Lynchburg in Central Virginia has a population of around 76,000 people.
The city is located some 95 miles (153 kilometers) from the state capital of Virginia, Richmond and about 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Charlottesville.
Learn more about the fascinating history this part of the world by investigating a range of its historic sites. Start your history tour at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, the Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial and the Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, which are some of the most important historic places in the region.
If you need a break from the great outdoors pay a visit to the Avoca Museum and the Bedford Museum, two of the most visited museums in Lynchburg. Walk the halls, browse the exhibits or just savor the peaceful spaces.
The National D-Day Memorial is a quiet place of contemplation where everyone can pay tribute to those who died during times of war. Sit quietly and allow your imagination to drift back through the cannon smoke of time, then make your way to the other historic sites in the area.
Candlers Station is the perfect place to head to if you love shopping and watching the world go by. It is a bustling place filled with clothes and accessory stores and grocery shops.