Abingdon and Washington County are a mecca for recreation enthusiasts. The Crooked Cabin is an easy 1/4-mile walk from the entrance to the Virginia Creeper Trail, a nationally renowned multi-use trail for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. This 34-mile trail makes a gradual incline to the top of Whitetop Mountain and ends just over the border in North Carolina. Walk or ride your bike to the Abingdon Trail head from our properties.
Other known area trails include the Appalachian Trail, Iron Mountain Trail, Daniel Boone Trail and the 76 Bike Route. The Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, easily accessed from neighboring Damascus, Virginia, has a number of novice and challenging mountain bike trails. Guide service is available.
Also in the immediate area are a number of TVA lakes, all hosting swimming as well as fishing, float boats and water sports. South Holston Lake is an easy eight-mile drive from the cabin.
Abingdon is home of the world-famous Barter Theatre, the State Theater of Virginia. The trendy East End of Abingdon, where our properties are located is home to some of Abingdon's finest restarants, shops and galleries as well as a popular micro- brewery. . The Arts Depot and William King Regional Arts Center have artists-in-residence, galleries and gift shops. Classes in a variety of media are offered. Carriage rides, providing a relaxed tour of the historic district, are available.
Local links to places of interest:
The Barter Theatre_ - Virginia's Official State Theatre
The Creeper Trail - discover the beautiful Creeper Trail by bike.
Heartwood Artisan Center
The Crooked Road
Tastes of the Town Trolley Tours
Bristol Motor Speedway - The fastest NASCAR circuit!