Head to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains for the peaceful beauty of our waterways and trails and the relaxation to be found at our local/regional wineries all around Martinsville-Henry County.
Day One: Start your adventure with a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway on your way to Martinsville-Henry County. Just off the Parkway in Floyd, VA you will find Chateau Morrisette: a third generation, hand-crafted winery that is open year-round. The winery boasts many varieties of red, white, and fruit wines, and the on-site restaurant offers casual fine-dining that is sure to delight.
Continue the scenic drive down Route 8 to VA-57 toward Bassett, VA and get ready to enjoy lake life. Whether you choose Fairy Stone State Park or Philpott Lake, you can enjoy fishing, hiking, paddling, boating, and many other activities on land and water. A peaceful night in nature can be found in a cozy cabin at Fairy Stone State Park or you can enjoy an evening under the stars camping at Philpott Lake.
Day Two: Kick off your second day by reconnecting with nature through a paddle down the Smith River. No equipment, no problem! Contact the folks at Smith River Outfitters that offer equipment rentals, guided tours, and more. If you prefer your adventures on land, take a walk, bike, or hike on one of our many trails that are part of the Smith River Trail System. If you’re a biking enthusiast, don’t miss the award-winning mountain biking trails of Mountain Laurel Trails.
After the morning’s adventures, enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a wine tasting at Hamlet Vineyards. This beautiful vineyard offers tastings on Sunday afternoons from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, no appointment necessary. Enjoy the beauty of the vineyard during autumn in the tasting room or the terrace. They also have wine by the glass or by the bottle, fresh baked bread, and gourmet spreads for sale. Creating wines since 2003, Preston Ridge winery a comfortable place to meet friends or escape from the daily stress of life to enjoy a glass of fine wine and have quiet time.
For more details or to learn about other getaway ideas, contact us at [email protected] or 888.722.3498.
Last Updated: 08/13/2020
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