About SME

Feed your soul in this beautifully landscaped 15 acre setting located on the edge of the magnificent Shenandoah National Parkwilderness. SME borders the Shenandoah National Park (2.9 miles to the main Luray Entrance – Thornton Gap)

The Shadow Mountain Escape (SME) compound features a crystal clear mountain stream, fish pond, mountain views, and a woodland nature trail. Discover the many varieties of wildlife, fauna, and other natural thrills resident in Jewell Hollow while enjoying the countless nearby attractions and adventures.

  • Take a stroll with your loved one in the solitude of Jewell Hollow along the racing waters of a clear mountain stream.
  • Snuggle up in front of the fireplace with a glass of wine.
  • Enjoy your time away from the daily grind and be alone..just you and your sweetheart.
  • See the magnificent stars on a clear winter night unspoiled by artificial light.
  • There are always magical moments for you to seize at Shadow Mountain Escape (SME).
  •  Shadow Mountain Escape specializes in hosting couples for romantic and celebration getaways.
  • Our accommodations offer a clean climate controlled timber frame cabin with comfortable beds, full kitchen, satellite television, DVD, and modern amenities for comfortable living.
  • We are an energy efficient “Virginia Green” business with an on-site recycling center for our guests to utilize.
  • We provide an atmosphere welcoming to all European and foreign guests.
  • We also provide our guests with personalized service and trip planning assistance if requested.


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Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop

“Gold Ticket Vacation Package” Sweepstakes

Enjoying the Blue Ridge Whiskey Loop

Enjoying the Blue Ridge Whiskey Loop

Enter to win one of three separate Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop experiences!  Each features a two night get-a-way wine tourism prize for three winning couples!

Each Gold Ticket Package includes:

  • A two night stay for a couple at a Discover Shenandoah recommended lodging location
  • Complimentary wine tasting at the Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop wineries
  • Admission pass to the Shenandoah National Park
  • Free entry passes for two at the Luray Caverns
  • A free wine dinner for two at the Mimslyn Inn – Luray’s classic grand hotel.

Prize #1:  Lodging at South Court Inn (Luray)
Prize #2:  Lodging at Sharp Rock Vineyards (Sperryville)
Prize #3: Lodging at Shadow Mountain Escape (Luray)


Enter today and share with your friends!

Random Drawing on May 30, June 30, and July 30.

Winners will have 6 months to select getaway dates based on availability.

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