Enjoy the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains from our hotels in Lynchburg, Virginia. See where Union and Confederate generals ended the Civil War and snap stunning panoramic photos from the curving Blue Ridge Parkway.
Our hotels in Lynchburg are near the Court House Hill historic district. The Lynchburg Museum, housed in the Old Court House from 1855, details the city’s 300 years of history—from its 1757 founding to its role in the Civil War. Just west of Lynchburg is Appomattox Court House National Historic Park. On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in the parlor room of the McLean house, ending the War Between the States. The villa retreat of Thomas Jefferson, Poplar Forest, is a short drive from our Lynchburg hotels. Visit this architectural masterpiece and watch artisans and archeologists hard at work restoring the 200-year-old house to its original glory.
Explore Lynchburg’s walkable historic streets lined with townhouses built by tobacco barons. Stop in the Community Market and pick up crisp red apples and juicy pink peaches or browse though pottery, jewelry and baskets crafted by Virginian artisans. Our Lynchburg hotels are near downtown restaurants serving grilled steak and roast chicken in atmospheric 19th-century buildings. Sip a glass of dry red or floral white wine from the nearby Virginia wine country or try a pint of locally brewed lager in an inviting pub.
Book our Holiday Inn® hotels in Lynchburg to experience the many different colors of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Springtime wildflowers bloom yellow and white, and in summer the maple trees are their leafy greenest. Forests blaze golden orange and vivid red in autumn, and snow blankets the rolling hills in a crystalline winter glow.