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Do you remember catching fireflies during lazy summer evenings? Listening to the tree frogs & crickets? Playing old-fashioned board games around the kitchen table? Or simply relaxing? If not, it's time to do so!
Between the Trails is a large vintage 2 story, 1900 sq ft vacation rental home that sleeps 8-10 guests. It has 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 dens, a spacious kitchen, & many other amenities.
Fish the river that winds through town. Walk along the tree-lined streets. Reconnect with family & friends on the large deck of the house. A visit will leave you wanting to return to both Damascus & Between the Trails again!
Originally called the Virginia-Carolina Railway, Norfolk & Western absorbed the line in 1919 and ran its last train on March 31, 1977.
Many visitors ask how the trail got its name. Well, back in the day, the locals referred to the train that climbed eastward into the Iron Mountains as the "Virginia Creeper", a name taken from the native plant that grows along the route. A steam engine laboring up mountain grades with heavy loads of lumber, iron ore, supplies, and passengers was also a "virginia creeper" in every sense of the word.
Budget Travel nominated Damascus in its '2012 top 10 America's Coolest Small Towns' contest!
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