Winter Solstice

When the leaves drop off the trees, you can see a panoramic view on top of Cloud 9. The winter solstice peaks over Bear Wallow mountain on December 21st marking the shortest day of the year. It all happens about 8 am so rise and shine and witness a wonder in this world…the return of… Read more »

Mountain Lizard

Look who came to visit Cloud 9. A blue tailed skink! If you like to explore under rocks or want your children to have the experience of outdoor living, there are many opportunities in our big outdoors on Cloud 9 Farm.

Dog’s Just Wanna have F-un

Romping up to Buzzard’s Roost  (one of our many wooded nature trails) at pet-friendly Cloud 9. You want your dog to have all the outdoor experiences they deserve, don’t you. Be prepared to have their instincts unleashed as they sniff the deer and wild turkey and an occasional bear. Do you think the owner stayed… Read more »

Night time Campfires

Time to light the fires at Cloud 9 on these cold nights. We provide the wood and fire starter (unless you want to use your Scout skills). You bring the marshmallows. Or sit and listen to the hoot owls between crackling embers. Better yet, bring a friend who knows how to play a mean guitar…. Read more »

Feels like Snow

It hasn’t looked like this snowy scene yet this December on Cloud 9, but we must prepare ourselves…to sled, that is. (We have the sleds.) These are Cloud 9’s snowy, sloping pastures and if the snow gets thick enough and the cow pies get frozen enough underneath it all, it makes for great sledding. The… Read more »

Window with a View

All the windows at Cloud 9 Relaxation home have a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains here on our U-Pick blueberry farm. Here is our latest update to the Blueberry Room with twin beds (or can be made into a king-size bed upon request). You can look out but no one can see in. Now… Read more »