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Galax Travel Guide

The Blue Ridge Mountains are located just beyond the Virginia town of Galax. Galax offers an authentic experience of a small town with rich heritage and traditions. It's home to the largest Old Time Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention, plus visitors can explore the New River Trail.

Things to Do in Galax

The Blue Ridge Music Center is a fun museum and very informative about the origins of Bluegrass music. It provides a good introduction to your stay in Galax, a place rich with the traditions of folkloric music. If you're a musician, there's an excellent fiddle shop here too.

For outdoor enthusiasts, the proximity of Grayson and Carroll counties is ideal. In either place, you can rent kayaks, canoes, river tubes and bicycles and head off down the trails or join a guided tour. Check out the beauty of Foster Falls or charter a boat for a fishing trip and see if you can catch some of the region's famous fish: smallmouth, walleye, and musky.

Additionally, during the summer months, go berry picking at local farms or visit Matthews Living History Farm Museum for a look at life on a working farm circa 1900.

Best Time to Visit Galax

Summer is the best time to visit Galax for warm weather, perfect for outdoor adventures. For the Bluegrass Festival visit in August.

Price and Availability in Galax

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Galax is in May, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Galax is in the high season in October. Galax has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Galax tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Galax tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Galax

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Galax. The warmest months in Galax are June and July, when temperatures reach 87 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -1 ˚F. The wettest month in Galax is September with 8.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 3 inches of rain.

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