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 […]

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 […]