Discover the Best Winter Resorts in Virginia: Your Ultimate Guide for January

Discover the Best Winter Resorts in Virginia: Your Ultimate Guide for January
Escape to Virginia's winter wonderland this January and experience the thrill of skiing, snowboarding, and tubing on fluffy snow. With temperatures reaching their lowest, it's the perfect time to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Commonwealth covered in a blanket of snow.
 
Virginia's mountain resorts offer more than just incredible winter sports. Indulge in exquisite accommodations, top-notch amenities, and explore the surrounding delightful towns, wineries, and breweries.
 
1. Wintergreen Resort: Nestled on an 11,000-acre property near Charlottesville, Wintergreen Resort is a four-season haven for adventure seekers. Hit the slopes for thrilling snowboarding, skiing, and tubing. But that's not all - enjoy hiking trails, indoor pools, hot tubs, rejuvenating spa treatments, and a variety of dining options.
 
  • Wintergreen Resort offers more than just skiing. Enjoy championship golf, a spa, and a variety of lodging options, plus the chance to sample Virginia's award-winning adult beverages.

 
  • Experience the beauty of the night sky with the Dark Skies campaign near Wintergreen Resort, featuring special packages and events from local wineries and breweries.

  • Savor delicious meals at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub in Wintergreen, Basic Necessities in an upscale French restaurant, Thunderbird Cafe in Massanutten, and Bella Luna Wood Fired Pizza in Harrisonburg.

2. Massanutten Resort: Just a short drive from Harrisonburg and Shenandoah National Park, discover the charm of a 6,000-acre mountaintop getaway. Perfect for families, enjoy skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Plus, the indoor waterpark will delight both kids and adults with its fun-filled arcade and games area.
 
  • Massanutten Resort is perfect for a family-friendly January getaway with snowboarding, skiing, an indoor water park, and exciting activities for kids and parents alike.

  • Don't miss the exhilarating Cosmic Tubing experience at Massanutten, accompanied by neon-colored "Northern Lights" and energetic music.



3. Omni Homestead Resort: If you desire luxury, look no further than the historic Omni Homestead Resort. Located in the Allegheny Mountains, this 2,000-acre retreat offers a slice of paradise. Prepare to be pampered in a majestic setting.
  • The renowned Warm Springs Pools at the Omni Homestead Resort are now open after extensive renovations.

  • Luxury awaits at the Omni Homestead Resort, a National Historic Landmark with top-notch accommodations, spa, fine dining, and a range of activities for all ages.

  • For upscale dining experiences near Omni Homestead Resort, visit Les Cochons D’Or and Waterwheel Restaurant, both offering fresh, seasonal dishes sourced from local farms.

 
Best of Virginia: Winter Sports, Mountain Trails, and Craft Beverages
 
Escape to the beauty of Virginia and indulge in the ultimate winter getaway. While winter sports are the main attraction, there's so much more to enjoy at these incredible locations. Treat yourself to some well-deserved pampering at the luxurious spas or immerse yourself in the breathtaking Great Outdoors with nearby mountain trails.
 
January is the perfect time to visit Virginia, especially during the weekend of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Why? Because you'll get free admission to all of Virginia's renowned National Parks, including the famous Shenandoah National Park. Just a short drive from both Massanutten Resort and Wintergreen Resort, you can embark on a scenic journey along Skyline Drive. Don't forget to explore the acclaimed hiking trails along the way.
If relaxation is on your mind, look no further. Virginia offers an incredible selection of craft beverages near these mountain resorts. Wintergreen Resort, nestled near Charlottesville and the Nelson 151 Trail, boasts over two dozen wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries within a short drive. Meanwhile, Massanutten Resort's proximity to Harrisonburg makes it a haven for craft beer lovers, with the Shenandoah Beerwerk's Trail boasting over 15 exceptional breweries.
 
Unleash your adventurous spirit, experience unparalleled beauty, and indulge in the finest craft beverages. Virginia has it all. Start planning your unforgettable winter retreat today.
 
Exciting Virginia Vacation Ideas for January
 
Start your New Year on a rejuvenating note with a visit to one of Virginia's top spas, hot springs, or wellness retreats. Unwind and restore your well-being at the highly acclaimed Eupepsia Wellness Center in Southwest Virginia. Escape the stresses of everyday life and indulge in a peaceful January getaway.
 
Although the weather may be brisk, Virginia's enchanting caverns offer a unique experience with their consistently mild temperatures. Explore the captivating Luray Caverns in the charming town of Luray, where you'll encounter awe-inspiring cathedral-sized rooms and dazzling reflective pools. Don't miss the chance to witness the mesmerizing sounds of the "Stalagpipe Organ" as it creates hauntingly beautiful music in the cavern's echoing chambers.
Extend your cavern adventure by visiting the Car & Carriage Caravan Museum, Toy Town Junction, and the Shenandoah Heritage Village. These incredible attractions are included with your cavern tour ticket for added value and enjoyment.
 
Immerse yourself in the stunning winter wildlife along Virginia's picturesque coastline during the month-long Winter Wildlife Festival in the Virginia Beach area. Join birding tours, nature walks in First Landing and False Cape State Parks, and embark on thrilling whale-watching boat tours. Marvel at nature's wonders and create unforgettable memories.
 
Indulge your senses at the prestigious International Wine Festival in Roanoke, held at the Taubman Museum of Art. Elevate your taste buds as you sample over 40 exquisite wines from around the world, expertly paired with delectable hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Listen to live music and engage with knowledgeable wine experts who will guide you through the tastings. From sparkling wines to bold reds, experience a diverse selection of exceptional vintages.
 
Make the most of your January with these captivating Virginia vacation ideas. Embark on a memorable journey filled with relaxation, exploration, and enriching experiences!


KATIE WEDGE
(571) 517-2012
katie.jacobsandco.com



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