These Virginia lodges are built for families to reunion and getaway from their "ordinary".
Lancaster - Fish Tales Lodge - Nothin' but views! This all-windows A-frame overlooks the Corrotoman River. You'll love the easy water access. "Good doggies" are welcome!
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Blue Ridge Highlands
Abingdon - Eagle Crest Lodge - Bring the whole family! Comfortably sleeping 18 of y'all, this lodge is not only huge, but spit-shiny beautiful. Kid-friendly amenities include DVD, XBox and shuffleboard. Canoeing and a boat ramp accessing South Holston Lake are attractive extras for the big boys.
Draper - Yona Mountain Lodge - With room for 10, this lodge is stocked for entertainment with things like a jukebox, air hockey, foosball, ping pong, and more. Four-wheel drive is recommended.
Hiwassee - Lakewood Lodge at Claytor Lake - Launch into the lake from the private dock, or enjoy the rural roads for hiking and biking; New River Trail is within 10 minutes, too.
Meadows of Dan - Windy Ridge Retreat - Just seven miles to Chateau Morrisette and Mabry Mill, this three bedroom retreat sits atop an east-facing ridge with 100+ miles of views. You'll enjoy the screened porch with fireplace and higher end amenities.
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Hot Springs - Winding Ridge Lodge - Sitting top of a ridge in the middle of 175 acres is this beautiful mountain getaway just four miles from the Village of Hot Springs and prestigious Homestead Resort. This private vacation retreat offers a screened porch, stone terrace, and crow's nest with 360-degree views for miles.
Lexington - House Mountain Inn - This lodge is more like a B&B or even a mini-hotel, but it is a rustic retreat high on House Mountain that couples or families alike will enjoy. Trail riding, in-season hunting excursions, and hiking allow you to explore the great outdoors. Need an extra juicy morsel to get you motivated? Tom Cruise stayed in the Blue Ridge Mountain Suite while filming War of the Worlds!
Millboro - Fort Lewis Lodge - Recognized by Southern Living, Budget Travel, Washingtonian, Field & Stream, Men's Journal and more popular publications for its charm, hospitality, bargain, atmosphere, and location, this is a destination unto itself. Not only is there the main lodge boasting silo sleeping quarters, but there's also quaint cabins and a stunning river house. Outdoor recreation is plentiful and the food from Lewis Mill has received its own accolades from Outside magazine.
Stanley - Hawksbill Retreat Lodge - This enormous lodge sleeps up to 30! Situated at the foot of Shenandoah National Park, the outdoors are yours for the taking. Ten bedrooms and five baths. The wrap-around porches are perfect for taking in the scenery.
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Roseland - Horseshoe Mountain Lodge - Get a western feel right in Virginia! Wintergreen Resort is just a hop, skip and a jump away.
Syria - Old Rag Mountain Lodge - This lodge is private, yet centrally located for outdoor excursions to apple orchards, waterfalls, and famous hiking opportunities. Wineries and breweries are just a short drive away. Three bedrooms, two baths; sleeps 8.
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South Boston - Shangrila Equestrian Retreat - Shangrila may be Virginia's one true guest ranch in the sense that you can trail ride or wagon ride, enjoy a real farm atmosphere, and spend some time by a campfire. Choose from The Packhouse, The Log Cabin or the The Old Home Place to settle down for the night.
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Last Updated: 12/14/2016