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Dear Guests and friends of the Inn!


Hello South Court Inn friends,

Fall is in the air! Temperatures are cooling off just a bit making the outdoors more pleasant to enjoy. 
The South Court Inn has not been idle. We...


Dear Guests!

The new normal of Innkeeping in times of Corona have taken hold of us. The routine of breakfast at a distance to other guests, the extra cleaning and disinfecting, the...


Dear Guests!

Summer heat is here! Did you know it's about 10 degrees cooler up in Shenandoah National Park than down in The Valley? Did you consider the Shenandoah River to cool off...


The South Court Inn is open for business and has been since Virginia reopened in Phase 1 in May. 
After a two months unplanned hiatus due to the worldwide pandemic caused by the...

Bathroom South Room
Bathroom South Room

We have completed the room renovation project! All 4 rooms and associated bathrooms have been updated! The bathrooms have been totally redone, all now have heated floors, new, tiled...


- Luray Caverns, largest series of Caverns in the Eastern USA, open every day of the year. Tours start about every 20 minutes. Admission includes Caverns tour, Car Museum, Luray Valley Museum,...


Lots of buzz is about fall in Shenandoah National Park and in The Valley. And it is pretty! It is hard to tell when is the peak. In our first few years of running the Inn middle of October was...


Hello there guests!

Here are a few things listed to wet your appetite for a visit to the South Court Inn this fall.

Sept. 15 Apple Butter Festival in Shenandoah National Park.


As of last week our downtown bridge over Hawksbill Creek on Main Street is closed!

The bridge reconstruction will take the remainder of the year 2018. Hopefully this time will not have...


Have you ever owned a house with a view? 

Well, we purchased an Inn with a view of Shenandoah National Park from our front porch! It’s stunning. I don’t think I can ever go...


We are all part of our home community. So are we, the South Court Inn. As members of a concerned community we attempt to do our part in the betterment of our town and county by supporting Choices...


I hold this truth to be self evident about breakfast that it is the most important meal of the day.

Simultaneously I had to learn incredulously this distressing truth: Breakfast...


This winter we chose to completely remodel the baths of the Turquoise Room downstairs and the Gold Room upstairs. In a quest to continuously improve our guests stay with us we decided that modern...


Spring does not bring nearly as many guests to the Shenandoah Valley as fall does. So last year I really paid attention to the arrival of spring in the Shenandoah Valley, because it happened...

And I have come up with some new items. Can you believe that Rhubarb Banana Jam is very yummy? Or that you can make your own lip balm? Or your own gentle laundry detergent?

March 23, 2016

So Spring started with the threat of snow just to say good bye. Seems like spring is here now though. Crocuses are blooming, other spring bulbs are getting...


Dear South Court Inn guests!

Mike and I have returned from a wonderful trip to Europe for my 50th birthday earlier this summer. We even had great weather! You can see photos on our newest...


Happy August everyone! School is about to reopen, summer is drawing to a close soon. The South Court Inn has Mums up front now. Can you believe it? Luray just hosted another Triathlon last weekend...


July 15, 2014

Summer in the Shenandoah Valley! 
Now that the World Cup is over (and won!) I am back with y'all.
We just keep on welcoming guests from...


April 20, 2014


March 6, 2014

Dear Blog Reader!

The South Court Inn supports the community! One of our worthwhile venues we support is our PAL center. Performing Arts Luray. Here is...


January 13, 2014

Dear South Court Guests,

Even though winter is here the South Court Inn is building for you!

Weather permitting our landscaping/hardscaping...


September 18, 2013



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August 20, 2013

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August 7, 2013

We are celebrating one year in business! Thank you to all our past guests who have made the first year enjoyable as well as rewarding for us! Couldn't...


July 4, 2013

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May  16, 2013

Dear Blog readers!

After several winter travels we are back at our beautiful Inn! Peonies are just today starting to bloom and we have more than...


January 16, 2012

Dear Inn guests and blog readers!

Happy New Year 2013! 


December 22, 2012

Happy Holidays to all our guests and any and all blog readers!


October 29, 2012

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September 21, 2012

Dear Folks interested in South Court Inn,

Fall is in the air! For a week now our mornings and evenings are cooler, while the middle of the day is...


August 31, 2012

Skyland Resort along Skyline Drive South (if you enter off 211 out of Luray) will host its first annual Bluegrass and Pig Roast Saturday, September 8, 2012...


August 26, 2012

Are you as picky about the pillow you sleep on as us? Mike like them firm, I like them soft. Mike sleeps on his back. I sleep on my belly. Medium pillows...


August 15, 2012

We had a glorious ending to an exciting day at the South Court Inn. Our sons Lukas and Tom had built a fire in the pit they built and eventually all our...


August 9, 2012

So I got my feet wet, as they say. We had our first weekend with guests and it was great. I was very nervous about doing it all right, not forgetting...


July 31, 2012

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July 26, 2012

Good morning all!

It seemed we were doing so well with our move in and then the remainder of our "stuff" from Ashburn arrived from our...



July 20, 2012  

Dear B&B guests and other seekers!

Mike and I purchased the South Court Inn on July 16 and are attempting to create our home...

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