Antique Mall in Central Virginia

Although many visit the Shenandoah Valley to hike in the Alleghany or Blue Ridge Mountain ranges, or for its wineries or to see friends and family, a little known secret that has been slowly leaking out are the antiquities found in the area. Unless it’s your life’s passion to burn gas and spend endless hours […]

The Natural Bridge – Virginia’s Natural Wonder

Situated at the southern end of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of the seven natural wonders of the modern world, Virginia’s Natural Bridge. Located in the town of Natural Bridge, close to Lexington, the bridge is a National Historic Landmark that has drawn visitors from all […]

Exploring Art in Charlottesville

Anyone who appreciates the time and talent needed to create a unique and inspirational piece of art will enjoy a visit to the McGuffey Art Center. The center is right in downtown Charlottesville and aims to support the growth of art and artists in both the visual and performing arts, while focusing on community participation. […]

Harley Davidson Motorcycles for Rent

**Note: Since the dealership has been sold, motorcycle rentals are no longer offered at this location. Honestly, what is cooler than the thought of riding a Harley Davidson in the Blue Ridge or Alleghany mountains? The wind through your hair, leaning back, taking in the beauty and experiencing the freedom that only riding a motorcycle […]

Monticello – A Must See Attraction Near Charlottesville

Monticello, the historic home of Thomas Jefferson, is consistently listed among the must-see homes and attractions in the United States. Thomas Jefferson was only 26 years old when he began to build Monticello as his family home. After a long and well-lived life as the third president of the United States, founder of the University […]

Pet Friendly Cabins

We often get asked if we have pet friendly cabins in Virginia, and the answer to that is…YES!  We know a lot of folks like to travel with their pets, so we’ve made all of our cabins pet-friendly.  What does that mean to you?  That means if you’d like to bring Fido along, just let […]

Civil War History in Staunton, Virginia

The city of Staunton was a key player in much of the Civil War in Virginia, although war itself was kept outside of town for much of the conflict. Staunton was a supply depot for the Confederate Armies, utilizing its strategic location at the intersection of the north-south Valley Turnpike, the east-west Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, and […]

Winter Sports – Shuttle to Wintergreen Available

With all the snow we’ve gotten this year, it’s a great time to join us for winter sports!  It doesn’t matter if you’ve been skiing or snowboarding before, or even if you have your own equipment.  Lessons are available, and at Wintergreen Resort, they guarantee you’ll learn to ski!  As for equipment, you can rent […]

Woodrow Wilson’s Birthplace, Museum, and Presidential Library

Opened to the public in November 1990, the Woodrow Wilson Museum is housed in an adaptively-renovated chateau style mansion adjacent to Woodrow Wilson’s Birthplace. The Museum galleries guide you through Wilson’s public life, from his Princeton study to his historic Great War peace efforts, and encompassing his service from 1913 to 1921 as the 28th […]

Water Park in the Winter?

Tired of all the cold, snowy weather?  How about a trip to the Massanutten Indoor Waterpark.  No matter what the temperatures are outside, it’s always a balmy 84 degrees inside the park.   Try surfing on the pipeline, the biggest Flowrider in Virginia.  Or how about a float trip down the Blue Ridge Rapids?  You’re […]