Labor Day is behind us, the kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter and there’s a nip in the air. Fall will soon be upon us and at Wintergreen Resort that means the Blue Ridge Mountains will change from summer’s lush greens to shades of red, yellow and gold! While each season offers its own beauty, autumn is the most colorful and with 11,000 acres of trees, and Wintergreen specializes in finding great ways to see the foliage. Whether you want to spend your vacation hiking, taking in the local culture, or simply relaxing, here’s what you need to know to plan the ultimate fall getaway (plus, some pretty fabulous fall travel deals):
There’s no prettier time to hike than fall and Wintergreen has 30 miles of hiking trails. These trails cover an assortment of terrain from rugged and steep to short and easy, and all are beautiful.
Hit the golf courses!
With two courses – one at the top of the Blue Ridge and one at the bottom with the mountains as the colorful backdrop – just try to keep your eye on the ball.
Top of the World Tennis!
Crisp fall temps and beautiful foliage will only enhance your game.
Further afield, spend a day touring the 21 orchards, wineries, cideries, and award-winning breweries around Nelson County, Virginia.
The Blue Ridge Parkway borders Wintergreen and offers miles of colorful views.
Columbus Day Weekend –
Scenic chairlift rides let you see fall color from the air! Plus we'll have cake donut and apple cider social, family movie, live outdoor music, arts and crafts showcase, and the final race in the Tread & Trail Series.
Harvest Fest – October
Celebrate the bounty of the season with a Halloween twist. Pumpkin carving, cookie decorating, fun around the campfire, and movies – it will be spooktacular!
Thanksgiving Weekend –
The holiday season begins with traditional feasting, the grand illumination of the courtyard, holiday workshops and family fun. Plus our new tradition, the Be Thankful 5K – it’s a great way to work off the feasting.
Hot Rates, Starting at $119
Calling all leaf peepers! Whether you’re a fall foliage fanatic or just in the mood for a scenic drive, our Fall Special makes travel easy with weekend rates starting at $129 per night and midweek rates from $119.
Bed & Breakfast,
Starting at $69
After a night in cozy accommodations and a nourishing breakfast, head out and explore all the resort has to offer or spread your wings and explore Nelson County’s orchards, wineries, cideries, and award-winning breweries.
Stay & Play, Starting
The Stay & Play packages can include your pick of mountaintop and valley courses, unlimited golf, or some time at The Spa.
Buy Two Nights, Get the
Third Night FREE!
Wishing you could have just one more day of vacation? Well, you can, with this fall deal: When you spend two nights at Wintergreen Resort, you’ll get a third night for free.