Monthly Archives: July 2013

What makes the hot springs hot?

There are hundreds of hot springs around the world, from the famous – those that create the famous geysers at Yellowstone National Park – to the largest – the 160-acre Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand. Bath County, where Fort … Continue reading

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Fireflies! Lightning Bugs! Winged Beetles!

A warm summer evening just isn’t the same without lightning bugs. These winged beetles, also called fireflies, thrive in western Virginia, where they’re drawn to trees, fields and marshes near the natural springs, streams, rivers and pools that are plentiful … Continue reading

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Jefferson Pools

Thomas Jefferson himself once soaked in the soothing waters of Bath County’s legendary hot springs, declaring the warm mineral pools the best in the country. In 1818, Jefferson spent three weeks at the resort hotel The Homestead, visiting the springs … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Pumpkin Muffins

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Apricot Orange Marmalade Cake & Whipped Cream

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Caryl’s Kitchen: Colorful Corn Pudding

If you’ve ever looked around on the walls near Caryl’s kitchen, you’ve probably seen where her Fort Lewis Lodge recipes have been featured in magazines. If you ever wanted to take the time to jot them down, but weren’t able … Continue reading

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Fort Lewis Lodge Earns TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

We are pleased to announce that TripAdvisor, thanks to you all, awarded Fort Lewis Lodge a 2013 Certificate of Excellence. To be recognized by TripAdvisor because our guests have enjoyed their time here – and taken the time to tell … Continue reading

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