The Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

Top 10 Must-Do Experiences

The Omni Homestead building exterior

Experiences are the most valuable currency

Learn how America's first resort can help create lasting memories for you. Our 2,300-acre playground has something for every member of the family. Read the Top 10 Must-Do Experiences below and be inspired for your next getaway at The Omni homestead Resort. 

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S'mores on the Casino lawn

10. Making S'mores with the family

Get a s'mores kit from the Jefferson's Restaurant and have a lovely evening around the campfire out on the Casino Lawn. 


9. Kayaking along the Jackson River

Get outdoors and explore the treasures of the Jackson River by kayak.  

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Rubino's Restaurant

8. Savoring a lamb burger at Rubino's

Enjoy our signature lamb burger, sourced from nearby Highland County, and breathtaking views of The Cascades and surrounding Allegheny Mountains.

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Hike the Gorge

7. Exploring the Cascades Gorge with a naturalist

One of the most popular activities at The Omni Homestead Resort. On this tour, you’ll be led and entertained by a naturalist through a series of beautiful waterfalls alongside a deep, Allegheny Mountain gorge trail. Learn about regional and unusual flora and fauna in this semi-tropical environment and the medicinal and edible properties of the many local plants. It’s a three-mile journey and one of the most beautiful in the region.

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The Serenity Garden at The Omni Homestead Resort

6. Relaxing in the Serenity Garden

Experience the Serenity Garden, an exclusive, adult oasis featuring our renowned mineral springs. From the moment you enter, you will be enveloped in upscale as a welcoming guest service specialist escorts you through the garden, orienting you to the area and available services.

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Children at the Archery Range

5. Hitting the bullseye in archery

There’s a reason our resort is home to southwest Virginia’s choice archery range for recreational bowmen. Its eight stationary targets are set at varying distances for adults and children and a wide selection of bows accommodate right- and left-handed archers, both adult and youth. Try your hand at bow and arrow shooting.

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Formal Dining in Main Dining Room

4. Dining and dancing in the elegant Dining Room

The Dining Room offers a classic dining experience with refined continental cuisine influenced by regional tastes and The Omni Homestead Resort’s culinary heritage. Get dressed up and get ready for an evening full of dining and dancing. 

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Golf course at the Homestead

3. Playing golf on The Cascades

Regarded as one of the finest mountain course in the country, The Cascades offers challenging links set against the backdrop of Virginia's breathtaking Allegheny Mountains.

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The Shooting Club at The Omni Homestead Resort

2. Learning to shoot skeet with NSCA certified instructors

Our certified N.S.C.A. shooting instructors are available for group and private lessons. Learn to shoot skeet from the experts on one of our four skeet fields. We will outfit you with guns, ammo, targets and vests as well as eye and ear protection for your safety and comfort. 

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1. Soaring through the trees on the Ridge Runner Zip Tour

Experience the thrills of our Ridge Runner Zip Tour, spanning more than 4,000 ft on 8 zip lines.

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