With a variety of lodging facilities to chose from, visitors are sure to find their “Home Away From Home” in Highland County! Please contact any of our lodging facilities directly with your reservation request, and plan your trip to Highland County today!   

::: Allegheny Mountain Institute • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Hightown

Enjoy fresh-from-the-farm meals and refreshing spring water in a cozy lodge atop Allegheny Mountain in beautiful Highland County, Virginia. Relax by sitting on the porch and gazing at the stars. Then, tour the farm and meet, learn, and work alongside young adults passionate about growing healthy communities through food. 

Allegheny Mountain Institute’s Mountain Farm is a working farm and fellowship program. Seven Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) Fellows live, work, and participate in immersive training on this farm for the first six months of their Fellowship.

AMI’s farm includes a spacious lodge and Fellow cabins, lush gardens, and botanically-rich fields and forests. Chickens, cows, and bees are on the Farm below the lodge. Guests are invited to stay in the upstairs of the lodge, which includes four guests bedroom and two private bathrooms (available to rent in a variety of configurations).

A self-serve continental breakfast featuring sustainably grown, farm-fresh produce are provided for all guests. Weekday guests are also invited to participate in family style meals with the Fellows at no additional charge. 

Guests may participate in select workshops with the Fellows for a small fee on Wednesdays. Workshop listings and sign-ups are available on the AMI website. Farm stay guests intending to participate in a weekday workshop should plan to stay Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

2599 Bear Mountain Road • Hightown, VA 24465 • (540) 468-2300 • EmailWebsite  or AirBnB

::: Arbogast Inn • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Monterey
 Arbogast InnRelax in your choice of three spacious guest rooms, each uniquely furnished and ranging from the elegant to the whimsical. Choose from one of two king rooms (one has an adjoining private bath with shower & the other room has a private hall bath with claw-foot tub), or a room featuring two twin beds with adjoined private bath. Start off the day with a delicious breakfast featuring seasonal fruit, freshly baked muffins, and cereal in the dining room each morning. Our Inn also offers a variety of drinks such as hot tea, lemonade, orange juice, apple juice, soy milk, or a variety of K-cups freshly brewed with our Keurig coffee maker. We take pleasure in preparing meals to accommodate a variety of dietary needs; Vegetarian and vegan friendly. After breakfast, head out for a day of exploring downtown Monterey, partake in one of many outdoor activities, or relax on our wraparound front porch. Pick out a rocking chair and take in the spectacular mountain scenery. Treat yourself to the quiet beauty of Highland County, Virginia and plan your next getaway with the Arbogast Inn.

Hosts: Betty Cockerham, Innkeeper • 364 W. Main St • Monterey, VA 24465 • (540) 468-3278 • Email Website 

::: Bath Villas at the Meadows • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Bath County
 bath-villas-pic-2Bath Villas at the Meadows has everything from luxurious bedding to high-speed internet, fully equipped kitchens and Jacuzzi tubs, but the real magic is in the setting. 

The entire greater Hot Springs area in Bath County, Virginia, is rich with scenery, history, and places to explore. An easy walk to the Jefferson pools (Spa pools from the 1800’s made famous by President Thomas Jefferson), you can also walk to the top of Warm Springs mountain and the breathtaking Ingall’s Overlook. It’s a nature lover’s paradise, yet the area also boasts great eateries, galleries, and even golf and shopping at the world famous Homestead Resort just a few miles away. This is the best of Hot Springs, Virginia, lodging, Warm Springs vacation rentals and Virginia mountain retreats.

101 Meadows Dr. • Warm Springs, VA 24484 • (540) 839-2124 • Website 

::: Blue Grass Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Blue Grass
Blue Grass Cabin editedIf you’re looking for privacy, our Blue Grass cabin is for you. Centrally located in the beautiful Blue Grass Valley on 16 acres of mature hardwoods, this cabin is an ideal place to observe the abundant wildlife and enjoy total peace and quiet. We are only 10 minutes to Monterey with its many festivals, and less than one hour away from the Snowshoe Ski Resort, Douthat State Park, Cass Scenic Railroad, Greenbriar Rail Trail, the Homestead Resort, the Jefferson Pools, stocked trout streams and so much more.The cabin is fully appointed – just bring your favorite food/beverage and unlock the door. Amenities include three bedrooms (queen, full, single), two full baths w/all towels/linens. All rooms w/ individual electric heat, plus a fireplace w/ ample wood in the great room, full size W/D, large covered front porch w/swing, large deck adjoining the kitchen with a picnic table/additional seating and a fire-pit with a well-stocked wood rack. WIFI, TV for DVD/VCR and phone for local service/receiving outside calls. 

Owners: Deborah and Steve • 6325 Blue Grass Valley Rd • Blue Grass, VA 24413 • (434) 249-0419 • Email  •  Website

::: Blue Grass Chestnut Cottage • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Blue Grass

The Blue Grass Chestnut Cottage in Highland County, Virginia, offers one bedroom (queen bed), a living room, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a full bath with laundry facilities.  The living room has a gas log fireplace and a fold-out twin bed. The cottage has an open floor plan, no steps, and easy access from the driveway.  Linens and towels are provided. Wifi is available. There is no network television but a TV with a DVD player is provided along with a library of movies.  The TV is Chromecast ready and guests with an Amazon Prime account can also access Amazon Fire TV.  A radio/CD player and a small collection of CDs is available. 

Owner: Susan Greene • E-mail & Website

::: The Buckhorn Inn • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Augusta County
The Buckhorn Inn

Since 1811, The Buckhorn Inn has been offering its unique and warm hospitality to guests. Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and backed up to the George Washington National Forest, The Buckhorn Inn is uniquely and ideally situated to see the many attractions of the Shenandoah Valley or simply get away from it all. You may be coming for the many historical facets of the valley, such as Civil War sites or antiquing, or coming to enjoy Virginia’s burgeoning wineries. Perhaps you like outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, or bird watching, or maybe you need a quiet place to just sit on the porch, read a book, and watch the hummingbirds.  Come and see for yourself our own little piece of heaven on earth. We have children of our own and love hosting families of all ages.  We particularly enjoy having multi-family groups stay with us.

Host: Ed Williams, Innkeeper • 2487 Hankey Mountain Hwy • Churchville, VA 24421 • (540) 337-8660 • Email & Website 

::: Cabin on Back Creek • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Mill Gap
Nestled in a grove of maple trees along the banks of Back Creek, this new log cabin offers rustic luxury. Located 16 miles from Monterey, this peaceful cabin offers two bedrooms (1 queen, 2 twins), bathroom with washer & dryer, fully equipped kitchen, and a living & dining area with wood burning stove. Watch us make maple syrup (or help if you’d like), take a hike, enjoy watching the wildlife, explore the creek, or relax on the covered front porch, on the deck, or in the hot tub! WiFi internet access; 2-night minimum stay. Pet Policy; no smoking. 

Hosts: Valerie and Pat Lowry • 8551 Upper Back Creek Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2302 • Email & Website 

::: Cabin on the Cowpasture River  • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Williamsville

Berriedale Farms & Cabin on the Cowpasture River is ideal for family vacations, father and son hunting trips, and mother and daughter get-a-ways. The log cabin is nestled in a mature forest & overlooks a great bend in the Cowpasture River. Berriedale Farms is surrounded by the George Washington National Forest on the east and the Highland Wildlife Management Area on the west. Access the cabin via a private gravel road with no other people, buildings or roads within 1/2 a mile. Amenities include: large sleeping loft with a queen-sized bed & 2 singles, small bedroom with a double bed, bathroom with shower, complete kitchen, wood-burning stove, 30-foot porch and grilling pit. Horses welcome.

Hosts: Lizzie Biggs & Nelson Hoy • 10245 Cowpasture River Road • Williamsville, Virginia 24487 • (540) 925-2308 Voice Land-line • Email & Website 

::: The Curly Maple • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Monterey

Customized suites, including The Monterey, The Meadowdale, The Hightown, and The Blue Grass, are situated above the former H&H Cash Store building, which has now been transformed into The Curly Maple. These suites include a kitchen, living spaces, and bedroom. What makes this lodging facility unique is the hallways, which are adorned with artwork created by local artist Ashton Hill.

Host: Cappy Hull • Monterey, VA 24465 • (540) 468-2408

::: The Omni Homestead • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Bath County
Experience the Southern hospitality and elegant charm that have made The Omni Homestead Resort a premier destination for 23 U.S. presidents. Located across more than 2,000 acres of scenic Virginia landscape, our resort provides timeless comforts and access to an exciting array of activities no matter the season of your stay. 

Two major hot springs flow onto our property, featuring a full-service spa and offering you the opportunity to take in the mineral waters just as President Thomas Jefferson did in 1818. Our two-acre water park, fueled by crystal-clear springs, features two water slides, a lazy river, a water play zone and a sandy beach for the kids, along with a cozy whirlpool and private cabanas with exclusive services.

7696 Sam Snead Highway • Hot Springs, VA 24445 • (540) 839-7454 • Website

::: Eagle Annie’s Cottage • No Smoking • Blue Grass

Stay at Eagle Annie’s Cottage in the heart of the Blue Grass Valley on the Virginia Birding & Wildlife Trail!  Located in the tiny, historic village of New Hampden, this 1920s cottage offers one bedroom (queen bed), living room with futon, dining room, kitchen, and bath, with a front porch for “porch-sitting”, and a deck in the back. Fully- equipped kitchen with w/d.  Suitable for 1 to 3 guests. Enjoy the beauty of all seasons in the Blue Grass Valley.  Open in winter. Your hostess, Patti, is an avid birder and can lead/direct you to local hotspots. Monthly and long-term rentals available.

Hostess: Patti “Eagle Annie” Reum • Blue Grass VA 24413 • (540) 474-3245 • E-mail & Website

::: The Farm House • No Smoking • Mill Gap

Enjoy the beauty of the mountains in this charming restored farmhouse situated on a 250 acre working farm near Monterey. Retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the senic views of the mountains and valleys. Lend a hand with farm chores such as gathering eggs and feeding lambs. Hike through the mountain pastures or enjoy the stars while you gather around a campfire. The Farm House offers 5 bedrooms, a complete eat-in kitchen, dining room, comfortable living room and sun porch.

Hosts: Marty and Rodney Leech • 6467 Mill Gap Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2618 • E-mail & Website

::: Farm Stay at Mill Gap • Mill Gap

Located in the pristine Mill Gap Valley. Excellent views! At night you can reach out and touch the stars. Within a short drive you in some of the best trout waters of Virginia. National Forrest is close by too. Enjoy the peace and tranquility that can only be offered in Highland county. We are not far from our Organic certifications. We begin making Organic Maple Syrup February of 2019. If you would like a tour of our sugar operation, let us know!

Hosts: Kevin & Emily Conner • 2760 Mill Gap Rd. • Monterey VA 24465 • E-mail & Website

::: Germany Valley Overlook Cabins • No Smoking • Pet Policy • West Virginia
Cabin2Secluded WV log cabins in the mountains of West Virginia with panoramic views of Spruce Knob, Dolly Sods, eastern slopes of the Allegheny mountains and an inside view of Germany Valley and the North Fork Mountain Range. They are a vacation destination cabins with each cabin being unique and set in its own secluded location far away from the highway. Each cabin offers awesome views from inside the cabin and from the deck. Surrounded by 170 acres of prime pasture land with cattle grazing near the cabins. These self catering log cabins are ideal for relaxing family vacations, weekend getaways, sportsman retreat or a secluded honeymoon. Best of all we are family friendly. You will find privacy, surrounded by God’s great natural beauty. The area supports many types of recreation such as rock climbing, caving, hiking, hunting and fishing, skiing, sightseeing, nature study, star gazing, photography, bird watching and enjoying sunsets and cool mountain breezes with a cup of coffee from your deck.

Hosts: Bill & Luci Raines • 1396 Teter Gap Road • Circleville, WV 26804 • (304) 567-2974
E-mail & Website

::: Ginseng Mountain Lodging • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Blue Grass
Ginseng Mountain LodgingGinseng Mountain Lodging is a comfortable two bedroom apartment atop Ginseng Mountain Store, an old time general store that is now a “new time” country store. Ginseng Mountain is located in a pastoral setting at the Forks of Water near the South Branch of the Potomac River.

The lodging has a fully equipped kitchen, dining/living room, bath with Jacuzzi, balcony porch, deck and backyard. Fly fishing packages are available. Nightly, weekly and monthly rentals. Nightly rentals include a continental breakfast. Located on US 220, 6 miles north of Monterey.

Hosts: Debora & Ske Ellington • Blue Grass VA 24413 • (540) 474-5137 or (540) 474-3663. Fax: (540) 474-3600 • E-mail & Website

::: Granny’s Guests • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Monterey

Granny’s Guests, centrally located on East Main St., is tastefully decorated and known for it’s warm homestyle atmosphere. Relax and enjoy our comfortable 3 bedroom guest house which sleeps 8 and boasts of 2 Queen beds,1 full bed, and a Queen sleeper sofa.  The guest house includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, sunroom and 1 and 1/2 baths. Snowshoe and the Homestead Resort are a short drive away and Granny’s is within walking distance to restaurants, shops, and all Festival and Fair activities in Monterey.  Amenities include washer and dryer, flat screen TV, dvd player, microwave. Weekly and long term rentals available. 2 night minimum stay on weekends.

Host: Darlene Hill • 125 Main Street • Monterey, VA 24465 • (540) 499-2153 
E-mail & Website • Check us out on Facebook at Granny’s Guest House

::: The Highland Inn • Monterey • CLOSED For Renovation

Built in 1904 to lodge tourists escaping the heat of east coast cities, the Inn was known for its first 75 years at the”Hotel Monterey.” The Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Historic Landmark. Gracing Monterey’s Main Street for over one hundred years, the grand 3-story structure features two levels of architecturally significant Eastlake style porches. The hotel has 17 guest rooms and suites, each with a private bath. A deluxe continental breakfast is provided for guests. Dining is available in the Monterey Dining Room and Black Sheep Tavern. Please visit the Inn’s Web site to plan a historic trip.

68 Main Street • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 468-2143 • EmailWebsite

::: Hizzoner’s Highland Haven • Blue Grass  

The Potomac River headwaters run through this gorgeous location, set on seven-plus acres. Catch and release rainbow and brook trout, or watch and listen to the water flow over the rocks while the wonderful woodland birds sing. The farmhouse dates from the early 1800s and offers the following amenities: three bedrooms with queen beds, 1½ baths, fully equipped kitchen and two gas fireplaces. Front and back porches enjoy spectacular daytime views of Highland County’s beautiful mountains and evening views of the Milky Way galaxy as it fills the night sky.

Host: Angela McNamara • 202-302-2268 • E-mail & Website

::: Laurel Point Bed & Breakfast • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Monterey

Laurel Point Bed & Breakfast features a restored 18th century log house located on 104 mostly wooded acres atop Jack Mountain, just east of Monterey.

Enjoy spectacular panoramic mountain views while you savor a full breakfast, complete with homemade breads and muffins. Make yourself at home in the comfortable, spacious surroundings. Hike nearby trails or just relax on the front porch or in front of the fireplace. All rooms have private baths and are comfortably furnished in country antiques. Handicap accessible.

Hosts: Jim & Lorraine White • 414 Sounding Knob Road, Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 468-3470 • Website

::: Laurel Run Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy  • Blue Grass

Laurel Run Cabin overlooks Laurel Run in sleepy Halterman Hollow. Rest on the front porch and let the calming sounds of the water wash your cares away. Enjoy the gazebo for outdoor dining and take a stroll on the 117 acres of beauty that are part of Riven Rock Farm. Perfect for a couple or an individual looking for peace and quiet, the cabin offers an efficiency kitchen, queen size bed, XM satellite radio, iPod docking station and DVD player. Located five miles from Monterey, we provide convenience to town along with the unique country experience of Highland County.

Hosts: Chuck and Lou Ann Neely • 890 Halterman Hollow Lane • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 474-3022 • E-mail & Website

::: Loafer’s Glory B&B, Campground, and Event Venue  • West Virginia

Come explore our private 130 acre nature preserve. We are a small, unique retreat offering a variety of lodging types from which to enjoy our miles of hiking trails, mountain top patio, fishin’ ponds for the kids, and plenty of wildlife. We are on a scenic motorcycle and bicycle route, also near nRocks, Seneca Rocks, Greenbank Observatory, and some of the best hiking and caving on the East Coast. The historic Ananias Pitsenbarger Farm, an Appalachian homestead complex located here is open for viewing, too.

​A full, hot breakfast is included for apartment & private room guests. $8 for camp cabin & tenting guests. Inquire about meal service for your group.

Hosts: Teresa Mann • 3576 Dry Run Road • Franklin, WV 26807• (304) 358-7034 • E-mail & Website

::: Rainbow Springs Retreat • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Blue Grass

Rainbow Springs RetreatRainbow Springs Retreat is an 1870’s log house that was remodeled the summer of 2014.  It is available March 1st through October 31st. 
This 62 acre addition to our farm has six ponds and over 1/2 mile of trout stream for fishing.  Walking paths around the property provide you with an opportunity to visit the beaver lodge and stroll through hay meadows and wildflower fields.  The groves of sugar maples and spruce trees offer homes for a variety of birds. We offer catch and release fishing on Strait Creek and stocked ponds.  The fees are $20.00 per person/per day.  The house sleeps 6 (1 Queen, one xl twin bed upstairs and 1 full, one twin sleeper loveseat downstairs). There is a full bath with shower upstairs and downstairs.  We have baseboard heat throughout the house and a working fireplace in the living room.
Hosts: Chuck and Lou Ann Neely • 890 Halterman Hollow Lane • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 474-3022 • E-mail & Website
::: River Rest Farm B&B • No Smoking • Dog Friendly • Headwaters

Located in the village of Headwaters, River Rest Farm Bed & Breakfast has a casual atmosphere. Part of the house is pre-Civil war dating back to 1838; however the home has significant Civil War history as Stonewall Jackson’s headquarters were located here during the Battle of McDowell. Afterwards, the house was used as a hospital.
We are motorcycle-friendly, dog-friendly, and offer two horse stables for our equine friends. (There are riding trails nearby!) Our home offers four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and is stocked with coffee, books, and puzzles. 
Hosts: Rick & Sue Hoffman • 80 Cowpasture River • Headwaters, VA 24465 • (540) 290-2422 • Website
::: Rushing Waters Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy  2 Night Minimum • Bolar

Rushing Waters Cabin
Rushing Waters Cabin rests in the heart of the mountains of Highland County, Virginia, alongside the flowing Jackson River, an excellent rainbow and brown trout stream. Guests will enjoy the stunning, tranquil grounds surrounding the cabin as well. There is plenty of room for many outdoor activities. Newly renovated in 2015, this three-bedroom, two-bath cabin is appointed with fine antique furnishings from Highland County, phone, satellite television, blu-ray and wireless internet. Wildlife abounds here.  Guests love seeing the eagles fly overhead as well as the many small birds and water fowl that visit. Deer can be seen grazing or crossing the Jackson River.  Turkey, Black Bear, bobcats, foxes, squirrels and more give viewing enjoyment. TWO-NIGHT MINIMUM.
Host: Linda Webb • 12777 Jackson River Rd • Monterey VA 24465 • (561) 371-1078 •
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::: Spruce Hill Cottage • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Monterey
thumbnail picSpruce Cottage is a comfortable, classic rural Virginia cape situated on a lovely half acre lot above the charming village of Monterey, VA.  It is an ideal space for a couple or small group of family or friends. The open downstairs consists of a convenient, well-stocked kitchen and pantry, dining and living spaces, and a den with full-size futon.  Upstairs is a large master bedroom with queen size bed and full bath.  A heated and carpeted outbuilding sleeps two adults or two to three children (no bath). 

The cottage has front and side porches which offer exceptional views. Cool in summer and snug in winter, Spruce Cottage is a wonderful place to read, paint, cook, spend time with friends and family, enjoy nature, and refresh.

Owners: Dudley Doane • 556 Spruce Street • Monterey, VA 24465 • (434) 202 2653 • Email Website 

::: South Branch Farm • No Smoking • Pet Polic• Hightown
Circled by a private nature trail with panoramic views of the Blue Grass Valley, this fully modernized 4 bedroom farmhouse is perfect for a vacation or weekend getaway. Enjoy 45 acres of meadows, pastures and woods; beautiful antique and contemporary furnishings; 1 1/2 baths; a 400 sq ft deck; full kitchen and laundry; flat screen TV w/BluRay DVD player and Wi?Fi.
Manager: Patti “Eagle Annie” Reum • Hightown VA 24465 • (540) 474-3245 • E-mail & Website
::: Thompson’s Motel • West Virginia
thompsons-motel-picLocated on routes 33 & 220 in Franklin, West Virginia, and open all year, Thompson’s has 40 reasonably priced motel units. In addition, Thompson’s Café Bella restaurant is adjacent to the motel for convenient dining. 

For motel reservations, call 1-800-338-3351.


::: Vance’s Country Guest House • McDowell
Enjoy the charm of a country farmhouse in the beautiful Bullpasture valley. Built in 1885, the house sheltered an old Highland county family and raised eight children during the Depression. Beautiful renovations brought the house back to life after several years of loneliness, making it a delightful place for you and yours to rest and relax. Situated on 150 acres south of McDowell, the house oversees chickens, horses, and cows on a daily basis. The Bullpasture River flows through the property, offering wading, swimming, fishing, and general outdoor fun. Depending on the season, you can experience making hay, pressing apple cider, harvesting vegetables, gathering eggs or making maple syrup. Cozy enough for two or spacious enough for a family, the house features a full kitchen, dining room, living room, two full baths, guest laundry, and four bedrooms to sleep nine.  No smoking and no pets, please. 

Hosts: Nancy & Robin Vance • McDowell, VA 24458 •  540-396-3370 • E-mail Website

::: The Wilson House • No Smoking • Pet Policy • Meadowdale

Located 6 mi. southwest of Monterey, this very nicely furnished farmhouse comes with 80 acres for your hiking pleasure. It’s perfect for vacation getaways of family and friends. The house offers 4 bedrooms, a large kitchen, living room, dining room, and numerous amenities. Sleeps 10. Enjoy lovely scenery in a perfect hideaway.

Owner: Mary Wilson Lovelady • (702) 869-4843 • E-mail & Website

::: Featured Lodging Facilities:

During the Highland Maple Festival, our Chamber Member lodging facilities fill up pretty quick! If you’re having trouble finding available accommodations, take a look at our Maple Festival Overflow Lodging page.