Great Outdoors in the Shenandoah Valley

Happy Great Outdoors in the Shenandoah Valley Staying at the Inn in June is a great time to take advantage of the great outdoors. With the beautiful summer weather here in the Shenandoah Valley, you can’t ask for a better … Continue reading

3 Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad Will Love

Summer is officially here, bringing with it one of our favorite holidays: Father’s Day. Father’s Day celebrations began unofficially in the early 1900’s, though the exact origin is debated between West Virginia and Washington state.  It wasn’t made into a … Continue reading

Garden Week at Morven Gardens

This coming week is Historic Garden week in Virginia.  This annual event features lush gardens all over the state.  Come see the best of Virginia’s landmarks.  Presidential houses, historic homes, and privately owned estates open once a year for “Virginia’s … Continue reading

Highland County Maple Festival

March has a lot going for it. From St. Patrick’s Day to the Virginia Festival of the Book, there are many things happening this month.  The 59th Annual Highland Maple Festival is right around the corner and we cannot wait … Continue reading

Activities for Your 3 Day Weekend

As short winter days gradually lengthen, office workers all across the nation are antsy for more sunshine.  While we still have a while to wait for the return of warm weather, we are all blessed with a few 3 day … Continue reading

3 Fun Upcoming Events at James Monroe’s Highland

We’re lucky to be located near the homes and birthplaces of four former U.S. presidents, including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum in Staunton, James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, and James Monroe’s Highland in Charlottesville. … Continue reading

Explore Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Lush gardens, historic homes, and warm walking tours with good company—nothing celebrates the arrival of spring like Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, and the annual event is fast approaching! “Every April, visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia’s most … Continue reading

Upcoming events at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia

The former home of America’s third president/principal author of the Declaration of Independence is much more than just a picture of history. From the architecture to the vineyards, Monticello offers a wide range of activities for a variety of interests. … Continue reading