Making your plans for a short getaway or extended vacation? Consider Smith Mountain Lake — “Jewel of the Blue Ridge.” Our area’s great natural beauty — from the waters and woods to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia — is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun.
A short drive from Roanoke, Lynchburg, Rocky Mount, and even Greensboro, this incredible travel destination has just what you are looking for, for every age, stage, and interest. Smith Mountain Lake stretches 40 miles in length, with more than 500 miles of shoreline.
Whether your interests are a great fishing excursion, a day at the beach, water sports, a round of golf, or you prefer hiking, biking, or rediscovering a bit of history, Smith Mountain Lake provides ample opportunities.