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 […]

Mountain Biking in Virginia

Mountain biking in the Blue Ridge Mountains is an extremely popular sport, and this area is perfect with trails from beginner to expert.   For beginners, we often recommend taking some of the forest service roads off the Coal Road and into the Big Levels Game Management Area.  These two-track roads in the George Washington National Forest […]

Off-Road Adventure

If off-road four-wheelin’ is your idea of adventure, you’ve come to the right place.  Just a short distance from Cabin Creekwood is the entrance to the Stoney Run Jeep Trail.  This 12-mile trail begins on the Coal Road and ends on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Sections of this trail are very steep and rocky, making it […]

Staunton Attractions – Guided Tours Available

There are so many things to see and do in Staunton, just 20 minutes away from Cabin Creekwood.  Staunton attractions include the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Birthplace, the Frontier Culture Museum, Sunspots–a lovely glass-blowing studio and showroom, and the American Shakespeare Center, including the Blackfriars Playhouse.  This playhouse is the only reproduction of Shakespeare’s […]

Hiking at Fortune’s Cove Preserve

This challenging Nelson County hike rewards visitors with stunning mountain views. Situated within some 29,000 acres of relatively intact forest habitat, the 5.5 mile trail takes you through a series of rocky glades that are home to rare plant communities. Plenty of wildlife inhabit this area as well, including black bear, bobcat, white-tail deer, red […]