Day Trips

Day Trip #1

Riveredge – A River Runs Through It 


Activity 1: Monacan Park (Route 130) – Boating on the James

Activity 2: Woodruff’s Café & Pie Shop for a snack

Activity 3: Piney River – Rail Trail hike

Activity 4: James River Adventures  – Kayaking/Canoeing trip

Activity 5: Panther Falls to jump off big rocks & swim in deep pools



Day Trip #2

Culinary – Winery Tours – A Sweet Retreat

Activity 1: Stay at local B&B or the Blue Ridge KOA campground

Activity 2: Apple picking with family at Morris Orchard

Activity 3: Visit wineries – Ankida Ridge Vineyards, Lazy Days Winery, Rebec Vineyards

Activity 4: Merredith’s Restaurant for dinner

Activity 5: Amherst Glebe Arts Response or Second Stage event

Intended to be a Saturday – Sunday itinerary



Day Trip #3

Hiking/Appalachian Trail near Snowden


Activity 1: Visit to Natural Bridge/Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway to Route 60

Activity 2: Dinner at the Briar Patch and craft beer across the street at Loose Shoe Brewing Co.

Activity 3: Stay at the Florence Elston Inn at Sweet Briar College

Activity 4: Visit local museums (Amherst Co Museum, Monacan Nation Museum)

Activity 5: River trip with James River Adventures

Intended to be a Friday – Sunday itinerary