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Fancy Gap


Looking for a relaxing getaway? A place with outdoor activities, cool summer weather, mountain music and culture, unique shopping and friendly people? Head to our Glamping site in Fancy Gap Virginia, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. ​Whether you are looking for outdoor adventures or a peaceful retreat, Fancy Gap has something for everyone. Located next to the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile marker 199.5 on US Hwy 52 and at Exit 8 off Interstate 77.

Things To Do

​Local Delights in Meadows of Dan:

  • Primitive Coffee Shop (15 minutes) - Enjoy NYC-style coffee and a cozy atmosphere.

  • Poor Farmers Market (15 minutes ) - Discover fresh produce, local dishes, gifts, and more.


Venture to Mt. Airy, NC:

  • Mt. Airy Town (25 minutes) - A great town with restaurants, grocery stores, breweries, and wineries. Don't miss Andy Griffith's birthplace.

  • Andy Griffith Museum (25 minutes) - Immerse yourself in the world of Andy Griffith with artifacts and memorabilia.


Nature and Hiking:


  • Buffalo Mountain Trail (20-25 minutes) - A rewarding hike with a stunning panoramic view.

  • Rocky Knob Trail (20-25 minutes) - Explore another beautiful hiking trail.


  • Chateau Morrisette Winery (20-25 minutes) - Unwind with outstanding wine, live music, and a picturesque patio. Perfect for the whole family.

Charming Town of Floyd:


  • Floyd Town (Approx. 30 minutes) - Discover a lovely town with unique restaurants and shops.


Local Flavor and Entertainment:


  • Willis Gap Community Center (20-25 minutes) - Enjoy Appalachian Acoustic Music every Friday night.

  • H.C. Harold Orchard (20-25 minutes) - Pick fresh apples and savor the experience.

  • Willis Gap General Store (20-25 minutes) - Get a taste of country store charm.

  • Frontera Roots (20-25 minutes) - Shop for eccentric and traditional home decor.


Unique Eateries and Landmarks:


  • The Gap Deli at the Parkway (15 minutes) - Savor delicious lunches and coffee.

  • Angel Overlook (20-25 minutes) - Witness a breathtaking view from a special spot.

  • Mayberry Trading Post (20-25 minutes) - Explore this charming family-run store.


Adventure and Entertainment:


  • Buffalo Mountain Ziplines (20-25 minutes) - Experience thrilling ziplines and stunning surroundings.

  • River Outdoor Adventures (35 minutes)- Embark on exciting outdoor activities.


Please keep in mind that most of these locations are in rural areas, offering authentic experiences. Enjoy your stay, and feel free to reach out for more recommendations or assistance!

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