Whiskey Barrels

Whisky Wine Excursion

Stay Tuned – 2021 the excursion continues!  


Enjoy a shuttle excursion during your stay at Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge, or Lewis Mountain Cabins in Shenandoah National Park!

Excursion shuttles depart from Skyland upper level (mile 41.7 on Skyline Drive) but dates and rates vary by excursion, so click an excursion tab below to explore its details!

NOTE: The National Park Service neither approves nor endorses the services or facilities outside the park area.

Shuttle Excursion Guidelines:
– Shuttle departures based on availability.
– Call 877-847-1919 before departure to ensure shuttle is running.
– Shuttle departs from Skyland upper level at registration area.
– Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
– Return times are approximate.

Excursion Includes:

  • Visit the Copper Fox Distillery,  Rappahannock Cellars while enjoying guided narration about the park and region.
  • A picnic-style lunch is included. When: Mondays & Fridays (May 5 – Nov 10)
    Departure Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Return Time: 4:15 p.m.
    Tasting Fees: $7 – $10 per person, per vineyard/distillery
  • NOTE: Tasting fees are not included in rates and are paid by guest at time of tasting. Valid for adults only, 21 years of age or older.

2-Night Skyland Whisky-Wine Package

Skyland 2-night package includes:

  • Room accommodations at Skyland
  • Shuttle transportation to select local vineyards & distillery
  • Picnic style lunch

Rate is also available by calling (877) 847-1919 and mentioning Promo Code WINETRAIL.

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Disclaimer: 2-night minimum stay required. Valid for adults 21 years of age or older. Tasting fees are additional and paid by guest upon arrival at each vineyard/distillery. Deposit of full package rate is due at time of booking. 5 day minimum advance cancellation required for full refund less $15.00 cancellation fee. A 4 guest minimum is required for the shuttle to run; 24-hour cancellation notice with full refund will be given if minimum is not met. Room type and rate are subject to availability at time of booking. Taxes and fees are additional and are subject to change without notice. Applicable to new bookings only and cannot be combined with any other promotion, package, or discount. Blackout dates and cancellation policies apply. Offer subject to change and may end at any time without notice.

Shuttle Only Rate

Desert Rose WineryA shuttle only rate of $40 per person is available to all of our lodging guests that do not book our 2-Night Skyland Whisky-Wine Package.

Per person rate includes:

  • Shuttle transportation to select local vineyards & distillery
  • Picnic style lunch

To reserve your space call (877) 847-1919 or inquire at the front desk during your stay.

Disclaimer: Credit card taken at time of reservation to guarantee seat. Card will be charged 24 hours prior to the reservation. 48-hour advance cancellation notice required for full refund. No refund if cancellation inside the 48-hour requirement.