15 Great Lodging Destinations in the Blue Ridge

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This Spring we are highlighting our Favorite 15 lodging destinations in the region.  From hidden hideaways to luxurious lodges, here are 15 places offering unique ways to stay and play this spring.

Big Lick Retreat

Lake Moomaw, VA Lodge and guest houses nestled on 2,900 mountain acres with private access to Lake Moomaw and surrounded by National Forest. Big Lick Retreat is the perfect outdoor getaway with unparalleled lake and mountain views. Fishing, canoeing, swimming, hiking, biking, boating, and horseback riding.
biglickretreat.com

Blue Moon Rising

DEEP CREEK LAKE, MD Blue Moon Rising is the most innovative, enchanting, and environmentally friendly place to stay in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. It offers one of the most stunning views you will find. Perfect for every occasion, a vacation stay in one of our tiny home cabins at Blue Moon Rising will create memories that last a lifetime!
bluemoonrising.org

Boar’s Head Resort

Charlottesville, VA The official hotel of the University of Virginia, this high-end resort is located on a 573-acre country estate three miles from the University and four miles from downtown Charlottesville.
boarsheadresort.com

Capon Springs & Farms

Capon Springs, WV Our family welcomes you to our true old-fashioned, all-inclusive mountain resort—approximately 20 minutes from I-81 near Strasburg, VA. Feast on our farm-fresh eggs and delicious baked goods prepared daily. Rejuvenate with healing spring water that flows throughout the entire resort. Historical buildings and natural beauty abound. Golf, spa and lots of onsite recreation. 110 room capacity.
Caponsprings.net

The Clifton Inn

Charlottesville, VA The Clifton is Charlottesville’s premier boutique hotel, restaurant and wedding venue. Set on 100 acres of pristine Virginia countryside, this upscale hotel, in a white-painted mansion, is six miles from the Jefferson Theater and seven miles from historic Michie Tavern.
the-clifton.com

The Horse Shoe Farm

Hendersonville, NC Offering more than 80 acres of pristine river-front farmland, a selection of individual guest homes, stables, and event venues, The Horse Shoe Farm is a retreat unlike any other. Located in the heart of western North Carolina, minutes from Hendersonville, Asheville, and Tryon, The Horse Farm is waiting to share its magic with you.
thehorseshoefarm.com

The Inn at Gristmill Square

Warm Springs, VA This boutique inn and restaurant located in the heart of the George Washington National Forest is the ideal accommodation for families, friends, small groups, business retreats, and intimate wedding parties. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast in-room daily with chef’s goodies, freshly squeezed juice, and deliciously hot coffee: the perfect start to a full day of enjoying all that Bath County has to offer. Onsite amenities include an outdoor pool, select rooms with wood-burning fireplaces, gift shop, and an award-winning restaurant complete with a wine cellar from which guests can select their wine. Located just across the street, guests can enjoy facials or massages at the neighboring Warm Spirit Spa.
gristmillsquare.com

Landmark Realty Group

Cashiers, NC Landmark Realty Group is a boutique real estate firm founded on the Plateau in 2004. Landmark currently has four offices in North Carolina serving Cashiers, Highlands, Lake Glenville, Sapphire and Lake Toxaway. Our Landmark Vacation Rental program offers approximately 100 homes for our clients. The Park on Main Hotel in Highlands is also a part of the Landmark Family. We are coaches, mentors, hikers, fundraisers, relief workers and stewards of the lakes and land. We sit on professional association boards, school boards and are animal-rescue volunteers. We are husbands, wives, parents, neighbors and friends. We are the brokers and staff of Landmark Real Estate Sales and Vacation Rentals.
landmarkrg.com

The Omni Homestead Resort

Hot Springs, VA The iconic Omni Homestead Resort offers unparalleled charm and Southern hospitality. Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, the resort features a wide array of outdoor activities such as fly fishing, horseback riding, zip lining and Segway tours along with award-winning golf and a luxurious Spa. The top-rated Shooting Club offers trap, skeet, five-stand and sporting clays.
theomnihomestead.com

Pilot Cove

Pisgah Forest, NC Pilot Cove is a premier hospitality resort for family fun and outdoor recreation tourism. Located adjacent to the vast Pisgah National Forest and its renowned trails and trophy waters, Pilot Cove is also a short drive or bike ride from Brevard, NC, offering the perfect basecamp and your complete vacation experience.
pilotcove.com

Primland

Meadows of Dan, VA At Primland, outside is a destination unto itself. From June through August, lodging guests enjoy complimentary activities and clinics that are both engaging and educational, guided by a knowledgeable and expertly trained team. You can bike, hike, horseback ride, drive RTVs, learn the basics of flying fishing or archery—every corner of our Blue Ridge Mountain resort offers something new.
primland.com

The Red Horse Inn

Landrum, SC Escape your day-to-day life and enjoy a getaway in South Carolina’s foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you are seeking a weekend getaway or celebrating a birthday, anniversary or wedding, you will be happily surprised by The Red Horse Inn. With six amazing rooms in the Main Inn and six cottages there is something for everyone.
theredhorseinn.com

RiverView Inn

Chattanooga, TN  Enjoy panoramic views of the Tennessee River. Sip coffee in an old-fashioned rocking chair. Relax in our heated pool.* Built in 1935, RiverView Inn is a resort-style, boutique inn nestled on Lookout Mountain, minutes from Rock City Gardens, Ruby Falls, and the Incline Railway. Convenient to hiking and biking trails, hang-gliding and more. Continental breakfast & Wi-Fi included. *Seasonal. StayAtRiverViewInn.com

Roanoke Boutique Hotel

Roanoke, Va The 1890 Italianate-style home in Roanoke’s Historic District was renovated into a small bed and breakfast, especially for people who love Virginia’s adventure scene. Owned and operated by outdoor enthusiasts, you will be connected to Roanoke’s recreational amenities by locals who have explored them for years.
roanokeboutiquehotel.com

Western Front Hotel

St Paul, VA Experience the cultural spirit and rugged landscapes of the Heart of Appalachia at the Western Front Hotel in St. Paul, Virginia. Housed in a historic building in downtown, this eclectic boutique hotel puts you within walking distance of outdoor adventure, from kayaking to hiking and mountain biking.
westernfronthotel.com

 

Stay tuned this summer for our Favorite 15 Vineyards!