“Whether you are trail running the countless miles of Blue Ridge wilderness, hiking across the country, skiing the slopes or paddling the South River, Waynesboro is
DIVINELY PLACED AMONG THE ADVENTURE.” -VIRGINIA CRAFT BREWS PUBLICATION
Where Good Nature Comes Naturally
WAYNESBORO, VA VISITORS GUIDE
Waynesboro Street Arts Trail
elcome to Waynesboro,
Designated an Appalachian Trail Community
where good nature comes
and featuring the South River running right
naturally! Visitors become
through its town center, Waynesboro’s
fellow adventurers and familiar neighbors
convenient location is just the beginning of its
in Waynesboro, Virginia, where sharing the
enduring and invigorating charm. Visitors can
remarkable surroundings and good-natured
explore historic sites, catch trophy trout, enjoy
local spirit has come naturally for centuries.
delightful cultural offerings, and “Live Like a
Located at the gateway to the Blue Ridge
Local” tasting local brews, savoring farm fresh
Parkway, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National
fare or soaking up some fun at one of the
Park and the Appalachian Trail, Waynesboro
year-round entertainment venues or during
has a long tradition of warm welcomes and rich
the many annual events and festivals.
cultural amenities to offer seekers that come to experience the beauty and history of the Shenandoah Valley.
Our Visitor Centers
ROCKFISH GAP TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER Open 7 days a week 9am-5pm (weather permitting) 130 Afton Circle Afton, VA 22920 540-943-5187
DOWNTOWN VISITOR CENTER
Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 301 W Main Street Waynesboro, VA 22980 540-942-6512
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Table of Contents 6
Hear, See, Make Art
Craft Food & Beverage Explosion
18 Share Our Good Nature
22 Scenic Attractions at Your Fingertips 24 Parks for Every Season 26 Family Fun 29 Our Annual Events 30 Distinctive Lodging
32 Getting Here, Getting Around 34 One-of-a-Kind Weddings
Explore Waynesboro’s rich roots.
Waynesboro at War preserves the Civil War legacy of Waynesboro through an annual Civil War reenactment and educational weekend in September. waynesboroatwar.com
uch of Waynesboro’s architectural
1800s. Waynesboro’s historic districts and
and cultural history, reaching back
seven independently-listed properties on
to its founding in the late eighteenth
the National Register of Historic Places paint
century, remains meticulously maintained
a vivid picture of the city’s history, industry,
and restored today. Pick up a self-guided
and heritage. Add a visit to the Waynesboro
walking tour brochure at one of our Visitor
Heritage Museum’s permanent galleries of
Centers or the Waynesboro Heritage
relics and exhibits or attend the Civil War
Museum and take a step back in time from
educational event, Waynesboro at War,
early settlement in the 1700s to the Civil
and you’ll understand the underpinnings of
War and to the industrial boom in the late
Be fascinated by these historic spots. WAYNESBORO HERITAGE MUSEUM
FISHBURNE MILITARY SCHOOL
420 W Main Street
225 S Wayne Avenue
The Waynesboro Heritage Museum houses
Founded in 1879 by Mr. James Fishburne, FMS
permanent galleries of relics from the town’s
is the oldest and smallest of Virginia’s military
founding industries, educational institutions,
schools. It has been accredited by the Southern
Association of Secondary Schools since 1897, longer than any other school in the state.
THE PLUMB HOUSE MUSEUM 1012 W Main Street
TREE STREETS DISTRICT
The Tree Streets Historic District covers one of the
oldest residential neighborhoods in Waynesboro.
Built during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson,
As you make your way down Chestnut, Pine and
this home features Civil War and Native American
Walnut Avenues, you’ll see homes that reflect
artifacts as well as a summer kitchen, historic
the city’s various stages of development from
garden and other outbuildings to explore.
the 1800s to 1951. Over 450 buildings make up the area that’s listed on the National Register of
WAYNESBORO AFRICAN AMERICAN
HERITAGE MUSEUM Rosenwald Community Center 413 Port Republic Road 540-836-0024 Tours arranged by appointment only. Please call ahead. SWANNANOA PALACE 497 Swannanoa Lane, Afton Check with our Visitor Centers for most recent tour info. 540-943-5187 or 540-942-6512 Waynesboro Heritage Museum
Catch top-notch performing arts at the Wayne Theatre.
Explore the Waynesboro Street Arts Trail.
Built in 1926 as a vaudeville theater, the
In recent years, Waynesboro has seen an explosion
Wayne has long been a recognizable fixture of downtown Waynesboro. Fully restored in 2016 into the state-of-the-art Ross Performing Arts Center at the Wayne Theatre, the facility hosts local, regional, and nationally acclaimed music and drama acts and educational programming.
of public art in the form of murals. The Virginia Street Arts Festival has called Waynesboro home for the past six years, which has produced more than a dozen unique and eye-catching murals. Renowned muralists Nils Westergard and Julia Chon have added to the growing collection of street art, as well as talented local artists. For a fun, interactive experience to learn more about these stunning murals, download the free Traipse app to begin your adventure on the Waynesboro Street Arts Trail!
Feel the thrill of creativity at these Waynesboro arts destinations. SHENANDOAH VALLEY ART CENTER
AND 416 GALLERY
521 W Main Street
126 S Wayne Avenue 540-949-7662 svacart.com The Shenandoah Valley Art Center is a mustsee for those who enjoy a taste of artistry in a broad range of forms. Browse the gift shop for works by local and regional artists including
540-943-9999 waynetheatre.org The historic Wayne Theatre in downtown Waynesboro offers weekly entertainment including concerts, movies, theatre productions, lectures, and family-friendly performances.
jewelry, prints, cards, pottery, glass, and more.
EXHIBIT GALLERY AT THE WAYNE THEATRE
416 W Main Street
a variety of art exhibits throughout the year,
Periodic events and exhibits. Just ask for a tour at 126 S Wayne Avenue. P. BUCKLEY MOSS GALLERY
The Exhibit Gallery at the Wayne Theatre hosts showcasing local and regional artists working in a wide range of traditional and non-traditional media. The Gallery is open during box office and performance hours.
329 W Main Street 540-949-6473 pbuckleymoss.com The P. Buckley Moss Gallery features an extensive range of works by the renowned Waynesboro artist. The nearby P. Buckley Moss Barn hosts special events throughout the year.
Meet members of Waynesboro’s vibrant art scene.
Art comes alive during Waynesboro’s many
October–immerse visitors in an impressive
visual art events. The Virginia Street Arts
array of artisan creativity. And in addition
Festival brings together muralists, graffiti
to regular gallery hours at her downtown
artists, musicians, and art lovers for a day
location, Waynesboro’s iconic P. Buckley Moss
of family-friendly entertainment and art(ist)
hosts Barn Shows and Gallery Open Houses
appreciation. Art shows sponsored by the
that provides visitors the opportunity to meet
Shenandoah Valley Art Center–including
with the artist in her home and have their
the long-running Fall Foliage Art Show in
favorite pieces signed and personalized.
Get in on the arts action yourself. Experiential arts activities are a Waynesboro trademark! Grab a can of spray paint during the Street Arts Festival, take a class at the Art Center, dive into drama and theatre production at the Wayne, or visit one of the maker studios at The Mill at South River, where you can forge metals and shape clay. SHENANDOAH VALLEY ART CENTER 126 S Wayne Avenue 540-949-7662 svacart.com THE MILL AT SOUTH RIVER 200 W 12th Street MAKE WAYNESBORO CLAY STUDIO 540-445-1072 makewaynesboro.com VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF BLACKSMITHING 434-960-9718 vablacksmithing.org WAYNE THEATRE 521 W Main Street 540-943-9999 waynetheatre.org
Sample our craft food and beverage explosion.
he abundance of the Shenandoah Valley lends itself to a remarkable range of food and beverage options, and Waynesboro
hosts a number of traditional and unique establishments in which to eat and drink. Locally sourced menus, craft breweries, cool coffee shops, and kombucha tasting round out the eclectic Waynesboro dining scene.
Discover the home-grown side of Virginia along Shenandoah Valley’s Fields of Gold Farm Trail. Agriculture has been a way of life for centuries here, and a trip along the Fields of Gold Farm Trail lets you pick your own fruit, explore a farmers’ market, sink in to eclectic farm lodging, soak up wineries, take farm tours, or feast on a locally grown meal at one of our farm-to-table restaurants. Visit fieldsofgold.org for all the trail options.
Compliment your visit with local, well, just about everything. Many of Waynesboro’s dining and craft beverage establishments like to source locally from the bounty of fresh produce grown here year round, including fresh hops for craft beer brewing, as well as an impressive list of local wines and
Autumn Olive Farms
sustainably and humanely raised heritage-breed meats, eggs, and dairy. Family-owned Autumn Olive Farms has chefs as far as Washington, D.C., and Maryland clamoring for their exceptional AOF Berkabaw pork, a crossbreed of the Ossabaw and Berkshire breeds. You can find AOF meats on the menu at several local restaurants. For a complete list of our food and beverage options, stop by visitwaynesboro.net.
Build your own foodie adventure that’s heavy on flair, light on stuffy.
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Let live music events, brewery tours, an eclectic array of food trucks, or a burst of flavors dished up by one of dozens of Waynesboro’s food entrepreneurs inspire the food adventurer in you! And if seeing where your food originates is an important part of your food fascination, chat with farmers at the seasonal Waynesboro Farmers’ Market and plan an itinerary along Shenandoah Valley’s Fields of Gold Farm Trail where you’ll find hands-on experiences at farms, markets, wineries, breweries, restaurants, and farm lodging. The Showroom at Basic City Beer Co.
Basic City Beer Co.
Drink in Waynesboro’s Unique Breweries along the Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail.
on-site and loads of outdoor seating during the
A renovated foundry, a natural spring in close
If relaxation, finding a spot to soak up
proximity to the South River, and brewers
(or conquer) the great outdoors, lots of
passionate about craft beer make Basic City
imaginative entertainment choices, and oh,
Beer Co. a must if you’re visiting Waynesboro
PLENTY of great craft beer on tap is your
and hoping to experience great food, beer, and
idea of a perfect getaway, the Shenandoah
local culture. Nearby Seven Arrows Brewing
Beerwerks Trail is for you. Plot your beercation
and Stable Craft Brewing offer more options for
and learn more about the cool passport
learning the art of beermaking, having an on-
program (you can earn a free t-shirt!) at
the-farm beercation, or reveling in beercentric
events. All three breweries have their own food
warmer months, plus they are stops along the infamous Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail.
SEVEN ARROWS BREWING COMPANY 2508 Jefferson Highway, Waynesboro 540-221-6968 sevenarrowsbrewing.com
BARREN RIDGE VINEYARDS 984 Barren Ridge Road, Fishersville 540-248-3300 barrenridgevineyardsva.com
STABLE CRAFT BREWING 375 Madrid Road, Waynesboro 540-490-2609 stablecraftbrewing.com
LIGHTWELL SURVEY WINES South River Mill 200 W 12th Street, Unit D53, Waynesboro lightwellsurvey.com Reservations required – check website for information.
BASIC CITY BEER COMPANY 1010 E Main Street, Waynesboro 540-943-1010 basiccitybeer.com
Also within 10 miles: BLUE MOUNTAIN BREWERY 9519 Critzers Shop Road, Afton 540-456-8020 bluemountainbrewery.com
SILVERBACK DISTILLERY 9374 Rockfish Valley Highway, Afton 540-456-7070 sbdistillery.com
AFTON MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS 234 Vineyard Lane, Afton 540-456-8667 aftonmountainvineyards.com
POLLAK VINEYARDS 330 Newtown Road, Greenwood 540-456-8844 pollakvineyards.com VERITAS VINEYARD AND WINERY 151 Veritas Lane, Afton 540-456-8000 veritaswines.com
BLUE RIDGE BUCHA 1809 E Main Street, Waynesboro blueridgebucha.com
Find the perfect food to complement your visit. Check the Dining page on VisitWaynesboro.net for full listings.
American The Green Leaf Grill
BOTTLES 100 Osage Lane 540-943-6110 E&J’S DELI PUB 2800 W Main Street 540-221-2927 THE FISHIN’ PIG 117 Apple Tree Lane 540-943-3474
Farmhaus Coffee Company
Heritage on Main
WEASIE’S KITCHEN 130 E Broad Street 540-943-0500
KING GARDEN 115 Lucy Lane 540-941-8889
HERITAGE ON MAIN 309 W Main Street 540-946-6166
MING GARDEN BUFFET 316 Federal Street 540-942-8800
MISTER JAMISON’S 421 W Main Street 540-471-8900
OSAKA III JAPANESE RESTAURANT & BAR 400 Tiffany Drive 540-942-8877
THE RIVER BURGER BAR 137 N Wayne Avenue 540-943-3339
TAILGATE GRILL 1106 W Broad Street 540-941-8451
THE GREEN LEAF GRILL 415 W Main Street 540-949-4416
PAPA’S KITCHEN 608 N Delphine Avenue 540-221-4315
The River Burger Bar
STELLA, BELLA & LUCY’S 327 W Main Street 540-949-5111
SAM’S HOT DOG STAND 416 1/2 W Main Street 540-942-9093
SAKURA JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI BAR 2105 W Main Street 540-943-9438 SILK ROAD ASIAN RESTAURANT & BAR 2040 Rosser Avenue 540-949-9097
FARMHAUS COFFEE COMPANY 908 W Main Street 540-941-1550 THE FRENCH PRESS 134 N Wayne Avenue 540-221-6568 MICAH’S COFFEE 1000 W Broad Street 540-942-1300 Coffee Drive (or walk) thru
KLINE’S DAIRY BAR 1235 W Main Street 540-942-5282 WILLY’S 2800 W Main Street 540-942-2663
Italian/Pizza BENNY STIVALE’S 328 W Main Street 540-221-4554
CIRO’S PIZZA 901 W Broad Street 540-942-5169
LOST TOWN BILLY PIE 1010 E Main Street 540-943-1010
The French Press
NEW YORK FLYING PIZZA 1107 W Main Street 540-451-7177 SCOTTO’S 1412 W Broad Street 540-942-8751
MI RANCHO 408 E Main Street 540-941-5980
Silk Road Asian Restaurant & Bar
EL PUERTO 2120 W Main Street 540-943-5317 GIO’S 503 SALVADORIAN RESTAURANT 325 E Main Street 540-943-3959
Stella, Bella & Lucy’s
LOS PANCHOS 156 Lucy Lane 540-451-7312 PLAZA AZTECA 23 Windigrove Drive 540-949-4205
Lost Town Billy Pie
Share our good nature. All. Year. Long.
aynesboro’s naturally beautiful surroundings are even more thrilling because of a welcoming culture that loves to share the outdoor
experience. From accessible parks, trails, and waterways to guided trips, sporting events, and festivals, Waynesboro is a four-season outdoor recreation wonderland for enthusiasts of all skill levels.
Fish in abundant, picturesque waters.
Take a hike at any pace or difficulty you want.
As one of only two urban trout fisheries in
From easy walks in our gorgeous local parks to
the state, Waynesboro’s South River draws
demanding treks into the mountains for more
enthusiastic fly fishermen to its scenic and
experienced adventurers, hikers will find access
sporting banks. Local fly shops, guides, and
to trails unbelievably plentiful and exciting. As
annual fishing events make Waynesboro a
a designated Appalachian Trail Community,
Waynesboro has got what every hiking
SOUTH RIVER FLY SHOP
323 W Main Street 540-942-5566 southriverflyshop.com ROCKFISH GAP OUTFITTERS 1461 E Main Street 540-943-1461 rockfishgapoutfitters.com
Ramp up running to a whole new level.
Go BIG with our bicycling options.
Throughout the year, a wide variety of creative
bicycling excursions, including mountain,
and challenging running events entice runners
touring, or just tooling around town with the
from around the region, including the Mad
family in safe bike lanes and park trails. Annual
Anthony Mud Run. Named after Waynesboro’s
bike events offer competitive options as well.
namesake, Revolutionary War General “Mad Anthony” Wayne, the Mad Anthony was voted the Best Mud Run by Blue Ridge Outdoors.
Waynesboro is a terrific launching pad for
Get the scoop on our great outdoors from these experts. RuntheValley.com BiketheValley.org
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Feed your paddle sport habit on our accessible waterways. With the four-mile Waynesboro Water Trail running right through town and many more waterways within a short drive, Waynesboro is the perfect stop for paddle sports of all kinds. The water trail is great for beginners or those looking for an easy paddle. Paddlers can expect to encounter class I and class II rapids along the way, and enjoy a different perspective of Waynesboro’s downtown, neighborhoods, parks, and history. And if you’re thinking about a paddle but don’t have the gear, local outfitters or seasonal in-park kayak rentals are available.
Stay where scenic attractions are at your fingertips.
aynesboro is perfectly situated for visiting the Shenandoah Valley’s most iconic attractions. Just three miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline
Drive, Appalachian Trail, and Sherando Lake, Waynesboro makes the perfect base camp for taking in the sights.
Waynesboro provides access to the
Skyline Drive is 105 miles of breathtaking views
Appalachian Trail, the longest marked foot path
of the Shenandoah National Park. Located
in the United States. Displaying a beautiful
at the southernmost terminus of the road,
world of flora and fauna while providing homes
Waynesboro makes the perfect kick-off point or
for countless woodland creatures, the trail
grand finale. Take it slow and savor the scenes
touches 14 states and runs through 8 national
offered by the 75 overlooks along the way.
forests. Join the 10,000+ who have hiked the entire 2,178-mile path or spend the afternoon
SHERANDO LAKE RECREATION AREA
exploring it and the rest of our beautiful
Located in the George Washington and
Jefferson National Forest area, Sherando Lake Recreation Area is known locally as the “Jewel
BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” With access to
The Blue Ridge Parkway showcases Virginia
multiple trailheads, swimming in a 25-acre
at her finest. With 469 miles connecting the
spring-fed lake, sandy beach, camping, and
Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North
picnicking, Sherando Lake is a great destination
Carolina to the Shenandoah National Park in
for the whole family.
Virginia, the Parkway is a leisurely drive along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the
VIRGINIA’S SHENANDOAH VALLEY
ideal outdoor setting for couples and families.
The Shenandoah Valley begins at the top
With campgrounds, hiking trails, and spellbinding
of Virginia and runs approximately 140
views, there’s always an adventure awaiting.
miles with the Blue Ridge to the east and the Alleghenies to the west. Waynesboro is
SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK
uniquely situated for easy exploration of this
We invite you to play in our backyard, otherwise
beautiful, uncongested region. Visitors can
known as Shenandoah National Park. The
explore world-class outdoor adventures, scenic
Park and the surrounding area offers endless
roads that connect authentic mountain towns,
opportunity for outdoor recreationists to enjoy
underground caverns, fascinating historic sites
backpacking, kayaking, canoeing, bouldering,
and more in Today’s Shenandoah Valley. Visit
mountain and road biking, bird watching,
ShenandoahValley.org for great day trip ideas
sightseeing, and much more.
from a Waynesboro home base!
Play in parks designed for everyone in every season.
ou won’t be hurting for outdoor spaces in which to play and soak up Waynesboro’s beautiful setting, as opportunities are literally around every corner.
Waynesboro’s large local park system features six parks, a community center, pool, 1.2 miles of greenway, four miles of water trail, a nine-hole disc golf course, soccer fields, diamonds, tennis courts, playgrounds, shelters, and trails. Parks are open to the public from dawn to dusk every day of the year with few exceptions.
Coyner Springs Park
South River Greenway Trail
BASIC PARK 1405 Genicom Drive
If fishing is your passion or you just want to try your hand at dropping a line, the South River is for you. Running straight through Waynesboro’s historic downtown and providing multiple points of access via our extensive park system, the river is also the focal point of the South River Fly Fishing Expo and Riverfest, a celebration of environmental conservation and watershed stewardship. SOUTH RIVER GREENWAY TRAIL Green spaces are a priority in Waynesboro, and the South River Greenway Trail provides unique interconnectivity between areas for enjoying nature. The nearly 1.2-mile paved pathway
CONSTITUTION PARK 101 Short Street COYNER SPRINGS PARK 2091 Lyndhurst Road NORTH PARK 800 Bridge Avenue RIDGEVIEW PARK 700 S Magnolia Avenue RIFE PARK 801 Lyndhurst Road
stretches from the historic Port Republic neighborhood and meanders along the South
Parks information 540-942-6735
River, ending at the Loth Springs trailhead area
behind the YMCA. Walkers, runners, birders, fishermen, and families with young children will all find a peaceful setting to enjoy. visitwaynesboro.net
HUMPBACK ROCKS VISITOR CENTER & MOUNTAIN FARM TRAIL Milepost 5.8 Blue Ridge Parkway, Lyndhurst 540-943-4716 nps.gov GREENSTONE LOOP TRAIL Milepost 8.8 Blue Ridge Parkway, Lyndhurst 540-943-4716 nps.gov BLUE RIDGE TUNNEL 483 Three Notched Mountain Hwy blueridgetunnel.org
WAYNESBORO HERITAGE MUSEUM 420 W Main Street 540-943-3943 waynesboroheritagefoundation.com WAYNE THEATRE 521 W Main Street 540-943-9999 waynetheatre.org FASTRAX 1110 Red Top Orchard Road 540-949-5278
WAYNESBORO GOLF & GAMES 2296 Jefferson Highway 540-451-2446 waynesborogolf.com SHENANDOAH ACRES 348 Lake Road, Stuarts Draft 888-709-1172 sunrvresorts.com FRONTIER CULTURE MUSEUM 1290 Richmond Avenue, Staunton 540-332-7850 frontiermuseum.org WOODROW WILSON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM 20 N Coalter Street, Staunton 540-885-0897 woodrowwilson.org SHERANDO LAKE 96 Sherando Lake Drive, Lyndhurst 540-291-2188 recreation.gov
Blue Ridge Tunnel
GRAND CAVERNS 5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes 540-249-5705 grandcaverns.com
Enjoy family outings that are big on fun and small on expense. 1. Walk, skate, or bike the Greenway Trail. The 1.2-mile paved Greenway Trail near downtown offers great views of the South River and resident wildlife. On the north end of the trail, Constitution Park showcases the Waynesboro Arboretum and our unique LOVEworks sign—perfect for a family photo op! 2. Add some drama to your life. The historic Wayne Theatre regularly presents family-friendly shows and movies—many at a “pay what you will” price tag. Check out their Arts Education performances, specially geared for young people. 3. Do some toe dipping in the South River. Kids love wading in the shallow play area of the river in Ridgeview Park. Playground equipment and shady benches are in close proximity. 4. Visit a farm. The Shenandoah Valley is Virginia’s premier agricultural region. Don’t miss the chance to experience sheep shearing, cheese making, beekeeping, goat cuddling, corn mazes, llama trekking, and plenty more! Start the adventure at FieldsOfGold.org 5. Find “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains.” Nicknamed that by locals, Sherando Lake Recreation Area is a natural playground hidden in a national forest. The 25-acre spring-fed lake is bordered by a sandy beach and perimeter trail. Swimming, paddling, fishing, and relaxing are all encouraged. Bring a picnic and make a day of it! 28
Live like a local with these annual events for the whole family. Waynesboro knows how to throw a good party! Find the best in music, food, art, and family fun at these exciting events held throughout the year.*
Winter Mad Anthony Mud Run FEBRUARY Plant Symposium MARCH
Spring South River Fly Fishing Expo APRIL Park to Park Half-Marathon APRIL Riverfest APRIL Petpawlooza APRIL
Fall Virginia Street Arts Festival FALL Tour de Valley SEPTEMBER Waynesboro Tree Workshop SEPTEMBER Waynesboro at War Civil War Weekend SEPTEMBER
Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby JUNE
Viriginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival SEPTEMBER
British Car Festival OCTOBER
Groovin’ at the Greenway THURSDAYS IN
JUNE & JULY
Family Fiestas MONDAYS IN JUNE Fun 2 Run Kids Mud Run JUNE Rock N’ Ridgeview THURSDAYS IN JULY Summer Extravaganza JULY Summer Extravaganza 5k & 10K JULY
Coyner Springs Kite Fly SEPTEMBER Apple Days Arts & Crafts Show OCTOBER Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show OCTOBER Fall Foliage 5k & 10K OCTOBER Christmas Parade DECEMBER * We encourage you to check our website for event updates and to view safety precautions. visitwaynesboro.net
Add distinctive lodging to your Waynesboro adventure.
The Iris Inn Bed & Breakfast and Luxury Cabins
hether your tastes run for a room with a spectacular view, access to stellar amenities, the perfect location, or storybook surroundings, there’s a place for you to rest and soak up the ambience while visiting Waynesboro. From hotels to award-winning bed and breakfasts to
camping options close to the great outdoors, Waynesboro accommodations never disappoint.
AFFORDABLE CORPORATE SUITES 240 Sheppard Court 540-941-1062 affordablecorporatesuites.net/ waynesboro
HERITAGE HILL BED & BREAKFAST 1169 Sherwood Avenue 540-471-8998 heritagehillbnb.com
BEST WESTERN PLUS 109 Apple Tree Lane 540-942-1100 bwwaynesboro.com
2240 W Main Street 540-942-9551 budgetinn.com
15 Windigrove Drive 540-932-3060 choicehotels.com
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 20 Windigrove Drive 540-932-7170 hiexpress.com
640 West Broad Street 540-942-1171 choicehotels.com
44 Windigrove Drive 540-943-7426 mariott.com/shdri
ROYAL INN MOTEL 2112 West Main Street 540-949-8253
SUPER 8 MOTEL
2045 Rosser Avenue 540-943-3888 wyndhamhotels.com
THE IRIS INN BED & BREAKFAST 191 Chinquapin Drive 540-943-1991 irisinn.com
2060 Rosser Avenue 540-943-1101 wyndhamhotels.com
Best Western PLUS - Waynesboro Inn & Suites Conference Center
Nearby Camping Options WAYNESBORO NORTH 340 CAMPGROUND
1125 East Side Highway 540-943-9573 waynesboron340campground.com
44 Creekwood Lane, Lyndhurst 540-943-8552 cabincreekwood.com
SHERANDO LAKE CAMPGROUND
96 Sherando Lake Road, Route 664, Lyndhurst 540-291-2188 recreation.gov
SHENANDOAH ACRES FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS 348 Lake Road, Stuarts Draft 888-709-1172 sunrvresorts.com
WALNUT HILLS CAMPGROUND & RV PARK 484 Walnut Hills Road, Staunton 540-337-3920 walnuthillscampground.com
Getting Here, Getting Around BY CAR. Waynesboro is centrally located in Virginia, easily accessible via Interstates 64 and 81.
BY TRAIN. AMTRAK passenger service is available in Staunton (12 miles) and Charlottesville (28 miles).
BY FOOT. Once you’ve arrived, you’ll find Waynesboro a delightfully walkable community, with an extensive network of safe trails, paths, and interconnected byways.
BY AIR. The Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) is located approximately 20 miles (30 minutes) from downtown Waynesboro, connecting to domestic destinations and international markets via Washington-Dulles and Chicago O’Hare International Airports.
ON TWO WHEELS. And if you prefer the two-wheeled version of travel, bring your bikes or come by motorcycle when visiting Waynesboro! Some of the most scenic and exciting bicycle and motorcycle routes traverse the region.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is a non-hub, commercial service airport 35 miles from downtown Waynesboro. TRANSIT. Public transportation is available through britebus.org.
AERIAL TOURS. Waynesboro Eagles Nest offers scenic aerial tours. WAYNESBORO EAGLES NEST 249 Aero Drive 540-943-4447 eaglesnest.aero visitwaynesboro.net
Capture the magic of your love with a one-of-a-kind wedding.
aynesboro’s natural beauty is not only a spectacular backdrop for an outdoor wedding, but its creative community adds an exclusive personal touch to every detail. Whether you opt for whimsical floral arrangements by The Faded
Poppy, or treat your guests to a Carrotini Cocktail Hour with the draft horses at Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill, the sky’s the limit when it comes to making your special day shine. And when you combine such fun details with the easy, relaxed atmosphere of our friendly mountain town, you’ve got the perfect wedding destination. Find venues, planners, florists, lodging, limos, and more at visitwaynesboro.net.
DIVINELY PLACED AMONG
VISITOR CENTER 301 WEST MAIN STREET WAYNESBORO, VA 22980