WHAT IS THERE TO DO DOWNTOWN?
Nature trails, bike riding, historic monuments, museums and art exhibits. Explore Downtown Lynchburg!
Downtown Lynchburg was built for walking and getting exercise. From the small shops, numerous restaurants, bakeries, and the nature trails along the James River there is always something to do. Best thing is, you don’t even need your car to get around!
MUSIC AND EVENTS
Riverfront Park Concert Series, First Fridays, Cheers to the Weekend and live music at many restaurants, just to name a few. You can always find something to do downtown.
RESTAURANTS AND FOOD
From quick to upscale dining, downtown offers numerous options. Whether you want to have a date night at Dish or Main Street Eatery, or just want to relax with some friends at El Jefe or The Water Dog, you can enjoy a different style every night. There are also several bakeries, coffee shops, local markets, and healthy options all over!
Do you enjoy walking trails or riding bikes? If so, downtown is the perfect place for you. With the Black Water Creek Trail System, you can keep it on pavement or venture down some dirt trails perfect for a hike or mountain biking. You can also take float trips down the James River, and if you don’t have you own gear, you can use James River Adventures to book a trip for you and your friends!
El Jefe, The Water Dog, Bootleggers, and The Skyline Grill are some of the many places you can enjoy a late evening. Summer months bring in outdoor concerts on the River Front and new places open all of the time. You’re sure to find your favorite watering hole in Downtown Lynchburg.
Take a stroll down Main Street and Commerce Street and you will find hand-made crafts, boutiques, antiques, and other unique shops that will add just the right touches to your decor and wardrobe.