Treasuring Tradition in the Allegheny Mountains
By Sherra Meyers
From The Homestead’s original opening in 1766 through today, guests continue to enjoy the hot springs and southern charm that surround this stately hotel that has become the tradition from generation to generation. The Omni Homestead Resort spans across 2,000 acres of pristine landscape and has been visited by 23 U.S. presidents, celebrities and is home to the most memorable weddings and events. Look to Roanoke, Virginia for the closest airport.
WE SIMPLY ADORE
- The outdoor spa garden is an area where guests can relax fireside with their beverage of choice and take advantage of the River Reflexology Walk – a must after an evening of dancing in high-heels.
- Rocking chairs throughout the property
- High-tea in The Great Lobby
- S’mores at the fire pit in the evening adjacent to Casino Restaurant
OUT AND ABOUT
The Omni Homestead Resort is nestled in the Allegheny Mountains creating the perfect arena for an active travelers paradise. There is no shortage of activities year-round. Adventurists can fill their days with golfing, skeet/clay/trap shooting, horseback riding, skiing, snowboarding, paintballing, zip lining and ice skating, and falconry, just to name a few. At the end of the day the hot spring pools beckon and a spa treatment is a welcome end to the adventure.
GET THE DISH
The dining at The Omni Homestead Resort is always an event. Whether you’re dining and dancing in The Dining Room or catching a drink, casual bite and the latest score of your favorite team at Jefferson’s Restaurant. Casino Restaurant offers more casual cuisine overlooking the Old Course and Allegheny Springs.
NOTE TO SELF
- There is a dress code in place at the resort and in particular, the restaurants for dinner. Check website for specific details of each restaurant.
BIG DAY DETAILS
Weddings are held in high-esteem at The Omni Homestead Resort. Their dedicated team works flawlessly with you to create the entire weekend of activities from arrival to endless activity packages to creating personalized menus to sending you down the aisle. Additionally, when you book your wedding, The Omni Homestead Resort will provide you a honeymoon of choice at any of their 14 participating locations. Fashion Director of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress Monte Durham has a partnership with The Omni Homestead Resort. You can find Durham visiting the resort to meet with brides from time to time. He is also available for hire if your budget allows. Check with the wedding experts to find out more details.
HERE’S THE SCOOP
From the minute you arrive, you step back in time in a world of southern charm and elegance. The Omni Homestead Resort reflects a time when life moved at a slower pace and people spent time with one-another enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Allegheny Mountains. It is evident why visitors connect with this special retreat and return year after year.