If you’re interested in experiencing Lynchburg’s rich history and energy, be sure to visit its numerous museums and landmarks after your visit to the campus.
You can fly into Lynchburg Regional Airport, but only from Charlotte, North Carolina. Easier might be the Amtrak train, which stops right in Lynchburg's downtown. For getting around the downtown area, there's a free bus called the Hopper. Campus is also not far from Lynchburg's downtown.
Visit Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, a National Historic Landmark. It hosts annual events like musical performances and wine tastings. Old City Cemetery, located on Taylor St., is a historic park and wedding venue. You can also visit various museums such as Legacy Museum of African American History, the Lynchburg Museum, the National Civil War Chaplains Museum, and more.
Nearby parks and trails include Blackwater Creek Trail, Ivy Creek Park, and Miller Park. They are especially scenic in autumn.
Enjoy a live performance in an orchestra pit at Tower Theatre or be part of the Devils Backbone Hoopla Festival which lines up camp-outs, workshops, live music, and outdoor activities. The Lynchburg Beer, Wine & Cider Festival at the end of October attracts beer and wine lovers to enjoy wine tastings, live music, and delicious food.