Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins

579 Volunteer Road, Fancy Gap, Virginia 24343
Innkeeper(s): Ron and Deena McKinney
  • Introduction

    Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins, lake Escape to the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains

    At the crest of the Blue Ridge Parkway between milepost 193 and 194, just 7 miles north of Fancy Gap, Virginia, you will find the Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins, nestled in a pastoral country setting. Open all year long, come stay with us and experience the beauty each season has to offer.

    We do not serve meals - Catering is available

  • We Offer the Best Deal on the Blue Ridge Parkway!

    Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins, exterior

    Our large porches and spacious grounds, shaded by fruit trees, make an ideal setting for family reunions, retreats, and other group gatherings. The secluded location and scenic surroundings make Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins a perfect place for honeymoons, anniversaries, or romantic getaways. The beautifully sloped countryside behind the Inn provides plenty of room for children to explore. A view of Buffalo Mountain is seen from one side of the Inn, and the winding Blue Ridge Parkway on the other. You may wish to drive south on the Blue Ridge to the famous Biltmore House and Gardens or north to Shenandoah National Park. We are within two hours of Luray Caverns and Tweetsie Railroad. Whether you choose an exciting adventure or just relaxing in the rocking chair on the front porch, the memories made at Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins will lure you back again and again.

    The beautiful rooms of the Inn feature individually controlled heat and air conditioning, a kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffeemaker plus a small dining area. Please note: breakfast is not provided. Each room also features satellite TV. A screened door opens from each room onto a large porch furnished with rocking chairs and a fabulous view. After an adventurous day of hiking, exploring, or antique shopping relax in your luxurious whirlpool tub. Reflect to the warmth and charm of days gone by in 1 of our 5 cabins complete with jacuzzi tubs for 2, fireplaces, and country furnishings. Catering now available.

  • Area Activities and Attractions

    bridge over creek and pond

    Welcome to Hillsville, Virginia

    Hillsville, Virginia is located in Carroll County, 14 miles north of the North Carolina state line. A charming, safe, progressive community nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Hillsville is easily accessible by car and by air. A two block area of downtown was designated as a state and national historic district in 2001. The folks here are friendly and hard working, extending open arms to visitors. Hillsville's location in the scenic mountains of southwestern Virginia make it the ideal weekend getaway destination for the traveler with an interest in history, nature, or photography.

    Local Attractions

    • Casual & Fine Dining (Just Minutes Away)
    • Hunting
    • Fishing
    • Hiking (170 miles of trails merge in Carroll County)Volunteer Gap Inn and Cabins, view of the lake
    • Biking
    • Golfing
      • Olde Mill Golf Resort,
      • Deer Creek Golf Park,
      • Crestview Golf Course,
      • Skyland Lakes Golf Course
    • Canoeing
    • Pilot Mountain State Park, NC
      • Sweet Cherry Picking
    • New River Trail State Park
    • Claytor Lake State Park
    • Unique Shopping (Hillsville & Galax, VA & Mount Airy, NC)
    • Groundhog Mountain
    • Galax Fiddler Convention
    • Hillsville
      • Labor Day Gun Show & Flea Market
      • Antique Shops
      • Fishers Peak
        • Music Park Milepost 213
        • Historic Mabry Mill
        • Chateau Morrisette Winery
    • Local Orchards
    • Mayberry-Mount Airy, NC
      • Andy Griffith's Hometown
      • Andy Griffith Playhouse
      • Snappy Lunch
  • Directions

    1. Off I-77, follow signs to Fancy Gap
    2. Go north on the Blue Ridge Parkway 7 miles to the Orchard Gap Market
    3. Turn left on to State Rd 608
    4. Proceed north to the second road on your left (Volunteer Road)
    5. The Inn is on the right