Lodge Blog

Holiday Reservations

We have had some disappointed folks in the past who wanted to reserve The Lodges for holiday celebrations but waited too long to make a commitment. Holiday bookings for Sun Dancer Lodge and Spirit Dancer Lodge typically occur far in advance of Easter, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
To preven...

Old Rag Mountain Hike

Get Your Family Outdoors!

Encourage your family to get outdoors and enjoy nature and its beauty. Plan a weekend of fun in the Shenandoah National Park (SNP) and picnic, hike or just enjoy nature. Organize a whole group of your friends and stay in style at either ...Read more >>

Wind Storm

The recent wind storm caused a lot of damage at The Lodges. Several significant trees were taken down, sections of fence broken, deck furniture damaged, and the playhouse completely destroyed AGAIN. It will take many weekends to cut all the wood and cleanup the debris. The playhouse is clearly not salvageable and as periodic extremely high winds seems to be a recurring event in the area it will not be replaced this time. Sad but practical.

Satellite Internet and Wireless WiFi

Satellite internet has been made operational at both Spirit Dancer and Sun Dancer. Many of our guests have been delighted to vacation without the interference of the internet with their family encounters. Relatives and children actually conversed with each other and played games together. They have thanked us for the digital detox environment. HOWEVER, there are other families that find...Read more >>

Digital Detox — A Generation of Idiots

A day at the museum absorbing the arts.
“I fear the day when technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” Albert Einstein.
Research has shown that people have become increasingly disengaged from nature, spending less time in outdoor places while spending more time “plugged-in” to electronic ...Read more >>

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