The town of Wintergreen in Virginia is a paradise of outdoor recreation, especially in the winter. Comprised mostly of the Wintergreen Resort, a year-round mountain retreat, the town is situated along the eastern slopes of the famous and scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Among the many different activities both locals and visitors alike will find in Wintergreen are biking, hiking, mountain climbing, skiing, and golfing. For those who prefer more low-key and relaxing activities, they can head to the spa at the Wintergreen Resort or try new wines at the DeVine Café and (Mostly) Wine Shop.

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1.Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort
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The Wintergreen Resort offers thrilling recreational activities, luxury, and spectacular mountain views. Encompassing approximately eleven thousand acres within the Blue Ridge Mountain, the resort is surrounded by lush mountains, cascading streams, and winding trails. Amenities and recreation for each of the seasons are featured at Wintergreen, such as swimming, fly fishing, hiking, an array of dining, a mountainton full-service spa, tennis, snow tubing, snowboarding, skiing, and forty-five holes of golf across two championship courses. For families visiting the resort, there are programs for children at The Treehouse, special packages, and activities and special events designed for the entire family to enjoy.

Route 664, Wintergreen, VA 22958, Phone: 434-325-2200

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2.Devils Knob

Devils Knob
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Devils Knob, the state of Virginia’s highest golf course, was designed by Ellis Maples with a challenge of enhancing the stunning setting of the Blue Ridge Mountain. Located at an elevation of more than 3,800 feet, the eighteen-hole golf course features amazing vistas, speedy greens, narrow fairways, and more. Found at the Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, Virginia, Devils Knob is also accessible to registered resort guests, members, and the guests of members. The golf course offers some of the region’s coolest playing conditions during the summer, as well as one of the most dramatic backdrops of mountain foliage during the fall.

Route 664, Wintergreen, VA 22958, Phone: 434-325-8250

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3.DeVine Café and (Mostly) Wine Shop

DeVine Café and (Mostly) Wine Shop
© DeVine Café and (Mostly) Wine Shop

The DeVine Café and (Mostly) Wine Shop specializes in crafting an a la carte gourmet menu that is offered for both take-out and dine-in, along with a variety of cider, beer, and wine. The cafe and shop places a strong emphasis on local products. While the wine shop carries a wide assortment of Virginia-made beverages, there is also an extensive selection of wines from all over the world. Visitors can stop in the tasting room for a sample of wine. Houses within the building of the old Black Bear Cafe, the DeVine Cafe also hosts private parties and educational events.

121 Blue Ridge Dr, Wintergreen, VA 22958, Phone: 434-326-1940

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