Natural Bridge Virginia

Natural Bridge in Virginia is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World! Billing itself as “Higher than Niagara, old as the dawn,” Natural Bridge is truly a WOW experience. There’s plenty of history at this 215-foot high and 90-foot wide marvel. George Washington surveyed the place in 1750 for Lord Fairfax, and carved […]

Pet Friendly Cabins a Great Way to Enjoy Fall Foliage

With the beautiful Virginia Fall Foliage right around the corner, renting a Mountain Cabin is a great way to enjoy colorful panoramic vistas with your faithful friend at your side! No need to leave Fido at home. While not all cabins allow pets, Cabin Creekwood is a Pet-Friendly facility, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains […]

Caverns in Virginia

Virginia is home to many scenic vistas, both above ground and below!  There are numerous caverns throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley.  Probably the most popular is Luray Caverns, but many others have just as spectacular views.  One of our favorites is Grand Caverns in Grottoes, VA. Located only about 1/2 hour […]

Sherando Lake

This 2-lake recreation area includes beaches, bathhouses, areas for swimming and fishing, and plenty of hiking trails with great views.  The lower lake is 24 acres, and has great access for swimming, fishing, picnicking, and enjoying the outdoors.  Many of the activities even have handicap access.  The elevation is 1,900 feet in the Blue Ridge […]

September Getaways in Virginia Blue Ridge Parkway

September is the perfect time to escape to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia!  The kids are back in school, the cooler weather makes for comfortable outdoor activities, and the roads are less crowded than they were all summer long.  Hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway Virginia is a great experience in September.  The cooler […]

International Wine Festival at Wintergreen Resort

Taste wines from around the world – Spain, France, Italy, Australia, California, Germany, Chile, Argentina, and New Zealand, at the International Wine Festival at Wintergreen Resort. Saturday, August 30, the Wintergreen Performing Arts presents the International Wine Festival from noon until 5:30.  This event will be held at the John D. Evans Center.  Cost is […]

Fall Foliage is On Its Way!

It’s none too soon to start thinking about coming to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to revel in the wonderful fall colors, when the trees compete for the brightest, cheeriest, most beautiful hues in the forest! We typically expect the peak of the fall foliage colors to occur during the middle two weeks of […]

Virginia Cabins Great September Getaway!

With a nip of fall in the air, Virginia Cabins are a Great Getaway for anyone wanting to experience the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia up close and personal, without having to rough it! Kids are back in school, the leaves start putting on their fall colors, and traffic in the mountains drops off to a […]

Art in Virginia at the Artisans Center of Virginia

The Artisans Center of Virginia, the state’s official center for fine craft, located in Waynesboro, features a 4,000 square foot retail gallery of Virginia Made crafts, plus two exhibition venues.  For the month of August, the featured exhibitor is Jo Anne Farrell, displaying “Traditions from the Past, an Exhibit of Nantucket and Traditional Baskets.”  Jo Anne […]

Music Fest at Wintergreen Resort

The 3rd annual Blue Ridge Music Fest is coming up at Wintergreen Resort, Saturday, August 16.  This year, Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group returns with a unique blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that truly merits the title of “American Music.”  Also returning will be the Deer Creek Boys, winners […]