Living in Blacksburg

Downtown Blacksburg Virginia

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia, Montgomery County is a progressive, technology-driven community with an abundance of lifestyle amenities. The community is home to Virginia Tech, an internationally renowned higher learning and research university, and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg.

The community offers a variety of things to do year round from sporting events, to art venues, to musical concerts, to theatre, to fun filled festivals, to outdoor venues for hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and so much more! The New River, which makes up the County’s western border is the oldest river in North America, and the second oldest in the world behind the Nile River in Africa!

With the picturesque Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains in the background, the natural beauty surrounding the Blacksburg and Christiansburg area offers a vista for residents and visitors to enjoy. All of this while still having all the conveniences we have grown accustomed to just around the corner. Regardless of your reason for being here, we are sure that this area will earn a special place in your heart!

Dining near your Blacksburg Apartment

Dining in Blacksburg

Blacksburg has become very popular with gourmet enthusiast and foodies across the nation. A wealth of nearby farms producing world-class meat, poultry, produce, nuts and more make it easy to find local ingredients in Blacksburg cuisine. Your apartment at The Highlands allows you to explore the best of the dining scene of downtown Blacksburg. Blacksburg also offers a varied selection of fresh and gourmet markets. Below is a sampling of the many delicious opportunities available in Blacksburg:

In Good Spirits

Virginia has become a nationally celebrated region for great wineries and breweries as well. Check out some of the amazing choices right in our area:

Shopping in Blacksburg

Your Highlands Apartment is conveniently located near downtown Blacksburg’s unique and diverse place shopping scene, providing shoppers with a wide variety of wonderful choices. Below is a sampling of some of the best shopping near your Blacksburg Apartment:

The Arts in Blacksburg, VA

Blacksburg Recreation & Arts

Blacksburg offers so many opportunities to enhance your experience as a resident of Highlands Apartments. Nearby Virginia Tech provides a wealth of museums and art galleries, and the surrounding area is home to some of the most beautiful national parks in the United States. Below is a small sample of the many attractions tempting you to discover Blacksburg:

The Great Wide Open

Blacksburg is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Virginia! Below is a small sample of some of the best reasons to get outdoors near Highlands Apartments:

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