An Intro to Capon Springs

Step 1 of 4:

Imagine you're here!

Picture yourself enjoying life as it was meant to be… relaxing at an all-inclusive secluded resort nestled in the majestic West Virginia mountains. Capon Springs’ rich history, healing water, delicious food, and long-standing traditions create that nostalgic feeling that many generations of guests have described as … coming home.


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An Intro to Capon Springs

Step 2 of 4:

Figure a budget

Planning for your Capon getaway is simple!  Our all-inclusive per-person rates cover lodging, three all-you-can-eat meals per day (and snacks too!), and a wide variety of programs and activities for guests of all ages. Prices for adults range from $119/night to $179/night. There is no charge for children under the age of 5, and prices for older children range from $39/night to $89/night.


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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Understand the Magic

What truly makes Capon Springs different from other resorts are all the “extras” that you just won’t find anywhere else. Operated by multiple generations of the same family, you are welcomed into a warm and caring atmosphere where everything is based on the honor system.   The set-menu and meal times mean all you have to do is show up when the bell rings!

When was the last time you and your family had an opportunity to completely “unplug” and spend quality time together?  Now imagine how great it would be that as your Capon experience draws to a close, you actually feel completely relaxed, restored, and reenergized- and already dreaming about your return!


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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Book Your Reservation

We make your reservation experience personal.  Since there are no “cookie-cutter” rooms, we take the time to find out what location would work best for your perfect vacation.  We look forward to having you with us anytime during the Capon Springs’ resort season, which begins in early May and runs through the beginning of November.

To get the digital conversation started, click the Request Your Room button below and fill out a reservation request form. Or call us directly to get more information at 304-874-3695.

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Our 2022 Season Begins Thursday, April 28! WE'RE HIRING!

Over the years, many fourth generation Austin family members have been involved in planning Capon’s future by serving on committees, councils and even the Board.  They represent a wide variety of family branches and life experiences.  In 2018, a group of them brought forth a leadership plan for Capon’s continued success.  By both including Capon guest members who have been serving on the board and developing task forces that utilize both family and non-family members, they have created a process to plan for Capon’s long term sustainability.

Fourth Generation Austin Family Board Members:

Dan Budynk, hospitality professional living in McLean, VA, married with 4 children, great-grandson of Lou & Virginia Austin, grandson of Ted & Lyn Austin, son of Pete & Carolyn Budnyk

Chris Dorsey, attorney living in Arlington, VA, married with two children, great-grandson of Lou & Virginia Austin, grandson of Ted & Lyn Austin, son of Robin & John Dorsey

Stephen Hott, currently at Air Force pilot training in Oklahoma,  great-grandson of Lou & Virginia Austin, grandson of Claire Kay Austin Bellingham and long time waitress/dining room supervisor, Lydia Hott, son of Jonathan Bellingham and stepson to Betsy Bellingham.

Megan James, marketing specialist at Capon living in Frederick, MD, married with two kids, great-granddaughter of Lou & Virginia Austin, granddaughter of Claire Kay Austin Bellingham and long time night watchman, John Brill, daughter of Ginny & Eddie Brill.

Lou Gilmore, physical therapist turned birth doula and photographer while homeschooling her four children in New Bern, NC, great-granddaughter of Lou & Virginia Austin, granddaughter of Virginia-Lou and Harry McKeown, daughter of Bonni McKeown & Mike Kirkland.

Jerry Putt, is a middle school principal near Winchester, VA, married to Emily Budnyk Putt with four children, great-grandson-in-law to Lou & Virginia Austin, grandson-in-law to Ted & Lyn Austin, son-in-law to Pete & Carolyn Budnyk.

Capon Guest Board Members:

Chris Caesar, CFO of a manufacturing company in Richmond, VA; vacations at Capon every June with his 2 daughters, mother, brother and his family; worked one season as the recreational assistant.  Chris has served on the Capon Board since 2015.

Heather Tuller, a former hospitality professional and current professional certified coach living in Chesterfield, New Jersey; vacations at Capon Springs every July with her husband, son and extended family.  Heather joined the Capon Board in November 2021.

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