Things To Do
Wineries & Vineyards
Several wineries and vineyards are in our immediate area, among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy wine tastings at White Hall Vineyards, Stinson Vineyards, Grace Estate Winery, Knight's Gambit Vineyards, King Family Vineyards.
Breweries & Hard Cideries
Check out Starr Hill Brewery and Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery in nearby Crozet during your stay. Also in Crozet, check out the Bold Rock Cider taproom at Chiles Peach Orchard!
Antiques, Local Artisans and Shops
The landscape is dotted with several nearby antique and local artisan shops and studios. In Crozet, don't miss the Artisan Depot, Over The Moon Bookstore and Artisan Shop, and The Barn Swallow!
Charlottesville Historic Downtown and University of Virginia
Plan a visit to the Historic Downtown Pedestrian Mall, where you will find abundant shopping and restaurants, including artisan stores, art galleries, bookstores, coffee shops, ice cream shops, live street music, and night life. Also not far from downtown you can visit The Lawn and Rotunda on the University of Virginia campus, the original Academical Village designed by Thomas Jefferson.
Skyline Drive and The Shenandoah National Park
Many of our guests enjoy a leisurely drive in The Shenandoah National Park along Skyline Drive or south along The Blue Ridge Parkway.
Hiking trails into the Shenandoah National Park begin 3 miles from the inn
Take a guided horseback ride on winery grounds with Indian Summer Guide Service (434) 531-9679 or with Mike at Kathleen at Morning Star Equestrian Adventures Western Trail Rides (434) 294-2709 at Mechum View Farm in Crozet.
Here is the original Facebook page for Morning Star (for back when they were located near Ocracoke, NC)
Hot Air Ballooning
Kayak, Canoeing, and Tubing
The local experts at Albemarle Angler (434) 977-6882 will provide guided fly fishing right here in Sugar Hollow along the Moormans River.
Head out to nearby Old Trail Golf Club (434) 823-8101 and enjoy a day on the links.
Cville Tours (434) 218-2416 offers a Charlottesville Winery Guided Bike Tour or you can check out one of these 5 Mountain Biking Meccas Near Charlottesville, Virginia. Road cycling enthusiasts note that USBR 76, The Transamerica Trail passes through White Hall, Virginia, just 3 miles from here. More on local road biking here.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Visit Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and pick up a day pass and house tour or get a more intimate look with a behind the scenes tour.
James Madison's Montpelier
Visit James Madison's Montpelier and tour the mansion and grounds to learn about the U.S. Constitution.
James Monroe's Highland
Visit James Monroe's Highland, the official residence of our 5th President.