The weather in Virginia is warmly up wonderfully, and the time has come to take advantage of the many BBAV Outdoor Adventure Packages. Fulfill your need for adventure with hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding, bird-watching, and much more.
Mayhurst Inn in Orange, VA is offering as Adventure Package that includes Virginia Hot Air Ballooning, Blue Ridge Biplane and Oakland Heights Farm. Launch in a hot air balloon from Mayhurst, and drift over the Virginia Piedmont. Climb aboard a biplane for an unforgettable trip over the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley. Saddle up for ride through the Piedmont Foothills. This package includes two nights in a beautiful guest room, full breakfasts, and champagne and strawberries.
CornerStone Farm in Clarksville, VA invites you to enjoy an Outdoor Lovers Complete Package: “Everyone has a bit of an adventurer in each of us and what better area to explore that, than at CornerStone Farm in the foothills of Central Virginia? As outdoor enthusiasts, Corner Stone Farm can provide direction for nature walks and bird watching through our 40 acres of natural woodland. Horseback riding, goat packing, or fishing can also be experienced on-site on the farm in our adventure packages. There are so many opportunities to view the local flora and fauna.”
Book a room at Fig Street Inn in Cape Charles, VA, and enjoy the Paddle Your Glass Off Kayak Tour: “Spend the day on the Chesapeake Bay with Southeast Expeditions. Paddle to Chatham Vineyards for a wine tasting, and then paddle back to Cape Charles. Paddling gear and instruction are provided. Package includes one-night stay at Fig Street Inn, kayak trip for 2 adults, bottle of Chatham Vineyards wine per couple, and full homemade breakfast. Rates vary based on room selection and day of week. Does not include 10% lodging tax.”
In Lynchburg, VA, take advantage of Carriage House Inn's Hike, Bike, Tube Package. “Hike and bike 14 miles of scenic trails, and tube down the James River. This package includes a two-night stay in any of the rooms in the mansion, a legendary 4-course breakfast each morning, BOGO bike rental, BOGO tube trip, trail maps, and two picnic lunches. Travel must be completed by October 15, 2012. Please mention this package when booking at 434.846.1388.
Looking for a romantic outdoor adventure? Look no further than Beliveau Estate's Hiking Package for Two in Blacksburg, VA. “Spend two days hiking the trails at Beliveau Estate and the nearby Appalachian Trail. After a gourmet breakfast, grab a picnic lunch for sustenance during the day's adventure. At the end of the day, return to the Inn and soak in a luxurious lavender bubble bath in a private air jet tub (included in the Chocolat, Fleur de Lis, and Whimsical Rooms). Finally, enjoy a glass of wine and a casual dinner.
By Tara Stoll