Conveniently located from several of Virginia’s major highways, or, scenic by-ways, downtown Buchanan is minutes away from several vacation destination points. Whether you are speeding along Interstate 81 as it passes through southwest Virginia, or, enjoying a leisurely excursion along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Buchanan’s historic downtown is a natural stopping point.
Buchanan’s Main Street coincides with U.S. Route 11 and the Town is centrally located twenty four miles south of Lexington, twenty four miles north of Roanoke and twenty miles from Bedford. Buchanan is minutes away from attractions such as the Lexington Horse Center, VMI, Natural Bridge, the Peaks of Otter, the D Day Memorial, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail and Roanoke.
Buchanan may be reached by traveling U.S. Route 11. For those on the Interstate, Buchanan has convenient access at Exit 167 and 168 when traveling from north of the Town, or, Exit 162 when traveling from south of Town. From Bedford you may reach Buchanan by traveling north on Rt. 43. The Town of Buchanan is just fourteen miles from the Peaks of Otter. Main Street Buchanan is minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 90.9 (JCT 43 North, Parkway Drive).