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Virginia Wine Country Weekend Getaway

The Perfect Virginia Wine Country Weekend Getaway Finally! It appears that the nasty winter of 2018 is behind us and blue skies, our salt water pool, sunshine, wine, beer, hiking, and relaxation are all ahead. A visit to Virginia wine country must be at the top of your list! If you’re looking for a wonderful […]

Elopement Packages in Virginia Wine Country

Elopement Packages at the Orchard House Our elopement packages in the Central Virginia Mountains happened by accident. After another busy Fall weekend of guests, we were putting our guest rooms back together when a striking couple knocked on our door. They had all along considered a beach wedding package, but suddenly had a change of […]

Perfect Barn Wedding in the Blue Ridge Mountains

For some lucky couples, Santa will be delivering an engagement ring this Christmas!  The season between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day is historically the busiest time for engagements.  This sets the wedding planning into motion and the frenzy of decisions begins! Finding the perfect venue is one of the most important decisions.  Every couple wants to […]

Girlfriends Getaways in Virginia Wine Country

What could be better than a getaway with your favorite girlfriends??  Time to laugh, reminisce, plan, rejuvenate, and enjoy without any distractions or responsibilities….it’s got to be one of the best “gifts” you could possibly receive or give yourself! We have been fortunate to host and partcipate in such well-deserved getaways here at the Orchard […]

Celebrating the holidays in Virginia’s Wine Country

There is undeniably something special about the holiday season, and its even more undeniably special in the midst of Virginia’s wine country! Last year at the Orchard House Bed & Breakfast, we were extra anxious to unpack all our holiday moving boxes and jump into decorating this incredible property.  To add to the anticipation, our […]

Dream Wedding in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Every girl has her own version of the perfect wedding, and for many girls, that vision includes mountains.  Recently, we had the opportunity to provide the venue and background for a faux wedding of sorts:  a styled photo shoot.  We had several local businesses participate in addition to the Orchard House Bed & Breakfast….there was […]

Bed and Breakfast “Etiquette”

Every week, we check-in new guests who announce that this is their “first time” at a Bed and Breakfast.  We are beyond thrilled to welcome them to what we believe is the best possible travel experience.   We are also beyond thrilled when at check-out they proclaim that we have set the bar “very high” […]

Perfect Family Staycation in Nelson County!

Clearly, the best part of our new adventure is helping wonderful people plan relaxing getaways and celebrations.  Imagine our delight when we had the opportunity to plan a “Family Staycation” with our two favorite kids.  Finally!  A chance to experience Nelson County firsthand for a few sacred days without alarms, cleaning schedules, grocery shopping lists, […]