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Recent Blue Ridge Highlands reviews

  • Quaint, Sweet Getaway

    "We had a great time here. They rental owner was very polite and helpful. The apartment is right downtown,which is kind of nice since you can ride to several places on the bike. The apartment is outdated, but clean and it kind of goes with the general ambiance so we didn't mind. It's very well equipped and was spacious. We had a great time! I would definitely recommend this place."
    Guest: Family of three Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 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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  • A Little Piece of Heaven

    "WOW! Pilot's Perch is absolutely gorgeous and perfectly appointed...from the spectacular views to the many amenities of the cabin. It was beautifully decorated, but yet felt very comfortable! Roxanne is wonderfully accommodating and such a pleasure to deal with. On our short visit we biked the New River Trail State Park and the Virginia Creeper Trail (a must do if you love the outdoors). The many features we love about this place was the close proximity to the Parkway, sunrises & sunsets, jaw-dropping views, the fire pit for making S'mores, morning coffee in the cedar rocking chairs and of course the hot tub after long days of cycling. We are already planning our next visit, thank you so much for sharing your gem with us!"
    Guest: AJLewis Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 20, 2014
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  • Great Location on the Virginia Creeper Trail

    "I just spent the weekend at this darling cabin on the Virginia Creeper Trail. It had perfect access to the trail so we could ride our bikes or run the trail directly from the driveway. The owners were easy to work with and the cabin was spotless when we arrived. It also had all the things you might need in the kitchen. I loved sitting on the porch and listening to the river. I would love to come back and bring my family to this place. The Virginia Creeper Trail has stolen my heart for sure. :) The only negative to this area is the sporatic cell reception/ wifi."
    Guest: mcmantonucci Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 22, 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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