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Experience the Mountain Life at Massanutten, VA

A breathtaking property, Massanutten Resort® features 6,000 acres of mountain fun at its very best. Unique in both its size, variety of amenities, and outstanding condo and hotel accommodations, Massanutten has secured its spot as one of the premier all-seasons resort destinations on the East Coast.

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Resort Quick Info

Resort Quick Info

Resort Information
Resort NameMassanutten Resort®
Street Address1822 Resort Drive
City NameMassanutten
State/ProvinceVirginia
Postal/Zip Code22840
CountryUSA
Phone Number540.289.9441
Fax Number540.289.6981
Check-in Time4 - 6 pm (depending on association)
Check-out Time10 am
Map Latitude38.4016°N
Map Longitutde78.7561°W  

Resort Amenities

  • Hot Tub, Jacuzzi, and Whirlpool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Sauna: Steam
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Vending Machines
  • WaterPark Onsite
  • Wheelchair & ADA Accessible

Dining & Entertainment

  • Bar / Cocktail Lounge
  • Cafeteria
  • Entertainment (live)
  • Nightclub
  • BBQ & Pizzeria
  • Poolside Snack Bar

Recreation (Onsite / Nearby)

  • Aerobics Classes
  • Ball Field
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycle Trails
  • Bicycles
  • Billiards/Pool Table
  • Canoe/Kayak/River Tubing
  • Fishing
  • Game Room / Video Arcade
  • Golf (18 Holes)
  • Golf Instruction
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding / Equestrian Center
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jogging Path
  • Kayaks and Canoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Playground
  • Putting Green
  • Racquetball
  • Running
  • Skiing: Downhill
  • Skiing: Instruction / School
  • Sport Court
  • Table Tennis / Ping Pong
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Instruction
  • Volleyball

Services

  • ATM (cash machine)
  • Business Center
  • Changing Room(s)
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Convenience Store
  • Gift Shops / News Stand
  • Spa
NEW! Premier Packages

NEW! Winter Premier Packages

Be our guest, and stay in the finest of accommodations in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with a dedicated staff to make your stay the pristine epicenter of hospitality. This winter, Your Happy Place is calling you home with one-of-a-kind vacation experiences, catered to you, with our all-new "Premier Packages."

Choose from four different lodging packages and relax as you experience premier service with an individual itinerary and pre-selected amenities.

NEW! Resort Guest Shuttle

The Resort Guest Shuttle is back!

The Massanutten Resort Shuttle (Cert. No. 645) will be offered this winter from December 16, 2022 through February 2023!

Guests will now have the opportunity to enjoy their vacation worry-free of directions, parking, and gas mileage! With this, we will be reducing the number of single cars on the road (ultimately reducing our emissions) and making your stay even more restful.

Snow Moon Fest

Snow Moon Fest | March 3-5, 2023

Snow Moon Fest 2023 will feature a NEW donut eating contest, kid's activities, live music & DJ, a 4K on the Fairway Race/Walk, beer & wine tastings, a torchlight slope parade, fireworks, brunch, and more! View the full event schedule here.

Book the VIP Experience Add-On for only $50 per person NOW!

2023 Snow Moon Fest BOGO Sale - Book 2 nights in any available condo lodging and receive the 3rd night FREE!

What's New

What's New

Splash’s Soft Opening!

Help us open our newest Resort restaurant this weekend. Follow Splash’s epic edible journey, from the mountain to the sea!

Come visit us and make a splash at Massanutten’s new seafood restaurant! Enjoy an experience featuring food from the East Coast to the Shenandoah Valley on a culinary adventure your taste buds will never forget. Dine on our selection of oysters and other fresh victuals provided by the sea. From raw bar to fresh fish, come join us for a unique experience at this restaurant located at the Massanutten WaterPark. Dine in & take out available!

Located on the third floor of the Massanutten Indoor WaterPark.
540.437.3340 | Resort ext. 65440 | 1200 Adventure Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840

Hours
Opening Feb 3 | Friday - Sunday 5 - 9 pm | Mon - Thu Closed

Check back often for regular restaurant hours and our full menu!

 

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Live at the Lodge Luau Party

February 4, 2023 | Live music featuring Day Drinkin | At Elevations Lounge | 21 & up only with valid ID | DJ starts at 8 pm | $8 cover charge | After a day on the slopes, show your slope-use ticket for free admission.

Luau Menu
Smoked Pork Taco | $14
Sliced pork with pineapple salsa, lettuce, jalapenos, and chipotle mayo.

Cuban | $16
Sliced smoked pork leg, pit ham, mustard, mayo, swiss and dill pickle.

Spam Burger | $12
Seared Spam with cheddar, onion straws, and lime cilantro mayo.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake | $5 (per slice)

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NEW! Winter Premier Packages

Be our guest, and stay in the finest of accommodations in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with a dedicated staff to make your stay the pristine epicenter of hospitality. This winter, Your Happy Place is calling you home with one-of-a-kind vacation experiences, catered to you, with our all-new "Premier Packages."

Choose from four different lodging packages and relax as you experience premier service with an individual itinerary and pre-selected amenities. Book online here!

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The Massanutten Resort Shuttle is back for the winter season!

The Massanutten Resort Shuttle (Cert. No. 645) will be offered this winter from December 16, 2022 through February 2023!

Massanutten Resort is happy to announce its newest initiative in creating a fun, safe, and environmentally-friendly community for its owners & guests. Guests will now have the opportunity to enjoy their vacation worry-free of directions, parking, and gas mileage! With this, we will be reducing the number of single cars on the road (ultimately reducing our emissions) and making your stay even more restful.

Learn more and purchase online here.

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Massanutten Moments is back!

Massanutten Moments is back with a brand new winter series of videos featuring ways to live sustainably, recipes, fitness, skin care, cooking, and holidays specials! Watch our latest video here.

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Flower Arranging Workshop

Wednesdays, February 8 & February 15 ONLY
1:00-2:00pm @ the Market Classroom | $65 per person

Create a farm-fresh arrangement with Harmony Harvest Farm! Don't worry, this isn't one of those difficult classes! This is designed to be an interactive experience where flower lovers of all skill levels will leave with something really awesome. Spend a light-hearted afternoon with the flower gurus of Harmony Harvest Farm. Includes everything you need to create your arrangement and a box to get it home safely in.

Book Wednesday, February 8 class below.

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Book Wednesday, February 15 class below.

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Live at the Lodge Party

Every Friday & Saturday Night
8 pm - 1 am | At Elevations Lounge | 21 & up only with valid ID | DJ starts at 8 pm
$8 cover charge | After a day on the slopes, show your slope-use ticket for free admission.

2022 - 2023 Band Line Up

Dec 16 & 17: Parker Barrow Project
Dec 23: Gypsy Town
Dec 30: Kanye Twitty
Dec 31: New Year's Eve Party featuring Kanye Twitty
Cover Charge: $25 (includes a champagne toast & party favors) Slope-use tickets not accepted as cover for NYE.
Jan 6 & 7: Nick Ryan & The Mess
Jan 13 & 14: Pebble to Pearl
Jan 20 & 21: Fantasm (Jan 21 - Onesie Party)
Jan 27 & 28: Doc Marten & The Flannels
Feb 3 & 4: Day Drinkin
Feb 10 & 11: Vertigo Red
Feb 17 & 18: Kanye Twitty (Feb 18 - Pink Party)
Feb 24 & 25: Red Dirt Revolution
Mar. 3 & 4: Christian Porter & Nyke Van Wyk
Mar 10 & 11: Big City Band
Mar 17 & 18: The Worx

Need a safe ride home? Download the Uber App to locate a ride.

 

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Snow Moon Fest 2023

Mark your calendars for Snow Moon Fest on March 3 - 5, 2023! Snow Moon Fest 2023 will feature a NEW donut eating contest, kid's activities, live music & DJ, a 4K on the Fairway Race/Walk, beer & wine tastings, a torchlight slope parade, fireworks, brunch, and more! View the full event schedule here.

2023 Snow Moon Fest BOGO Sale

As low as $334!
Book 2 nights in any available condo lodging and receive the 3rd night FREE OR book 1 night in any available hotel room and receive the 2nd night FREE! Add: $50 Massanutten Everything gift card, discounted slope-use tickets, and/or Indoor WaterPark admission tickets. Package Available: 3.2.23 - 3.6.23.

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Experience Snow Moon Fest 2023 as a VIP!

Book the VIP Experience Add-On for only $50 per person!

VIP Benefits Include:

  • Free Access to Live at the Lodge Parties (21 & up only)
  • $10 Off Entry into the 4K on the Fairway
  • Saturday Brunch at Campfire Grill
  • One Long-Sleeve 2023 Snow Moon Fest Shirt | Some sizes may be limited. Kid’s sizes are not available.
  • Free Cup of Coffee From Rugged Cup
  • VIP Wristband
  • Complimentary Swag Bag
  • Value of over $100!

Book the VIP Experience Now!

Limited quantities are for sale! Purchase your VIP Experience before they are SOLD OUT!

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Evening Show Offered on Feb 18

Enjoy various family friendly entertainers such as illusionists, comedians, or magicians at our Evening Show.

Offered on Feb 18 ONLY. | At Massanutten Conference Center | Doors open at 5:30 pm | $20 Ages 13+ | $15 Ages 6-12 | Free Ages 5 & Under

  • Feb 18 - Featuring Mark Nizer
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2022-23 Ski Season Pass Holder Appreciation Party

Wednesday, February 15
We are inviting ALL 2022-23 Ski Season Pass Holders to join us for two Pass Holder Appreciation Parties on Wednesday, February 15! Enjoy 2 BONUS hours on the ski slopes from 5 - 7 pm plus an appetizer buffet from 6 - 8 pm and drinks specials at Elevations Lounge! Rental equipment & lessons will NOT be available during the bonus hours. Creekside & Peak lifts only will be available during the bonus hours. Please show valid 2022-23 Ski Season Pass for drink and food specials. The ski slopes will be open to the public from 9 am - 5 pm.

 

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Resort App

Resort App

Experience everything Massanutten has to offer using the official Massanutten Resort app. With the new app, you can:

  • Navigate from check-in to your room/condo
  • Manage your rewards
  • Book activities
  • Receive app only discounts
  • Personalized vacation itineraries
  • Navigate the resort using our interactive map
  • Check the weather & ski conditions
  • Stay up to date with resort news & alerts

To download the app, please visit the Google Play Store or App store on your smartphone or tablet. To learn more about the app and walk through how to use all the features of the new app, watch our video here! For app navigation info and an icon key, please click here.


Past Issues of the Resort Planner

Summer 2019 My GuideFall 2019 My GuideWinter 2019-20 Resort PlannerResort Planner Spring 2020

History & Mission Statement

History & Mission Statement

Massanutten Resort Employee Owned Logo

Mission Statement - To provide remarkable experiences in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Vision Statement - To be the premier resort destination in the mid-Atlantic.

Our Core Values
Take care of our guests
Take care of our property
Take care of our team
Take care of ourselves


Massanutten History

In 1968, John L. Hopkins, II, sat at a table in rural McGaheysville, in the kitchen of his great-grandfather's house. He gazed out the window that frames a spectacular view of the Massanutten Peak, and contemplated the woes of being a farmer caught in the middle of a four-year-long drought.

Three years later, May 26, 1971, the development of 5,200 acres in Massanutten, by a group of ten investors, was announced at a luncheon held at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. And now, forty years later, Massanutten Village is a thriving four-season resort and community of over 1,000 single family homes, 1300 timesharing units, and a multi-million dollar ski business.

There's been a lot of 'water over the dam' in that time, a lot of pieces that have fallen into place, and a few pieces that have fallen out of place, but the history of the development of Massanutten is as exciting to study as its future looks to be. Massanutten's rather undramatic beginnings from a kitchen window view are best described as a chronology with a generous amount of detail, cupfuls of facts, and a healthy dash of wonder at the enormity of the project John L. only vaguely realized in his mind's eye that day at his window.

Let's take a look back at the history of the resort:

In the cities, during the 1800's, where it was crowded and dusty, there were poorly maintained water sources and waste management. This led to disease and caused the city dwellers to look to the valley for respite. Gerard T. Hopkins saw an opportunity in sharing the valley and built a health resort, Rockingham Springs, just below the peak. His great-grandson revived the philosophy over 100 years later and built a new resort...Massanutten.

When Rockingham Springs was opened in 1875, it was advertised heavily in Baltimore, Washington and Richmond through a brochure describing its 'restful delights' and a complete chemical analysis of the spring waters attesting to the 'restorative powers' found in five natural springs. These advertisements helped develop Rockingham Springs into becoming a 'wonderful second home community' for families to spend their summers.

The resort featured a hotel in one building and a few smaller buildings for longer-term guests with an occupancy of about 100. There was also a bath house, laundry house, ice house, and a stable. Guests arrived in Harrisonburg by train and were brought to the resort by horse and carriage. Meals were scheduled and the food served was from G.T.'s Cave Hill Farm. There was no liquor allowed. Religious services were held every Sunday.

Some of the entertainment for guests to enjoy included jousting, a band hired on a regular basis, croquet, hunting, fishing, horseback riding and nature hikes. Most guests came for the main attraction which was the Springs water.

When the popularity of the health resort waned, Rockingham Springs Resort fell into disrepair and was closed in 1915. After the demise of the resort, the hotel was disassembled and all but about 300 acres of the land was gradually sold. J.L. Hopkins, G.T.'s great-grandson, had the idea to reopen the resort in 1968. There was a need for state parks at the time, but Massanutten was looked over because of the disinterest in winter sports. At this time, John Grattan, trustee for the Roller Estate, decided to sell about 2,100 acres of land. This land included the Kettle and the Peak of Massanutten. He bought the land with the help of a silent partner for $155 an acre, or a total of $325,000.

From 1968 to 1971, J.L worked to sell the development idea to other friends for investment purposes. He also worked to gather information and scout out property. Most people thought the newly acquired Kettle and Peak land tracts were part of the George Washington National Forest and not privately owned. J.L. also sought out investors who saw the potential in the development of Massanutten and took out an option for a KOA campground franchise. MRH, Inc. was formed as the investors were brought together. Over the next three years, over 100 signatures were obtained on right-of-ways, leases and deeds (one deed was sent to Vietnam and another required 31 signatures). MRH, Inc. paid just over $1.5 million for a total of 5,339 acres of land, or about $288 per acre. Phoenix, Arizona based Del E. Webb Corp. was approached to see if they would have interest in the development project in 1971 because of their 'planned community' development experience.

On May 26, 1971 a press conference was held at Spotswood Country Club to announce the joint venture in the development of a new resort to be called Massanutten, covering 5,300 acres and projecting $50 million in developer sales. MRH, Inc. changed their name to Massanutten, Inc. and formed a joint venture with Webb Corp. known as Massanutten Development Company. Much of the uproar resulting from the announcement of the project came from environmentalists. There were also to be problems with zoning codes as well as citizens worried about traffic, schools, and other concerns.

By October 1, 1971, the sales office for the Massanutten property was opened on Route 646 (now a private residence). By the summer of 1972, there were six slopes cleared and a 650 car, multi level parking area completed. Work had begun on paving the road to the upcoming ski area. In 1973 the final touches were put on the outdoor swimming pool and two tennis courts in the Rockwood Park area of the Kettle. The ski area was finally opened on February 10, 1973 after five nights of snowmaking.

In 1977, the project was sold to Dale Stancil, J.R. Costin, Henry Clark and Stephen Bradshaw. The new owners were known as Massanutten Village, Inc. The partners decided in 1978 to begin a timeshare, or interval ownership, program to be called Mountainside Villas.

Though Massanutten went bankrupt at one point, Great Eastern Resort Associates came to the rescue. This was a partnership formed in August 1984 by C. Dice Hammer and Jim Lambert. In November they decided to form Great Eastern Resort Corp. to be primarily involved in the acquisition, development and financing of Massanutten. Union National Bank accepted the development group's offer of $3 million, and upon confirmation of the sale of Massanutten, Great Eastern began the construction projects to which they had committed in the bankruptcy settlement as well as other projects to take care of the years of property neglect.

Reprinted from 'Twenty Years of History...Massanutten and More' by June M. Brinkman.

Military Discounts

Military Discounts

THANK YOU! Massanutten Resort would like to let all active and retired military know just how much we appreciate their service. We’d be honored to have you join us on an adventure that you and your family will remember forever. Currently, we’re offering the following discounts for active, inactive, and retired military:

Lodging
Golf
Massanutten Indoor/Outdoor WaterPark
  • 20% OFF All-Day General Admission. To purchase a military ticket online, select the military admission product. Upon arrival to the park, you will be asked to show military identification to use your ticket(s). View WaterPark Hours & Rates here.
Ski/Snowboard Lift Tickets
The Rink
The Spa
  • 10% off all spa services for all active military, non-active military and veterans. Offer cannot be combined with any other specials, promotions, and/or discounts.
  • 10% off all retail items for all active military, non-active military and veterans. Offer excludes sale and discounted merchandise.
Retail
  • 10% off regular priced merchandise with a valid military ID. Offer excludes grocery items, GoPro items, beer & wine. Offer cannot be combined with any other specials, promotions, and/or discounts. This discount is offered at the General Store and The Market only.
Festivals

Military identification must be presented at time of redemption to receive discounted rate. Accepted forms of identification include Military IDs, Veterans IDs, and DD forms. If discount includes dependents, each person over the age of 11 must have their own valid Military ID or dependent card to receive the discount. Military member must be there at time of redemption. Not to be combined with any other offer.

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