When Is the Best Time to Visit Natural Bridge, VA?

Are you interested in visiting Natural Bridge, VA? Our town is tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains and offers peace and tranquility. During your trip, explore caverns, hiking trails, national historic landmarks, and one of the newest Virginia state parks! Our area is a great tourist destination for those looking for peace and quiet any time of year. However, each season boasts unique activities and events at the Natural Bridge Hotel. Read on to discover the best time to visit Natural Bridge by looking at what each season has to offer!  

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The Best Time to Visit Natural Bridge, VA, by Season 


Winter in Natural Bridge is a great season to visit if you’re looking for seclusion. Our area has the least amount of tourist traffic during this season, so it’s perfect for travelers who want to enjoy some alone time with nature. You can still visit Natural Bridge State Park during this season, though, as our area usually doesn’t experience much rain or snow during the winter!  

Our area is also a great place to celebrate the holidays! We host annual celebrations like the Gingerbread Festival and New Year’s Eve Gala, which are great for families looking for a quiet Christmas.  


Tourist season begins to ramp up in the spring and temperatures rise and native flora begins to bloom. If you just can’t wait for that annual summer vacation, it’s a great time to road trip to Natural Bridge State ParkOur hotel also offers three exciting events in the spring including our Valentine’s Day Special, Easter Sunrise Service with breakfast and brunch, and Mother’s Day Brunch.  


Like most other tourist destinations, summer is the most popular time of year to visit Natural Bridge, VA. According to Champion Traveler, the weather is best from early May to late September. The summer is a great time to explore the hiking trails near Natural Bridge and the Caverns at Natural Bridge 


Fall is like winter in Natural Bridge. This season boasts fewer tourists and amazing sightseeing! Autumn transforms our area into a bed of red, orange, and yellow flora. Simply driving around town and gazing at the beautiful sights is an amazing way to spend your fall tripOr, join us for the Thanksgiving buffet at the Natural Bridge Hotel!  

Natural Bridge Hotel Can Host You Any Time of Year  


Deluxe Queen Main HotelStay near all the best seasonal things to do at the Natural Bridge Hotel. Our Natural Bridge, VA, hotel is located within walking distance of popular year-round attractions and hosts a variety of seasonal events for locals and visitors alike! Choose from Main Inn RoomsPremium Second-Floor Balcony RoomsGuest Rooms on Cottage Hill, and Veranda Rooms. All rooms also feature access to convenient amenities! 

No matter what time of year you believe is the best time to visit Natural Bridge, VA, our hotel is ready to host your getaway. Check our availability to start planning your trip!