SURVEY: Summer activities, spots to visit in Southwest Virginia

FILE PHOTO: John Carlin with a striped bass from Smith Mountain Lake (Steve Reynolds , wsls)

Summer is officially here! Time to break out the sandals and tank tops if you haven’t already – and grab your sunglasses because we’re going outside!

From grabbing a bite to eat at your favorite local restaurant or dessert shop to hitting the water, there are plenty of things to do and places to visit across Southwest Virginia.

We want to test the waters to see which activities are your favorite, and where you love to frequent during the warm-weather months. You might even think of something new while taking the survey below, too!

And hey, did you know you can have your photos and videos featured on TV? You can – it’s actually pretty easy! Click here to open Pin It, our online gallery that shows off all of your amazing submissions from across the region, showing us what it truly is like to live in our beautiful area. Our team monitors Pin It regularly for on-air and online features.

Okay, without further ado, dive into the survey below! If we missed something, leave us a comment!

Looking to head out on a new adventure? Check out John Carlin’s Outdoors to get a few ideas.