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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2. Enjoy the Fall Views While Golfing
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
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.