Pet-Friendly Cabin Rooms near Appalachian Trail, VirginiaPearisburg, Virginia (United States)
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This beautiful glamping property has a big main cabin that has three unique indoor rooms. These rooms can be rented all together (for $270), or separately ($90). This is a great option for big families who would like to rent the entire cabin or small groups who would just like a room. When guests rent all three rooms, the cabin can accommodate up to eight people. Each of the rooms are equipped with a queen-sized bed, and one of the rooms has two additional twin-sized beds. The individual rooms are described below.
Tillie’s Room: This room boasts a handmade rope bed frame from the 1870's, hardwood, knotty oak floors, and a vaulted ceiling. To rent just this bedroom, the price is $90 with breakfast included.
Garden View Room: This room boasts a queen-sized bed and two twin-sized beds. It also has a vaulted ceiling, hardwood floors, and beautiful views. To rent just this bedroom, the price is $90 with breakfast included.
The Loft: This beautiful loft, which just has three walls, overlooks the living room. The room is ultimately private during the night and semi-private during the day. Hosts recommend this room for groups that are renting the entire cabin. The rustic ambiance and antiquity feel makes the room a true treasure for the adventurous at heart.
The three bedrooms have a shared black-and-white-tiled bathroom, as well as a living room, a dining area, a middle room, a kitchen, and a massage room.
If traveling with a bigger group, there is one more option available in addition to the rooms listed above. This glamping site boasts a beautiful rustic bunkhouse. This group bunkhouse can sleep up to 14 people, and the fee is $20 per person, per night. If interested in this option, guests must simply mention it to the host so they can adjust the price. Please keep in mind that this bunkhouse is not available in January and February as it’s closed for renovations and due to the weather. Read More
- Running water
- Air conditioning
- Queen-size bed
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Dining table
- Fire pit
- Twin/Single bed
This site has various facilities for guests and Appalachian Trail hikers. They include internet, laundry, a shower, mail drops, and an honor fridge. The shower is heated by an outdoor furnace, and the water can get really hot. The shower is free to guests or $3 for hikers passing by. Soap and towels are provided. There is also an indoor shower at this site: To use this shower, guests must pay a $5 fee. Soap, shampoo, and a towel are all provided.
There is no Wi-Fi during the busy hiker season as there is limited bandwidth because of the off-grid satellite system. The first half hour is free, and it’s $1 for each extra half hour. The hosts maintain an honor system for using internet. Hikers can go the old-fashioned route of washing their clothes and air drying them for free, or they can use the machine washer and dryer for $5. The honor fridge has Coca Cola, crackers, and other snacks, and it is located within the site’s bunkhouse. An honor system is in place for those who take something.
There is a hiker box where hikers can leave their junk, which just might turn into someone else’s treasure. It’s here that hikers will find batteries, spare food, gear, and many other things for their taking. The hosts also have a shelf filled with books for exchanging and taking. They are more than happy to share their eclectic collection of books, and they only ask that the books are returned. Finally, this site has a guitar for borrowing. The guitar is kept inside, but hikers are both welcome and encouraged to borrow it. The hosts love when hikers play a song and provide this entertainment.
This glamping site’s hosts often invite the guests to share a meal with them. When invited to a meal, guests’ help is requested with preparing the food and clean-up, making it a truly communal experience. The hosts truly believe in putting an emphasis on sustainable living and agriculture, and that shines through everything they do, including these communal meals. The hosts support local, organic and, homegrown food as much as they can. Organic vegetables are grown in their own garden, and they do a lot of their grocery shopping at a local Amish store. Homemade break is also baked daily. For guests, dinner is $13, and breakfast is $8. Meals are included in guests’ stay. Though the hosts themselves are not vegetarians, they do their best to cater to people’s needs and restrictions.
This accommodation also offers various services for guests and appalachian trail hikers. Those services include internet, laundry, a shower, mail drops, massages, yoga and an honor fridge. Yoga and meditation is a free activity to both guests and hikers. Yoga classes are at 9:30 a.m., and meditation is available upon request. One of the hosts meditates daily but does not provide instruction. If glampers would like to join her, they simply need to ask. Read More
Location + Surroundings
This beautiful Virginia glamping site is located just half of a mile off of the Appalachian Trail in southwest Virginia in Giles County. The property is an isolated 100-acre retreat center that also serves as a lovely bed and breakfast. The property is surrounded on three different sides by national forest, as well as 780 acres of privately owned land. This property’s land and natural resources have been protected for many years through conservation agreements, and it’s truly a beautifully preserved area. Read More
- Whitewater rafting
If guests would like to come for a retreat, there are all sorts of activities the hosts like to offer. Those activities include animal husbandry, organic gardening, yoga, art classes, blacksmithing classes, massage therapy, and more. Other activities guests can partake in include horseback riding, hiking, and biking. Guests can bring their dogs on many of these activities but must inquire with the host beforehand. Nearby attractions include Blacksburg, which is home to Virginia Tech and just 55 minutes away. It’s a lovely place to enjoy a downtown setting and to embrace the local scene. Glampers can also visit the Giles County Historical Society and Museum in downtown Pearisburg. Just 40 minutes away from the glamping site, guests can enjoy the 69-foot Cascades Waterfall.
Apart from these separate activities, the hosts also offer several different retreat packages, which are detailed below.
There are holistic retreats for two available for guests. This retreat is a two-night stay that includes a couple’s massage, hiking, yoga, and communal meals for the price of $385. More specifically, the first day will include an afternoon hike, a session of yoga, and a communal dinner. The next morning, guests will have breakfast, and go for a morning hike. After that, there is an afternoon sauna, a 90-minute couple’s massage, and a relaxing facial. Next, guests will partake in evening yoga and have a nice communal dinner. On the third morning, there is another communal breakfast with coffee and tea on the porch, followed by yoga or a hike. After an 11 a.m. check-out, guests are welcome to stay and take a hike around the grounds.
Three-night retreat: This retreat includes a couple’s massage, local adventure, yoga, and communal meals. The price for three nights is $460. Upon arrival the first day, guests can either go for an evening hike or partake in yoga before a communal dinner. The second day starts with coffee, tea, and a communal breakfast, followed by an adventure with Tangent Outfitters that includes canoeing, fishing, or biking. This adventure excursion is not included in the retreat price. At night, dinner is at the Palisades Restaurant, which is just over a half hour from the site. The price of this meal is also not included in the retreat price, and guests can request a communal dinner if they prefer. The third morning starts with another communal breakfast, and in the morning guests can choose between yoga, a morning hike, or simply relaxing on the porch. In the afternoon, guests can choose between an afternoon sauna or a Whirlpool bath with salts, in addition to a relaxing, 90-minute couple’s massage and facial. After that, there is yoga in the early evening followed by a communal dinner and total relaxation. On the fourt morning, glampers will start their day with coffee, tea, and a communal breakfast, followed by yoga and/or a morning hike. After an 11 a.m. check-out, guests are more than welcome to go on a hike and enjoy the property.
Family retreats: These retreats can include hiking, mountain biking, yoga, massage, art workshops, and so much more, and they are available in summer, fall, and winter. Spring is not available because the property is quite busying during hiker season. Each family retreat can be tailored to the family’s likes and hobbies. The family retreat includes three bedrooms that can sleep up to eight people, and a bunkhouse that sleeps up to 14 people. The starting price for each room is $75 per night, and the bunkhouse coasts $15 per person. For total privacy, glampers can opt to rent the entire bunkhouse in summer or fall for $210.
Spa Day: This option is available for four people or more. Why not enjoy a day away with a rejuvenating massage in the mountains? This experience is that much better when glampers bring a big group of friends. While getting massages, guests can enjoy the incredible views, and after, they can go for a hike along the Appalachian Trail. Though hosts will provide complimentary tea and fruit, guests should also bring their own things to snack on throughout the day. A one-hour massage costs $50 per person, and for $80, a guest can have an hour-and-a-half massage along with a facial massage or reflexology.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
Guests should note that additional days and services may be added to these retreat packages.
Check-in is between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., and check-out is by 11 a.m. This property is dog- friendly but guests must take full responsibility for their animal.
In addition to the main cabin, this site can also accommodate extra people in their property's bunkhouse. The price to stay in the bunkhouse is $15 per person, per night. If interested in this option, simply mention this to the host when making a booking request. Read More