We're Making it Easy for You to Travel Confidently to Lynchburg

We know travel looks very different today, and we want you to Travel Confidently to our City.
We also know a healthy and safe travel experience is a shared responsibility for all involved with residents, eateries, lodging and travelers working together to lessen the spread of the coronavirus.  So, go ahead and make your plans to visit Lynchburg, then before you travel and while you are here:

  • Check with your hotel to see what protocols they have in place and that you are comfortable with their measures;
  • call your restaurants, event venues and attraction choices to check their protocols and availability;
  • and please consider what they are asking of you to help keep their employees and our residents safe.

Need ideas to help you plan your trip?  Take a virtual tour through our website and click on the “Add to Itinerary” button to save those special places you’d like to see when you’re here.  Or, you can also see what we’re all about with this video tour!

Thank You and Stay Safe.  #TravelConfidently

Resources for traveling in Virginia:

Virginia Tourism Information

LYH Guide to Traveling Confidently in Our City
LYH Dining & Shopping

Most LYH restaurants and shops are open for business!  Tables are set for socially distancing and the weather is cooperating for outdoor dining. Everyone is wiping down surfaces, perfecting their “mask smile” and ready to help visitors feel welcome and secure.  But if you are tentative about sitting inside a restaurant, we’ve put together easy access to those restaurants offering drive-thru, pick-up or delivery.  We do recommend calling or checking the website of any restaurant or shop you want to visit to check open times and protocols.  Some restaurants are utilizing the services of Grubhub, Doordash and Uber Eats!

Restaurant Delivery   

Restaurant Pick-Up/Takeout       

Curbside Service       

Shop LYH Online

LYH Things to Do

Lynchburg attractions, museums and other sites are open to the public.  Places like the Riverviews Artspace, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Amazement Square and the Old City Cemetery Museums & Arboretum have been welcoming visitors and holding small events and tours. Please call ahead or visit their websites to check days and hours of operation as some sites may have reduced hours.  
Here are some suggestions of LYH Things to Do:  

LYH Trail System   

Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway   

Outdoor Activities   

LYH Legacy Attractions

LYH Lodging

LYH hotels are ready for you, and to help you make an informed decision on where to stay we’ve put together what some of our hotels are doing to let you feel safe and comfortable while you’re here enjoying one or more of our city. From boutique hotels to brand names to Air B&Bs, everyone is wiping down surfaces and perfecting their “mask smile” to help you feel welcome.

Book Your Hotel         LYH Airbnb


LYH Tourism Industry Partner Information: Lodging, Restaurants, Retail & Event Producers

The Office of Economic Development & Tourism of the City of Lynchburg is keeping up with the latest pertinent information regarding travel during the coronavirus pandemic.  We have provided the links below where you can find announcements from Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, and recommendations from the Virginia Tourism Corporation and the Virginia Restaurant Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA).  We have also provide a link to the U.S. Travel Association’s “Travel Confidently” Toolkit with information on how to help visitors travel with confidence to our city during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you have questions or need assistance, please email us at Tourism@lynchburgvirginia.org 
Thank you for everything you do to make LYH a great place to visit! 

 U.S. Travel Assoc. #TravelConfidently Toolkit

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia Lodging Restaurant Travel Assoc.

Virginia Department of Health