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 […]

Hike Crabtree Falls for Breathtaking Views

While at Cabin Creekwood, many of our guests enjoy hiking Crabtree Falls.  Located about 1/2 hour away, Crabtree Falls is the highest vertical-drop cascading falls east of the Mississippi River, dropping a total of 1,200 feet.  Total distance if you decide to go all the way to the end and back is about 6 miles, […]

Bird Watching in the Blue Ridge Mountains

At Rockfish Gap near Waynesboro, you can spend a whole day bird watching.  Many birds follow the Blue Ridge as they migrate both north and south.  You might see eagles, hawks, falcons, and many other smaller birds.  Make sure to bring your bird guide and mark off the birds you identify.

Ice Cream Shop Opens in Waynesboro

What better way to end a busy day of exploring in the Shenandoah Valley than to top it off with ice cream!  We’ve been enjoying the famous, custard style ice cream at Klines in Staunton for years, and finally there is a Klines in Waynesboro as well.  Opened just a couple of months ago, Klines in […]