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

dark skies in Bath County

Starry Nights in Bath County

09/11/2020 Posted in: Family Fun, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

“For my part, I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream in the same simple way as I dream about the black dots representing towns and villages on a map.” – Vincent Van Gogh How many stars are in the sky? “Billions and billions,” according to author, astronomer and television host … Continue reading Starry Nights in Bath County

Motorcycle ride through Bath County Virginia

Born to Ride

08/13/2020 Posted in: Outdoors, Scenic Drives

Motorcycle riders are discovering many reasons to love Bath County. For one thing, there is not a single stoplight in the entire county. The winding and scenic back roads are a joy to ride. And, the lack of traffic, honking horns and tractor trailers makes it even more fun. Wait, there is even more to … Continue reading Born to Ride

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