The Cascades golf course at The Omni Homestead Resort

Golf Legend and Bath County’s Favorite Son

11/23/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, History, People

The main road through Bath County, connecting Hot Springs and Warm Springs, is known as Sam Snead Highway. At the junction of that very highway and Main Street in Hot Springs, sits the highly visible restaurant, Snead’s 1912. Sam Snead is Bath County’s favorite son. It’s time to meet the legend. Samuel Jackson Snead was … Continue reading Golf Legend and Bath County’s Favorite Son

scenic mountain views in Bath County courtesy of Natural Retreats

After the Foliage – Every Season is Beautiful in Bath County

11/02/2020 Posted in: Beverages, Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

Bath County is one of the top destinations in Virginia for fall foliage. The mountain scenery is unspoiled and the back roads are peaceful. The only green-yellow-red combinations to be seen are on the trees, because there are no stoplights in the entire county. Eventually, the leaves fall from the branches and the mountains are … Continue reading After the Foliage – Every Season is Beautiful in Bath County

family exploring in the fall courtesy of Natural Retreats

Bath County is a hub for hospitality, dining and exploring

10/22/2020 Posted in: Beverages, Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

Visitors have been making the journey to Bath County for more than 250 years. Back then, people came to relax and rejuvenate at The Homestead Resort and soak in the mineral springs. While present day Bath County still offers a relaxing atmosphere amid beautiful scenery, the truth is that there is much to see and … Continue reading Bath County is a hub for hospitality, dining and exploring

Garden Room & Cafe salmon and brussels sprouts

Destination Dining

10/06/2020 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Beverages, Food, People

Food Tourism is a growing travel trend. For many travelers, food choices are as important a factor as climate and scenery when choosing a destination. For some people, it’s the very reason for traveling. Food Tourism is much more than finding a place to eat in whichever city you happen to be visiting. Food Tourism, … Continue reading Destination Dining

The Inn at Warm Springs exterior

Visit Bath County and spend the night in the (old) jail.

09/25/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, History, Lodging, Uncategorized

Many people choose to visit Bath County for a relaxing getaway. Finding serenity here doesn’t require solitary confinement in the local jail. Bath County is famous for its hospitality and unique places to stay. There are no cookie-cutter chain hotels here. Options range from private rental properties to independent motels, a grand resort to charming … Continue reading Visit Bath County and spend the night in the (old) jail.