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Recent Blue Ridge Highlands reviews

  • Wonderful stay!

    "My husband and I spent 2 wonderful days/nights at Maple Spring Inn. The renovated farmhouse is beautifully restored and decorated. The amenities in the kitchen and bathrooms were plentiful. The entire house was extremely clean. We enjoyed drinking some local wine on the front porch in the cool evening air. Very peaceful and tranquil in a country setting yet only a few miles from downtown Abingdon. We are avid VRBO travelers and found this particular house to be among the best we've encountered. Enjoyed biking on the VA Creeper Trail, viewing the fall leaves from various mountain stops, seeing a show at Barter, and eating some delicious food in town (Rain Restaurant, Ellis Soda Shop, and Heartwood Supper Series). Would highly recommend this property if you're planning a visit to the Abingdon or Damascus area."
    Guest: Kelly S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 30, 2014
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  • Peaceful

    "It is so peaceful here! Leon is great to work with and the "directions" for using the cabin were the shortest, easiest list we have ever had! The hot tub is absolutely awesome, esp. after the Creeper Trail! The place could use a little TLC, but was great for 2 married couples. The beds were comfortable."
    Guest: M O. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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  • Lakewood Lodge

    "Our week-end at Lakewood Lodge met all of our expectations. The Lodge is cozy and well-equipped. We hiked on the New River Trail (10 - 15 minute drive from the Lodge), visited Attimo Winery (similar distance), and had Sunday brunch at the Draper Mercantile (recommend this stop - wish we had arrived early enough on Friday to go there for live music). It would be hard to beat this if you're looking for someplace that's away from everything and still has options for getting out to eat or enjoy local amenities. We'd definitely return!"
    Guest: Jo D. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Almost heaven..

    "As the opening lyrics to John Denver's great song say this house will make you feel about as close to heaven as you can get on this planet. Plus, the music in these mountains will get under your skin if you give it any chance whatsoever. The house is beautiful with majestic views that can't be caught by camera and defy description, you have to see it to believe it, the very reason that if you truly want to get away to a quiet, wonderful place to relax and enjoy the mountains this should be your destination. The house was immaculate and very well stocked, all you need are your food and your clothes. The house is so large and well laid out that 3 families or 3 couples could live there and either enjoy each others company in the huge living room with windows that provide views that have to be seen to be fully appreciated, or live in their own spaces without hardly ever seeing each other. Every bedroom has it own bath and every bedroom leads onto a 2 level deck that you will just sit out on and marvel at the views. Birds soar below your perch on the deck as you look down into the magnificent valleys below. The owner was responsive to any inquiry and had a small hot water heater problem fixed almost immediately. We saw deer and wild turkey as we drove down to Floyd and to Meadows of Dan. The people in these small towns are just about as good of folks as you would ever want to meet and the live music at the Floyd Country Store should not be missed. We have rented several cabins in the mountains in Western North Carolina but this one, our first in Virginia, was our favorite to date. We will be back. Thanks Bill for a great stay."
    Guest: Garland B. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
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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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