The Inn is located in the heart of downtown Stanardsville, Virginia, just ten minutes from the Shenandoah National Park and a half-hour from the University of Virginia and other historic and interesting sites in the Charlottesville, Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont, Virginia area. Come to this historic Inn and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Stone Mountain- www.stonemountainvineyards.com
Early Mountain - www.earlymountain.com
Prince Michel- www.princemichel.com
Glass House- http://www.glasshousewinery.com/
Trump Winery- http://www.trumpwinery.com/
Autumn Hill- www.autumnhillwine.com
White Hall- www.whitehallvineyards.com
King Family- www.kingfamilyvineyards.com
One of the greatest draws to the local area. Vineyards in many sizes, styles and "flavors". Create your own "wine tour" or let us (at The Lafayette Inn) assist you with your plans. http://www.monticellowinetrail.com/#/home (Our specific region)
http://www.virginiawineguide.com/centralVirginia (Statewide options)
Recreation and Attractions
Stanardsville has beautiful country roads surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers. While visiting, enjoy a walking tour of Stanardsville, the Historical Society Museum, Green Hills Club with golf, tennis, and swimming, Middle, South and Rapidan Rivers, hiking trails to and from Shenandoah National Park, numerous antique and collectibles shops, Greene County Courthouse and other historic buildings, Thomas Jefferson Regional Library and Blue Ridge Pottery.
Only 5 to 10 minutes away in Ruckersville you can enjoy Greene House Shops, Highlands Golf Range, Yoders Country Market, lots of antique and collectables shops and numerous other stores. 15 minutes away to Madison you can visit the Handcraft House, Quilt shop (make your own!) and more antique shops.
Lydia Mountain Adventure- Spend a day checking out the Zip Line, Mountain Tubing Course, ATV tours and end your day with a (seasonal) bluegrass show "Lidda Bidda Mountain Spirit"...one guest was overheard saying upon leaving it's "Gooder than grits!" (Yes, "Redneck country slang is proudly spoken Greene")
Skyline Drive- The Route 33 entrance is just 6 miles from the Inn. Views worth the drive. No need to wait until the leaves change color, each season offers its unique breathtaking view.