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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, […]

The ideal wedding in Central Virginia

The secret is out:  the Orchard House Bed & Breakfast is the PERFECT spot for your dream-come-true Virginia wedding! With one year under our new innkeeper belts, we have hosted a wide variety of weddings here on our beautiful property.  Each one has been special and unique in its own way….from the very intimate gazebo […]

Bachelorette Party Weekends in Virginia Wine Country

Bachelorette Party Weekends are amongst our favorites here at the Orchard House Bed & Breakfast. Initially, we had visions of a scene from a Las Vegas-based movie, but we’ve got to admit that hosting a bachelorette party weekend in Nelson County is way better than anything Vegas could provide! This last weekend we welcomed eight […]

Welcome Home, Horsleys.

Virginia is stock full of history:  everything from Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, to AshLawn, Appomattox, Montpellier, even the Walton Mountain Family Museum a mere eight miles from us.  Guests travel from all over the nation to get a taste of the history that is in our new area. Imagine our excitement when the great-granddaughters of the […]