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

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