Local Area Activities
This is the perfect place to visit year-round to enjoy all that the region has to offer. From the numerous vineyards to various local hunt country activities including trail rides, polo matches and steeplechase races, hiking, fishing, rafting, canoeing, antique and specialty shops, historic Civil War sites and battlefields and estate tours, the area is synonymous with activities, history and charm.
Recommend — Transportation
The Lifters Limo
Enjoy the Virginia Hunt Country by scheduling your next wine tour, a visit to the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, WV or other fun activities that you might wish to experience with The Lifters Limo. Visit their website for details @ www.thelifterslimo.com or Call Rita @ 540-877-8665 or Greg @ 540-550-4719.
Recommend — Horseback Riding
Rocking S Ranch
Wineries and Breweries
Serving wines from around the world by the glass or bottle, including vintages from Upperville's Slater Run Vineyards.
For nearly 300 years, the Slater Family has farmed land in Uppeville along Goose Creek. Hay, grain, horses and beef cattle have sustained this tradition. In recent years, a vineyard and winery were added, Slater Run Vineyards and The Local Taste tasting room and shop.
Located on Rte. 50, 2.6 miles west of Blackthorne Inn.
Tastings $10/Glasses $7 and up/Bottles $10-$1,000
Paris Barns is a magnificent bank barn farm store at historic Liberty Farm c.1800's in heavenly Paris, Virginia where locavores can enjoy a working experimental farm and home of Stonewall Jackson's bivouac prior to the Battle of Manassas.
This historic heavenly barn and farm is open to the public on weekends to purchase vegetables, herbs, eggs, honey and hand-made soaps and crafts. No herbicides or pesticides are used and while this farm is not yet officially "certified organic", the produce are truly Beyond Organic.
Alpaca, llama and sheep herds provide luxurious fiber and products available for purchase as well. A good old fashioned farm store where you can purchase goods grown right there on site.
Explore. Experience. Excite. This is a heavenly sanctuary and certified wildlife habitat. See the farm animals. Experience the magical views. Supporting the farm's animal sanctuary and produce donated to local food banks. Together we can make a difference. GOOD KARMA. PASS IT ON.
Located off of Rte. 50, 2.1 miles east of Blackthorne Inn.