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    Eight Boutique Hotels & Vintage Stays in Virginia

    August 26th, 2014 | Couples, History, Travel Ideas | 0 Comments

    Attention to detail, upscale finishes, and impeccable customer service are all things you’d expect to find in a boutique hotel, and according to online reviews and media, these Virginia stays excel.

    The Craddock Terry Hotel is quickly recognized by the large red heel on the front. Once a shoe factory producing nearly 100,000 pairs per day, this brick warehouse is now a very fashionable, 44-room luxury accommodation in downtown Lynchburg. The urban, industrial feel is not lost. Each room boasts incredible mountain or river views thanks to the 9-foot-tall windows, and exposed brick and beams serve as sturdy, beautiful reminders of the buildings’ past. As a finishing touch, you’re going to love receiving your complimentary continental breakfast  in an old-fashioned wooden shoeshine box. Whimsy is in style at Craddock Terry!

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    Morrison House

    Morrison House

    Nestled off King Street in Old Town Alexandria is Morrison House, a well-appointed Kimpton property graced with Federal Period reproduction pieces. Acclaim for the hotel includes a four-star rating from Mobil, four-diamond rating from AAA, and it was named one of the “Top 30 Hotels in the South” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler in 2013. Morrison House has 45 guestrooms and suites, and a bed and breakfast feel to its intimate atmosphere. Complimentary wine, coffee and tea are served daily. “Elegant” is perhaps the best word to describe this gem of Old Town.

     

    The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

    The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

    The Charlotte Hotel in Onancock is a sweet find on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. With just eight rooms, you’ll have plenty of peace in this 1907 reprieve. Trip Advisor reviewers have called it “delightful,” “charming,” and “a tiny slice of paradise.” To add to the comfortable stay, a restaurant featuring house-made menu items gives you a true taste of the Shore.

     

    General Francis Marion Hotel

    General Francis Marion Hotel

    The Roaring Twenties are all the rage at the General Francis Marion Hotel in Marion, Virginia. While “thoroughly modern” for today’s travelers, the General Francis does indeed date to 1927 and boasts the period ambiance one would expect. Pieces of its historical past include the original terrazo floors, the registration desk, and switchboard. The hotel was honored with the Gabriella Page Historic Preservation Award by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Do be sure to enjoy a libation at The Black Rooster, their on-site restaurant that gives a wink back to the black rooster being code for “drinks served here” during Prohibition.

     

    Linden Row Inn

    Linden Row Inn

    Richmond seeps history and the 1840s Linden Row Inn embodies it, from its architecture of seven integrated Greek Revival row houses to its garden, where a young Edgar Allen Poe played, courted, and perhaps named the “enchanted garden” in his poem To Helen. The Parlour Suites and the Main House Rooms have fabulous old 12-foot ceilings with windows just as high, while the Parlour Suites also boast pocket doors, gasolier lighting, and marble fireplaces. The Garden Rooms are located in the carriage houses, spaces the Inn calls “cozy and intimate enclaves.” Without a doubt, your authentic Richmond experience begins at Linden Row Inn.

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    The Georges. Photo by Gordon Gregory.

    The Georges. Photo by Gordon Gregory.

    Newly opened but historically preserved and treasured is The Georges in historic downtown Lexington. Named for George Washington and George C. Marshall of Washington and Lee and Virginia Military Institute fame, The Georges is an 18-room boutique hotel occupying two buildings across from one another on Main Street. An on-site restaurant and casual piano bar are just the beginning of how scrumptious this property is. Guests will be delighted with a breathtaking view as distinct as the room in which they find themselves. Luxury linens and bath necessities add to the desire to linger that this retreat will certainly impose.

     

    Suites at 249

    Suites at 249

    The Suites at 249 are found in the historic district of Culpeper inside renovated row buildings, but just like the aforementioned properties, the six Suites embrace the history they lie within. Exposed brick and hardwood floors make these modern, expansive suites a very comfortable home base from which to explore. The one thing that makes the Suites different from the others is the lack of concierge or bellhop to call upon. Once you check in, you come and go as you please by way of coded, keyless entry for both the front door and your room. This could be the perfect place for the couple who wants nothing more than to be left alone.

     

    Bolling Wilson Hotel

    Bolling Wilson Hotel

    In Wytheville is the newly renovated Bolling Wilson Hotel, a 30-room gem set to open Fall 2014. Named after Wytheville-born Edith Bolling Wilson, President Woodrow Wilson’s wife, the property is a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places. Guests can expect to find beautifully restored and preserved architecture in the lobby with classic high ceilings, arched windows, and intricate moulding. Additionally, an on-site southern restaurant with outdoor dining and a rooftop patio promise a memorable experience.

    There’s nothing like a place that has a great story to tell, and these eight properties are just a tip of the iceberg. Discover more lovely places to stay through the links below.



    Late Summer Travel Packages

    August 7th, 2014 | 48 Hours, Beaches, Beer, Civil War, Couples, Deals & Discounts, Destinations, Events, Family, Golf, History, Outdoors | Comments Off

    Don’t start pulling out the sweaters yet! We have quite a while until we’ll need those, but before the cool air starts coming in, these vacation hot spots are great for your late summer escape.

     

    Horseback Riding

    Horseback Riding

    Bunk and Bridle 4-night Package, Reba Farm Inn – Aug. 17-20 
    -Starting at $400/person plus taxes.

    Virginia has its own “dude ranch” located in Bedford County, with 75 horses on 300 acres near the Peaks of Otter. Become an East Coast Cowboy at Reba Farm Inn/Saddle Soar Equitainment with the “Bunk and Bridle” package. This travel package is for the true horse lover who wants to learn more and/or improve their horsemanship; or the novice, a great introduction to common sense horsemanship, and includes:

    • Four nights of lodging at the Inn
    • Meals (some meals will be served at the Inn, others at the barn and one out on the trail)
    • Hands on activities with horses and lots of riding

     

    Salamander Resort

    Salamander Resort

    Restore and Discover Path, Salamander Resort & Spa
    -Starting at $543 per person, per night.

    Take some “me” time and enjoy an escape to Salamander Resort, and enjoy a soothing weekend pampering yourself. This package includes:

    • Deluxe accommodations
    • Heart-healthy breakfast
    • Fitness center & indoor pool access
    • Participation in group fitness and exercise sessions
    • 50-minute spa service of choice each day
    • $125 wellness credit per night, per person to be used toward a resort activity
    • Complimentary car service within a 5-mile radius
    • Seasonal welcome gift

     

    Hokie Football Overnight Stay Package, Blacksburg – dates are for all home Va. Tech games
    -Starting at $238.00 per night

    Stay with the Holiday Inn University Blacksburg & Lane Stadium for one of Virginia Tech’s home football games and receive:

    • Free shuttle to and from the football field (9am-2am)
    • Free tailgate near the stadium
    • Free parking
    • A special, unique gift for each game

     

    Virginia Golf Package at the Tides Inn – Thru Aug. 31
    -Starting at $380 per night, based on double occupancy

    Located on a private peninsula in the Northern Neck, near Chesapeake Bay, Tides Inn is home to the Golden Eagle Golf Course designed by George W. Cobb. Surrounded by woodlands, the course features exciting elevation changes, well-placed bunkers, signature holes, and water elements that all levels of golfers can enjoy.  Golden Eagle at the Tides Inn is the perfect getaway for golf with a group, as a romantic escape, or a trip with the whole family. Package includes:

    • Deluxe room accommodations
    • Full breakfast daily, per person, at the restaurant or room service
    • Unlimited daily golf at the Golden Eagle course, with cart, club storage and range balls
    • Unlimited use of the practice facility at the Little Eagle course
    • Golden Eagle souvenirs

     

    Maury River Kayaking

    Maury River Kayaking

    Twin River Rafting Adventure Package, Natural Bridge – Thru Aug. 31
    -Starting at $159

    Stay at the Natural Bridge Park Historic Hotel and enjoy a river excursion with friends and family in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Enjoy all the benefits of a Natural Bridge Family Hotel Package including:

    • Natural Bridge and Caverns tickets
    • Standard room for 2 adults and 2 children
    • Served, hot breakfast
    • A single trip each for the River Paddle or Tubing Adventure

     

    Williamsburg Flex Vacation Package, Williamsburg Plantation Resort – Thru Sept. 1
    -$1,859 total

    A great end of summer vacation for the family! The Williamsburg Flex Vacation Package includes:

    • 2 bedroom/2 bath condo, equipped with a kitchen, living and dining area
    • Unlimited visits to Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown Battlefield, Busch Gardens, Water Country USA and more

     

    American Music Festival, Virginia Beach – Aug. 29-Sept. 1
    -$319 per night; special rates for Thursday, Aug. 28 and Monday, Sept. 1

    Enjoy 3 days of rock, jazz, country, R&B and more at the 2014 American Music Festival, presented by Chevrolet. Featured artists include Three Dog Night, Barenaked Ladies, Daughtry, Third Eye Blind, just to name a few. Package includes:

    • 3-night stay at the Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
    • 2 Passport Pins for the festival

     

    Yoga at Primland Resort

    Yoga at Primland Resort

    Summer Hydration, Primland – Thru Sept. 21
    -Starting at $1,015
    Having one of those summers? Plan a relaxing trip to Primland Resort and enjoy the Summer Hydration package. This is the season of warm summer winds with the sun at its zenith. Abundant warmth and light beam confidence and strength. experience summer through its element – nourishing water as it opens us to our natural resources. The Summer Hydration package treatments have been especially selected to represent the nourishment and replenishment of the summer season. Package includes:

    • 3-day, 2-night stay at the resort
    • Breakfast and dinner each day
    • Yoga sea salt scrub
    • Stone of eternal youth facial
    • Harmony massage

     

    Civil War Experience, Fredericksburg – Thru 2014
    -Starting at $205

    Travel back in history and walk in the footsteps of Grant, Lee and the thousands of Americans affected by the Civil War. This historic package includes:

    • 2-night stay at a Fredericksburg-area hotel (selected upon booking)
    • Admission to the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center and the White Oak Civil War Museum
    • Admission to all National Military Park Battlefields, a VIP dining card and more

     

    For the Birders Travel Package, Mountain Rose Inn
    -Starting at $569

    Experience birding in luxury with this package at the Mountain Rose Inn that is just for bird lovers who might want to also be guests at our Inn. Experience birds of many varieties on the Inn’s property. You can even get face-to-face with a ruby-throated hummingbird during the summer months as you sip a glass of sherry & enjoy an afternoon snack on the Inn’s front porch. Package includes:

    • 3-night stay
    • Breakfast of choice and picnic lunches.

     

    Fishing at Cornerstone Farm, Red Oak
    -Starting at $450/couple

    Whether you are young or young-at-heart, fishing is a relaxing pastime. You’ll discover the fishing is great sport on Cornerstone’s large private stocked pond. Cast a line for largemouth bass, crappies, catfish and more in our spring-fed pond for early morning or late afternoon fun. After dinner, enjoy the warmth of a evening bonfire while sharing stories and roasting marshmallows. This package includes:

    • 2-night stay
    • Snack tray and beverages
    • Country breakfasts, light lunch, full evening meals
    • 1 evening bonfire roasting marshmallows
    • On-site pond fishing (bait and tackle included)

     

    Blenheim Vineyards in Charlottesville

    Blenheim Vineyards in Charlottesville

    A Winelover’s Retreat, Orchard House Bed & Breakfast
    -Starting at $285/couple

    Enjoy a weekend in the country, sipping on Virginia’s finest wines. Package includes:

    • 2-night accommodations
    • 1 bottle of local Virginia wine and cheese platter
    • Full country breakfast each morning
    • Complementary soft drinks, coffee and tea
    • Complementary snack basket in room
    • Self-guided tours of local wineries and breweries

     

    Creeper Trail Bike Shuttle Package, Summerfield Inn Bed & Breakfast
    -Starting at $224

    The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 34-mile long Rails-to-Trails footpath and recreational trail used for hiking, birding and cycling. The Summerfield Inn Bed & Breakfast package includes:

    • 2-night accommodations
    • 1/2 day bicycle rental for 2
    • Gourmet breakfast

     

    Family Fun Package at Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach
    -Starting at $356

    Have a complete vacation experience with the Hilton Garden Inn Family Fun Package. Enjoy a family outing on the beach during the day and then have a night out on the town! Along with the breathtaking views of the Atlantic, this package also includes:

    • Tickets to Beach Movie Bistro (enjoy a full menu of dining options while you watch a movie!)
    • $50 dining card to be used at any of the hotel’s 5 Virginia Beach Boardwalk restaurants

     

     

     



    Ten Great Resorts for Team Building

    August 5th, 2014 | Meetings & Conventions, Sports Marketing, Tour & Travel | Comments Off

    Virginia is home to several great resorts for group retreats and outdoor team building exercises. Grab the crew and visit some of the following places that are sure to raise morale and productivity. Below is just a sampling of all there is to choose from:

    1. Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke
    From their Treetop Adventures Aerial and Zip Line Course; 20 miles of hiking and biking trails; disc golf course; to orienteering courses with GPS as well as off mountain activities on the New River, it’s a great place to meet and develop team skills. The newly reopened Mountain Lake Lodge is a getaway featuring cottages; a stone lodge; luxury cottages with fireplaces; and a grand historic Hotel built in 1936 out of native sandstone. The hit movie “Dirty Dancing” was filmed at Mountain Lake in 1986. Enjoy hiking, biking, tennis, wagon rides, outdoor recreation, family entertainment and educational programs for children.

    2. The Tides Inn, Irvington
    Located in the charming, picturesque community of Irvington, Virginia, the Tides Inn is a destination beyond compare. Nestled on a private peninsula overlooking Carter Creek with a view all the way to the Chesapeake Bay, the Tides Inn is highlighted by lush, manicured grounds and gardens.  The Tides Inn offers a wide variety of unique activities to build camaraderie, improve communications and create cohesion within your organization or group. Team-building activities include sailing race, Carters Creek treasure hunt, GPS geocache, glow in the dark golf challenge, horse racing, build-a-boat and more.

    3. Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs
    The Omni Homestead is a luxury resort and spa surrounded by the four-season splendor of the Allegheny Mountains. The Homestead offers an array of indoor and outdoor activities including two championship golf courses, tennis, shooting club, horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing, archery, falconry, mountain biking, Jefferson Pools and carriage rides. Winter activities include skiing, tubing, ice skating, snowboarding and snowmobile tours. A variety of team building activities are also available including a ropes course, fire quest, and Homestead Scavenger Hunt.

    4. Primland, Meadows of Dan
    Spectacular views, mountain-top chalets, elegant dining, conference facilities, and a wide array of recreational activities await you at Primland Resort, located on a beautiful estate in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The activities offered at Primland include fly-fishing, ATV tours, horseback riding, disc golf, geocaching and more. New at Primland Resort is an 18-hole championship golf course.

    5. Bryce Resort, Bayse
    Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, Bryce Resort is a 400-acre member-owned resort that is open to the public and is known throughout the mid-Atlantic region as being the most family-oriented resort in Virginia. Bryce Resort offers an exciting ride, consisting of 10 zip line platform stations, connected by more than 3,500 feet of cable traversing down the ski slopes and through the woods. With speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, riders will experience the thrill of flying through the trees and sailing across the open ski slopes, as high as 80 feet above the ground, as they work their way from the top to the bottom of the mountain.

    6. Camp Roanoke, Salem
    Nestled within 700 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Roanoke is conveniently located off Interstate 81. Available for corporate retreats, outdoor adventure and team building activities; Camp Roanoke is the perfect place for your next meeting. The camp features a high and low ropes course; a 44-foot climbing tower; presentation-ready meeting rooms for up to 300 guests; and heated/air conditioned overnight accommodations for up 80 guests. On-site meal preparation and off-site outdoor trips are available. Staff members are university graduates with accreditations in outdoor recreation programming, wilderness first aid and CPR.

    7. Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen
    Wintergreen Resort is a four-season mountain retreat on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This beautiful hideaway is the ultimate vacation and conference spot, with 45 holes of championship golf, seasonal skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and more. For your team-building needs, Wintergreen Resort also offers activities such as The Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt, Wintergreen Golf Race, Midnight Madness – Night Light Golf Putting Contest and Cardboard Boat Regatta.

    8. Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg
    Lansdowne Resort is a full-service resort located eight miles from Washington Dulles International airport and 35 miles from Washington, DC., in scenic and historic Loudoun County. The resort offers team building activities such as cooking challenges, scavenger hunts, corporate Olympics, volleyball, horseshoes, racquet ball and more. They also offer options for off-site activities such as go-kart racing.

    9. Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing Retreat, Conference & Teambuilding Center, New Castle
    Wilderness Adventure is totally surrounded by the national forests, with a beautiful 360 degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. They cater to hundreds of groups 12 months of the year; including school groups, church youth groups, corporate retreats, family reunions and more. They offer activities including a high ropes adventure trail; team building and problem solving course; group dynamics workshop; 50′ climbing wall and rappel tower; canoeing; instructional pond kayaking class; river kayaking; off-site rock climbing; caving; mountain biking; fly fishing; outdoor living skills and adventure classes; a giant’s ladder; tubing on Craig Creek; a natural water slide and waterfall hike; and a 900′ zip line.

    10. Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg
    Set on 340 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia’s famed horse country and lush vineyards, Salamander Resort & Spa features 168 luxurious rooms including 17 suites; a 23,000-square-foot lavish spa and unique “treehouse” treatment rooms; a full-service equestrian center with a 22-stall stable and practice ring; and more. They have many exciting group activities from which to choose, including a Tree Top Zip Tour, Survival 101, The Great Cook-Off and various lawn sports including croquet, chess, horseshoes, bocce, and a putting green.

     

    Additional Venues for Team Building

    Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat, Rice
    This tree-top adventure park is the largest and first of its kind in central Virginia. Participants independently traverse obstacles suspended between trees. There are 52 obstacles including 13 zip lines, separated into four different courses/trails, similar to those found on a ski mountain. The courses are different levels of difficulty, ranging from beginner to challenging.  Each trail consists of elements like rope bridges, logs, cargo nets, swings, ladders, and zip lines.

    The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach
    Located in the majestic trees of the Aquarium, between the Marsh Pavilion and the Bay & Ocean Pavilion, you will find an amazing “aerial forest park.” You’ll see a series of platforms in the trees connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form bridges. Each bridge presents a different challenge of how to get to the next platform. Experience “adventure in the trees” on your own or with friends, family, coworkers and parties.

    The EDGE, Prince William
    A variety of team simulation obstacles and ropes courses help promote a memorable team building experience when guided by The EDGE’s trained program coordinators. They work on a “Challenge By Choice” model so those who are uncomfortable doing certain activities do not have to, yet can still be a part of the group experience.

    Newport News Park Ropes and Initiatives Course, Newport News
    This course is designed to provide organized groups with an exciting way to discover more about themselves, others and their environment. Defined as “an obstacle course type adventure that provides both the individual and their group with exciting physical and mental challenges,” the Course offers both low and high event programs and is specifically designed to help your group think outside the box and communicate as one cohesive unit.

    Prince William Forest Park, Prince William
    Tucked away from all distractions the rustic setting at Prince William Forest Park helps focus the attendees on organizational goals instead of checking email or calling clients. Athletic fields are nearby for a friendly game of kickball, softball or races too.

    Treetop Zoofari Zip Line and Adventure Park, Moseley
    Travel tree to tree over 4000 feet and through 42 obstacles including 16 zip lines above the Metro Richmond Zoo.  Experience the zoo and outdoors from a whole new level. Courses are self guided and require participants to complete an orientation training before proceeding onto the course. Participants can traverse all of the elements of the course at their own pace while always in view of Treetop Zoofari staff.

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    11 Virginia Retreats for Wellness

    February 25th, 2014 | Couples, Destinations | Comments Off

    More often than some would like to admit, a weekend away would be a welcome salve to the aches and drudgery of everyday life. Make this your year of self-pampering. Take the sick days that you never use and treat yourself to calm and relaxation.

    Marriott Ranch. Photo by Tammy McMillan Photography.

    Marriott Ranch. Photo by Tammy McMillan Photography.

    RETREAT

    Booking quickly and available for just one weekend, the Wellness Rejuvenation Package at Marriott Ranch in Hume includes two nights’ lodging, meals, wine with dinner on Saturday, one yoga session each day, boot camp drill session, a massage, hands-on cooking class, informal wine pairing education with dinner, and a fireside discussion with yoga instructor and fitness trainer, Monica Fernandi. Available March 7-9, 2014. $485 per person plus tax (double occupancy) or $685 plus tax (single occupancy).

    Virginia’s newest resort, Salamander Resort in Middleburg, offers a special focus on equestrian activities and the well-being of riders. The Spa includes treatments for equestrians, mothers-to-be and couples, while their specialty programs include Yoga in the Stable and Yoga on Horseback, each 30 minutes long. Yoga in the Stable has you facing the sunrise and working poses to improve balance, flexibility, strength and posture while Yoga on Horseback needs no explanation. Rates from $20 to $150 per person.

    Lansdowne Resort near Leesburg boasts its AAA Four Diamond Spa Minerale, an attractive centerpiece of the Pamper and Putt package built for two. Stay a night, swing one round of golf and relax through one 50-minute massage. Rates from $318.

    The Spa Garden at The Omni Homestead Resort.

    The Spa Garden at The Omni Homestead Resort.

    Set in Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, The Spa at The Omni Homestead offers guests the chance to relax in Virginia’s hot springs through the Spa Garden area. Traditional and Homestead-specific spa treatments are available, as well as daily yoga and other fitness classes. The Omni Homestead has two overnight spa packages, one with a $200 spa credit, and another with a $400 spa credit plus a 15% spa retail discount.

    Ultimate girl pampering is yours at The Martha Hotel & Spa in Abingdon. Book the “A Whole New You” package for a gourmet salt glow, 50-minute loosen-up massage, skin deep facial, aromatherapy soak and spa pedicure with your stay for $450. Guys have a package built for them, too. “Gentleman’s Indulgence” is a 50-minute loosen-up massage, facial and foot treatment for $280.

    Check into Boar’s Head, Charlottesville’s only AAA Four Diamond resort, and enjoy the Winter Spa Package: an overnight stay and a $125 gift card to be used toward one of six seasonal spa services. Rates from $299. Available through March 31, 2014.

    Yoga at Primland Resort

    Yoga at Primland Resort

    The Spa at Primland Resort in southwest Virginia provides guests with a complete list of spa and wellness services including yoga and meditation classes, a mother-daughter spa package and healing ritual services. Primland’s seasonal spa package, the Winter “Refresh,” is a two-night, mid-week package available Sunday through Thursday. The package includes overnight accommodations, two breakfasts, two dinners, one lunch, a serenity massage, stone of eternal youth facial, secret canyon wrap and float and one yoga class. Available through March 20, 2014. Rates from $1427.

    A DAY BREAK

    The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers a menu of services rooted in five centuries of history. Try the 19th Century African Traditional Bath & Strengthening Massage Spa Experience. It reflects the African healing traditions that combined herbs, roots and fresh waters to enrich life and attract positive energy. The modern-day version is 120 minutes and includes Maize and Herbal Body Brushing, Root and Herbal Soaking Bath, and a Shea Butter Massage. $125 per person or $565 per couple.

    The Spa at Colonial Williamsburg

    The Spa at Colonial Williamsburg

    Yoga at Virginia Mountain Vineyard in Fincastle is a 60-minute instructional class followed by healthy foods and wine tasting. A reservation is required and don’t forget your mat or blanket. $35 per person. Available April 13 and August 10, 2014.

    The James Monroe Museum in Fredericksburg is the site of Yoga in the Garden, a drop-in class open to all ages and skill levels. Bring your mat and $8 per person to participate. Saturdays May 3 through June 28, 2014.

    Historic Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg invites you to join in an Integrated Yoga session the first Sunday of each month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Posture, deep relaxation, breathing, and meditation are in order, as is a meditative walk in the garden. $20 per person; bring your mat, walking shoes and water.

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