The getaway season has started and Skyland Resort located in Shenandoah National Park has spiced up the weekend activities with a monthly wine dinner starting in May. The Shenandoah Seasonings Vintner package includes overnight accommodations and a 4-course paired Virginia wine dinner for two people starting at $366.00.
The first in the series will be Friday, May 16, featuring Horton Vineyard. The following dinners will be on Friday, June 20 and Friday, July 18 and feature Bob Gadino of Gadino Cellars. Each dinner will feature four locally sourced courses starting with an appetizer, salad, choice of entrée and concluding with a dessert.
The $366.00 2 day/1 night weekend package for two people, includes Friday night lodging, four-course dinner with wine pairings, Shenandoah etched wine glasses, breakfast for two Saturday morning, gratuities, utility fee and SNP Trust donation. Taxes not included. For guests wishing to dine and not stay on property, there is a $130 per person rate available.
Described by founder George Freeman Pollock, Jr. as “Beauty beyond description,” the retreat is located at mile 41.7 and 42.5 on skyline drive and perched 3,680 feet up at the highest point. The breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley never cease to amaze guests from around the world.
The Shenandoah River, Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont Region are within a short driving distance of the park’s entrances, making lodging and cabin rentals at Skyland Resort highly coveted. The Resort boasts 28 buildings on 16 acres along the crests and wooded areas of Shenandoah National Park. Lodging accommodations range from small, rustic cabins to comfortable traditional rooms. For those wishing to unplug from their technical devices and reconnect with nature, this is the perfect spot.
About Shenandoah National Park: Established by Congress in 1935, Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia contains nearly 197,000 acres of land with over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Shenandoah draws up to 1.2 million visitors a year with its rich history, unique geography and wildlife, as well as the panoramic vistas from the skyline drive. This National Scenic Byway, built during the Depression era, winds along the crest of the mountains through the length of the park, providing vistas of the sweeping landscape to the east and west. Lodging options in the park include Skyland Resort (mile 41.7), Big Meadows Lodge (mile 51) and Lewis Mountain Cabins (mile 57.5), which are operated by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Shenandoah, Inc., an authorized concessioner and hospitality provider for the national park service. For more information about Shenandoah accommodations, dining and special events, call 877-247-9261 or visit www.goshenandoah.com.
Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Delaware North Parks & Resorts operates lodging, retail and other guest services at Shenandoah National Park. For more information, visitwww.DelawareNorth.com.