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Visiting Campus

The academy is situated on a campus of 270 acres with woodlands, landscaped areas, playing fields, outdoor tennis and basketball courts, riding arena, and scenic lake.

We encourage you to visit “the hill.”



Holiday Inn Express (23 miles)                            336-846-4000
203 Hampton Place Court
West Jefferson, NC 28694

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

Motel 6 Hillsville (38 miles)                                  276-728-4136
57 Airport Road
Hillsville, VA 24343

Holiday Inn Express (38 miles)                            276-728-9100
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)                                          276-779-4159
151 Farmer’s Market Road
Hillsville, VA 24343 


Bed and Breakfast

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

Other Accommodations

Dream Rock Silo (10 miles)                                276-768-6350
664 Saddle Creek Rd.
Independence, VA 24348
Dream Rock Silo
Rustic Rooster Room
Creekside Bungalow

The Carriage House Suite at Harmony Hill     336-209-0475
1740 Halsey Knob Rd. 
Sparta, NC 28675  

Sleepy Fox Inn and Spa (5 miles)                       276-768-0700
1253 Fox Ridge Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA  24363  (Opening for the season April 1, 2020)


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 336-982-5144 if you need additional information.