Bacova Beer Co. Craft Brews

Bacova Beer – Bringing Craft Brews to Bath County

08/03/2021 Posted in: Beverages, Food, People

Bath County’s first and only craft brewery opened its doors just three years ago. It quickly became a favorite meeting place for visitors and residents alike. Located on Main Street in Hot Springs, the taproom is open every day except Tuesday. During the busy summer and fall seasons, it’s usually bustling with activity. Some weekends … Continue reading Bacova Beer – Bringing Craft Brews to Bath County

Dan Ingalls Overlook on a Scenic Drive

Bucket List Activities in Bath County

07/27/2021 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Arts & Music, Beverages, Family Fun, Food, History, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic Drives

When people are asked about their “bucket list” of experiences, travel is always at the top of the list. Sometimes the lists include exotic locales in far-away lands or mesmerizing sights like the aurora borealis. Others have more modest lists that include simpler things they just haven’t gotten around to yet, like going horseback riding … Continue reading Bucket List Activities in Bath County

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

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

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