dark skies in Bath County

Starry Nights in Bath County

09/11/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

“For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream in the same simple way as I dream about the black dots representing towns and villages on a map.” – Vincent Van Gogh How many stars are in the sky? “Billions and billions,” according to author, astronomer and television host … Continue reading Starry Nights in Bath County

Snead's 1912 Fried Chicken

Southern Style Barbecue in a Tavern Atmosphere at Snead’s 1912

08/27/2020 Posted in: Beverages, Food, People

Just as the legacy of pro golfer Sam Snead is a part of every day life in Bath County, so is the restaurant that honors him. Located in downtown Hot Springs on the corner of Main Street and — what else — Sam Snead Highway, Snead’s 1912 is impossible to miss. And, you definitely do … Continue reading Southern Style Barbecue in a Tavern Atmosphere at Snead’s 1912

Motorcycle ride through Bath County Virginia

Born to Ride

08/13/2020 Posted in: Outdoors, Scenic Drives

Motorcycle riders are discovering many reasons to love Bath County. For one thing, there is not a single stoplight in the entire county. The winding and scenic back roads are a joy to ride. And, the lack of traffic, honking horns and tractor trailers makes it even more fun. Wait, there is even more to … Continue reading Born to Ride

Vine Cottage Inn exterior

Cool Treats in Hot Springs

07/31/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, Lodging

If you’re fortunate enough to have been a guest at Vine Cottage Inn, you’re familiar with their magnificent daily breakfast, which is always accompanied by a generous helping of southern hospitality. Now, visitors to Hot Springs are enjoying a wonderful new treat at Vine Cottage. Sweet Treats from the Vine is scooping out ice cream … Continue reading Cool Treats in Hot Springs

scenic drives in Bath County Virginia

Top Five Reasons to Make Bath County Your First Post Covid-19 Getaway

07/17/2020 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Beverages, Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic Drives

    1. Wide Open Spaces – This region of Virginia is unspoiled and uncrowded. Most of the land in Bath County is forested, including National Forest and State Park land. That means plenty of room to roam. There are rivers and lakes for paddling and fishing, trails for hiking, biking or horseback riding, and … Continue reading Top Five Reasons to Make Bath County Your First Post Covid-19 Getaway