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15% Military discount on vacation cottage rental rates and 5% on Events Lodge rates (reunions, weddings, and special private events) for all members of the US Military. We thank you for your service! Bring your family to enjoy nature in the mountains of Virginia! Montfair’s cottages with Wi-Fi overlook a… Read More
I bet most of us have an example of a vacation that didn’t go as planned. A road was closed, a parking lot was full, traffic slowed or halted your progress to your destination. It throws a wrench into your travel plans and can even derail your trip. So, what should you do to help prepare for the unexpected? Here are nine practical tips for planning a successful Blue Ridge Parkway road trip. Read More
Ride along for our green tour of the Floyd and Meadows of Dan areas of the BRP in Virginia. We share our adventure of scenic beauty and wildlife, local food, brews and wine - and the best in sustainable lodging for all budgets. From quirky to luxury to antiques and hardware, we saw it all. Read More
Because the Parkway is 469 miles long, it has the third largest geographical range of any national park and is one of the most biologically diverse units of the NPS. The road corridor and adjacent recreation areas provide a refuge for lots of native things: over 2,000 plant species, 30+ each of amphibians and reptiles, 60 different mammals, 225 bird species and almost a hundred different species of fish! Read More
Holiday Stays: Montfair offers a 15% discount on three and four-night stays and 18.5 % on five-night stays, a 31% for a weeklong stay and 37% off a two week long stay! Celebrate the last days of winter, Valentine’s, Presidents’ Day, St. Patrick’s Day and early Spring with a vacation… Read More
When the temperature drops below freezing and ice forms on the Parkway, portions of the road are closed to vehicle travel until they are safe and clear. But visitors can still walk, bike or ski on closed portions of the Parkway or on accessible Parkway trails. Plus, there are lots of places to stay and things to do in nearby communities. Read More
As the weather warms, spring fever leads many of us outside and to planning some trips. Whether an impromptu weekend getaway or looking ahead to what's happening later this season, there's no shortage of fun activities in the regions near the Parkway in spring. Read on for our breakdown of what's going on this season in each region of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read More
Reconnect with family, loved ones and friends with Winter and Spring savings now through March 31, 2024! Enjoy 15% off cottage rental rates for your perfect lakeside vacation with Wi-Fi near the Shenandoah National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway! Enjoy clean comfortable cedar vacation cottages, Wi-Fi, self-catering kitchens, private covered… Read More
Enjoy a 10% Discount off nightly vacation cottage rental rates now through February 28, 2023! Clean comfortable lakeside cottages with air conditioning, heat and Wi-Fi. Enjoy fishing, birdwatching, onsite canoes and bikes for guest use. Beautiful nature trail system for walks, hiking and biking. Visit nearby local breweries and wineries. Read More