Wildlife Center Saves Falcon

The Virginia Wildlife Center, located just 10 minutes from our Virginia cabin rentals, had the unique privilege of nursing a peregrine falcon back to health, and releasing it at the Grandview Nature Preserve in Hampton, VA recently.  The bird had been found in Accomack County last month with an eye injury, but was also underweight […]

Winter Activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Winter in the Blue Ridge is a special time of year.  The air is so crisp and cold, and the outdoors is just waiting for you to come and explore.  Of course, with the temperatures so cold, it is even more critical to dress appropriately for the weather.   The most popular winter activities of […]

Discounted Lift Tickets for Skiing/Snowboarding

With the cold temperatures this winter, and all the natural snow, skiing and snowboarding are in full swing at Wintergreen Ski Resort.  So far this year, we’ve had a total of 32 inches of natural snow.  That is more that we’ve gotten the last several years combined!   Discounted lift tickets are available for our […]

Fresh Snow On The Way!

Fresh snow is forecasted for this coming weekend, December 19-20.  What an awesome way to kick off the Christmas holiday.  Whether nestled in one of our Virginia cabin rentals enjoying the snow from the inside, challenging the slopes at Wintergreen Ski Resort, or hiking and playing outside, snow in the Blue Ridge Mountains is so beautiful […]

Guided Trout Fishing in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Virginia trout love cold weather, so now is a great time to plan your Virginia fishing trip.  Our streams and lakes are stocked regularly from October 15 through mid-June.  There are so many great places to test your skills against the wily trout, and help is available.   Schedule a guided fishing trip with local expert […]

Antique Fire Engine Museum – Free!

Visit the Antique Fire Engine Museum in Staunton, and see the 1911 Robinson Chemical Fire Engine.  This engine, affectionately named “Jumbo,” is the only surviving fire truck of its kind in existence.  Jumbo was also the first motorized fire truck of its kind to be used in the state of Virginia.   The fire department […]

Snow Skiing Right Around Corner

It’s that time of year again!  Time to get ready to hit the slopes.  Wintergreen Ski Resort is making snow, so skiing is right around the corner.  The planned opening date is December 12, but of course that depends on how much cold weather we have between now and then.   So break out your skis […]

History Comes Alive near Cabin Creekwood

Experience history in a powerful way at the Frontier Culture Museum, located in Staunton, VA. With costumed and well-informed actors playing the parts of the people of the times, no longer does history have to be boring! You’ll appreciate the informative and entertaining interaction. Ask questions, participate in events, and learn much more than browsing […]

Civil War History in Waynesboro, VA

Waynesboro was the site of a Civil War battle on March 2, 1865, appropriately named “The Battle of Waynesboro.”  This battle is now reenacted annually, hosted by the Plumb House Museum.  The Plumb House, built during Thomas Jefferson’s presidency sometime between 1802 and 1804, is the oldest frame dwelling in Waynesboro, and was caught in […]

Staunton VA Lodging

Tired of staying in hotels?  Check us out as an alternative for Staunton VA lodging.  We’re only twenty minutes outside of the city, so visiting all those great Staunton attractions is a snap.   With nine fully-furnished and very comfortable Virginia cabin rentals, you can have a complete house for about what you’d pay for […]