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Escape from Washington, D.C.

Just a short distance from Shenandoah National Park, recharge at our Outpost near the Blue Ridge Mountains in Stanardsville, VA.

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All of Our Cabins Include:

Cellphone LockboxQueen Bed(s)Hot ShowerShampoo + ConditionerClimate ControlTwo-Burner StoveSink and Drinking WaterSalt, Pepper, Olive OilPrivate ToiletPurchasable ProvisionsChairs + Picnic TablesCampfire Grate

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Being a young professional, most days it feels like we come home exhausted and go straight to bed. With so many things to get done and people to see, it was really nice to have no demands or pressures and just get to hang out!

Alex

The Elsie, March 15, 2018

Cabin Types

Cabin for Two
No. of Beds: 1
No. of Cabins: 25

Cabin for Two

There are 25 two-person cabins at our DC Outpost. All cabins have a queen bed with beautiful nature views.

Cabin for Four
No. of Beds: 2
No. of Cabins: 9

Cabin for Four

There are nine four-person cabins at our DC Outpost. All cabins have queen bunks where groups can hide away.

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Explore Near Your Cabin

Hightop Mountain

Hightop Mountain

15 minutes from cabin

An easy 5.6 mile hike up the highest peak in the South District of Shenandoah National Park, Hightop Mountain offers excellent views.

Skyline Drive – Shenandoah National Park

Skyline Drive – Shenandoah National Park

30 minutes from cabin

Skyline Drive is a 105-mile National Scenic Byway through the park. Enjoy the incredible views and keep an eye out for native wildlife.

Blue Hole

Blue Hole

50 minutes from cabin

Hike 2.5 miles on Moorman’s Trail to Blue Hole and spend some time enjoying the views or soaking in the swimming hole before heading back to your cabin.

Early Mountain Vineyards

Early Mountain Vineyards

10 minutes from cabin

Enjoy a wine flight on the back patio with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains or cozy up in their lounge seating with snacks from their seasonal menu.

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Campfire Recipes

Sometimes food just tastes better cooked over a fire. Check out our favorite recipes for wilderness dining.

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Packing List

Our cabins provide everything you’ll need, but here are recommended basics and a checklist to help you pack whatever you can’t live without.

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Meet the Grandparent: Lenore Feldman

Our tiny cabins are named after the grandparents of our team members and guests. Read one of their fascinating stories.

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