Staunton, Augusta, and Waynesboro
Martinsville and Henry County
Nelson and Albemarle Counties
Alleghany, Bath, Craig, and Highland Counties
The Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe, and the Cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford.
Choose from the many creative excursions and activities available as you plan your trip to Virginia! The Artisan Trail Network will help you navigate a unique adventure. We invite you to explore the byways and back roads, visiting craft artisan studios, agri-artisan gardens & farms, wineries & breweries, galleries & craft related venues, local businesses & eclectic shops and historical & cultural points of interest.
Create your own personalized itinerary using our interactive trip planner to map all the delightful places to visit via the “Virginia is for Lovers” traveler’s gateway. Discover unique trail sites to visit by searching by media, type of business, keywords and other search options. Select the places and talented artisans you want to visit and print out the driving maps that will get you to their door.
Enjoy the local flavor of your destinations by choosing unique dining and privately owned lodging as you wind your way from studio to farm enjoying the scenic landscapes and points of interest along the way.
Plan using the calendar feature to look ahead for seasonal events like arts & craft festivals, exhibitions, farm market activities and cultural holidays.
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"Capturing the natural beauty and wonder of American wood"
Wood: Functional Accessories (non-wearable); Turned,
"The evolution of shepherdess to fiber artisan
and fiber artisan to sustainably focused micro~business..."
Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Fiber-Wearable: Felt,
"Unique and original stained glass for residential, commercial and liturgical settings."
Northern Neck Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Glass: