Before venturing to Lynchburg, make an online trip to LynchburgVirginia.org. It's here you'll find a compilation of fascinating and wonderful things to do and see in Hill City. There's a lot happening in this iconic city including development and construction downtown - I can't wait to return and see the finished product!
Upon arrival, stop at the visitor center. Located at 216 12th Street, this is not only the place to get the most up-to-date information on events and attractions, it's also an awesome example of Art Deco architecture. The colorful re-purposed filling station is a standout for its eclectic beauty. You can also make all your Lynchburg souvenir purchases here as well.
Lynchburg has a variety of lodging options ranging from downtown hotels like the Craddock Terry Hotel, Hill City Inn or Holiday Inn. There are also several B&Bs and Airbnb's throughout the historic city.
And one final piece of advice, it's called Hill City for a reason. The city streets are laid out on a grid which makes getting around easy, however, it's hilly. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for some uphill walking - great exercise for the quads, glutes and heart!