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THE CHEYENNE at Appomattox

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To Do Onsite

HORSES
Bring your horses and ride our woodland trails over 20 acres.  Or wander down the road to the Appomattox State Forest (19,500 acres) or the 12 mile loop around Holliday Lake State Park .  We have a small fenced paddock with run under; a large fenced pasture; and several other large grassy areas for your temporary fencing for your furry family members to roam.
 
Just ask for our Equestrian Package and we can have hay, grain or most special items waiting for you upon arrival -or we can coordinate our wonderful ferrier or vet.   
 
 

JUST A SWINGIN'
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HIKING & BIKING

Bring your hiking boots and mountain bikes and enjoy our trails and mini-bmx bicycle track or one of the many trail systems within 10 minutes of The Cheyenne.  Enjoy riding on the flat country roads, or through the Holliday Lake State Park.  Beautiful scenery abounds. 

Click on the link to see our trail from the river, through the pine loop and back. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lr0wkWf4Ao

WATCH THE SUN RISE & SET
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ROLL IN THE GRASS
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SNOOZIN'
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Spaces for good books and Iced Tea!

 
 
 
YEAR-ROUND TUBING, SKIING, SNOWBOARDING NEARBY 
  • Bring your snow skis, snowboards, and sleds!
  • YEAR-ROUND SKIING, TUBING, AND SNOWBOARDING at Snowflex less than 30 minutes from The Cheyenne.  You haven't skied until you've skied in August!  

BEAUTY LOVES THE RIVER
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RIVER
The river will bring your family hours of enjoyment!  Bring your innertubes and bathing suits and float along the banks of our shallow river, around the bend, ending at our swimming hole with flat beachy area.  Enjoy the riverfront campsite, skip rocks, or play on the rope swing.
 
 

CLICK ON PICTURE TO SEE VIDEO
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TRAILS ARE WIDE AND EASY ENOUGH FOR ALL HIKERS, HORSEBACK RIDERS, AND MOUNTAIN BIKERS!

OTHER ACTIVITIES ONSITE:

  • WATCHING WILDLIFE
  • SMORES FIRE PIT
  • BONFIRE PIT
  • POOL TABLE
  • AIR HOCKEY TABLE
  • ROPE SWING
  • HAMMOCKS  FOR NAPPING OR READING
  • SUNBATHE ON SIDE DECK
  • PICK APPLES, PEARS, BLACKBERRIES AND BLUEBERRIES JUST STEPS FROM THE HOUSE AND BAKE YOUR OWN PIE 

 

 

 

 

GOLF CARTS AND UTILITY VEHICLES ALLOWED

Bring your golf cart or utility vehicle for quick access and movement around the vast property and for easy travel to the river.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Do Nearby / Off-Site

BOATING FUN NEARBY

Bring your kayaks and canoes, or speed boats and jet skis - we are close to the James River, Smith Mountain Lake, and Holliday Lake.  Or you can rent a boat at Holliday Lake for a relaxing troll on the lake. 

FOR OFF-SITE FUN - BRING YOUR OWN: 
  • Hiking GPS
  • Canoe, Kayaks, John boat for fun at Holliday Lake or Speedboat or Jetskis for the James River or Smith Mountain Lake 
  • Snow Skis or Snowboard for Year-round fun at Snowflex - That's right - Snowboard in August!

BEAUTY AND CHEY IN PASTURE
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  • FLOAT IN A TUBE
  • SKIP ROCKS
  • CATCH MINNOWS & FROGS
  • SUN BATHE
  • SWING ON ROPE SWING
  • WADE IN WATER
  • PETS CAN FROLIC 
  • FISH
  • ENJOY THE FIREPIT

 

FISHING ONSITE 
Fish in our river or ride down the road to Holliday Lake State Park which offers wonderful fishing, boating, and swimming.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

WE SUGGEST YOU PACK AS IF YOU WERE GOING CAMPING AT THE LAKE. 

FOR ON-SITE FUN - BRING YOUR OWN:

  • Walkie Talkies, flash lights, and lanterns for trail fun 
  • Bug Spray & Tiki Torches/Oil 
  • Mountain Bikes,  Hiking Boots, Outdoors Gear etc.
  • Bathing suits, Water shoes, Swim Floats & Tubes, Beach towels & Chairs, Sunscreen, & Beach Toys for summer fun.
  • Sleds, tubes for winter fun
  • Campfire Chairs, Marshmallow sticks,  and Scary stories
  • Personal Sporting Goods Equipment: Golf clubs, frisbies, Kites, Volleyball, Mountain Bikes, Paintball Guns Etc.
  • Golf Cart or Farm Utility Vehicle for quick access around property

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HUNTING NEARBY 
The Cheyenne is a sanctuary for wildlife and wildlife lovers.  There is NO hunting on The Cheyenne.  However, superb hunting in the 19,500 acres of the Appomattox - Buckingham State Forest  is just a minute away.  

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WARNING TO CITY DWELLERS!
 
SOME OF OUR GUESTS HAVE REPORTED EXPERIENCING CERTAIN SIDE AFFECTS
AFTER STAYING ON THE CHEYENNE! 
  • THE BRILLIANT SKY AND FRESH AIR HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO CLARIFY SIGHT AND EXPAND LUNGS! 
  • THE QUIET SERENITY HAS BEEN REPORTED TO REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE AND HAVE AN OVERWHELMING CALMING AFFECT ON THE BODY AND MIND!
 
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   Contact:  Lori McGuin   703-303-5103   
 
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