Visit Virginia Tech Instantly with a "Real" Tour

Choosing whether or not an in-person visit to Virginia Tech makes sense can be a risky decision…what if you step on campus and immediately detest the “vibe”? All that time, money and effort getting to campus was wasted. At first it may seem difficult to gain a meaningful understanding of Virginia Tech without visiting the school in person. Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, VA , and if that’s nowhere near where you live, what options do you have? That’s why we created CampusReel – to allow you, and anyone reading this, to deeply and authentically experience the Virginia Tech vibe, campus and community without visiting Virginia Tech in person – a virtual tour of the Virginia Tech campus! If definitely want to visit Virginia Tech in person, you should, at the very least, watch the entire CampusReel for Virginia Tech to ensure it seems like a good match and to get the most out of your in-person visit. After you’ve done your due diligence, you may find the below guidance helpful

When is the best time to visit Virginia Tech?

Visiting Virginia Tech depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit Virginia Tech twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of Blacksburg as well. Remember that Blacksburg is also catering to 25327 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit Virginia Tech?

The Virginia Tech admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in Blacksburg. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • Main & Henry Extended Stay Residences at Virginia Tech
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Blacksburg-University at Virginia Tech
  • Days Inn by Wyndham Blacksburg Conference Center at Virginia Tech
  • Clay Corner Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Comfort Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Christiansburg/Blacksburg at Virginia Tech
  • Red Carpet Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Courtyard by Marriott Blacksburg at Virginia Tech
  • Hampton Inn Christiansburg/Blacksburg at Virginia Tech
  • Main Street Inn at Virginia Tech
  • Hyatt Place Blacksburg/University at Virginia Tech
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Blacksburg - University Area at Virginia Tech
  • The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center at Virginia Tech
  • Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg at Virginia Tech

What do families do in Blacksburg when they visit Virginia Tech?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around Blacksburg. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at Virginia Tech and see for yourself how the student make use of Blacksburg.

What buildings should I look at when I visit Virginia Tech?

For your convenience, below is a list of all buildings that you can visit from CampusReel. We encourage you to compare you experience of the buildings on CampusReel with your in-person visit if you decide to take one.