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Why This Small Town In Virginia Is A True Hidden Gem And Should Be Your Next Destination

Each of Virginia’s small towns has that special something that brands it as totally unique. Even so, there are some places that tend to fly under the radar unless you happen to be one of the lucky few to live there. Or in the case of Damascus, hike right through it.

This Appalachian community is beloved by outdoor enthusiasts for its proximity to some of the most iconic trails in Virginia, including the Appalachian Trail itself. But the allure of Damascus extends beyond its outdoor activities. Here’s more on this hidden gem of a town and why you’ll treasure your visit there:

For more information on nearby hikes, click here. Have you visited Damascus recently or do you happen to call this lovely Appalachian town home? We’d love to hear about your experiences!

Beth
Beth is a musician and freelance writer from Richmond, Virginia.