The Best Ideas for a Weeklong Summer Vacation at Montfair

Play, move, get out in nature and experience an outdoor weeklong vacation adventure! Montfair is ready to book your weeklong stay for dates in July and August! Pick the 7 night package to receive 31% off Montfair’s summer rates.

Montfair’s cozy simple cottages with WiFi are an ideal base to explore the best the Shenandoah National Park, Albemarle County and Charlottesville have to offer. Our special neck of the woods is both an ideal family outdoor vacation spot and a romantic outdoor loving couple’s destination.

129 acres of woodlands and fields at Montfair with canoes, bikes, fishing and nature trails offer plenty of room to roam on site.

The beautiful vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains surround Montfair- teach your kids the named mountains of the Blue Ridge, Foxes, Pasture Fence, Bucks Elbow, Loft and Pigeon Top. Birding, stargazing, catching firefly’s and wildlife identification are favorite learning activities with all ages. End your evening with a lakeside campfire.

Surrounded by three large rivers, you can take time to explore and fly fish on the terrain of Moorman’s River. The Rivanna River Co. will take you out on river trips and Eco Tours on the beautiful RIvanna with shuttle service and the James River lies 45 minutes to the South for tubing and kayak tours!

You can pick up a President’s Pass to tour Monticello, Ash Lawn Highland, home of Jefferson’s friend and neighbor, James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, and the Michie Tavern ca. 1784 Tour.

Close by for families with young children make a reservation the Wildrock Playscape for a super relaxed time where kids have mud boots provided for playing in the creek, a mud kitchen, special guided nature programming and even a small hobbit house.

Make time for romance! Great restaurants in nearby Crozet. Check out Grace Estate, Stinson Vineyards and White Hall Vineyards only three miles of Montfair with many more close by. New Cideries, Beer Trails and Distilleries pop up monthly- most offer outside play areas that are great for kids too- call ahead to find out the pet friendly establishments. The Monticello Artisan Trail offers a host of local exploration of the local art and crafts scene.

And what is summer without a bite out of a fresh warm peach! Our favorite summer time activity of all is heading to Henley’s Orchard and Chiles Peach Orchard for farm fresh pick your own peaches. And to freshen up after a hot day of picking- head over to Mint Springs Park for authentic mountain lake swimming.  Open til 7 pm every evening.

You can be back on your cabin porch overlooking the Montfair lake to relax for the sunset in less than 15 minutes!

The Montfair team loves to help people chart their vacation plans- so give us a call and start planning today!