Beautiful Damascus Hotel near Virginia Creeper Trail, waterfall and more!
The Damascus Old Mill Inn is a historic hotel and restaurant located in Damascus, Virginia. All of our rooms have a private bathroom, daily housekeeping services, an individually controlled HVAC system, interior corridors, and elevator service. Located on the banks of Laurel Creek, the mill overlooks the grist mill waterfall, while ducks and geese float peacefully on the mill pond. Visit one of the most charming hotels in the state, located in “the friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.” We are also your best choice for Virginia Creeper Trail lodging. Unlike chain hotels, this Damascus hotel offers a personalized experience that will have you coming back for more. With accommodations in Damascus and a stone’s throw away from Bristol and Abingdon, you’ll be close enough to explore all of the trails and attractions nearby.
The Damascus Old Mill Inn includes a charming historic 12-room inn located in what is regarded as one of the most beautiful settings in Virginia. The hotel also has a large full-service restaurant with three outdoor decks overlooking the mill waterfall, a relaxing pub, and a special events room for groups of up to 125 people.
Dining at the Damascus Old Mill Restaurant offers the perfect combination of excellent food and casual fine dining in a rustic architectural setting. Enjoy our dining room that offers views of the waterfall on a cool mountain day, or enjoy the fresh country air on one of our waterfall decks. Engage in great conversation with friends and family as you hear the sound of waterfall’s cascade, watch the ducks and geese swim in the Laurel Creek, or stand on the edge of the Old Mill Dam.
This is a new campground conveniently located right outside of Mountain City, Tennessee, at the base of Iron Mountain, directly adjacent to The Snake 421 route. They are a small cozy campground that has (10) full service campsites offering electricity, water and sewer. They accommodate all types of camping from tent camping to luxury campers and RV’s. They are riders and cater to their fellow riders. They are also one of our Official Information Centers for The Snake 421, aka the Best of the Snake, and can provide you with any information needed to travel this scenic ride. They can also provide any information needed to travel the entire combination of roads collectively making up The Snake. Their huge Map Wall also showcases several other great nearby chartered Motorcycle and Sport Car Rides.
The Creekside Chalet is a pet friendly secluded log cabin nestled in The Appalachian Highlands of Northeastern Tennessee near Watauga Lake and Bristol TN. The Creekside Chalet is suitable for romantic couples, or friends and family get togethers. Hiking Trails on the property and The Appalachian Trail is on the ridge behind the Chalet.
La Cucina is a real homey kitchen offering 24 seats. The dining room is situated inside of the kitchen. We cook entirely from scratch.
La Cucina is located in Johnson County, TN. A real rural area rich of rivers, creeks, forests, small farms mainly dedicated to the breeding of cattle in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Driving 20 minutes from La Cucina you can reach Virginia (North side) and North Carolina (East side).
A few miles going West you’ll find Watauga Lake, inside the Cherokee National Forest, one uncontaminated gem and one of the cleanest lakes in the USA.
Matteo Torri, chef/owner, is a passionate searcher of the American wide spaces and cultural diversity but with an Italian background where traditions are a mainstay of everyday life.
Elegant, Fully-Furnished Log Cabins with a spectacular view of Lake Watauga and the surrounding Appalachian Mountains, including a large private hot tub, stone fireplace, full kitchen, loft, central heat/air, deck, grill, and private campfire area. Close to Boone NC, Johnson City TN and Bristol TN/VA.
Cloud 9 is a wonderfully outfitted log cabin with heavy timber log construction and outstanding long range views. This home is luxuriously appointed with a hot tub, 4 flat screen TVs, a foosball table, and captivating views. Guests can escape to Cloud 9 knowing that they have all the comforts they need at the home.
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Bee Cliff Cabins are a collection of fourteen fully-furnished cabins nestled in the Cherokee National Forest beside the Watauga River and just minutes away from Watauga Lake. Owners Norine and John Allen invite you to be their guest and enjoy the fishing, hiking, boating and outdoor fun that makes the Appalachian Mountains famous. Come stay with us…
Make your next stay in Damascus one to never forget with Creeper Trail Cottages.
Relax in any of our cottages with the Virginia Creeper Trail just steps away. Enjoy the sounds of the river right in your backyard. Taste local cuisine and participate in any of the town’s many festivals throughout the year all within walking distance. Creeper Trail Cottages has been a relaxing and adventurous destination for guests for over 20 years!
Welcome to Switchback Creek Campground.We are a motorcycle and family friendly campground located in the mountains of North East Tennessee built by a rider. If you are tired of the hype and hustle of Deals Gap but would like exciting roads and beautiful mountain scenery then you have come to the right place. We are snuggled between three mountains at an elevation of 3,000 feet and just 2 1/2 miles from the crossroads US 421 and 91/133.
Take a leisurely ride on any of the roads leading out of Shady Valley or gather with a group and ride “the snake ” . There are 489 curves within a 12 mile radius of the crossroads.
Want to make this a family or group outing? There are various attractions available in the area. White water rafting, hiking on the AT, antique shopping, theaters, caverns, bicycling the creeper trail and many more activity’s within a days adventure.
Forest. After crossing the bridge over a rushing, clear-water trout stream, the turn-of-the-century ten bedroom country-Victorian called Gentry Creek Inn. Each room has its own charm, and atmosphere. Some feature panoramic views of both horse pastures, and forest, while others supply the soft sounds of Gentry Creek. Organic gardens, and a sense of co-living with the surrounding forest is what gives Gentry Creek Inn its peace and beauty.
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.
Owned and operated by a local Christian family. We strive to deliver excellent service along with our delicious home cooked food. Come by today!
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.
At The Harvest Table, we work with seasonal produce and meats from local and regional sources, offering the best of each season. Our creative recipes are designed to highlight freshness and quality. We favor real foods prepared in a healthy way; nothing on our menu is deep fat fried.
We prefer to serve foods with a low carbon footprint. All our meats are pasture-raised and finished, and our trout comes from a sustainably farmed source in North Carolina. In addition to the produce grown on our own Harvest Table Farm, we offer the products from over 50 regional farmers, gardeners and ranchers. Even our beer & wine menu is from local and regional sources, offering wines, beers, and hard ciders from Virginia.
In addition to our local-foods restaurant, we also have the Meadowview Farmers’ Guild General Store that carries food items and handmade goods from over 170 local craftspeople and artisans.
Creeper Trail Campground is the best place to camp while riding the Virginia Creeper Trail. We are located at the start of the trail in Whitetop, VA. Riders can begin their ride directly from the campground and enjoy riding the entire trail to Abingdon, VA (34 miles) or to Damascus, VA (17 miles). Shuttle services are available to return you and your bike to Whitetop.
Creeper Trail Campground is a small mountain campground at 3534 ft elevation. We are located on a former Christmas Tree farm. Enjoy some of the most beautiful outdoor recreation sites in Virginia including hiking to see the wild ponies in the Grayson Highlands or visiting the two highest peaks in Virginia (Mt. Rogers 5728′ and Whitetop Mtn. 5518′).
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.
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.
Blue Bear Mountain Camp offers year round camping experiences for every type of outdoor enthusiast. Car accessible tent and RV sites in a natural setting. Hike in sites for those looking for a little more adventure and privacy. Tepee and Cabin rental for guests wanting a rustic, mountain getaway while staying in comfort. Located just 8 miles north of Boone, NC on over 150 acres of pristine mountain land, miles of hiking trails, a trout pond and spacious low density sites allow the guest to get away from it all in a rustic, remote setting. In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At 4,000 feet elevation, come enjoy cool mountain breezes and mild temperatures. Blue Bear Mountain is a scenic location for large events such as weddings, corporate events and family reunions. Come Get away from it all at Blue Bear Mountain!
We are a small, family-owned property management business specializing in mountain cabin rentals in East Tennessee. We moved to East Tennessee in the spring of 2007 and immediately fell in love with the beauty of the area. We believe that vacation shouldn’t cost a small fortune, so we strive to provide beautiful, clean, safe accommodations at an affordable price for individuals and families to enjoy. Our hope is that you will come as a guest but leave as a friend.
A quiet, lovely getaway that is open year round with each season offering its own activity opportunities. The best thing you will find, however, is the peace and quiet of the mountains. It’s a special place to renew your spirit and pamper or exercise your body. Choose from a wide selection of the areas activities. Bicycling, canoeing, tubing, kayaking, fishing, hiking trails, swimming, bird watching, horseback riding, sightseeing, antiquing, caverns and vineyards. It’s all conveniently nearby. Experience mountain living at its finest.
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Discover how A Mountain Dream can become your dream vacation! Close your eyes and imagine yourself sitting on this front porch enjoying the peace and quiet that this mountain cabin rental has to offer. Feel all the stresses of that daily routine melt away as you sink into the swirling waters of the outdoor hot tub. Cozy great room with stone fireplace and beautiful tasteful decor throughout. Master Bedroom with queen size bed on the main level. Upstairs is a spacious loft area with two twins on one wing of the loft and a full size futon and additional sitting area that is a great escape for kids on the other wing of the loft. Enjoy those crisp evenings around an outdoor firepit. (wood provided) You will discover no detail has been overlooked after a stay at A Mountain Dream. Amenities include: 40′ flatscreen cable TV downstairs, high speed internet, air conditioning, gas fireplace inside, firepit outside, gas grill, hot tub. Linens & towels provided.
Close to Appalachian Ski Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Ski Hawksnest, Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad and many other area attractions!
Your local Damascus Subway® Restaurant, located at 331 Douglas Dr brings delicious ingredients and mouth-watering flavors in billions of sandwich, salad and wrap combinations to you. An alternative to traditional fast food, we offer freshly cut veggies, toppings, protein and freshly-baked bread to create the perfect meal with freshly baked cookies all at a great value! All Subway® Restaurants are independently owned and operated by business owners who employ talented Sandwich Artists™ that are ready to take your order in person, online, in our Subway® app, or for delivery.
Monsoons is located about 10 miles west of Mountain City, TN, in Doeville (Butler). Serving up great Thai cuisine is Mel’s specialty. Looking for some GREAT Thai food in a beautiful setting? Come to Monsoons! Melynn (Mel) is always cooking up some wonderful foods, and her menu has something for everyone. You can get it mild or spicy – your choice!
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.
Find your nearby Taco Bell at 465 S. Shady Street in Mountain City, TN. We are open early with breakfast hours and if you find yourself out and about late at night, you can still order at our drive-thru. You can also order online and skip our line inside. We’re serving all your favorite menu items, from classic burritos and tacos, to new favorites like the Crunchwrap Supreme® and Chalupa Supreme. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, vegetarian options, drinks and sweets. Make sure to visit our Store Locator to find the Taco Bell® breakfast closest to you. Our Cravings Value Menu features classics like the Cheesy Bean and Rice Burrito, and other Taco Bell favorites. If you’re looking for a delicious choice for Mexican inspired food or fast food close to the Mountain City-area, Taco Bell is nearby! So come inside or visit our drive-thru at this Mountain City Taco Bell location.
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.
Backbone Rock Campground is open for the 2021 season. Backbone Rock Campground is a small campground situated along the beautiful Beaverdam Creek at an elevation of 2,100 feet in northern Johnson County. This developed campground is popular with those visiting the nearby Backbone Rock, a tunnel originally blasted through the rock ridge for the railway. The creek side location with popular swim area and lush forest surroundings make Backbone Rock Campground particularly desirable during hot summer months. With 10 campsites and an adjacent large Civilian Conservation Corps- built reservable pavilion with lawn, Backbone Rock is a great option for a group to reserve the whole campground for retreats and other events.
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Roan Creek Campground features two rustic cabins which are available for rent for the weekend, or week. Each cabin features a kitchen complete with a full size fridge and stove, a full private bathroom, controllable heating and air, and sleeps up to 6 people.
For rate details check out the reservations and rates page.
Luxury Camping Tents
Luxury camping tents at Roan Creek Campground are available for daily, weekly, or monthly rental. Each luxury tent is rain proof and features solid wood flooring, a queen size bed, a mini refrigerator, power outlets, a ceiling fan, heaters, and a creek side view.
Roan Creek Campground is the perfect place to park your RV for the weekend, week, month, or year. Each RV site features a dedicated water hookup along with a 50 amp power hookups right along beautiful Roan Creek. We can accept RVs with a maximum length of up to 60′
The Purpose of Cherokee Cove is to provide a quiet, peaceful place where you, your family, or your group can come for a get-away. In order to promote peace and rest, we do not have public internet or televisions with cable or satellite. Cell coverage is limited as well. We consider this a blessing in today’s world where technology is oftentimes a distraction to healthy communication.
Cherokee Cove Family Christian Camp is located within approximately 200 private acres in the mountains of Northeast Tennessee, bordering the Cherokee National Forest.
This is the perfect place for your men’s, women’s, or youth retreat, family reunion, day conference, or private get-away!
Offering numerous hiking trails and quiet places to relax in natural settings, Cherokee Cove causes you to reflect on God’s creation. Our facilities were designed to meet the specific needs of couples and families who want to retreat from daily life. Our hope is that your retreat with us will truly be a blessing to you and your family or group.
Cherokee Cove is open all year round. Please feel free to contact us at (305) 731-0009 with any questions or concerns you may have that will consequently allow us to be as accommodating as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
Serving you in Christ,
The staff at Cherokee Cove
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