Radiant VA Area Attractions

Visit attractions nearby Hill of Content that reflect our rich history in Madison and Orange County, VA.  Visit Montpelier or take a scenic drive along Skyline Drive. There are some of our favorite area attractions.

Hiking in Shenandoah National Park

Many visitors enjoy hiking and there is plenty to consider in the nearby national park. Find a wide variety of choices on the Recommended Day Hikes page. One that is close and we often recommend is accessed from Whiteoak Boundary Parking. There is a short, easy hike to the Whiteoak Lower Falls and access to others. The same website can be navigated back to “plan your visit” and navigating to Recommended Day Hikes.

Horseback Rides at Oakland Heights Farm

Guided trail rides take you through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in an area steeped with history.  As you meander through the beautiful countryside you will pass Civil War camp sites and battle grounds. Guided trail rides are offered at the farm seven days a week by appointment. Contact Oakland Heights Farm at 540-222-6576.

(540) 222-6576
James Madison's Montpelier

The former plantation home of the fourth President of the United States is located nearby in the county of Orange, Virginia.  Restored to the period condition of President James Madison and his wife Dolley.  A great place to learn about the father of the U.S. Constitution with guided tours and a chance to walk the beautiful grounds.

(540) 672-2728, ext 450
Madison County Virginia

Madison County has lots of activities to offer.  See what is happening at the events website.  Or stop into the visitor center in the town of Madison.

(540) 948-4455
Orange County Virginia

Visit the Town of Orange, just 15 minutes by car from the Hill of Content Bed & Breakfast for shopping opportunities and a range of eating establishments.  See us for menus and suggestions.  Or travel further around the county just south of us.

(540) 672-1653
River Trips at Rivanna River

Consider a ride on a river care of Rivanna River Company in Charlottesville. Whether a kayak, canoe or tubing, some potential fun, especially in the spring. Best time for boating is from April to June. Tubing is available after Memorial Day. Reservations are required. Departure locations vary with trip chosen, so contact Rivanna River Co. to know where to go and figure on an hour, plus or minus, from the B&B.

(434) 218-2052
Skyline Drive

Access the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park from the Swift Run Gap entrance, just a half hour away.  Drive the scenic road or stop for a snack or activity.

(540) 999-3500
Woodberry Forest School

We are less than 15 minutes from this prestigious boys’ school if you are visiting a student there.

(540) 672-3900