Patio Dining: Where to Go for Outdoor Dining in the Shenandoah Valley (and Beyond)

Fine Patio Dining in the Valley and Central Virginia From digging in the dirt to cookouts, spring has a rejuvenating effect on all of us! It heralds our need to enjoy the outdoors. One of the great joys of warm … Continue reading

5 Shenandoah Valley Adventure Trips You Don’t Want to Miss

Looking for a Shenandoah Valley Adventure? Here are Five! Adventure means something different to just about everyone. For one, it might be hiking. For someone else, it could be skydiving, touring vineyards, or swimming with sharks. (We’ll pass on the … Continue reading

7 Best Charlottesville Restaurants You Don’t Want To Miss

Check Out These 7 Excellent Charlottesville Restaurants For Superb Dining Guests of the Iris Inn are always asking, “What Charlottesville restaurants would you recommend?” Well, the good news is Virginia restaurants love to prepare good Southern comfort food, and they … Continue reading

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day can be difficult.  It seems like pressure to say “I love you” to your partner while simultaneously taking their breath away, making all your friends jealous, and outdoing every past Valentine’s Day, grows heavier each year.   If you … 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