Tag Archives: Mountains

Camping at Douthat State Park – May 21-23, 2021

Thanks to a last-minute cancellation, I was able to make weekend reservations at Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge, Virginia. We’ve done two day trips to Douthat for First Day Hikes, but we’d never camped there. We were packed up … Continue reading

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Seven Bends State Park, Woodstock, VA – March 14, 2021

While looking at a map of the Shenandoah Valley, I noticed a relatively new state park that we hadn’t been to. Seven Bends State Park, near Woodstock, VA, is located on the North Fork Shenandoah River. We always enjoy being … Continue reading

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A Day in the Mountains – October 27, 2019

I woke up to torrential rain and thought we might be spending the day at home. Skies cleared quickly, however, and the beautiful fall colors and warm temperatures got us in the car and out on the roads for another … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – September 17, 2017

John Muir’s best-known quote is, “The mountains are calling and I must go.” ┬áLiving in close proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains–and with easy access to both the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway–we answer that call frequently! We … Continue reading

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