Mother’s Day at Woodrow Wilson Library & Museum – Create a Memorable Weekend

  Picking up after the kids, planning and preparing “well-balanced” meals, doing the laundry, cleaning the house and attending after-school activities, most of the time struggling to maintain one’s sanity amidst all the chaos; speaking from experience; a mother’s work is never done. If you are nodding your head while reading this article, you are […]

Virginia Vacation Destinations – How to Plan for Maximum Enjoyment

  Researching a vacation destination is one of the most important, if not the most important thing you can do when planning your vacation getaway. How to begin, sources to reference, questions to ask, are all very important when conducting your search.   Where do I want to go?   To begin, you of course […]

Stay at Cabin Creekwood – for Free!

  Book any of our Blue Ridge Mountain cabins for two nights between now and the end of May 2013, and stay the third night absolutely free!   Take that extra day to hike yet another trail, or to visit a local vineyard, or to do some strategic planning.  It really doesn’t matter what you choose, […]

Shenandoah Valley – A Storied Civil War History

  Aside from the natural beauty and spectacle that is the heart of Virginia, from the Cabin Creekwood area, there are ample opportunities to see and explore the history of the Civil War. Each area of the state offers many historic sites to visit, photograph, and explore, including museums, trails, monuments, and actual battlefields. Below […]

Antiquing in Virginia: 4 Shops Worth Visiting

  Antiques represent a hunk of history, a moment in time far away in the past. Antiques carry an air of mystery, one that keeps people collecting year after year. Perhaps there is no better way to understand the world our relatives resided in than to own a literal piece of the past; better known […]

Rockfish Gap Outfitters: One Stop Shop for all Your Outdoor Needs

“Rockfish Gap Outfitters is the gateway to your next adventure.”   If you love the outdoors, then you know that in order to withstand the natural elements you will need some man-made gear! The thing is, not all gear is made equally, which is why finding a trusted and reputable shop to supply you with […]

Local & Luscious: A Tour of the Nearby Wineries

    Virginia is full of vineyards; some of these vines are yours for the picking! Visiting a winery can be a real blast; not only do you get to learn the finer points about wine, all while enjoying a picturesque environment, but you will also be in the company of family and friends. Plan […]

Hiking the Waterfall Loop on Skyline Drive

  Just a short distance up Skyline Drive is a hiking trail that goes to three separate waterfalls, each a worthy destination by itself. The 6.5 mile loop begins at the Browns Gap parking area near milepost 83. The trailhead is just across the road, and follows the Browns Gap fire road for the first […]

You’re Invited to Thomas Jefferson’s Private Getaway at Poplar Forest

  Think of your own favorite getaway location, wherever you go to hide away from the world—you know, be yourself without worrying about others. This place might be a secluded spot somewhere on the beach, or perhaps—if you’re as fortunate as Thomas Jefferson was, it could be a vacation house. Regardless of where it is, […]

3 Reasons to Horse Around at the Virginia Horse Center

  The Virginia Horse Center is located in nearby Lexington. On these large sprawling grounds there is always something going on—and you don’t have to be a horse lover to get in on the fun! The Virginia Horse Center was established to promote equines on all levels, and in all disciplines. Since its establishment it […]