Evidence of water therapy as a source of relaxation and healing dates back to long before written history, and The Homestead brings this time-honored tradition to you with our Virginia hot springs. Two major springs from the Allegheny Mountains flow onto The Homestead property, naturally heated and requiring no chemical treatment, meaning you can enjoy the best hot springs in Virginia, literally straight from the source. Renew your mind and body with a rejuvenating soak in the natural mineral waters of our legendary Jefferson Pools, or play year-round in our two-acre outdoor pool area, Allegheny Springs.
Our legendary Jefferson Pools are the cream of the crop of Virginia hot springs and have drawn visitors from across the country for centuries. The pools are named for Thomas Jefferson, who sojourned here in 1818 to spend three weeks relaxing within our Virginia mountain spa. Soaking in the Gentlemen's Pool House three times a day, Jefferson proclaimed the spring waters to be "of the first merit." Today you can follow in the footsteps of Jefferson and so many other renowned Americans by "taking the waters" in the long-standing tradition.
- Jefferson Soak - Soak in these legendary mineral spring waters for an hour and you will understand why Jefferson was drawn to the healing powers of the hot springs in Virginia. This restorative mountain spa treatment has found favor since ancient times and is sure to become your favorite, too. $17
- Visit Our Gift Shop - Take some of the Virginia hot springs home with you! Our exclusive Jefferson Pools products, crafted from the natural spring waters of the Jefferson Pools and pure mountain ginseng, are available in our Gift Shop, along with a variety of special gifts perfect for family and friends. Gift certificates are also available.
- Hours of Operation-
Beginning Friday, May 24, open daily 10am - 6pm
Family soaking (swimsuits required) 10am - 1pm
Adult soaking (swimsuits optional) 1pm - 6pm