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

Humpback Rocks

Spring is here and hiking season is upon us.  The trails are fresh and open for visitors all over the Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains, and even by Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.  There are some amazing hikes near us, but one … 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

Winter Wine Weekends 2018

  Announcing the 2018 Winter Wine Weekend at Iris Inn! This Year’s Feature is the Joy of Blended Wines Huffington Post wine enthusiast, Ross Szabo, calls blended wines the “ice cream sundae of all of my favorite grapes.” And 2018’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

New Year’s Eve Recap

Every New Year’s Eve one of our favorite local wineries, Veritas Vineyard and Winery, puts on a Masked Ball in their expansive Saddleback Hall.  Guests from all over come to the event, decked out in their formal attire and donning … 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