Sam Snead Tavern exterior

A Delicious Legacy in Hot Springs

05/25/2022 Posted in: Beverages, Family Fun, Food, History

Driving through Hot Springs — appropriately on Sam Snead Highway — it’s been impossible to overlook the restaurant and tavern that bears the name of Bath County’s most famous son. The building sits squarely on the corner of Main Street in Hot Springs. As you approach from the south, you’ll be staring straight at the … Continue reading A Delicious Legacy in Hot Springs

scenic spring mountains in Bath by Christie and Co Photography

Five Reasons to Visit Bath County in May

04/18/2022 Posted in: Events, Family Fun, Food, Outdoors, People, Scenic, Scenic Drives

To mark the approach of the fifth month of the year, here are five reasons why you should visit Bath County during the month of May: The Best Weather. May is the third month of spring. In some parts of the south, it may already feel like summer. Because of our location in the mountains … Continue reading Five Reasons to Visit Bath County in May

Foodlore Fridays Dinner Series

An Event-filled Year for Bath County

02/02/2022 Posted in: Agri-tourism, Arts & Music, Beverages, Events, Family Fun, Food, History, People

There’s no doubt it’s going to be an eventful year in Bath County. A major renovation is underway at The Omni Homestead. The restoration of the Warm Springs Pools is continuing on schedule. And, some exciting restaurant announcements will soon be made. Some visitors may not be aware that Bath County is also home to … Continue reading An Event-filled Year for Bath County

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