Hillsville is nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and boasts many scenic trails and outdoor activities -- making it a haven for nature-lovers.
Take a walk around the historic district and enjoy the the Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home and its stunning architecuter. After, stop by the Carroll County Historical Museum and Carroll County Courthouse to brush up on your history.
Elsewhere, the Beaver Dam Creek Walking Trail is a scenic route covering 3 miles within the town itself. It's a registered Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail and has abundant wildflowers and animals like deer, woodpeckers and butterflies. Beyond and into the Virginia wilderness, there are more trails in New River Trail State Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Shot Tower State Park and Grayson Highlands State Park.
Back in the town there's a wide variety of shops, restaurants, a golf resort, and live events taking place year-round.
Summer is great to visit as the Classic Car Cruise-in and outdoor concerts take place. Late spring is also nice for long flower-filled hikes.