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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fall at Wintergreen Resort

The trees on the mountains are just starting to turn crimson and gold. The colorful fall leaves will be here before you know it. But the beautiful views are not the only reason that Wintergreen Resort is a destination for the fall. Here are the best ways to enjoy the season at the resort.

10. Go Hiking in the Fresh Autumn Air

father and son at a mountain resort

Did you know that Wintergreen Resort has over 30 miles of trails? Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll around a garden or a trek over rocky terrain, you can find the perfect trail to enjoy the fresh air and cool fall weather. Here are the top 10 hiking trails at Wintergreen Resort.

9. Play Tennis in the Cool Breeze

ball on a tennis court

Wintergreen Resort has two tennis facilities — one at Devils Knob and one at Stoney Creek — with a total of 19 outdoor tennis courts. Devils Knob’s outdoor courts offer cool mountain breezes, while Stoney Creek’s outdoor courts offer breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views.

8. Visit the Resort on These Weekends

pumpkins at a festival

There’s no shortage of things to do at Wintergreen Resort. If you are planning a weekend getaway, you don’t want to miss these upcoming events. Wintergreen Resort’s Harvest Fest (October 22-23, 2016) will feature pumpkin carving and spooky fun, while Thanksgiving weekend (November 23-27, 2016) features the Be Thankful 5K and traditional Thanksgiving feast.

7. Love Apples? Visit These Nelson County Events

apples in an orchard

In addition to the events at Wintergreen Resort, the communities in Nelson County, Virginia offer fun festivals of their own. Drive to Lovingston on October 15 for Drumheller’s Orchard Apple Festival, or visit Piney River on November 5 for apple butter making at Saunders Brothers Farm Market.

6. Visit This Halloween Carnival at a Local Brewery

pumpkins at a halloween carnival

Don’t forget about other fun Nelson County events held at local breweries. Take a trip to Roseland on October 29 for a Halloween carnival at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

5. Take a Scenic Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway

scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near Wintergreen

Pack a picnic lunch and take a trip to Virginia’s famous Blue Ridge Parkway. Since the parkway borders the resort, the mountain views and beautiful fall leaves are just a quick drive away.

4. Take the Scenic Loop Through Nelson County

mountain road in the fall

The Blue Ridge Parkway isn’t the only way to see the colorful fall leaves. Alternatively, you can drive along Route 56. You can hike to Crabtree Falls, visit local apple orchards, and enjoy the red and orange leaves along the way!

3. Take a Trip to Local Vineyards and Breweries

beer from Virginia brewery

There are several vineyards and breweries within a short drive of Wintergreen Resort. Plan your trip using our Wintergreen Visitor’s Directory and let us know about your favorites!

2. Enjoy the Fall Views While Golfing

fairways and autumn leaves

Golfing at Devils Knob Golf Course or Stoney Creek Golf Course is always enjoyable. But it’s even better when your game features a breathtaking view of green fairways set against red and orange foliage.

1. Enjoy the Mountain Views from Your Condo

diamond hill condos overlooking ski slopes at wintergreen resort

There’s nothing better than sipping cider and enjoying the fall colors from your own vacation home. Among these desirable Wintergreen Resort condo communities, the ones that offer the best mountain views include The Cliffs, Diamond Hill, The Ledges, and Highlands.

Thinking of Investing in a Vacation Home?

Wintergreen Resort is a popular destination in Virginia and an excellent real estate investment. If you have been thinking about purchasing a vacation home, talk to the Wintergreen Resort real estate experts by calling (877) 296-9860.

This Weekend, Celebrate Fall at Wintergreen Resort’s Harvest Fest

pumpkins decorated for HalloweenThere’s nothing quite like celebrating the fall season at Wintergreen Resort. The leaves are the brightest yellows and oranges you have ever seen, and the festivities are like no other.

This weekend, Wintergreen Resort is hosting its annual Harvest Fest, and there are a variety of fun activities planned over the three days of the celebration.

Halloween and Fall Fun for Everyone

Eager to have fun at Discovery Ridge Adventure Center? Want a fun place to go trick-or-treating? This year, the Harvest Fest will start Friday, October 23rd and end on Sunday, October 25th, offering you a wide variety of things to do including costume contests, storytelling, and, yes, having fun at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center.

View Wintergreen Resort’s Harvest Fest poster to see a full schedule of events and learn more about the festivities, including member-exclusive events, program costs, and reservation information.

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Date & Time: Friday, October 23rd at 8 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Fire Pit

What better way to start off the Halloween celebration than by sitting around a campfire and listing to the storyteller spin wonderful tales of adventure and intrigue? Head to the Discovery Ridge Fire Pit (or The Lookout, if it rains) at 8 PM on Friday to sit and listen to stories from Bill Wellington, a local storyteller and folk musician.

Trick-Or-Treating Parade and Costume Contests

Date & Time: Saturday, October 24th at 4:30 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

What’s a Halloween celebration without trick-or-treating? Spend your Saturday afternoon making your own trick-or-treat bag and spooky candies of your own at the Spooktacular Workshop from 1 PM to 4 PM, and then put your costume to the ultimate test at Wintergreen Resort’s costume contest and trick-or-treat parade.

Meet at the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center for the trick-or-treat parade at 4:30 PM, then find out who has the creepiest and most creative Halloween costume at the Trick-Or-Treating Costume Contest at the Discovery Ridge Fire Pit.

Hotel Transylvania on the Big Screen

Time & Date: Saturday, October 24th at 7 PM
Location: Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

Grab your complimentary popcorn and sit down with friends and family for a fun Halloween-themed movie, Hotel Transylvania. This movie features your favorite Halloween characters — including Dracula, Frankenstein, zombies, mummies, and the Invisible Man — in a funny and heartwarming PG-rated animated film.

Join the Fun All Year Long in Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort celebrates your dream mountain lifestyle year-round, not just during the picture-perfect fall season. Residents of the resort not only have the best access to events like the Harvest Fest, but also get to enjoy the great outdoors, the spectacular mountain views, and world-class amenities.

Thinking of purchasing a primary home, vacation home, or investment property at Wintergreen Resort? We have all of the resources you need to make a confident home buying decision and to fall in love with the area. Find the home of your dreams by searching through current homes for sale or exploring Wintergreen’s condo communities.

Have you already found your dream home? Let us show you around! Call us today at (877) 296-9860 or email service@goWintergreen.com and let’s get started.