horseback riding at The Omni Homestead Resort

Turn a Long Weekend into an Unforgettable Vacation

06/01/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, People, Scenic Drives

Bath County is the undisputed king of the long weekend getaway. It’s located close enough to major markets like Washington, Baltimore, Richmond and Norfolk that it’s easy enough to reach, yet far enough that is feels like an escape. The stress begins to disappear on the scenic drive leading to Bath County, which means visitors … Continue reading Turn a Long Weekend into an Unforgettable Vacation

Mussels at Les Cochons d'Or

Q&A with Chef Krieger

05/18/2021 Posted in: Food, People

  Bath County’s reputation as a destination for food lovers is on the rise. While the county’s list of restaurants may not be as extensive as a big city, the caliber of the dining experience will knock the socks off even the most sophisticated diners. Several fine dining establishments in Bath County have a loyal … Continue reading Q&A with Chef Krieger

Hot Springs Virginia

A Guide for First-Time Visitors

04/15/2021 Posted in: Arts & Music, Family Fun, Food, History, Outdoors, People, Scenic, Scenic Drives

Visitors have been making the journey to Bath County for more than 250 years to soak in the natural mineral springs and stay at one of America’s first resorts. Now, people are rediscovering modern Bath County for a variety of wonderful reasons, including the remarkable culinary scene, motorcycle rides and scenic drives, unique accommodations and … Continue reading A Guide for First-Time Visitors

couple toasting at Rock Roadhouse Winery

Rock Roadhouse Winery

03/25/2021 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Beverages, People, Uncategorized

Bath County’s first winery, Rock Roadhouse Winery, welcomed its first guests in 2020. For owners Bob and Rhonda Donze, it’s the culmination of a lifelong passion for good wine and a journey of learning the craft of wine making that has taken them all around the world. Bob and Rhonda are both retired Air Force … Continue reading Rock Roadhouse Winery

Falling Spring Falls courtesy of DSeay

Falling Spring Falls

03/11/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

A favorite photo spot for visitors to Bath County is located just across the line in neighboring Alleghany County. It’s not every day that you can see a beautiful 80-foot waterfall from a roadside overlook. It’s so popular that we included it on two of the routes featured in Bath County’s Motorcycle Rides & Scenic … Continue reading Falling Spring Falls