The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir

Travel & Leisure magazine has named the Lodge and Cottages at Primland at Meadows of Dan Virginia one of the best boutique hotels in the world. Coming in at #8 out of 20 listings, the review notes, "To be surrounded by nature and wildlife including black bears, eagles, deer, and bobcats, book a room at the Lodge and Cottages at Primland. T+L readers voted it the best hotel in Virginia with a score of 95.059. Three cottages spread out over 12,000 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains set the scene for an outdoorsy adventure. Guests can stargaze in the on-site observatory, go fly-fishing, ride horses, and tee off at the property’s 18-hole golf course. Dining options range from the casual Stable Saloon to the Chef’s Table, which serves a 9-course tasting menu. If you haven't already been, add this to your bucket list of things to do in Virginia