Visiting Campus

The academy is situated on a campus of 240 acres with woodlands, landscaped areas, playing fields, outdoor tennis and basketball courts, riding arena, and scenic lake.

We encourage you to visit “the hill.”



Grayson Inn & Suites (14 miles)                          276-773-3313
155 Rainbow Circle Drive
Independence, VA 24348
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The Hotel of West Jefferson (23 miles)                336-846-4000
(formerly Hampton Inn)
203 Hampton Place Court
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Hampton Inn Galax (31 miles)                             276-238-4605
205 Cranberry Road
Galax, VA 24333                                                               

Best Western (38 miles)                                       276-728-4136
57 Airport Road
Hillsville, VA 24343

Holiday Inn Express (38 miles)                            276-728-2120
1994 Carrollton Pike Road
Hillsville, VA 24343

Hampton Inn Hillsville (38 miles)                         276-728-2345
90 Farmer’s Market Road
Hillsville, VA 24343

Comfort Inn (38 miles)                                        276-730-9999
151 Farmer’s Market Road
Hillsville, VA 24343                                                                           

Bed and Breakfast

The Duck Roost Inn (10 miles)                           276-773-9325
777 River Bend Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA  24363

Harmony Hill Bed & Breakfast (11 miles)           336-209-0475
1740 Halsey Knob Road
Sparta, NC  28675

The River House B & B (15 miles)                      336-982-2109
1896 Old Field Creek Road
Grassy Creek, NC 28631

Sleepy Fox Inn and Spa                                   276-579-6691
1253 Fox Ridge Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA  24363

Big Fox Den                                                      276-579-4180
Red Hawk Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA  24363

Travel by Airlines

If you wish to travel to campus by commercial airlines, we recommend that all flights be made to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina.  You should also make arrangements for a rental car as the campus is a 2 1/2 hour drive from Charlotte.  You can find driving directions from Charlotte to the campus on our location page.

If you wish to travel by private plane, we suggest the Ashe County Airport located near Jefferson, North Carolina.  The airport is 15 miles from the campus and may be reached at 336-982-3713 if you need additional information.

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