Smyth County. Come See Why.

Explore Virginia’s highest peaks, wildest adventures, and coolest small towns.

Why Smyth County?

Whether you’re riding the Back of the Dragon, fly-fishing in our tumbling streams, or exploring Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, you’ll find it in Smyth County. Come see why Smyth County is your gateway to fun in the mountains.

Getting Here

Smyth County, VA is located in the mountains of Southwest Virginia along I-81. Smyth County is easily accessible by multiple interstates, and less than a day’s drive from most of the east coast!

Map showing yellow marker of where Smyth County VA is in relation to other major cities in the Southeast

Things to do in Smyth County

Experience Smyth County like a local with these popular annual events.

Marion Chili Cook-Off
Make it Marion postcard
Make it Marion!
First Fridays of the month in downtown Marion!
Rocket Fireworks
Saltville Labor Day Celebration
Music, food, fireworks and more
Chilhowie Apple Festival in Smyth County VA
Chilhowie Community Apple Festival
Celebrating the Apple Capital of VA
Vintage Car Show in Smyth County VA
Saturday Night Cruise-Ins
May – October
Hungry Mother Arts Craft Festival Smyth County VA
Hungry Mother Festival
Arts & Crafts, Live Music & Food
Smyth County Farmers Market Virginia Local Food
Smyth County Farmers Markets
April – October

Choose Your Smyth County Adventure!

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