couple toasting at Rock Roadhouse Winery

Bath County is for Wine Lovers

01/10/2022 Posted in: Beverages, Family Fun, Food, People

Last spring, readers of this blog responded enthusiastically to a post profiling Rock Roadhouse Winery and its owners Bob and Rhonda Donze. They have been hard at work creating great wines and launching the Aviator Wine Club that offers access to early releases and other perks. Tastings and special events at their scenic location on … Continue reading Bath County is for Wine Lovers

2021 Bath County in review

2021 – An Extraordinary Year for Bath County

12/16/2021 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Arts & Music, Beverages, Family Fun, Food, History, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic

At this time a year ago, people were really happy to say goodbye to 2020. The excitement people had for moving on from that awful year should have been an indicator that 2021 would be filled with wonderful new things. The global pandemic didn’t magically disappear, but restrictions on travel and gatherings eased. People were eager … Continue reading 2021 – An Extraordinary Year for Bath County

dish at The Waterwheel Restaurant

Meet Chef John from Waterwheel Restaurant

11/10/2021 Posted in: Beverages, Family Fun, Food, People

  Perhaps the most photographed scene in the charming village of Warm Springs is the iconic waterwheel on Warm Springs Run. Today, it’s home to the aptly named Waterwheel Restaurant. Because of the hard work and high standards of owners John and Kate Loeffler, the Waterwheel has become a favorite dining destination for Bath County … Continue reading Meet Chef John from Waterwheel Restaurant

Historical Highway Markers Unveiling courtesy of Bill Jones

Historic Markers

10/26/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, History, Scenic, Scenic Drives

The charming village of Warm Springs was placed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2018. Simply stroll through the village and see buildings and architecture that represents over 200 years of settlement. The stories of the people who built the community are endless. Thankfully, there are … Continue reading Historic Markers

Homestead Resort Grand Ballroom Meeting Room

Meetings, Team Building & Retreats in Bath County

09/14/2021 Posted in: Lodging, People

Visitors tell us that one of their favorite things about Bath County is how relaxing it is here. It’s true that the fresh air, mountain views and lack of traffic and noise make it easy to de-stress. It might seem counter-intuitive at first, but these are exactly the reasons why Bath County is a great … Continue reading Meetings, Team Building & Retreats in Bath County