Make Virginia Home



With our genuine southern hospitality, abundant natural beauty and more than 200 years of history, Virginia is an ideal place for families. Central and southern Virginia boasts a variety of private and public school options, a wealth of recreational options, numerous arts and entertainment choices and an affordable cost of living.

Our area contains many charming towns and residential neighborhoods. Beautiful turn-of-the-century homes adorn tree-lined streets and upscale developments offer the latest amenities for active families. The region offers and engaging arts scene, many cultural and historical attractions and a variety of restaurants, ranging from well-known chains to ethnic and upscale eateries.

You will also find an endless array of exciting outdoor activities – from extensive networks of hiking, biking and skiing trails to golf, boating, kayaking, fishing, swimming, cycling and horseback riding, plus miles of scenic drives with breathtaking views. And, in a single day’s drive you can reach every major metropolitan area between New York and Atlanta. No matter what your interests, you and your family will appreciate the friendliness, genuine warmth and strong ties that you will build as part of our community.

Learn more about each of our local communities


Lynchburg offers excellent primary and secondary schools. Five colleges and universities. Arts and culture. A revitalized downtown. Public golf courses. Bike trails. Lakes and mountains. National retailers and trendy shops. Engineers and artists. Come see why there's a lot to love about Lynchburg.

Chamber of Commerce


Danville plays host to music fans, art enthusiasts, theater buffs and cinema-goers of all ages. Be it the Carrington Pavilion summer concert series, the Danville Symphony Orchestra, an art series at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts or a theater production for children—Danville offers something for everyone.

Chamber of Commerce


Farmville residents benefit from low taxes and affordable housing that ranges from architectural gems to rural homesites. Elaborate Victorian designs, American Foursquares, Tudors, Cape Cods and bungalows give a historic  elegance to many downtown neighborhoods. Country homes capture Virgina’s beautiful scenery.

Chamber of Commerce


Centrally located between Roanoke and Lynchburg, and resting at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bedford, Virginia, is home to breathtaking views, a thriving school system and quaint communities. With several history landmarks, such as the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford is the perfect home base for area activities.

SML ChamberBedford Chamber of Commerce