Blacksburg Tourism

Blacksburg is an incorporated town in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States, with a population of 42,620 at the 2010 census. Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and Radford are the three principal jurisdictions of the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses those jurisdictions and all of Montgomery, Pulaski, and Giles counties for statistical purposes. The MSA has an estimated population of 159,587 and is currently one of the faster-growing MSAs in Virginia. Blacksburg is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), a Virginia land-grant university. The town and Virginia Tech campus have a long tradition of safety and living satisfaction, despite the Virginia Tech shootings that occurred on April 16, 2007. In 2011, Businessweek named Blacksburg the "Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids". Also in 2011, readers of Southern Living named Blacksburg the "Best College Town in the South". Its public transportation system, Blacksburg Transit, which also connects to the neighboring town of Christiansburg, has repeatedly received recognition for the quality of its service. Blacksburg High School, which in 2013 unveiled its new state-of-the-art building, is often ranked among the top schools of the nation for its academics and its Soccer, Track, and Cross Country teams are also among the top in the state.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Blacksburg, United States. Explore Blacksburg travel guide before you plan your trip here. A vacation to Blacksburg can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Know the pollution level of Blacksburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Blacksburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Blacksburg.

    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 92.65 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 72.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.73 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Blacksburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

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