Heartwarming "Togethering" Spots in Virginia
Families looking to reconnect and relax on winter vacations will love Virginia. Whether it's just mom, dad and the kids, or grandparents and all the cousins, Virginia's cozy cabins, lodges, condos, and homes are ideal "togethering" spots for heartwarming getaways.
The destinations below are just a glimpse of what the state has to offer families seeking winter retreats.
Cozy Cabins and Cottages
Luray/Page County was just named the Cabin Capital of Virginia and it's easy to see why, with nearly 600 throughout the area. One stunning example is the luxury cabins of Appalachian Adventure Lodging. Each three bedroom site is built for comfort, with fireplaces and hot tubs. Enjoy the natural setting just outside of Shenandoah National Park and also near Luray Caverns.
Experience the serenity and scenery of Chestnut Creek Cabins in Galax, Virginia near the Blue Ridge Parkway. The six authentic log cabins have large porches with rocking chairs and outstanding views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Each little retreat has a kitchen, living area with fireplace, bedroom and bath. Breakfast is included and delivered to the cabins each morning.
Don't be afraid of the Growling Bear in Massanutten, Virginia. It's a cedar A-frame home nestled on the mountain side in Massanutten Resort. Growling Bear has three bedrooms, three baths and two stone fireplaces. This is ideal for active families who love to ski, golf, hike and fish.
Plan a vacation on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and experience the charm of Virginia's Eastern Shore at Bay Creek Resort and Club. The resort homes are completely equipped and furnished for fun. Enjoy golf, boating, nature walks, antique treasure hunts, sunset dining and cozy evenings, all with the ease and informality that build traditions and fond memories.
Make Miriam's House in Rappahannock County home for the holidays. This three bedroom historic house sits on a 328-acre "green" estate in the Northern Virginia region. Families can hike and fish without leaving the premises - it's like having a private state park. Take advantage of catering, maid and massage therapy services and a multitude of attractions including horseback riding, antiquing and fine dining.
How to Plan "Togethering" Vacations in Virginia
Contact the Virginia tourism public relations staff for more ideas and assistance planning research trips.