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Recent Blue Ridge Highlands reviews

  • GREAT MEMORIES. GREAT PLACE!

    "This was an absolute wonderful rental!! We immediately felt at home and it's the first time my husband WASN'T chomping at the bit to go home. I have NEVER seen him so relaxed. I completed 2 quilted pot-holders while there along with fishing with my husband. FYI: Concentrate your fishing on the far side of the lake directly across from the home and upstream toward the dam hugging the side of the bank. The home is clean, spacious, beautiful, tastefully decorated and just plain fun to be in! We enjoyed the dart board, bumper pool, canoe, dock, large deck, large yard for our dogs to explore, more than adequate supply of kitchenware, interesting books....I can't think of anything we didn't enjoy!!! Thank you so much for allowing us in your world for an unforgettable getaway!!!"
    Guest: Anniversary couple Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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  • Brother and Sisters Vacation

    "We had a brother and sisters (with a few children and grandchildren) vacation here at Whitetop and it was just wonderful. The house was comfortable, had everything we needed and exceeded all our expectations. Mike & Abby were so good to work with. We spent time hiking, biking, eating, singing and making music and generally lounging around talking. We get together like this about once each year. We all agree we will return to Whitetop and do this again at our first opportunity."
    Guest: Jim Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 24, 2014
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  • Fantastic place!

    "Perfect location, charming and gracious hosts, couldn't have been any better."
    Guest: jtdarby Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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  • What A Great Weekend

    "We came with family and friends for the NASCAR race, plenty of room at this house. Loved the fire pit and listening to the creek. Great distance from the track for us....not too close but only about a 45 minute drive. We will definitely be back next year!"
    Guest: Eileen and Mike Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2014
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Blue Ridge Highlands Travel Tips

Enjoy Virginia's Unspoiled Beauty from Well-Located Blue Ridge Highlands Vacation Homes

The Blue Ridge Highlands area extends through the southwest of Virginia in a triangle between Bristol to the southwest, Blacksburg to the north and Rocky Mount to the east. It covers several counties and towns including Wytheville, Pulaski, Abingdon, Galax and Radford. As the birthplace of country music, the area transports visitors on a musical journey with highlights at Bristol, Floyd County Store and the Fiddling Convention at Galax. The outdoor activities in this stunningly beautiful area also draw many visitors throughout the year.

Blue Ridge Highlands Lodging Makes for Comfortable Stays

Staying in a cabin is the perfect way to enjoy the scenic beauty of this area of Virginia. Enjoy sunsets and barbecues on the porch, and relax in comfortable surroundings with all the amenities required for preparing home-cooked meals. Blue Ridge Highlands vacation rentals offer plenty of space and an economical option for families staying in this rural area at any time of year.

Blue Ridge Highlands Cabins Are Surrounded by Great Places to Visit

The area offers something for all interests, from fishing and hiking in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area to historical pursuits at Andrew Johnston House. Visitors can tour the house and office (circa 1857) and learn about the Civil War. The historic town of Roanoke is less than an hour's drive away. On a different note, Saltville is the salt capitol of the confederacy and has an interesting Museum of the Middle Appalachians.

Atkins offers an open-air museum and reconstruction of a settler's life or you can learn about native Indians at the Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum. Reflecting on the area's mining history, the Harry W. Meador Jr. Coal Museum is fascinating for geologists at Big Stone Gap. The caverns at Bristol and the historic 1908 courthouse at Independence are also within easy driving distance from your well-located Blue Ridge Highlands lodging.

Virginia Vacation Rentals Are Easy to Reach

The nearest airport to Bristol and the Blue Ridge Highlands is 118 miles away at Charlotte, NC. A car is required to explore this rural area. For those preferring to drive to the area, it is accessible from the I-77 to the east, the I-40 to the south or from the I-64 which runs to the north of the area.

Attractions and Things to Do Around Blue Ridge Highlands Vacation Homes

The Blue Ridge Parkway, known as America's most scenic drive, runs through this area and provides ample opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, biking and scenic drives. You can enjoy the wildlife and stunning woodland scenery, especially during the fall when colors are at their best. Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Crooked Creek and the state parks provide ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. ATV trails, mountain biking, fly fishing, hunting and wingshooting are all available in this lovely rural setting. Claytor Lake and New River provide opportunities for rafting, swimming, fishing, canoeing and tubing. The Appalachian Trail is well known for its scenic hikes and wildlife viewing.

More cultural activities include visiting the Barter Theater, the state theater of Virginia at Abingdon, or attending the two-week long Virginia Highlands Festival held there. Take a wine tour, visit a museum, go birding or kayaking – the choice of activities is endless in the Blue Ridge Highlands.

Seasons and Weather at Your Virginia Vacation Rentals

Virginia is truly a four-season destination with the geography and climate to suit every adventure and sporting activity. The summers are pleasantly warm and the altitude keeps the heat from becoming unbearable. Expect temperatures up to 84 F in the summer. The winter months are cool with daytime temperatures at or just above freezing. Spring and fall are beautiful times to visit with temperatures in the 60s F, and the fall color on the trees is breathtaking.

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