Enjoy all that Damascus, VA and its surrounding towns have to offer with our Stay & Play Plans. Whether it’s a family weekend, a guys’ trip or a girls’ getaway, we have the perfect trip for you!


Spend the day on the famed Virginia Creeper Trail! Start by walking just down the street to select your bikes from Blue Blaze and catch the shuttle to White Top. From there you can meander your way 17 miles downhill along rivers and creeks, across bridges and through fields back to Damascus. Stop to refuel at Main Street Coffee and Creamery before cruising back down main street to return your full day bike rental.

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Walk across the street to Appalachian Heritage Distillery where you can taste locally distilled Vodka, Gin, 5-year Bourbon and 4-year Rye. Stay for a cocktail and purchase a bottle of your favorite spirit to bring back with you to enjoy while you prepare dinner in one of our suites featuring full kitchens.

If wine is your thing, spend your day at Abingdon Vineyards. Bring a picnic and blanket and relax by the river or cozy up around the outdoor firepit.



Start your guided wade trip with The Speckled Trout Outfitters, right from the backdoor of Brinkwaters! Easy access to three of the region’s best fishing waters – Laurel River, Beaver Dam Creek and the South Holston – ensures you and your partner a great fly-fishing excursion. All waders, flies, rods and lunch included.

Half and full day wade trip options available. Float trips also available.


Take your group on a guided hike to one of the region’s landmarks or select your own unique destination. Opportunities include exploring local wildlife, capturing breathtaking views, and learning about our regional habitats and terrain with The Speckled Trout Outfitters.

Half and full day hike options available.



Where recreation meets relaxation.