Fall Foliage Update – September 30, 2009

Green is still the predominant color of the mountains, but the hues of fall are beginning to show themselves.  Here and there, individual trees, and some small groups of similar trees, are turning the first shades of yellow, orange, and red.  Expect the colors of these early trees to deepen and intensify over the next […]

Cabin Improvement Just For You!

At Cabin Creekwood, we’re taking a break before the Virginia fall foliage really starts to show off to make some improvements to the cabins.   At Cabin Rockwood, we’ve torn out all the carpets in the main level and replaced them with oak laminate flooring.  it really looks nice, and will be much more durable. […]

Hiking in the Blue Ridge

There are so many great trails to choose from along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, and fall is a great time of year to explore them.  Whether you’re looking for just a light stroll along a lake, or something more challenging that will take most of the day, there is a trail here just […]

Choosing Your Virginia Mountain Cabin

There are so many options when thinking about a vacation getaway that it can become mind-boggling to choose between them.  Here are some points to consider when trying to plan your Virginia mountain getaway.   Driving Distance–How far do you really want to go on that getaway?  Is it worth it to you to drive […]

Fall Foliage at our Virginia Mountain Cabins

I love the changing seasons. It is so nice to go from the freshness of spring, to the warmth of summer, to the crispness of fall, to the quietness of winter. Here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, we are privileged to take in this ever-changing display of God’s creation, and love sharing it […]

Fall Foliage in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Ah, autumn.  One of my favorite times of the year.  It is so great to wake up to the cool mornings with no humidity, and begin to watch the leaves changing color!   People come from all over the world to stay in our Virginia cabin rentals and experience the colors of fall, and for […]

Bluegrass Festival at Grand Caverns

What better way to experience a part of the Blue Ridge Mountain culture than to have a foot-stompin’ good time listening to good, old-fashioned, Bluegrass Music.  Here’s your chance to take in a wide variety of bluegrass bands by attending the Grottoes Family Bluegrass Festival at the Grand Caverns Regional Park on September 10, 11, […]

Rockingham County Fair

The Rockingham County Fair begins Monday, August 17, and continues through Saturday the 22nd.  With so many entertainment options, the fair is sure to please everyone in your family.  Check out these grandstand events:   Monday–Motocross Tuesday–Antique, Farm, & Tweaked Farm Tractor Pull featuring ProStreet 4WD Diesel Trucks and Hot Rod Semis Wednesday–Jason Aldean Concert […]

Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival

Wintergreen Performing Arts presents the 4th annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival on Saturday, August 15 at Wintergreen Resort.  This year’s festival features “Nothin’ Fancy,”  the “Deer Creek Boys,” the “New North Carolina Ramblers,” and the “McKenzies” with Kim and Jimbo Cary.   There will be a crafts fair, jammin’, and refreshments all throughout the […]

Kayaking on the South River

For an enjoyable evening of paddling in Virginia, consider putting kayaks in at the Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro.  With easy access to the water, this gently flowing river makes for light paddling both upstream and down.  The total distance accessible at this point is about a mile, with the river getting quite shallow as you […]