We are among many
intriguing attractions of the area. Crabtree Falls, considered the
highest falls east of the Mississippi, is located just five miles away
or visit a natural wonder at Natural Bridge. The Appalachian Trail and
George Washington & Thomas Jefferson National Forests are adjacent to
our campground in the nearby surrounding area. Nelson County offers
visitors many fun and interesting things to do and see. There are
several wineries, historic sites, antique shops, orchards and hiking,
or you may love just driving on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway.
There are many places to visit
just a short drive from the Montebello Resort. You can see how to
get to most of these by looking at the larger view of the
on our website. Some of our favorites are the
From Katahdin in Maine to Springer
Mountain in Georgia, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail wanders the ridges
and valleys of the Appalachian range for 2,167 miles.
Appalachian Horse Adventures
Offering horseback riding in the mountains of Nelson
- Crabtree Falls
Falls is the highest waterfall in Virginia and a very popular local
- Cyrus McCormick Farm
- A five-acre
memorial plot at the Shenandoah AREC pays tribute to Cyrus McCormick and the
ingenuity of the McCormick family. The memorial area is designated a
National Historic Landmark and Virginia Wayside site, and is toured by
thousands of visitors every year.
Natural Bridge - Natural Bridge is both
a National Historic Landmark and a Virginia Historic Landmark. It is open
year-round and attracts visitors from all over the world.
Natural Bridge Zoo - The largest and most
complete collection of birds and animals in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Nelson County Tourism - For information
about other attractions in Nelson County. Click
for the Nelson County Events Calendar. Also, check out Nelson County,
Route 151 website
Wintergreen Resort - Wintergreen is well
known for its outstanding golf and tennis programs. But the fun of this
gorgeous resort in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, is that you'll find so
much more. You can also ski, snowboard, hike, bike, swim, fish, boat,
horseback ride, maintain your fitness regime, just relax, enjoy a fine meal
or do nothing at all.
Walton Mountain Museum - The Walton's Mountain Museum,
established in 1992, is located in the old Schuyler Elementary School across
the street from the boyhood home of Earl Hamner, creator of
The Walton's television show.
The Blue Ridge Parkway
- Picnics, nature trails and camping on the breathtakingly beautiful
Washington and Lee University
- Washington and Lee University's rich historical heritage for over 250
years is embodied in the very name it bears today. It is an institution that
has been touched and shaped by major men and moments in American history.
- Plant Identification
Walks - Montebello, VA. - Local
resident Nikki Abbott owns Little Mountain Herbals and offers Plant
Identification Walks by appointment. Walks are hour long tours in the
local vicinity and the rate is $20 per hour. For more information or
appointments call 540-377-2019.
To find many other places
to visit all around the Commonwealth of Virginia, we recommend:
The Virginia Tourism
To order either a Virginia
state map or Virginia Byway map,
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