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

horseback riding at The Omni Homestead Resort

Turn a Long Weekend into an Unforgettable Vacation

06/01/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, People, Scenic Drives

Bath County is the undisputed king of the long weekend getaway. It’s located close enough to major markets like Washington, Baltimore, Richmond and Norfolk that it’s easy enough to reach, yet far enough that is feels like an escape. The stress begins to disappear on the scenic drive leading to Bath County, which means visitors … Continue reading Turn a Long Weekend into an Unforgettable Vacation

Hot Springs Virginia

A Guide for First-Time Visitors

04/15/2021 Posted in: Arts & Music, Family Fun, Food, History, Outdoors, People, Scenic, Scenic Drives

Visitors have been making the journey to Bath County for more than 250 years to soak in the natural mineral springs and stay at one of America’s first resorts. Now, people are rediscovering modern Bath County for a variety of wonderful reasons, including the remarkable culinary scene, motorcycle rides and scenic drives, unique accommodations and … Continue reading A Guide for First-Time Visitors

Falling Spring Falls courtesy of DSeay

Falling Spring Falls

03/11/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Outdoors, Scenic, Scenic Drives

A favorite photo spot for visitors to Bath County is located just across the line in neighboring Alleghany County. It’s not every day that you can see a beautiful 80-foot waterfall from a roadside overlook. It’s so popular that we included it on two of the routes featured in Bath County’s Motorcycle Rides & Scenic … Continue reading Falling Spring Falls

Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm

Fort Lewis Lodge and Farm — Best in the Blue Ridge

02/15/2021 Posted in: Family Fun, Food, Lodging, Outdoors, Scenic

Each year, the readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine vote for places, experiences and businesses in the Best of the Blue Ridge contest. Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm, situated along the Cowpasture River in Millboro on the northern side of Bath County, could easily have been a contender in at least five categories, including Instagrammable … Continue reading Fort Lewis Lodge and Farm — Best in the Blue Ridge