Sleep Inn & Suites
95 Maury River Road
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: (540) 463-6000
Fax: (540) 463-6002
Opened in 2004, this grand and luxurious golf facility is an effort to entertain the locals with golf activities and tournaments. Still to be completed in terms of the designing aspect, the Vista Links is a lavish 18-hole par 72 championship golf facility in the city. An all-access club, this course has been designed by Rick Jacobson in the roller coaster style with a few roll ways on the lush green lawn. Huge area is covered by this golf course and has five tees with different ranges. The place regularly hosts tournaments and league competitions along with offering professional coaching in golf. Different tee time slots are available here which need prior reservations.
The Blue Ridge Vineyard in Shenandoah Valley offers quality wines from grapes of its own vineyard. The cultivation of grapevine began in 1985 and since then it has established itself as a prominent vineyard spread across 300 acres of land and also as a center for hiking trails and events. Wine tasting is a major attraction for wine revelers and tourists as the Blue Ridge Vineyard is known for producing wines from distinctive variety of grapes. A perfect place for picnic and a venue for country-side weddings, the place is also ideal for those looking for a vacation locale in this part of the Shenandoah Valley. Refer to their website for more information.
If you are an outdoor person, the Walnut Hills Campground & RV Park, nestled amidst beautiful surroundings, is the place you must head to. At this campground, you can enjoy fishing at the nearby lake, play volleyball, go swimming or hike in the surrounding areas. Try the Hay wagon rides and build a campfire at the site in the night. You can also rent the on-site cottages and enjoy the beauty of nature at leisure. Check website for more details.
George Washington National Forest is actually part of George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, which were officially combined in 1995. Together, the two forests cover over 1.5 million acres in Virginia and West Virginia. The forests are home to a large amount of wildlife, including over 400 species of animals and 53 plants and animals that are listed as endangered or threatened species. A long portion of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail runs through the forests.