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

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.

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

Top Adventure Town – Hot Springs, Virginia

07/16/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Lodging, Outdoors, People

The readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine are a discerning group. In 2019, the popular mid-Atlantic region magazine added a Tiny Town category to their annual Top Adventure Towns competition. Hot Springs, Virginia, ran away with the title. Why did Hot Springs win this prestigious honor? First, it’s helpful to understand that the distinction really … Continue reading Top Adventure Town – Hot Springs, Virginia