Skyland is located at the highest point along Skyline Drive in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park at an of elevation of 3680 feet.
Skyland encompasses 36 acres with 28 buildings situated on 16 of those acres along the crests and wooded areas.
Located at miles 41.7 and 42.5 on Skyline Drive, it’s not far from Stony Man trail, a well known, short and pleasant hike, offering some of the best vistas in the park. The close proximity of the Shenandoah River, Shenandoah Valley and the town of Luray to park facilities makes lodging and cabin rentals at Skyland a desirable vacation destination.
Skyland offers 178 rooms ranging from cozy, historic cabins to newly renovated Premium rooms with air conditioning, TVs, and patios or balconies. Operating season is early April through late November. The property is closed during the winter.
A variety of events and activities are featured during the season. Family-friendly nightly live entertainment is held in the Mountain Taproom and is free to all park visitors. Wine tastings are held monthly and the September 19th Apple Butter Celebration is held 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the historic lower level featuring live entertainment, kid’s activities, wine and hard cider tastings, and lots of great food. There are also a series of Stargazing programs featured at both Skyland and Big Meadows Lodge throughout the season.
Give yourself a moment to take in the views from the highest point on Skyline Drive – from the comfort of your room. Savor our dining room’s delectable regional fare along with sustainable menu selections. Unwind with a leisurely horseback ride from nearby stables or by shopping for one-of-a-kind specialty items and souvenirs in our gift shop.