Big Meadows Lodge

Big Meadows Lodge
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51 Skyline Drive
Shenandoah Natl Park, Virginia 22835
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Reviewed by David L. Scott & Kay W. Scott

Shenandoah National Park's Big Meadows Lodge consists of a historic main lodge plus five cabins and a half-dozen one- and two-story lodge buildings that offer a total of 97 guestrooms. The complex of buildings is fairly compact so that guests find it relatively easy to walk from any of the lodge or cabin rooms to the main lodge, which houses the dining room, a great room, tavern, and TV room. The dining room, great room, and some of the guestrooms offer excellent views of the beautiful

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With the Shenandoah River Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont Region a little over an hours drive away Big Meadows Lodge offers an ideal location for lodging and cabin rentals The main lodge five cabins and six multi-unit buildings are nestled in about 10 acres of park land. A variety of rooms and cabins give you plenty of options to choose from

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By Away Travel Expert : Meagan Francis
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Family Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5
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Children of all ages
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  • If you're expecting old-fashioned lodge food inside Big Mountain's dining room, you're in for a surprise: The menu is more gourmet than down-home cooking, and its prices reflect that.
An old-fashioned lodge setting inside Shenandoah National Park, Big Meadows Lodge is steeped in history and tradition. The main lodge was built in 1939 with stones cut from the Massanutten Mountain and native chestnut trees. The main lodge is on the National Register of Historic Places and boasts a dining room, New Market Taproom, Craft Shop, and 29 quaint guest rooms. There are also 11 lodging buildings away from the main site, and it's just a mile from the Byrd Interpretive

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