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Recent Blue Ridge Highlands reviews

  • Girls weekend

    "We really enjoyed our getaway weekend. The cabin was very nice and very clean, a lot of nice touches. Just a few things, cabin sleeps 8-10 but kitchen table and island only seat 4 and the living room chairs were extremely uncomfortable. The driveway was a little precarious too. The cabin had everything we needed. We would stay there again, anytime."
    Guest: Chris Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 24, 2014
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  • Wonderful Private Home In Historic District - Don't Miss It!

    "I am so glad I chose this place in Abingdon. They renovated it beautifully, so that it has every modern convenience but the look of days gone by. The beds are very comfortable...we slept very well. The kitchen is completely outfitted and has high end appliances. The walk-in shower is beautiful. The water pressure could be better, but it wasn't an annoyance. I only mention it in case you want the shower to really blast you. The cozy den has a great TV, and there is a separate living room for those who need more space. The location is superb...right across the street from The Tavern Restaurant, which was excellent. And a short block away from Rain, another good place. Walking up Main Street is a history buff's delight. The town was built beginning in the 1750's or so. There is an excellent little local history and genealogy museum/library in the old train station, within walking distance if you don't mind a walk of about a mile. Lots of shops and galleries are in the neighborhood. We intend to stop here every time we are in Abington. I suggest that local folks who have guests in town and need a couple of extra bedrooms think about treating them to this lovely, cozy home."
    Guest: Ronnritt Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 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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  • drean cottage

    "What a lovely dreamy place. The Palmers made me feel at home right from the start of my arrival asking me to join them for dinner with vegetables from their garden. They allowed me to stay in the studio apt the first night until cottage was available the next day. Everything was just as described on the VRBO website and more. Words cannot describe the views and tranquility of my stay. The cottage was decorated with so much charm, very clean down to the pressed linens, fresh cut flower placed around the house.Theresa made arrangements for horse back riding (thanks again Gary) near by and walks along their property. I really enjoyed my early mornings waking up to the cows, deer and turkeys, I never saw the bears I had heard about. What gorgeous sunsets every evening and stars. Plenty to do close by New River State Park, Floyd, Chateau Morrisette, Grandfather Mtn and Boone and of course Blue Ridge Parkway. Theresa and Brian were very gracious to say the least and enjoyed many nice conversations with them. This was the best place for me to de-stress for a week. I will definitely return again. Thanks again to the Palmers and enjoy your winter!!"
    Guest: Theresa M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 21, 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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