6 Secrets Surrounding Ash Lawn-Highland

  Just less than one hour away in Charlottesville, Virginia, sits the former home of President James Monroe. This famous house turned museum has a world of hidden secrets to bestow upon you. With 535 sprawling acres of working farm and a performing arts center on site, there is ample space to enjoy the plantation […]

Blow Your Own Glass Ornament: Family Fun at Sunspots

  Glass is used for so many different things, from church windows to cars; glass is both a functional material and a materialistic one. In Italy there are many small vendors that sell gorgeous glass pieces, from rings to small heart statues. But you don’t have to go all the way to Italy to get […]

Devils Knob Vs. Stoney Creek: The Ultimate Golfing Experience

  Sprawled out over one local destination, sits two pristine golf courses– Devils Knob and Stoney Creek. Located at Virginia’s Wintergreen Golf Resort, these nationally ranked courses are notorious for very different reasons.   Just as both courses offer something new, so does the passing of each season– at certain times of the year one […]

6 Reasons to Visit Fall Foliage Festival Art Show

  With the sun out shining and a slight breeze in the air, there’s nothing like Virginia’s Fall Foliage Festival Art Show! For the last 40 years people have been coming to Waynesboro in hoards, ready to enjoy the carefree atmosphere while browsing over 150 vendors. This is fall at its finest in downtown Waynesboro, […]

Gemstones, Cars, and Craft fairs; One Fun-Filled Weekend!

  If you are lucky enough to visit Lyndhurst, Virginia on the weekend of October 6th, you are in for a treat! Although there is never a shortage of family-fun activities near Cabin Creekwood, this weekend in particular offers an overabundance of special events. Here are 3 activities we highly recommend!   The 37th Annual […]

Crabtree Falls: 6 Useful Tips from Hikers

“Crabtree Falls is arguably the most beautiful set of waterfalls in Virginia.” -Hiking Upward.com   Crabtree Falls is a gorgeous 3-mile hike that offers up-close and personal views of four separate cascading waterfalls, as well as the Tye River Valley. Located in nearby Nelson County, this family-friendly atmosphere is open daily, from dusk to dawn. […]

Kite Day at Coyner Springs: A Day to Always Remember

  Saturday, September 29 from 10-3pm bring out the entire family for Kite Day at Coyner Springs Park.   I once heard someone say that kites are the perfect combination of art and science. To me, kites never seemed that specific—as a kid I didn’t even care so much what my kite looked like, I […]

National Forest Vs. National Park- Learn the Important Differences!

  Most don’t consider the differences between a National Forest and National Park pressing information. Regardless, there are striking differences between the two that signify history and even shape American laws. For example, bring your dog to a National Forest and enjoy the scenery together, bring your dog to a National Park, and you could […]

7 Things to do at this Year’s Chamber of Commerce Fall Celebration

  With 100+ likes on Facebook the, Good Times, Tastes, and Traditions, celebration is sure to be a good time! Held at the Frontier Culture Museum in nearby Staunton, this two-day event will keep you entertained and culturally fulfilled. Trust me, it’s a guaranteed good time considering the Chamber of Commerce pulls out all the […]