Area Info - Natural Bridge Virginia Weekend Getaways & VA Things to Do
While on your Virginia vacation, the first stop to check off on your list should be the 'must see' Natural Bridge - a towering 215-foot limestone archway and U.S. National Historic Landmark. Stay at the Natural Bridge Hotel and plan to see all the things to do in Virginia on your weekend getaway. Natural Bridge, VA offers beautiful views of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains. Natural Bridge is located between Lexington, VA and Roanoke, Virginia, and is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and I-81.
Make plans to stay for two nights or more at the Natural Bridge Hotel and enjoy our unique Virginia experience. Some area things to do include:
Kayaking, Tubing, Canoeing and the James River
Nearby Twin River Outfitters offers a trip down the James River by canoe, kayak or inflatable tubes (seasonally), and special packages are available through the Natural Bridge Hotel. Explore the James River with scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience spring and fall with the Great Outdoors Canoe Package, or enjoy the summer tubing package through the Natural Bridge Hotel. Thes special packages include rental equipment, Natural Bridge tickets, breakfast and an overnight stay.
Click here for the spring 'Natural Bridge Great Outdoors - Canoe' package.
Check back for more information on the 2013 Summer Tubing Package.
Looking for some Civil War history?
Looking to connect the Natural Bridge area to its place in Virginia Civil War history? Stop by the Stonewall Jackson House in nearby Lexington, Virginia, for a glimpse into the life of Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. A special Sesquicentennial Natural Bridge Hotel package has been added featuring a DVD of the Civil War Battle of Hunter's Raid, two tickets to the Stonewall Jackson, breakfast for two, Natural Bridge tickets and more.
Click here for more information on the Natural Bridge Civil War hotel package.
Virginia is for Wine Lovers
With Natural Bridge's close proximity to the Virginia Wineries off I-81 in Shenandoah Valley, it's the perfect place to launch your Virginia wine adventure. Start your trip with a tasting of Virginia wines in the Red Fox Tavern at the Natural Bridge Hotel (click here for dining information), Saturday evenings from June to October. Then stay at the Natural Bridge Hotel and branch out to all the local wineries off I-81 in Virginia.
Local Arts and Culture
Enjoy a number of local culture and art establishments in nearby communities. Enjoy everything from an outdoor theater to local history museums to ghost tours and more.
Click here for more information on area arts and culture.
Stop by Foamhenge, a foam replica of Stonehenge, an elaborate April Fools prank created by local artist Mark Cline that is housed in Natural Bridge, VA. Just north of Natural Bridge Caverns on U.S. 11. For more information, click here.
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