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3 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in Lynchburg

Here at New in Lynchburg we care about your overall well-being. We are committed to providing a multitude of different activities to enjoy from what Lynchburg has to offer your body, mind and soul.


Organization Tips for Spring

Bring in the season with an organized living space! Check out these tips to calm the chaos.

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Spring Outdoor Activity Ideas in Lynchburg

After a bitterly cold winter, it is finally feeling a bit warmer despite a couple of bouts of snow. During the warmer days, many people feel desperate to get outside and enjoy the nice weather. Here are four outdoor activities that you might enjoy!


Tips for Spring Cleaning

New in Lynchburg came up with some spring cleaning tips that you can try out this spring!

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A Breakdown of Lynchburg’s Coffee Shops

Lynchburg has a wide variety of different coffee shops to choose from, and each one has acquired its own personality. There are coffee shops suited for a cozy date, a fun Friday night out with friends, quiet homework spots, or a kid-friendly hang out. Here are some of the most popular in the city.


A Day in the Life of a College Student in Lynchburg

There are so many colleges in Lynchburg, and this city has so much to offer students. Check out the average day of a college student in Lynchburg!


Valentine’s Date Ideas in Lynchburg

No matter what you and your Valentine are into, Lynchburg has so many good date spots! Check out these fun Valentine’s date ideas.

NEW IN LYNCHBURG: Grand Re-Opening of the Academy Center of the Arts

Check out the amazing historical renovation of the Academy Center of the Arts in Downtown Lynchburg! Lynchburg, VA was once a thriving destination for music, art, and culture, and the Academy Center of the Arts is bringing that back.


Trendy Christmas Gift Ideas

Here are a few trendy Christmas gift ideas from some of our local businesses that you’ll want to put on that list for a coworker, friend, or loved one.


How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

We try to make the holidays the best of the time we’ve got. Here are our favorite ways to get into the holiday spirit.


Last Minute Gift Ideas

Sometimes Christmas just sneaks up on you. If you find yourself in a crunch for time, check out these last minute gift ideas from New in Lynchburg.


Tips for Decorating During the Holidays

If you like the idea of quick, simple and inexpensive decorating for the Holidays, or even if you prefer the more elaborate, we know you’ll find some of Selena Campbell's tips helpful and gain some inspiration to use to in your own home.


Where to Hide the Christmas Presents

Here are some places for you to hide all your Christmas presents this holiday season!


Ways to Give Back

Giving back, whether donating or volunteering, puts everything into perspective. It enforces the things you are thankful for by helping the community and those who appreciate a helping hand. We've listed some places where you can give back right here in our Lynchburg community this holiday season.

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Interview with Richie Worrell

We visited Richie Worrell of Richard Son of Richard, Worrell Effects, and Dogwood & Holly at his home to talk about all things guitars, pedals, and the Lynchburg music scene.


10 Halloween Safety Tips

For many, Halloween is a time when we get put on best costumes and head out in the neighborhood for some candy. As you go this year, please consider these 10 Halloween safety tips!


Pumpkin Patches & Apple Picking Near Lynchburg, VA

There's nothing like picking pumpkins or apples in Lynchburg, VA on a brisk Fall day with your family and friends. There are so many apple orchards, farms, and pumpkin patches near Lynchburg, VA that you'll never run out of fun Fall activities—we challenge you to visit them all!


Tips for Seeing Fall Foliage

There are a lot of great places to see the fall colors right here in the Lynchburg area. Check out some of my favorite spots to see the foliage.


Time for Apple Picking & Campfires

If a day of apple picking, hiking, and ending with the warm glow of a campfire sounds good, then read on.


10 Best Hikes Near Lynchburg, VA

The Lynchburg area boasts some of the best hiking in the state of Virginia. Here we've listed just the Top 10 Hikes around Lynchburg, VA.

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Tips for Making the Most of Back to School Season (for parents)

Here are a few tips to help you make the transition to going back to school feel as smooth and effortless as possible!

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Water Activities

Lynchburg, VA has so many beautiful waterfalls to enjoy and swim in as well as lakes to go canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, tubing, or paddleboating. Here's a list of some places to have summer fun!

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What To Do With the Kids This Summer

Here are a few Lynchburg things to do this summer that are fun for the whole family.

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Summer Trips Near Lynchburg, VA

We've compiled some of the best destinations for summer trips near Lynchburg, VA. Check them out!

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Beaches Near Lynchburg, VA

Here are some of the best beaches near Lynchburg, Virginia that you can check out this summer.

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Top 15 Camping Sites Near Lynchburg, VA

Do you love camping? It can be a great way to relax, spend quality time with friends and family. Here are the top 15 places to camp near Lynchburg, VA!

Movie Marathons

Looking for movies to watch this summer? We’ve made a list of movie marathons for you to try out!


Local Things To Do in Lynchburg, VA

Here we've made a list of some of our favorite local things to do in Lynchburg during the summer time.


Free Things To Do in Lynchburg, VA

If you're on a tight budget this summer or just want to be wiser with how you spend your money, we made this list for you!


Family Fun Night Ideas in Lynchburg, VA

There are so many times where families want to spend time together, but do not know what to do. That is why we created a list of some family fun night ideas for you!


End of the School Year Survival Tips for Moms

We understand how difficult it can be to survive the end of the school year as a parent. So, we wanted to provide some tips on how to handle the stressful moments that come up this time of year with your little ones!


End of the School year Survival Tips for Students

Looking for tips on how to survive the end of the school year as a student in Lynchburg, VA? Here we've made a list of some tips that will help you!


Local Coffee Shops in Lynchburg, VA

We complied a list of Local Coffee Shops in and around the Lynchburg area. Whenever you need to sit back, sip, and relax make sure to check out one of these places!


Spring Trips Near Lynchburg, VA

A few attractions for you and your family to explore this spring in Lynchburg and the surrounding area.


Spring Break Tips

We have compiled some of our best spring break tips and ideas to help you make the most of this much needed break from your regular routine!

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10 Great Date Night Ideas

Looking for the perfect date night idea for the Lynchburg area? We've complied 10 great date night ideas to do in the area!

10 Things to be Thankful for This Holiday Season

The New in Lynchburg Team has taken some time to look at all of the things we can be thankful for this holiday season.

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Holiday Travel Tips

The New in Lynchburg Team came up with some Holiday Travel Tips just for you to help ease the stress, so you can embrace the holiday season with eagerness and joy!


7 Quick Day Trips

Are you looking for a fun day trip with the family or a quick road trip for an enjoyable yet convenient staycation? New In Lynchburg has compiled some great options in Lynchburg and the surrounding area.


Kid's Birthday Party Ideas

Looking for the perfect place to have your child's next birthday party? Look no more!


Last Minute Summer Adventures

As summer comes to an end and the thought of school starting begins to take over, we always feel the urge to get one more little “adventure” in. Here are some of our top ideas for last minute adventures in the Lynchburg area.


10 Interesting Facts About Lynchburg, VA

Even if you are a local, you still may not know about these facts. Here are 10 fun facts about Lynchburg.


Rediscover Lynchburg: Cornerstone

Cornerstone has grown so much over the past few years. Make sure to check this area out, if you haven't in awhile, you will be surprised by what you will find.


What's New In Lynchburg, VA

Looking for things to do in Lynchburg, Virginia? New in Lynchburg is where you can find restaurants. activities, and a calendar of events to keep you informed on all that's going on in the Lynchburg area!

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Things to do This Week in Lynchburg, VA

Trying to find things to do in Lynchburg this weekend used to be difficult, but not anymore.


Rediscover Lynchburg: Jefferson Street

Downtown Lynchburg has grown so much in the past few years. Check out Jefferson Street if you haven't in awhile, you may be surprised by what you will find.