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 […]

Augusta County Fair

Make plans now to visit the Augusta County Fair in Fishersville, VA.  Coming August 11-15 to Augusta Expoland, the Augusta County Fair has something for everyone.  Carnival rides, tractor pulls, demo derby, motocross, dog shows, horse shows, music, and fireworks.  And of course all kinds of great foods to choose from.   New this year […]

Free Mountain Music Every Weekend

The Humpback Rocks Visitors Center provides an opportunity to experience local mountain culture every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer, by hosting a variety of music groups that feature traditional, Appalachian mountain music.  From 2:00 to 4:00, bring your lawn chair and enjoy the sounds of guitars, fiddles, madolins, and banjos, as these locally renowned artists […]

Humpback Rocks – Incredible Views Await You!

One hiking trail that many of our cabin guests like is Humpback Rocks.  Located along the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 6, the hike to Humpback Rocks provides a good workout and amazing views.  It will take you about 45 minutes to make the trek to the top, but once you do, you won’t be […]

Visit Shenandoah National Park for Free!

The National Park Service has announced “fee free” weekends to encourage Americans seeking affordable vacations to visit these national treasures, including the Shenandoah National Park.  The entrance fee will be waived on July 18-19, and August 15-16.   Superintendent Martha Bogle said, “At a time when people are less connected to nature and under more […]