Wintergreen Resort – Open for Skiing

Ski season is here!  That’s right.  The ski season is upon us.  Wintergreen Resort, only three miles away, opened its slopes the weekend of Thanksgiving!  Snow is being made at every opportunity, and with the weather that is predicted over the next few days, there should be lots of opportunities to make snow.   This […]

Snow in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Snow in the Blue Ridge Mountains means different things to different people. For some, it’s the perfect time to go skiing, with fresh powder blanketing the slopes. After all, Wintergreen Resort is only 3 miles away. For others, it’s time to trudge through the woods, basking in the incredible silence that wraps itself around you […]

Sherando Lake, the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Most people think of Sherando Lake as just a summertime facility, but Sherando Lake offers much more than just a lake to swim in and a beach to play on! Known locally as “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains,” Sherando Lake has been entertaining families since 1936. This recreation area, part of the George […]

Wintergreen Ski Resort Alternative Lodging

The ski season is just around the corner, and Wintergreen Ski Resort is raring to go!  With opening day scheduled to be in early December, its time to start planning for that wintertime wonderland ski trip!   Whether you’re the adventurous type who loves any challenge, or a beginner who needs some assistance, Wintergreen Ski […]

Alternative Lodging for Waynesboro Visitors

Cabin Creekwood provides a unique lodging alternative for visitors to the city of Waynesboro, Virginia.  Whether you’re in Waynesboro for business or pleasure, you can experience the mountains in a close-up and personal way, in your very own virginia mountain cabin! Breathe in the fresh mountain air. Enjoy the cool mountain breeze. Savor the aroma […]

Waterfalls in the Shenandoah National Park

Everybody loves a waterfall, whether a small trickle in a mountain stream, or a thundering cascade like Niagara!  Shenandoah National Park boasts a number of great waterfall hikes, easily accessed from the Skyline Drive. Jones Run Falls is located on Skyline Drive, and is accessed at milepost 84.1, near the southern end of the drive.  […]

Skyline Drive Designated National Historic Landmark by Governor Tim Kaine

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine announced Friday, October 24 that the 105-mile Skyline Drive, which begins in Shenandoah National Park near Waynesboro and extends to Front Royal, has been designated a national historic landmark by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne. The designation is the highest ranking bestowed by the U.S. government on a historic resource […]

Frontier Culture Museum

Located in Staunton, this outdoor living-history museum exhibits German, Scotch-Irish, English, American and Bowman farm buildings.  Original buildings in each of these styles have been dismantled, shipped, and reassembled here for display.   This unique museum gives visitors insight into the backgrounds of early American immigrants.  Further, it depicts the effect these immigrants had on […]