Plan a Relaxing Getaway
fall scenic drive courtesy of Natural Retreats
Bath County is a popular destination for foliage seekers. With unspoiled mountain scenery and peaceful back roads, it’s easy to understand why. The elevation in Bath County means peak foliage arrives slightly ahead of central Virginia. Because fall travel is popular, consider a mid-week getaway.
Homestead Serenity Garden Fall
After the leaves fall from the trees, Bath County enters a wonderfully serene season. It’s the perfect time for a relaxing visit that includes unplugging and enjoying the company of someone special. Do some holiday shopping at Warm Springs Gallery and the county’s antique and retail shops. Maybe visit a local spa. Of course, Bath County’s outstanding restaurants will make your stay memorable.
What's New in Bath County
warm springs and hot springs collage
When you visit Bath County during the peaceful season mentioned in the last article, you’ll find some wonderful new additions to the community.
Les Cochons d’Or, a perennial favorite restaurant among residents and visitors, is expanding. The expansion will mean more seating and exciting new additions. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for all the details.
wine at Rock Roadhouse Winery
Rock Roadhouse Winery will soon open a tasting room on Main Street in Hot Springs. The shop will offer their excellent wines along with cheese, bread and charcuterie. A grand opening is planned for early November.

A new horseback riding outfitter has begun offering trails rides near Hot Springs in the George Washington National Forest. Learn more at
historic district map
Three new Historical Highway Markers are being unveiled in October in Warm Springs and West Warm Springs. The markers are an excellent addition to the Warm Springs and West Warm Springs Historic District, which has a self-guided tour showcasing historic sites and architectural highlights around the village.
Did you see us in the press?
photos around Bath County Va includes Warm Springs on its list of picturesque Virginia towns. lists the Best Luxury Resort in every state, including The Omni Homestead.

Savor Magazine loves the culinary scene in Bath County

Food & Wine Magazine recommends an idyllic farm stay at Fort Lewis Lodge and Farm

Southern Living Magazine features Bath County destinations perfect for capturing fall foliage.
Return of the Warm Springs Pools
Warm Springs Pools rendering
The restoration work has begun on the pools, which will revert to their original name — Warm Springs Pools. After the delay caused by COVID-19, The Omni Homestead, which owns the historic property, recently announced the choice of general contractor to oversee the renovation. Anticipated completion is in late 2022.
Bath Instagram
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Fly fisherman take note.
The popular So Fly Fest will be back
in 2022.