In order to make your trip here all the more worthwhile, here are a series of resources to help get you situated and make the most of your time away from home. Our hotel booking information is over on a separate page. If any international competitors are in need of an Official Letter of Invitation, it can be found here.


The map has layers highlighting Official GABMC Events, Local Restaurants, Points of Interest, RVAdult Beverages, The Great Outdoors, and all of the G40 Murals around town. You can pull it up on your phone at



Locations around the Commonwealth worth visiting before and/or after the GABMC. The map has layers for Airports, Fun destinations, American History & Culture locations, and The Great Outdoors & Fall Colors.


Take the kids to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., the Pentagon 9-11 Memorial in Northern Virginia, or Busch Gardens & Water Country in Williamsburg. Go hike along the Appalachian Trail and see the Blue Ridge mountains in early fall, or spend some time by the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach with your significant other. Now's the perfect time! Mileage and approximate travel time is noted for each to help with your planning. You can pull it up on your phone at