Color and foliage. Put them together and you have autumn. The green of summer turns into the beautiful colors of red, orange and yellow. We are heading into that direction soon in the Valley. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the 2013 peak season for this area is October 12 through the end of October.
It’s a wonderful time of year to visit the Shenadoah Valley. Warm days and cool nights.
Hiking and outdoor activities are just what the doctor ordered.
Take a hike at Crabtree Falls and enjoy the fall colors and cascading water falls.
Enjoy a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway overlooking mountains covered with colored trees.
Drive Route 56 up over the Blue Ridge to the Apple Orchards. Enjoy picking your own apples, buying fresh apple butter or applesauce, or walking through pumpkin patches. If you are visiting the area on October 19, stop at the Apple Butter Festival at Wades Mill. Lots of apple butter, food, wine and music.
October is Virginia Wine Month. Have you sampled our Virginia Wines?
Visit our Virginia wineries that are located within 30 minutes from us and do some wine tasting. Rockbridge Vineyards is celebrating their 21st annual Harvest Festival on October 5 with wine tasting, hayrides, grape stomping, and live music. Located only 2 miles from us, it won’t be a far drive.
Stay with us and enjoy local Virginia wines at our 5:30pm daily Social Hour.
Simply relax. Take a walk on our grounds and make your way to the stream. Adirondack chairs and benches are waiting for you to sit and enjoy the day.
See you soon.
Ray and Melissa