There's 500 acres of fun and adventure awaiting you at the always exciting, always different Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing (11176 Peaceful Valley Road, New Castle, Va).
Fill up your adventure plate to the brim or choose a dainty a la carte portion with a trip to the wilderness of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing is a jack-of-all-trades sort of vacation. Bring the whole family or the conquer the land as a lone warrior.
Choose your lodging from either the main lodge (all 7,000 square feet of it); the Sly Lodge, an intimate 11-room structure; the Sneaky Cabin, an eight-person rustic cabin -- or simply camp out.
All lodging rentals come with free access to the pond for swimming, fishing and canoeing; hiking on the 500-acre property and to the Bluff Overlook; and sand volleyball, horseshoes, a Frisbee golf course and soccer.
As for the adventure portion of the trip, you can choose from activities like the 900-foot zipline, the high-rope trail or whitewater rafting. At an outdoor living skills retreat, you can learn about fire craft and back country cooking.
Eagle Landing also has skill clinics available for adults that include introductions to caving, outdoor climbing and kayaking. If the kids need a vacation, send them off to one of the many options for a summer camp adventure. Choose from a classic adventure, outdoor discovery, white water trips or leadership training programs.
Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing is four hours from downtown D.C.