For Thomas Jefferson it was LOVE at first sight; he purchased The Natural Bridge from the King of England.
Like Niagara, it became a famous natural wonder. Visit the monumental National Historic Landmark, The Natural Bridge, to discover why photos don’t do it justice, nor words describe it, why the awe-struck Thomas Jefferson bought it… and why Civil War soldiers detoured to see it. On the beautiful creekside walk past the Bridge to Lace Falls see where Saltpeter was made for ammunition.
Enjoy spectacular mountain vistas from the hotel, valley roads & the Blue Ridge Parkway while on the scenic Hunter’s Raid Civil War Trail. Package, starting at $145 double occupancy, includes: 1 night at the Natural Bridge Hotel; a limited edition DVD- Hunter's Raid,The Battle for Lynchburg; country breakfast; Natural Bridge attractions; admission to the Stonewall Jackson House; commemorative Civil War mugs.
Stay longer: visit vineyards, breweries & area attractions; hike, bike; float on a river. Visit historic Lexington’s Cemetery, Lee Chapel, W & L, VMI; pick up self-guided walking tour brochures in the Visitor Center- on Fridays, free guided tour.
The Natural Bridge is on US 11, off I-81, exits 175 & 180, and off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Price: from $145/2 people
Last Updated: 3/8/2013 11:15 AM