Golf Vacation Ideas in Virginia #1: Massanutten Resort, just east of Harrisonburg, Virginia is a great golf vacation spot as well as a family vacation destination. You can play two excellent 18-hole golf courses, Mountain Greens and Woodstone Meadows as well as a year round driving range.
While enjoying a golf getaway at Massanutten Resort the whole family can have fun at the Waterpark at Massanutten. There’s an indoor section of the waterpark that’s open year round and is always 84 degrees.
The outdoor park is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Waterpark at Massanutten has lots of water slides, rides and sprays that the kids will love.
Massanutten offers golf as well The Spa at Massanutten, two indoor pools and two outdoor pools, Mountain Biking and a Skate Park along with bike, in-line skate, skateboard.
Virginia Golf Vacations #2: Fairfax County, along the far northeast border of Virginia, has much to offer vacationing golfers. Two top championship courses in Fairfax County are South Riding Golf Club and Pleasant Valley. These two courses were honored by Golf Digest as two of 2008’s "Places to Play".
The Burke Lake Golf Course is a 218-acre lakefront park with an 18-hole par 3 golf course. At Fairfax National Golf Course you can play a true classic design with 27 holes spread out over 550 acres.
One of the area’s most challenging and scenic courses is Pohick Bay Regional Park Golf Course which includes a driving range and practice facility.
Another highly regarded and challenging course is the 18-hole, par 71 Penderson Golf Course. The Greendale Golf Course is a Municipal eighteen-hole course located in Alexandria featuring 148 acres of rolling terrain.
Golf Vacation Ideas in Virginia #3: Boar’s Head Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia has luxury classic accommodations and world class golf at the Birdwood Golf Course. The 18 holes of Audubon-certified, pristine golf at Boar’s Head Inn offers spectacular Blue Ridge views, challenging play along with course-side meals and snacks.
Birdwood Golf Course is a highly acclaimed, award winning, par-72 course rated 4 ½ stars by Golf Digest. Boar’s Head Inn and Birdwood Golf Course are located in a beautiful setting on the University of Virginia.
The accommodations are luxurious and the atmosphere is relaxing. There’s an intimate luxury spa, and a family-friendly sports club with indoor & outdoor tennis, activity gym, outdoor aquatics facilities and kids' programs and childcare. During your stay you can experience the thrill of a hot air balloon ride that takes off right from the front lawn of the inn.
Another fun family activity is watching the annual spring and fall Steeplechase Races with pony rides, racecourse walk, bagpipers, skydivers, fly-fishing lessons, and the FoxDen Children's Activities Tent featuring Wilson's School of Dance.
Virginia Golf Vacation Spots #4: Prince William County, in northeast Virginia, is one of the top golfing destinations in the U.S. The area has hosted the prestigious PGA Tour President’s Cup four times. The courses here in Prince William County attract the biggest names in golf.
The Osprey’s Golf Club at Belmont Bay sits along the beautiful Osprey River. It’s a challenging course that features fast greens, deep ravines and unpredictable winds. Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Manassas on the immaculate playing fields of Stonewall Golf Club at Lake Manassas.
Also overlooking Lake Manassas is the Virginia Oaks Golf Club. It was designed by P.B. Dye and features long, inviting bent grass fairways and roiling greens. In the town of Haymarket is the Bull Run Golf Club, an award winning public golf course with a 10 acre driving range.
Golf Vacation Ideas in Virginia #5: The historic area of Fredericksburg, Virginia is a great vacation idea for a golfing getaway. Some of the best and award winning golf destinations in the state are located here. Augustine Golf Club is an impeccable course in the rolling hills of Stafford County surrounded by natural pine and hardwood forest.
Cameron Hills Golf Links is a championship course with plentiful waterfront 19th hole options is designed so that no fairway is adjacent to another. Conveniently located only 3 miles from I-95 is the Lee’s Hill Golf Club featuring a wooded course that winds through authentic Civil War trenches.
Meadows Farms Golf Course is a world renowned golf destination featuring an 841-yard par 6 hole, a 60-foot tall waterfall hole and a baseball diamond themed hole. If you are looking for golf vacation ideas, Virginia offers year-round mild golf-friendly weather, beautiful countryside, top golf courses and a wide variety of non-golfing activities.