The beauty of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley has a long history of drawing people from all walks of life. In addition to the areas natural wonders such as Luray Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns, and the Shenandoah River, history abounds at every turn as quaint towns and villages in the area date back to the mid-1700s. Many have their own museums, churches and historic buildings as well as antique shops, art galleries, specialty boutiques, and restaurants waiting to be explored. And history buffs will delight in visiting a wide selection of interesting sites as the area was the focal point of many Civil War battles during the Valley Campaign of 1864.
Located in Basye, Virginia on the eastern side of Great North Mountain, Chalet High is one of the few member-owned resorts in Virginia, organized to serve the recreational and social pleasures of its over 3,800 members. It is a non-stock corporation directed by a nine-member board of directors.
Chalet High, conveniently located just minutes from Interstate 81, offers rental accommodations ranging from a few days to a full week. Easy day trips from the resort could include the beautifully preserved historic towns of Winchester and Staunton, the greater Washington, D.C. area, or just discovering new adventures along the Old Valley Pike, U. S. Route 11. In between, the charming and historic towns of Strasburg, Woodstock, Edinburg, Mount Jackson, and New Market offer plenty to see and do, and all are between 20 and 45 minutes from Chalet High.
Available seasonal activities include golf, tennis, hiking, snowboarding, swimming, skiing, fishing, boating, and the list goes on and on. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort for all guests. A focal point for activities at the resort, the Chalet High Activities Center boasts an internet café and daily owner activities, along with its pool, sauna, and exercise options. There’s also a convenient branch of the Shenandoah County Library (offering public Internet access), and a private airport. Whether as a final destination or as a base for day trips around the area, your home away from home awaits.