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

Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm

Fort Lewis Lodge and Farm — Best in the Blue Ridge

02/15/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic

Each year, the readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine vote for places, experiences and businesses in the Best of the Blue Ridge contest. Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm, situated along the Cowpasture River in Millboro on the northern side of Bath County, could easily have been a contender in at least five categories, including Instagrammable … Continue reading Fort Lewis Lodge and Farm — Best in the Blue Ridge

courtyard at Inn at Gristmill Square

Celebrating a Decade of Exceptional Hospitality — Meet the Innkeepers at the Inn at Gristmill Square

01/21/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, History, Lodging, People

In the heart of the Village of Warm Springs is a unique business with an appropriately long name — The Inn at Gristmill Square and Waterwheel Restaurant. This charming inn is on the site of a historic gristmill. The iconic waterwheel, which itself is an instagram-worthy photo-op, is on the building that houses a magnificent … Continue reading Celebrating a Decade of Exceptional Hospitality — Meet the Innkeepers at the Inn at Gristmill Square

Made in Bath County - Bear Loop Overlook by Jennifer Dalke TNC

Only in Bath County – A Look Back and A Look Ahead

01/05/2021 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Arts & Music, Beverages, Family Fun, Food, History, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives, Uncategorized

Bath County has been welcoming visitors for more than 250 years. Travelers made the journey to “take the waters” long before the American Revolution. The Homestead Resort opened in 1766 and the county’s tradition of fine hospitality was born. Even from the perspective of a community with such a long tourism history, 2020 was a … Continue reading Only in Bath County – A Look Back and A Look Ahead