The Virginia Creeper Trail the most popular destinations for families in the southeast and for good reason. You can do this with any age children and at any fitness level. It’s all downhill, but not too steep, and fall is one of the most beautiful times to take the trip. There are several options on the trails, for ease and small kids we recommend the 17 mile trek from Whitetop Station, if you are feeling adventurous you can continue on to historic Abingdon.
You will start in the quaint mountain town of Damascus, VA and there are several good bike rental places in town. They will shuttle you to Whitetop Station and you can begin your journey. The trip will take you a few hours because you will want to stop several times along the way. The scenery is absolutely stunning, so there are many places to stop and take pictures.
Along the trail you will find many gems and places to rest. You might even stumble upon some ice cream!
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