Nestled in the heart of Damascus, our inn is perfectly located for a ride or hike on the trails, a splash in the river, a weekend break or a leisurely mid-week holiday.
Built in 1904, the main house has been welcoming travelers since its early days. Celebrating 65 years of hospitality in 2019.
We went looking for the perfect place to start our next adventure and fell in love with Damascus, VA. Now we are making The Dancing Bear our own and we want to share it with you.
Eagle Crest Lodge originally started as a horse barn near Abingdon, Virginia. It wasn’t until we got a hold of it that its whole “life” changed. The barn went from five horse stalls and a hayloft, to a cozy lodge with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two living rooms, two kitchens, and two laundry rooms, as well as plenty of porches and people.
ECL is located 7 miles from Abingdon, VA and the Barter Theater, 3 miles to the Virginia Creeper trail,, 15 minutes to Damascus, VA for bike rentals to ride the Creeper Trail, 20 minutes to the Bristol Speedway, 1 hour to see the wild ponies at Grayson Highlands State Park, and 2 hours from Asheville, NC. Best of all it is a great location to enjoy water sports on the South Holston Lake, and only 30 feet to our favorite family story telling area: our fire pit!
With a history spanning 140 years, the Millsap-Baker Estate offers classic Victorian style and contemporary comforts in a variety of restive suites, perfect for guests of all kinds. Our large estate contains many acres of blissful outdoor wilderness as well as plenty of rustic accoutrements lending a cozy, old-time feel to our entire facility.
Nice clean place laid back atmosphere. Best shower and wifi in Damascus. Clean sheets, kitchen access. I have a nightly rental as well that can sleep up to 12 or people.
A Romantic Eastern Tennessee B&B above Watauga Lake within a day’s drive of one-half of the US Population. The Iron Mountain Inn B&B in Butler TN offers outstanding lodging accommodations for visitors from as far away as Thailand and Hawaii, and as close as North Carolina, Virginia and the other 48 states. This mountain getaway B&B is the perfect location for a romantic honeymoon, renewal of vows, or elopement, or just a chance to relax with the one you love. At 2600’ the B&B is just below the ridge of Iron Mountain and the mist from Watauga Lake can be seen in the early morning. Let the Inn provide their famous “Pampering Perfected” service whether you come for a night, a weekend or longer. Come, share the magic of the Appalachian Mountains with us.
Where the Appalachian Trail and Creeper Trail Meet. When you stay with us, “Our home is your home, only we do all the work!” Once inside, the inn located in Damascus, VA you will fall in love with the original American Chestnut wood panels on the walls and ceilings, reminiscent of the quality craftsmanship of days gone by. While here enjoy a great B&B as well as a gourmet breakfast. Our Bed and Breakfast is also the perfect location for your, wedding, wedding reception, private party or special occasion. Call today and start planning your event.
The Virginia Creeper Lodge, located in Damascus Virginia. The Lodge is a perfect place to bring your family or neighborhood to stay when you want to ride the Va Creeper Trail.
Southwest Virginia is home to some of the best Trout fishing, Hiking, Biking, and Horseback riding in the state. The Virginia Creeper Trail offers 30+ miles of Bicycling and Horserback riding adventure through parts of the Mount Rodgers National National Recreation Area. Several stocked Trout fishing streams are within walking distance to the Lodge. The Appalachian Trail runs through the heart of Damascus and offers many opportunities for short walks or daylong hikes through the scenic Appalachian Mountains.
Prospect Hill Bed and Breakfast is one of Mountain City’s hidden gems; a picturesque historical mansion on the outskirts of town. Built in 1889, after the Civil War, Prospect Hill radiates the warmth, comfort and romance of a by-gone era with all the original woodwork and stained glass windows that lend the space a grandeur that is not found in many modern homes, but with all the modern comforts. From the moment you walk in the heavy handcrafted wooden front door into the main foyer, you are enveloped in a calming atmosphere of a timelessly beautiful home. High ceilings, sweeping archways, and dark wooden floors are accompanied by antique furniture and fixtures to provide a cozy yet decadent experience.
Free on site parking. Perched on a small hill overlooking an expansive front lawn, mountains and a 3 state view, in-suite baths with showers and whirlpool or claw-foot tubs, central heat and A/C with temperature control in each room, gas fireplaces, complimentary snack basket, signature soap, shampoo & conditioner, robes, candles and bubble bath for your comfort. Guest porch on 2nd floor is a wonderful retreat for relaxing. The Wedding Venue with banquet room, seating up to 60, and a lush garden with gazebo and mountain views for your outdoor wedding or event. A perfect venue for weddings, anniversaries, family gathering, meetings/conferences, babymoons, holiday parties or whatever your event may be. High ceiling with strung lights, bay window with our lush garden view .
Close to hiking trails, Doe Mountain Recreational (parking for your ATV’s in upper lot) Cherokee National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway, Watauga Lake and so much more. A perfect setting for any event.
Located between Bristol TN/VA and Boone NC across the valley from the Appalachian Trail in beautiful Johnson County Tennessee, SilverKeys Bed and Breakfast provides a central location for activities and relaxation. A short drive from the Tri Cities, Lake Watauga, and the Cherokee and Mt. Rodgers State Forests, SilverKeys provides convenient access to numerous indoor and outdoor activities and attractions.