacksburg has some great restaurants beyond the typical chains that you can explore. A few of our favorites in Women & Gender in International Development and CIRED:

New spots worth trying:

For more information on dining in Blacksburg see: www.cpe.vt.edu/home/resources/restaurants.html 

Night Life & Entertainment

If you’re looking to grab a drink after the conference, or to spend a couple extra days in Blacksburg you may want to check out some of these local spots!

Hiking

Hiking is a popular past time in Blacksburg. It might be a bit chilly in February, but there are some local spots worth bundling up for!

Cascade Falls: virginiasmtnplayground.com/cascades/

McAfee Knob: www.visitroanokeva.com/things-to-do/outdoor-adventure/appalachian-trail/mcafee-knob/

Pandapas Pond: www.virginia.org/Listings/OutdoorsAndSports/PandapasPond/