Plan a Romantic Getaway
Fort Lewis Lodge fireplace
Everything for a perfect romantic getaway is right here in Bath County. Serene mountains views; Exceptional accommodations, ranging from rental properties to award-winning inns to a grand resort; talented chefs creating unforgettable dining experiences.

Fill your days and nights with memorable activities, such as:
performance at Garth Newel
• Enjoy world-class chamber music at Garth Newel Music Center

• Bundle up for a brisk hike at Lake Moomaw, Douthat State Park or Hidden Valley Recreation Area. There are plenty of trails, so you can opt for a short walk or a long hike.

Best of the Blue Ridge
Best of BRO 2022
2022 was a great year for Bath County places, events and businesses in the Best of the Blue Ridge contest. The readers of Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine voted in record numbers for nominees in five states.
Congratulations to our local winners and runners up:
Camp Mont Shenandoah – Educational Outdoor Recreation Program

Douthat State Park – State Park
The Omni Homestead Resort – Resort
So Fly Fest – Fly Fishing Event
Vine Cottage Inn – Unique Lodging (B&Bs, Quirky Hotels, etc.)

Also, a shout out to winners in neighboring counties that are featured in our Scenic Drives Brochure:
Falling Spring Falls –Waterfall
Humpback Bridge – Instagram-worthy Spot
Highland County Maple Festival – Unique Festival

Pick up a copy of the February issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors to read about all of the winners.
What's Brewing at Bacova Beer
Bacova Beer
Local craft brewery, Bacova Beer, has become a favorite spot for visitors and Bath County residents. It’s a great place to relax after a day of riding or hiking and a fun place for a beer before or after dinner at a local restaurant. Recently, Bacova Beer has expanded its food offerings and added a nice line-up of live music.

Welcome Wine Lovers
Homestead Va Wine Experience
The Omni Homestead has launched a new program called the Virginia Wine Experience. It’s one of several ways to enjoy wine while visiting Bath County. A recent blog post offers some suggestions, including visiting Rock Roadhouse Winery and several local restaurants known for their extensive wine selections.
Bath Instagram
Stay informed of news, offers, special events and more by following Bath County on Facebook and Instagram
2021 Bath County Art Show
Now in its 57th year, the
2022 Bath County Art Show takes place July 16 – 24, in Hot Springs. This is a great opportunity to view and purchase art from more than 200 regional artists in nearly every media.