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GUIDE TO THE

SHENANDOAH VALLEY


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Explore the

Valley

WINE & DINE

FAMILY FUN

Known for exceptional beauty – now discover our fresh and local dining scene, extraordinary country wineries, and award-winning breweries. Discover tasteful travel suggestions within our charming downtowns.

Entertaining the whole family begins with our spectacular caverns. View the local wildlife or visit a zoo, find a farm to pick apples and pumpkins, navigate a corn maze, make a splash at the waterpark, and then relax with a float on the Shenandoah River.

GARDENS & HISTORY

OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS

Step back in time as you visit historic homes, living history museums, elegant gardens, and Civil War battlefields. These are the places where history speaks and comes to life.

Enjoy canoeing, birding, camping, hiking, photography, fishing, and more.

FIND YOUR PARK Find your national and state parks in the Valley. From Harpers Ferry, WV to Shenandoah National Park, VA to the Blue Ridge Parkway... there's so much to discover!

SHENANDOAH VALLEY KIDS TRAIL Let the kids be in control and brace for FUN! Check out our mascot Bucket’s Buddy game, a cool mobile tool designed to help parents, grandparents, and children explore the Valley! virginiakidstrail.com www.VisitShenandoah.org | 3


WELCOME TO THE

SHENANDOAH VALLEY The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and West Virginia The Shenandoah Valley features picture-perfect postcard farms and inns, tucked-in historic downtowns, and nestled-along country roads. With easy access to hiking, bicycling, paddling and skiing, it is an ideal place to launch your next outdoor adventure. History runs deep in the Valley, from Civil War battlefields to “living museums” with costumed interpreters. Charm­ing downtowns beckon with a variety of dining and cultural amenities. Find Your Park in the Valley from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to Shenandoah National Park to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Promoting the Shenandoah Valley since 1924. This guide is produced by one of the oldest travel organizations in the nation — the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association, serving visitors and businesses for over 90 years. Shenandoah Valley Travel Association 540-740-3132 info@visitshenandoah.org 4 | www.VisitShenandoah.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 1-800-VISIT-SV www.VisitShenandoah.org

VIRGINIA TOURISM CORPORATION 1-800-VISIT-VA • www.virginia.org WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF TOURISM 1-800-CALL-WVA www.wvtourism.com The Information in this guide is arranged by Interstate 81 Exits (North to South), plus I-66 and I-64. All interstate exit numbers correspond to mile markers.


Explore the Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Grottoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Must See Attractions . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Harrisonburg – Massanutten . 23-25

By the Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Lexington – Buena Vista . . . 29-30

Map of Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19

Luray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-16, 21-22

Travel Ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Lynchburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Groups & Travel Related Service . 34

Middletown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Mt. Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

WEST VIRGINIA

Mt. Jackson – Shenandoah Caverns . . . . . . 12-13

Harpers Ferry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Natural Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Martinsburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

New Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Orkney Springs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

VIRGINIA

Roanoke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Bedford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-32

Shenandoah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Boyce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11

Stanley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-14

Crozet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Staunton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Covington - Clifton Forge . . . . . . 29

Stephens City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10

Dayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Strasburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Edinburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Timberville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Elkton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Waynesboro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Fishersville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Weyers Cave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Fort Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Winchester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9

Front Royal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Woodstock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Virginia

Visit our local Information/ Visitor Centers located North to South within the Valley listed here:

West Virginia Berkeley County Martinsburg Jefferson County Harpers Ferry

Frederick County Winchester Warren County Front Royal Page County Luray Shenandoah County New Market Rockingham County Harrisonburg Augusta County Staunton Waynesboro Bath County Hot Springs Alleghany County Covington Rockbridge Lexington Natural Bridge City of Lynchburg Bedford County Bedford Roanoke County Roanoke Salem

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LURAY CAVERNS – LURAY – PAGE COUNTY

MUSEUM OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY – WINCHESTER

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SKYLAND – SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK LODGING

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MASSANUTTEN RESORT & WATERPARK – ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

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VIRGINIA SAFARI PARK – NATURAL BRIDGE


DISCOVER THE HISTORY

SHOP THE ARTS

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

BERKELEY COUNTY, WV

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV HARPERS FERRY HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK I-81 Exit 12 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 P.O. Box 65, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 www.nps.gov/hafe • 304-535-6029 Step Back in Time. A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past.  Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields. Spend a day or a weekend.  We have something for everyone, so come and discover Harpers Ferry!

BERKELEY COUNTY, WV MARTINSBURG

MARTINSBURG-BERKELEY COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

I-81 Exits 12, 13, 14, 16 126 E. Race Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401 info@travelwv.com • www.travelwv.com 304-264-8801 • 800-4WVA-FUN Visitors Center, located in historic Belle Boyd house, provides free house tours. Also, information on our historic downtown, walking & driving tours, museums & history, geocaching, events, dining, lodging & more! (See our ad on page 8)

DID YOU KNOW that the Appalachian Trail runs through Harpers Ferry? A short walk along the trail from the lower town to the C&O Canal will take you from West Virginia to Maryland in just a few minutes. DID YOU KNOW that the fully enclosed 1866 B&O Railroad Roundhouse in Martinsburg, WV is supported by a sophisticated cast iron frame and is the last one remaining in the world?

MARTINSBURG, WV ROUNDHOUSE

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If we’re this good in black and white

GREETINGS FROM

WINCHESTER, VA FREDERICK COUNTY, VA WINCHESTER WINCHESTER-FREDERICK COUNTY VISITOR CENTER

See us in color! VISIT MARTINSBURG, WV travelwv.com

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau 126 E. Race Street • Martinsburg, WV 25401 304.264.8801 • 800.4WVA.FUN Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB Download App: Visit Martinsburg, WV

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I-81 Exit 313 1400 South Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester, VA  22601 www.VisitWinchesterVA.com • 540-542-1326 Make us your first stop in the Valley! We are state-certified, open daily 9am-5pm. Helpful travel counselors, maps, brochures, area driving tours, a Civil War Orientation Center, gift shop featuring Virginia is for Lovers and local products, restroom facilities and ample parking.

ATTRACTIONS MARKER-MILLER ORCHARDS FARM MARKET I-81 Exit 310 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, VA 22602 www.markermillerorchards.com • 540-662-1391 Century farm offering fresh fruits, vegetables, and PYO. Large selection of jarred items, fruit wines, fresh made fudge, apple cider donuts, and on-site bakery.

MUSEUM OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY (MSV) I-81 Exit 317 or 310 901 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.theMSV.org • 888-556-5799

MUST SEE!

A must-see! This regional cultural center includes seven acres of spectacular gardens, the Glen Burnie House, and galleries with displays of permanent collections and changing exhibitions. Free admission to ages 12 & under. Open Tuesday–Sunday. House and gardens are open April–December, galleries and exhibitions are open year-round (see theMSV.org for extended summer hours and new hours). (See our ad on page 9)


PATSY CLINE HISTORIC HOUSE

VIOLINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO

I-81 Exit 313 608 South Kent Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.celebratingpatsycline.org • 540-662-5555

I-81 Exit 315 or 313 to Old Town 181 North Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.violinoristorante.com • 540-667-8006

Tour the house and hear stories about Patsy Cline and her family. Come on in and sit right down and make yourself at home. Admission fee.

Northern Italian and contemporary cuisine in an intimate fine dining setting. A creative menu, expertly prepared and professional service. Reservations suggested. Open Mon-Sat.

SHENANDOAH APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL® I-81 Exit 313 Office at 135 North Cameron Street Winchester, VA 22601 • www.thebloom.com • 540-662-3863 Festival runs from Friday, April 22 through Sunday, May 1, 2016. Grand Feature Parade: Saturday, April 30, 2016. Dinners, dances, parades, carnival rides and games, and much more!

SHENANDOAH SUMMER MUSIC THEATRE I-81 Exit 313 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601 Box Office Phone: 540-665-4569 • www.ssmtva.org

STEPHENS CITY ATTRACTIONS DINOSAUR LAND I-81 Exit 307 At Stephens City go 5 miles east on Rt. 277 3848 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, White Post, VA 22663 www.dinosaurland.com • 540-869-2222 A prehistoric forest from the past, with over 50 life size dinosaur exhibits. Open Mar 1 through Dec 30. Large gift shop with great gifts, dinosaurs.

It's Broadway in the Shenandoah Valley! SSMT produces four fully-staged Broadway musicals each summer with full lights, sets, costumes, and live orchestra.

LODGING BEST WESTERN-LEE JACKSON INN & CONFERENCE CTR. I-81 Exit 313 at US 50, 17 & 522 711 Millwood Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601 800-528-1234 or 540-662-4154 139 rooms, free coffee, USA Today, local calls. TV HBO, CNN, ESPN, Free Wi-Fi, in-room coffee makers, guest laundry. AAA, AARP, CAA, Corporate, and Government group rates. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery on premises.

DINING ONE BLOCK WEST I-81 Exit 315 or 313 to Old Town 25 South Indian Alley, Winchester, VA 22601 www.oneblockwest.com • 540-662-1455 Upscale yet casual fine dining. Sensational, seasonal cuisine showcasing fresh, local products. Menu changes daily. Fine wines. “Winchester’s most refined dining” (Frommer’s Virginia). Open Tue-Sat.

Seven acres of beautiful gardens, exhibitions, Glen Burnie House, Seven acres of beautiful gardens, fun events, and Museum Store. exhibitions, Glen12 Burnie FREE to ages and House, under. fun events, and Museum Store. Open Tuesday–Sunday. FREE to ages 12 and under. Open Tuesday–Sunday. 901 Amherst Street Winchester, VA 22601 901 Amherst Street 540-662-1473, ext. 235 Winchester, VA 22601 540-662-1473, ext. 235

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THE NEWTOWN HISTORY CENTER I-81 Exit 307 5408 Main Street, Stephens City, VA 22655 www.newtownhistorycenter.org • 540-869-1700 Wagon road settlement founded during the French & Indian War. Visit the old Steele & Bro. Store, tour the historic district. Check website for hours.

MIDDLETOWN ATTRACTIONS BELLE GROVE PLANTATION I-81 Exit 302 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, VA 22645 www.bellegrove.org • 540-869-2028 1797 home of Major Isaac Hite and Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Epicenter of the 1864 Civil War Battle of Cedar Creek.

DID YOU KNOW that there was so much Union and Confederate activity in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War that the town of Winchester changed hands between 60 and 70 times? DID YOU KNOW that the grandfather clock once owned by Confederate General Jubal Early is currently located at the Belle Grove Manor house in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia? DID YOU KNOW that the first publication of the hymn "Amazing Grace" in North America was at a small publishing house in Winchester, Virginia, that specialized in church music?

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CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK I-81 Exit 302 www.nps.gov/cebe • 540-869-3051 Preserves & interprets key historical sites related to the Civil War & the rich heritage of the Shenandaoh Valley. Exhibits & self-guided tour booklets available. Guided house tours of Belle Grove available seasonally.

CLARKE COUNTY, VA BOYCE ATTRACTIONS STATE ARBORETUM OF VIRGINIA I-81 Exit 313 US 50 9 miles east of Winchester 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce, VA 22620 www.blandy.virginia.edu • 540-837-1758 170 acres of native trees, shrubs, trails, bridle trail, 3-mile loop drive. Workshops, lectures, special events. Dawn to dusk, 365 days. Free admission. Dogs permitted.


LODGING L’AUBERGE PROVENÇALE BED AND BREAKFAST

DINING APPLE HOUSE RESTAURANT & GIFT SHOP

I-66 Exit 23 • US-340 South 13630 Lord Fairfax Hwy, Boyce, VA 22620 www.laubergeprovencale.com • 540-837-1375

I-66 Exit 13 4675 John Marshall Highway, Linden, VA 22642 www.theapplehouse.net • 540-636-6329

L’Auberge Provençale beckons you to explore the growth of spring, the deep shade of summer, the brilliance of fall and the solitude of winter.

Family run since 1963! Serving great food, BBQ, and our famous Apple Butter Donuts to our friends & travelers at the northern entrance to the Skyline Drive.

VIRGINIA'S CANOE CAPITAL

WE INVITE YOU TO VISIT

FRONT ROYAL, VA

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VA

WARREN COUNTY, VA

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VA

FRONT ROYAL ATTRACTIONS FRONT ROYAL OUTDOORS I-66 Exit 6 • US 340 South 8567 Stonewall Jackson Hwy. • Front Royal, VA 22630 540-635-5440 • 800-270-8808 • www.frontroyalcanoe.com We offer self-guided canoe, solo, tandem and fishing kayak, 4 and 6 person raft, tube, and stand-up paddle board trips on the legendary Shenandoah River.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY TOURISM I-81 Exits 298 to 264 600 North Main Street Suite 101, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.visitshenandoahcounty.com • 888-367-3965 There’s only one Shenandoah County in the Shenandoah Valley! Enjoy our beautiful mountains, abundant outdoor recreation, charming small towns, awardwinning wineries, craft breweries, unique restaurants, antiquing, arts, and rich history. Stay in our variety of hotels, B&Bs and vacation rental homes & cabins.

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STRASBURG ATTRACTIONS STRASBURG MUSEUM I-81 Exit 298 440 King Street, Strasburg, VA 22657 www.strasburgmuseum.org • 540-465-3175 Model railroad, caboose. 1739 German Bible, pottery, Black history, Civil War era, much more. “The Best Little Museum in Virginia!”

DID YOU KNOW that Shenandoah County is home to one of the best-known covered bridges in Virginia, the Meems Bottom Covered Bridge.  Originally built in 1892, it was burned by vandals on Halloween 1976 but reconstructed after salvaging the original timbers.

VIRGINIA BICYCLING ADVENTURES I-81 Exit 298 191 Abby Lane, Strasburg, VA 22657 www.virginiabicycling.com • 540-465-4202 Self-Guided Road Bicycle Tours through Virginia's Shenandoah and Piedmont Valleys. Route instructions. Maps provided. B&B accommodations. “Weekend packages, five different week-long, and 2 extended tours, available.”

WOODSTOCK DINING WOODSTOCK CAFE & SHOPPES I-81 Exit 283 117 South Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.cafeshoppes.com • 540-459-8888 Great food, unique gifts, and pleasant company. Open 7 days a week; Thursday nights for dinner. Check website for special evening events. Live entertainment Sunday afternoons.

EDINBURG TOWN OF EDINBURG I-81 Exit 279 101 Town Hall Avenue, PO Box 85, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.townofedinburg.com • 540-984-8521 Exemplifies the quaint, small town atmosphere of the Valley. Along its streets are art, craft, and gift shops as well as the Museum at the Edinburg Mill. 12 | www.VisitShenandoah.org

SHOPPING & SERVICES WHOLESOME FOODS COUNTRY DELI & BUTCHER SHOPPE I-81 Exit 279 986 South Ox Road, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.wholesomefoodsinc.com 540-984-8219, ext. 1 Quality fresh poultry, beef, pork, deli meat and cheeses. Custom cut meats-to-order. Home of Old Dominion Sugar Cured Country Ham & VA’s Best Bottled Water.

FORT VALLEY ATTRACTIONS FORT VALLEY RANCH I-81 Exit 279 299 South Fort Valley Rd, Fort Valley, VA 22652 www.fortvalleyranch.com 888-754-5771 or 540-933-6633 Mountain Horseback Riding. Guided, mountain horseback rides, wagon rides, camping, cabins, ranch packages. Just minutes from Luray or Woodstock, VA. Reservations strongly recommended. (See our ad on page 15)

ORKNEY SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS SHENANDOAH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL I-81 Exit 273 For tickets and information www.musicfest.org 540-459-3396 • To Orkney Springs Festival Grounds - US 11 south, right on Route 263 12 miles. Enjoy marvelous melodies outdoors! 53 years of outstanding summer concerts on the grounds of a national historic landmark in Orkney Springs, VA on select summer weekends.

MT. JACKSON - SHENANDOAH CAVERNS ATTRACTIONS ROUTE 11 POTATO CHIPS I-81 Exit 269 11 Edwards Way, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 www.rt11.com • 540-477-9664 Batch cooked kettle style potato chips. Seasonal specialties include Sweet Potato Chips & Yukon Gold Potato Chips. Fry-viewing at factory store. Best time is AM-Early PM.


SHENANDOAH CAVERNS I-81 Exit 269 261 Caverns Road, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847 www.shenandoahcaverns.com • 540-477-3115 Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors for over 90 years. It's the only Virginia cavern with elevator service. Conveniently located only 2 minutes from I-81.

CABIN CAPITAL OF VIRGINIA

NEW MARKET ATTRACTIONS SHENANDOAH VALLEY FLEA MARKET I-81 Exit 269 3549 Old Valley Pike New Market, VA 22844 • 540-740-3900 Shenandoah Valley Flea Market features over SEVENTY vendors selling antiques, books, coins, jewelry, primitives, tools and MORE! We are open daily 9-5

VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF THE CIVIL WAR & NEW MARKET BATTLEFIELD STATE HISTORICAL PARK I-81 Exit 264 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market, VA 22844 www.vmi.edu/newmarket • 866-515-1864 300-acre battlefield, historic Bushong Farm and museum complex. Site made famous by participation of VMI Cadets in the Battle of New Market. Museum exhibit presents overall picture of Civil War in Virginia. Open daily 9am-5pm.

DINING MCDONALD’S I-81 Exit 264 171 West Old Cross Road, New Market, VA 22844 Close to interstate, easy on/off. Civil War theme décor, self-serve beverage bar. Quick, friendly service, play land, pet green area. Buses welcome.

DID YOU KNOW that Shenandoah County is home to the oldest working courthouse still in use west of the Blue Ridge.  Located in downtown Woodstock, this historic courthouse dates back to 1795 and in addition to holding court, it now serves as a museum and visitor center.

LURAY - PAGE COUNTY PAGE COUNTY, VA SHENANDOAH TOWN OF SHENANDOAH I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East to US 340 South, 10 min. www.TownOfShenandoah.com • 540-652-8164 Large Historic District/Town Hall Museum! Civil War trails, active rail yard, watch trains, shop downtown! Shenandoah Landing and Park! Big Gem Park. Many events!

ATTRACTIONS SHENANDOAH RIVER ADVENTURES I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East to US 340 South 415 Long Avenue, Shenandoah, VA 22849 www.shenandoahriveradventures.com 888-309-7222 toll free Canoe, kayak, tube rentals. Over 50 miles of river fun, from beginners to advanced. Guided & self-guided trips. Info and shuttle included. Call for appointment.

STANLEY ATTRACTIONS JORDAN HOLLOW STABLES I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 675 Pine Grove Road, Stanley, VA 22851 www.jordanhollowstables.com • 540-778-2623 Trail rides for the whole family. 1 hour to 1 1/2 hour Trail rides. Trot rides available. Pony rides. Safe Terrian. Affordable rates. Reservations required.

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WISTERIA FARM & VINEYARD I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 1126 Marksville Road, Stanley, VA 22851 www.wisteriavineyard.com • 540-742-1489 Small winery on slope of the Blue Ridge. Working farm with Romney Sheep, free-roaming chickens. Picnic, sit on our deck, and enjoy the views and wine. (See our ad on page 15)

LURAY

LURAY-PAGE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTER

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 18 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835 Open 9am-5pm daily • www.VisitLurayPage.com Call for free travel guide 888-743-3915 In the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, nestled between the Blue Ridge and Massanutten Mountains, Luray and Page County is home to the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, as well as Luray Caverns. Lodging for every budget and taste, from cozy cabins to elegant B&Bs; motels to campsites. Canoeing on Shenandoah River, charming towns, historic sites, antiques and festivals. (See our ad on this page & page 15)

ATTRACTIONS GARDEN MAZE AT LURAY CAVERNS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 101 Cave Hill Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.thegardenmaze.com • 540-843-0769 Mid-Atlantic’s largest garden maze. 8 foot hedges create pathways of puzzlement. Misting fog keeps things cool! Open daily early Spring- November; Winter-weekends only, weather permitting.

LURAY CAVERNS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 970 US Highway 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com • 540-743-6551

MUST SEE!

U.S. Natural Landmark. Largest, most popular caverns in the East. Well-lighted paved walkways, cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high. Towering stone columns, crystal clear pools. Home of the world’s only Stalactite Organ. Near Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park, 15 minutes from I-81, New Market. Also included the Car and Carriage Caravan, Luray Valley Museum. Open Daily year-round. (See our ad on page 16) 14 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


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CAVERNS COUNTRY CLUB I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 296 T.C. Northcott Blvd., Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com • 540-743-7111 Nestled in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking the fabled Shenandoah River, this unique golf setting creates one of the most scenic opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region.

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK LODGING Featuring Skyline Drive I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East www.goshenandoah.com • 877-247-9261

MUST SEE!

Just 75 miles east of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is your escape to recreation and re-creation. Cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows - take a hike or guided horseback ride or meander along Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. Plan an overnight stay at Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge or Lewis Mountain Cabins or dine at one of the lodges. Plan your Shenandoah escape today! (See our ad on page 21)

THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East Headquarters in Luray, VA www.nps.gov/shen • 540-999-3500 A Virginia National Park featuring Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. 105 miles from Front Royal to Waynesboro, 75 overlooks, over 500 miles of hiking trails including 101 of the Appalachian Trail. Visitor centers, ranger programs, wildlife, and more! Stay overnight at one of the park’s historic lodges or campgrounds. 16 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


SHENANDOAH VALLEY Miles of National + 200 Scenic Byways

BY THE NUMBERS

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Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park is 105 miles of pure driving pleasure, Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway offers another 100 miles of dramatic scenery & West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle has the 136 mile Washington Heritage Trail.

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Averaging a cool 54 degrees! These naturally formed landmarks are part of the incredible landscape found in the Shenandoah Valley – as much fun above ground as below.

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Seasons of Outdoor Recreation

Vineyards, Craft + 16 Breweries & Distilleries

National Park

Shenandoah National Park offers 200,000 acres of gorgeous back country and over 4,000 feet of elevation and mountain views. The Valley also includes Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia and Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park in Virginia.

Over 90 Years

Wild and Local Places

Explore the Valley’s backcountry in Shenandoah National Park, on the Appalachian Trail, and in the George Washington/Jefferson National Forests. Bring the kids to visit with the animals at the Virginia Safari Park and take a picture with the baby tigers at Natural Bridge Zoo.

From the mountains to the rivers and the lush green valley in-between, you can swim, fish, ski, snowboard, zip-line, camp, go horseback riding, and more!

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World Class Caverns

Raise your glass and celebrate Virginia Wine throughout the Valley. Experience a variety of spirits in a region emerging as a global wine leader.

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Lynchburg

AIRPORT

SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT

Virginia and West Virginia

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

CACAPON STATE PARK

BERKELEY SPRINGS STATE PARK

CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

SHENANDOAH VALLEY 

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ANDY GUEST SHENANDOAH RIVER STATE PARK

SKY MEADOWS STATE PARK

HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK


GEORGE WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON NATIONAL FORESTS

LAKE MOOMAW DOUTHAT STATE PARK

Natural Bridge

Lynchburg

A National Scenic Byway is a road recognized by the U S Department of Transportation. Established by Congress in 1991 to preserve and protect the nation’s scenic but often less-traveled roads, the Shenandoah Valley hosts over 200 miles of scenic byways. Today you can take in the views along the Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway or West Virginia's Washington Heritage Trail, easily accessible from many of our Shenandoah Valley towns.

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Fun Ideas

For Travel

Ride a horse...

Attend a festival, concert or theater...

Let our outfitters saddle you up on a guided trail ride in the backcountry of George Washington National Forest, Shenandoah National Park, or through beautiful country fields surrounded by the panoramic scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guided wagon rides are also offered by some of the outfitters.

The Valley is home to professional theatre, music festivals, and more. Bluegrass, symphonies, Big Bands, and country music can all be found in Valley venues. Highlights include Winchester’s Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® and Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre. A summertime tradition, don’t miss the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs.

Buy fresh at farmers' markets...

Go shopping...

Of course you'll find organic, locally grown fresh fruit, vegetables and beef in the Valley's many farmers markets and orchards, but they have grown to include delicious pastries and breads, cookies, eggs, cheeses, and even non-food items such as handmade crafts, jewelry, and clothing.

Re-discover what customer service means! You'll find the storekeepers in our small towns friendly and knowledgeable about their products – and willing to spend time with you discussing them. From Virginia-made objects of all kinds to original artwork by talented artisans, hard-core shoppers will find themselves running to catch another bargain.

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SHENANDOAH RIVER OUTFITTERS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 6502 South Page Valley Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.shenandoahriver.com 800-6CANOE2 or 540-743-4159 Canoe! Kayak! Raft! Tube! Shenandoah River fun. Great family experience. Tent campground. 9 Log cabin rentals on river. Plan for a day, weekend or week! (See our ad on page 15)

LODGING ALLSTAR LODGING VACATION CABIN RENTALS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 803 E. Main St. Luray, VA 22835 www.allstarlodging.com • 540-843-0606 Vacation rentals with Kitchens, Fireplaces, Swimming pools, Hot tubs, romantic getaways, family vacations, reunions or corporate retreats. Open year round. Pets welcome. (See our ad on page 15)

BROOKSIDE CABINS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 2978 US Highway 211 East, Luray, VA 22835 www.brooksidecabins.com • 540-743-5698 4½ miles east of Luray. Log sided cabins along brook. 1-2 bedrooms. Gas fireplaces, interior hot tubs, small refrigerator, and wi-fi. Daily maid service. Open year-round.

CRESTVIEW COTTAGE I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 1320 South Antioch Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.crestviewcottage.com • 540-743-4674 Between the Massanutten & Blue Ridge Mountains. Perfect honeymoon/vacation getaway. Fireplace, whirlpool for 2, cathedral ceiling, Dish Network. No smoking. Open year-round. Pets extra charge.

LURAY CAVERNS MOTELS I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 970 US Highway 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com • 540-743-6551 Quiet settings opposite each Luray Caverns entrance and adjacent to the Luray Singing Tower. Each offers the stunning backdrop of Shenandoah National Park with beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

NATURE’S CALLING.

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK IS THE ANSWER. Enjoy 105 miles of scenery along Skyline Drive, 200,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness and endless amounts of inspired recreation – all within a few hours of Washington, D.C. At the end of your day, stay overnight in the park at Skyland or Big Meadows Lodge. Ready to heed the call? Book now at goshenandoah.com or call 877-313-2586. Hospitality by Delaware North. ©2016 DNC Parks & Resorts at Shenandoah, Inc.

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I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 1132 Jewell Hollow Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.shadowmountainescape.com 540-843-0584 • goriddle@hotmail.com

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 800-296-5105 Known throughout the Shenandoah Valley for its gracious atmosphere, personalized service and historic surroundings; this restored inn offers guestrooms/suites, fine and casual dining, outdoor pool and spa. Full-service venue for gatherings, retreats, meetings and weddings. (See our ad on page 14)

Virginia’s “Simply Charming” authentic timber frame cabins bordering the Shenandoah National Park. A truly unique romantic couple’s escape conveniently located in a woodland park setting on the “Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop“.

THE COUNTRY PLACE I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East Lodging and Camping on the Shenandoah River 100 Fort Liscomb Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.countryplacecabins.com • 540-743-4007 country@shentel.net Shenandoah River front: cabins (2-3 bedrooms), lodge (7+ bedrooms, 15 acres), Wi-Fi; free long distance. Treehouse, camp on river farm. Unique venues: weddings, reunions, corporate retreats, honeymoons.

THE MANOR HOUSE AND COTTAGE COLLECTION AT THE MIMSLYN INN I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 401 West Main Street Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 800-296-5105 or 540-743-5105 The Mimslyn Inn’s quality lodging selection now includes historic cottages, luxury cottages and a fully restored five bedroom Manor House. Enjoy maturely landscaped grounds and mountain views with private pool, hot tub, game area and event options. (See our ad on page 14)

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I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 4-1/2 mi east of Luray • 2978 US Hwy 211 E Luray, VA 22835 • 540-743-5698 Between Luray Caverns & Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. Home cooking, fresh breads, cakes/pies baked daily. Buffet lunches/dinners with huge salad bar.

SPEAKEASY BAR & RESTAURANT AT THE MIMSLYN INN I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 800-296-5105 or 540-743-5105 Causal dining experience and local hot spot located at the "secret" East entrance of The Mimslyn Inn. Live music and nightly specials. Porch and Fine Dining options also available. (See our ad on page 14)

DID YOU KNOW according to the International Caves Association, Luray Caverns is the second most visited caverns in the world.


ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA TIMBERVILLE ATTRACTIONS PLAINS DISTRICT MEMORIAL MUSEUM I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 West 7 miles 176 North Main Street, Timberville, VA 22853 www.plainsmuseum.com • 540-896-7900 Featuring exhibits & memorabilia from the Plains District of Rockingham County. Open Thursday thru Sunday 1-4pm. Free admission.

SHOWALTER’S ORCHARD & GREENHOUSE I-81 Exit 257 17768 Honeyville Road, Timberville, VA 22853 www.showaltersorchard.com • 540-896-7582 From farm grown apples we craft award-winning sweet and hard ciders. Connect with us for what is available today for PYO or picked for you. (See our ad on this page)

HARRISONBURG – MASSANUTTEN CAMPING HARRISONBURG / SHENANDOAH VALLEY KOA I-81 Exit 257 12480 Mountain Valley Road, Broadway, VA 22815 www.KOA.com/campgrounds/Harrisonburg 540-896-8929 US 11 North 100 yards to Rt 608, then right 3 1/2 miles. Tent, RV sites, cabins, lodges. Big Rig friendly. Pool, mini golf, LP gas, more! Open year-round. (See our ad on this page)

ATTRACTIONS HARPER’S STATUARY & WATER GARDENS I-81 Exit 251 • 1 mile south on US 11 2670 North Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.HarpersStatuary.com • 540-434-8978 East Coast’s largest variety of cast stone statuary made on site. Water feature displays, gift shops, water garden supplies, pottery, and landscape stone. Buy direct, save. Open year-round. (See our ad on this page)

Open All Year I-81 Exit 251 Turn Left on Rt. 11, 1 mile 540-434-8978 www.HarpersStatuary.com

DID YOU KNOW for security during World War II, the Star Spangled Banner was secretly housed at Shenandoah National Park in Luray. DID YOU KNOW Shenandoah National Park has one of the densest populations of black bears documented within the U.S?

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DID YOU KNOW Harrisonburg is one of the first designated Arts & Cultural Districts and first Culinary District in Virginia? It’s just a short drive west of Swift Run gap offering food tours, pub crawls, innovative foodie spots, local shops and art galleries. WILD GUYDE ADVENTURES I-81 Exit 245 1047 Stuart St., Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.WildGUYde.com • 540-433-1637 WILD GUYde Adventures provides guided rock climbing, caving, and canoeing day-trips in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.

LAKEVIEW GOLF COURSE I-81 Exit 245 • East on Port Republic Road for 3 miles, left on Shen Lake Drive for 2 miles 4101 Shen Lake Drive, Harrisonburg, VA. 22801 www.lakeviewgolf.net • 540-434-8937 27 Holes - Forest (tree lined), Lake (open fairways) and Mountain (PGA layout) - Tee times online.

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MASSANUTTEN ADVENTURES I-81 Exit 247 A • East on US 33 850 Meadow Vista Lane, McGaheysville, VA 22840 www.massadventures.com • 540-289-4066 Canoe, kayak, raft, tube. Trips daily from Massanutten to Shenandoah River. Check website for details on river adventures and area excursions. Your adventure is waiting... RV sites, cabins, lodges. Big Rig friendly. Pool, mini golf, LP gas, more! Open year-round.

MASSANUTTEN RESORT I-81 Exit 247 A • East on US 33 1822 Resort Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 www.MassResort.com • 540.289.9441 www.facebook.com/Massanutten

MUST SEE!

Offering personalized vacation experiences in gorgeous mountain surroundings. 6,000-acre four-season resort. Over 150 activities, including a snow sports area, a 130,000 square foot indoor/outdoor Waterpark, two 18-hole golf courses, luxury spa, new zip lines & canopy tours, much more! 30+ miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Seven+ dining facilities, six shops. There’s truly something for everyone! (See our ad on this page)

MASSANUTTEN WATERPARK I-81 Exit 247 A • East on US 33 1822 Resort Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 www.MassanuttenWaterPark.com • 540-437-3340 8 water slides, aquatic fortress, kiddie area, the Flow Rider, more! Indoor park open year-round; Outdoor Park open Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day. Surf shop, three restaurants and a candy shop, state-ofthe-art arcade. Group Pricing, overnight packages. (See our ad on this page)

VIRGINIA QUILT MUSEUM I-81 Exit 245 West 301 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.vaquiltmuseum.org • 540-433-3818

Vacation Packages Available!

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Virginia’s Official Quilt Museum, located in the historic Warren-Sipe House, features changing exhibits of contemporary and antique quilts, and unique Museum Shop. Closed mid-December-January. Open Tue-Sat 10am-4pm. Admission charge.


LODGING BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD INN & COTTAGES I-81 Exit 247 B 491 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.bythesideoftheroad.com • 540-801-0430 Choice of different types of accommodations: 1) Traditional Historic Manor House Suites; 2) Luxurious Cottages w/ Oversized Whirlpools, 3) Sleek, Pond-side Cottage Suites w/Doorless Showers. Breakfast In Your Suite!

COMFORT INN HARRISONBURG I-81 Exit 247 A 1440 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.comfortinn.com/hotel/va429 • 540-433-6066 Complimentary hot breakfast, free wireless internet, local calls. Seasonal heated outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center. Cable TV with HBO. Suites with six foot whirlpool, sitting area, microwave. AAA Three Diamonds. Near area attractions, shopping, restaurants.

COUNTRY INN & SUITES HARRISONBURG I-81 Exit 243 27 Covenant Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.countryinns.com/harrisonburgva 800-830-5222 US/Canada toll free or 540-433-2400 Offering a warm, welcoming atmosphere and amenities, free high-speed internet, indoor pool, fitness center and complimentary breakfast. Come unwind and see what sets us apart from other hotels! Near JMU, historic downtown, and attractions.

HAMPTON INN OF HARRISONBURG-UNIVERSITY I-81 Exit 247 A 85 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.harrisonburguniv.hamptoninn.com 800-HAMPTON or 540-432-1111 Complimentary full hot buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, Business Center, On Site/off Site Exercise Facilities and Seasonal Outdoor Pool. Located 0.9 miles to James Madison University along with easy access to Eastern Mennonite College, Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital and Massanutten Resort. Beautiful Conference Room for up to 12 ppl and Meeting Room for up to 30 ppl.

THE VILLAGE INN HARRISONBURG I-81 Exit 240 4979 S. Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.thevillageinn.travel • 800-736-7355 or 540-434-7355 In the heart of the historic Shenandoah Valley, The Village Inn is ideal for families and business travelers, alike. We offer complete comfort for your stay, combined with scenic beauty and southern hospitality.

DINING CAPITAL ALE HOUSE I-81 Exit 247 B 41-A Court Square • Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-564-2537 • www.CapitalAleHouse.com Offering the largest selection of Virginia craft beer. This restaurant boasts private dining space, game room with darts and billiards and a stunning rooftop deck.

SHOPPING SHENANDOAH HERITAGE MARKET I-81 Exit 243 • US 11 South 121 Carpenter Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.ShenandoahMarket.com • 540-433-3929 Food, Antiques, Gifts & so much more. The area’s largest country market. Locally owned & operated. RV & bus parking. Open year-round. Mon-Sat

WHITE OAK LAVENDER FARM & THE PURPLE WOLF VINYARD I-81 Exit 245 2644 Cross Keys Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.whiteoaklavender.com • 540-421-6345 Farm made lavender products. Wine & Gourmet Food tastings. You-pick lavender and classes available. Discovery area with animals, gardens and picnic area. Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 1pm-6pm.

DID YOU KNOW that one of the most outstanding viewing spots in the George Washington National Forest is the High Knob Fire Lookout Tower. The tower is located at an elevation of 4,107 feet, on the State line between Virginia’s Rockingham County and West Virginia’s Pendleton County. www.VisitShenandoah.org | 25


ELKTON SHOPPING SOLACE STUDIOS FINE HANDCRAFTS I-81 Exit 247 A • US 33 East 14 mi from 1-81 • 193 West Spotswood Avenue, Elkton, VA 22827 www.solaceinc.com • 540-298-5222 Working studio of marbling fiber artist Barb Polin, plus gallery of fine handcrafts of 250+ American craftsmen. Restored circa 1920’s bldg. Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm; Sat 10 am-4 pm; Sun noon-5 pm. (See our ad on this page)

LODGING CLEAR SPRING HOMESTEAD B&B I-81 Exit 240 5603 West Dry River Road • Dayton, VA www.clearspringhomestead.com 866-479-2360 or 540-879-2360 Call for directions. 1100 acre grant from the King of England. Current home built in 1838. Become part of its history. Available for weddings, receptions, meetings.

MT. CRAWFORD DAYTON ATTRACTIONS THE HERITAGE MUSEUM I-81 Exit 245 382 High Street • Dayton, VA 22821 www.valleyheritagemuseum.org • 540-879-2616 Local Valley history and folk art, plus Historic Dayton Welcome Center. Civil War Discovery Trail site with electric map of Jackson’s Valley Campaign. Genealogy Library. (See our ad on this page)

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ATTRACTIONS CROSSKEYS VINEYARDS & ESTATE I-81 Exit 235 6011 East Timber Ridge Road, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841 www.crosskeysvineyards.com facebook.com/CrossKeysVineyards • 540-234-0505 Unlock the Love at CrossKeys Vineyards. Tours: Noon, 2 pm, 4 pm. Tastings: 11am-7pm daily. Call for winter hours. For information on weddings, corporate/private events, music inquiries, events@crosskeysvineyards.com.

SHOPPING GREEN VALLEY BOOK FAIR I-81 Exit 240 2192 Green Valley Lane, Mt Crawford, VA 22841 www.gvbookfair.com • 800-385-0099. East 1.5 mile, left at sign. 500,000 new books at 60%-90% off retail. All categories. Open six times a year. Call for current schedule.

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I-81 Exit 235 East 6 mi to Grottoes • 5 Grand Caverns Drive Grottoes, VA 24441 • www.grandcaverns.com • 888-430-CAVE Oldest show cave in America. A stately and powerful example of nature’s handiwork! Fantastic subterranean sights with over 200 rare “shield” formations. Rated # 2 cave in the United States by Parade Magazine. Visited by Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War and the “Valley Campaign”. Tours available daily. The park offers trails, hiking, more! Enjoy a picnic lunch after touring the Caverns! (See our ad on page 27) 26 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


WOODROW WILSON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM I-81 Exit 225 or 222 20 North Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.woodrowwilson.org • 540-885-0897

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STAUNTON, VA AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA STAUNTON STAUNTON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU I-81 Exits 220 – 225 800-342-7982 • www.VisitStaunton.com www.SavorStaunton.com Historic downtown delights visitors with vibrant arts scene, great restaurants, amazing architecture. Honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for outstanding revitalization accomplishments. Experience Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre, Frontier Culture Museum, a living museum illustrating the daily lives of the Valley’s early settlers, and the life and legacy of President Woodrow Wilson at his birthplace. (See our ad on the inside front cover)

ATTRACTIONS FRONTIER CULTURE MUSEUM I-81 Exit 222 • US 250 W, ent. ½ mi on left at light 1290 Richmond Avenue, Staunton, VA 22401 www.frontiermuseum.org • 540-332-7850 Come explore America’s past at 11 outdoor exhibits linking the Old World to America. Open year-round, "Living History" interpretation brings the past to life.

Retrace the inspiring journey of our 28th president at The Woodrow Wilson Museum and then enjoy an engaging guided tour of President Wilson’s birthplace.

LODGING STONEWALL JACKSON HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER I-81 Exit 222 • Downtown 24 Market Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.stonewalljacksonhotel.com 866-880-0024 or 540-885-4848 Nestled in Historic Downtown Staunton in the heart of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley, this 124-room hotel captures the spirit, history and charm of the old South.

THE BUCKHORN INN I-81 Exit 222 2487 Hankey Mountain Hwy, Churchville, VA 24421 www.thebuckhorninn.com • 540-337-8660 Step back in time. Relax in our 1811 stagecoach stop. Sat TV, Wi-Fi, private baths, and wrap-around porch. Breakfast. Children welcome. Weddings, other events hosted.

SHOPPING SUNSPOTS STUDIOS & GLASS BLOWING I-81 Exit 220 to downtown 202 South Lewis Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.sunspots.com • 540-885-0678 Live glassblowing daily until 4pm. Gift gallery of art glass made on site, American-made jewelry, and craft. Alex and Ani jewelry. Open 7 days/week.

STAR “B” STABLES I-81 Exit 222 2926 Barterbrook Road, Staunton, VA 24401 www.starbstables.com • 540-885-8855 One-hour guided trail ride along Christian’s Creek through the water, into the woods. No experience needed. Gentle horses for children six years & over.

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FISHERSVILLE ATTRACTIONS BARREN RIDGE VINEYARDS I-64 Exit 91 • US 250 West or I-81 Exit 225 and follow the signs 984 Barren Ridge Rd, Fishersville, VA 22939 www.barrenridgevineyards.com • 540-248-3300 Featuring unsurpassed Valley views, the winery was converted from the Higgs’ former apple orchard barn. Mon-Wed 11 am-6 pm; Thurs-Sat 11 am-8 pm., Sun 1-6 pm. Call for extended summer hours.

BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

WEYERS CAVE SHOPPING ROCKY’S GOLD, SILVER AND ANTIQUES I-81 Exit 235 3287 Lee Highway, Weyers Cave, VA 24486 www.rockysgoldandsilver.com • 800-296-8676 Over 25 thousand square feet filled with gold, silver, jewelry, coins, giftware, antiques and more. Buying gold and silver daily. You’ve got to see it to believe it!

DID YOU KNOW the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) in Staunton houses the world’s ONLY authentic recreation of Shakespeare’s Blackfriars Playhouse. ASC mounts more performances of Shakespeare’s work each year than any other theater company in the USA.

Cabin Creekwood Your Truly Restful Getaway! Close to great activities including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Wintergreen Resort, & Sherando Lake.

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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

Everything from a pre-Civil War cabin to a modern mountain home.

Call or go online to request FREE info packet!

I-81 Exit 143 www.blueridgeparkway.org Road Conditions 828-298-0398 Experience America’s Favorite Drive! Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Parkway one of the most visited sections of the National Park System. 469 miles with 217 in Virginia connecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Open year-round.

WAYNESBORO LODGING CABIN CREEKWOOD-YOUR TRULY RESTFUL GETAWAY! I-64 Exit 96 44 Creekwood Lane, Lyndhurst, VA 22952 www.cabincreekwood.com • 540-943-8552 Year-round, quiet, secluded, fully furnished mountain cabins, 1-3 bedrooms. BBQ grills, picnic tables, play areas, AC/heat, fireplace or woodstove, and pool. (See our ad on this page)

WAYNESBORO NORTH 340 CAMPGROUND I-64 Exit 96 1125 Eastside Highway, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.waynesboron340campground.com • 540-943-9573 Located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. RV & tent sites, pool, tennis court, playground for kids, horseshoes. Free Wi-Fi. Daily, weekly and monthly rates. Open year-round.


ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA CROZET LODGING MONTFAIR RESORT FARM I-81 to I-64 E take 107 Exit to Crozet 2500 Bezaleel Drive, Crozet, Virginia • 434-823-5202 www.montfairresortfarm.com

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Eco- friendly vacation cottages overlook lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 15 miles NW of Charlottesville. Enjoy 129 acres of hiking trails, bikes, canoes, fishing. Rustic lodge for weddings & events. Pets Welcome!

LEXINGTON, VA ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VA LEXINGTON - BUENA VISTA

LEXINGTON & ROCKBRIDGE AREA VISITOR CENTERS

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ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VA ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VA COVINGTON - CLIFTON FORGE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND TOURISM I-81 Exit 191 • I-64 West, US 60 110 Mall Road, Covington, VA 24426 info@ahchamber.com • 888-430-5786 or 540-962-2178 www.visitalleghanyhighlands.com • www.ahchamber.com The Alleghany Highlands with its beautiful mountain views, endless outdoor recreation, historic and cultural attractions and two walkable downtowns with locally owned shops and restaurants.

DID YOU KNOW six movies have been filmed in Lexington and Rockbridge County: Brother Rat (1938), Mardi Gras (1958), Sommersby (1993), Gods and Generals (2003), War of the Worlds (2005) and Field of Lost Shoes (2014).

106 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450 www.lexingtonvirginia.com • 540-463-3777

BUENA VISTA VISITOR CENTER 595 E. 29th St., Buena Vista, VA 24416 www.lexingtonvirginia.com • 540-261-8004 Stroll the campuses of Washington & Lee University and Virginia Military Institute. Visit museums, restaurants, shops and galleries. Experience Lexington by horse drawn carriage. Tap your toes to live music at Glen Maury Park and Lime Kiln Theater. Enjoy scenic drives on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Wilderness Road. Hike, bike and paddle on our trail systems and meandering rivers. Lexington and Buena Vista Visitor Centers open daily 9am-5pm. Buena Vista center open Fri-Sun 10am-4pm from Dec-March. Call or visit us online to request a free travel guide.

ATTRACTIONS GEORGE C. MARSHALL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY I-81 Exit 195 1600 VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450 www.marshallfoundation.org • 540-463-7103 Profiles one of 20th Century’s greatest statesmen, America’s first 5-star general. Displays include his Nobel Peace prize & medals. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. www.VisitShenandoah.org | 29


VMI MUSEUM

VIRGINIA’S NATURAL BRIDGE PARK

I-81 Exit 188 B 415 Letcher Avenue, Lexington, VA 24450 www.vmi.edu/museum • 540-464-7334

I-81 Exits 180 or 175 15 Appledore Lane • Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • 800-533-1410

Museum of the nation’s first state military college. Exhibits: Stonewall Jackson uniforms, his horse Little Sorrel, The Henry Stewart Antique Firearms Collection, and more! Free admission.

Described in 1774 by owner Thomas Jefferson as “nature’s cathedral”, this 20-story bridge is history’s looking-glass. Play for a day or stay the night.

VIRGINIA SAFARI PARK

LODGING APPLEWOOD INN & LLAMA TREKKING I-81 Exit 180 242 Tarn Beck Lane, Lexington, VA 24450 www.Applewoodbb.com • 800-463-1902 High above Buffalo Creek on 36 acres. 3 rooms, sleeping 6-9 (children age 7+). Pool, llama treks, fishing, hiking, hot tub, Jacuzzi, fireplaces, guest fridge. No smoking.

FOX HILL BED & BREAKFAST SUITES I-81 Exit 200 4383 Borden Grant Trail, Fairfield, VA 24435 www.foxhillbb.com • 800-369-8005 Find beauty and tranquility at our 38-acre retreat. Awesome Blue Ridge Mountain views. Immaculate suites, full breakfast, or private family-friendly kitchen suites

NATURAL BRIDGE NATURAL BRIDGE INFORMATION DESK (Located in the Rockbridge Artisan Center and Gift Shop) 6477 S. Lee Hwy., Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.lexingtonvirginia.com

ATTRACTIONS THE CAVERNS AT NATURAL BRIDGE I-81 Exits 180 or 175 15 Appledore Lane • Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • 800-533-1410 Not just any cave tour, check Facebook or our website for some unique ways to keep exploring the deepest commercial caverns on the East Coast!

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I-81 Exit 180 or 180 B 229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.virginiasafaripark.com • 540-291-3205

MUST SEE!

180-acre drive-thru adventure with over 1,000 free-roaming animals. Herds of zebra, llamas, elk, deer, camels, antelope, bison and much more feeding from your car. VA’s largest, and only, drive-thru zoo. Enjoy the 10-acre Village with tigers, cheetahs, monkeys, budgie feeding, reptiles, and petting area. Open daily mid-March to November. Last car admitted 1-hour before closing. No pets; no smoking. Check website for hours and rates.

LODGING COUNTRY INN & SUITES LEXINGTON I-81 Exit 191 875 N. Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450 www.countryinns.com • 800-830-5222. Guests are always minutes from breathtaking Shenandoah Valley sights, exciting attractions in Historic Lexington, the Colleges of Washington & Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, and Virginia Horse Center.

NATURAL BRIDGE HISTORIC HOTEL I-81 Exits 180 or 175 15 Appledore Lane • Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • 800-533-1410 Come visit to play, learn and feed your soul! Offering updated rooms with striking views, verandas or balconies, scenically embraced by the Blue Ridge Mountains - the perfect complement to any memorable occasion.


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LYNCHBURG, VA LYNCHBURG CITY OF LYNCHBURG I-81 Exit 188 A • US 60 E., US 29 S., VA-210 W. Office: 901 / Mail: 900 Church Street Lynchburg, VA 24504 • tourism@lynchburgva.gov 434-485-7299 • #LynchburgVA is Trending Visitor Center: 216 Twelfth Street (800)732-5821 • www. LynchburgVirginia.org www.DiscoverLynchburg.org Beautiful amid the Blue Ridge Mountains and along the James River offering a vibrant arts scene, iconic architecture, unique shops and tempting culinary options. During your stay, enticing local and regional attractions await your exploration including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg Museum, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Amazement Square Children’s Museum. (See our ad on page 32)

BEDFORD BEDFORD WELCOME CENTER I-81 Exit 150 A • Follow Rt. 220 Alternate to 460 East 816 Burks Hill Road, Bedford, VA 24523 www.visitbedford.com • 877-447-3257 Historic Centertown’s Antique & Specialty Shops, Galleries, Bedford Museum, Bedford Artisan Trail, National D-Day Memorial, Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat “Poplar Forest”, Smith Mountain Lake, Blue Ridge Parkway & Peaks of Otter. (See our ad on this page)

DID YOU KNOW that Edwin Arthur "Ned" Emerson, an actor little known today, is buried in the Old Presbyterian Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia? Emerson was an actor who was performing on the stage of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC the night that John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. In fact Emerson was a close friend of Booth and they often performed on stage together. Emerson’s first wife was from Lynchburg and he operated a bookshop and news stand on Lynchburg’s Main Street for a while during the late 19th century. www.VisitShenandoah.org | 31


ATTRACTIONS PEAKS OF OTTER WINERY I-81 Exit 150 A 2122 Sheep Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523 www.PeaksofOtterWinery.com • 540-586-3707 25 varieties of fine fruit wines. Sample fruits, jellies, jams, butters. Guests, families welcome. Horse & Hound Wine Festival, 2nd Saturday in July. Eight miles from D-Day Memorial and Blue Ridge Parkway.

LODGING PEAKS OF OTTER LODGE I-81 Exit 167 or 162 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523 www.peaksofotter.com 540-586-1081 • 866-387-9905 Peaks of Otter Lodge offers lodging, meeting and banquet facilities, full-service restaurant, lounge and gift shop - all overlooking beautiful Abbott Lake and majestic Sharp Top Mountain. Located at mile 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

DINING PEAKS OF OTTER LAKE VIEW RESTAURANT I-81 Exit 167 or 162 85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA 24523 www.peaksofotter.com • 888-454-7711 Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely meal or a bountiful Sunday brunch, we have what you crave. Located at mile 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway

DID YOU KNOW that two future U.S. presidents, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley, were officers under Union General David Hunter when he invaded the Shenandoah Valley, camped at the Peaks of Otter before burning the town of Liberty (now Bedford) and then were defeated on the edge of Lynchburg?

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ROANOKE, VA ROANOKE COUNTY, VA ROANOKE

ROANOKE VALLEY VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER

of love..

and a one-of-a-kind wedding or event that will make the day memorable and a celebration with friends and family?

I-81 Exit 143 to 581 Exit 5 101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE, Roanoke, VA 24016 www.visitvablueridge.com • 800-635-5535 As the largest metro along Interstate 81 in Virginia, experience the stunning beauty of Virginia’s Blue Ridge brimming with railroad heritage, arts and culture, one of a kind retail shops and a wealth of outdoor recreation in the heart of our breathtaking mountains. Endless choices of creative cuisine, lodging options and things to do can be found at www.visitvablueridge.com

DID YOU KNOW The Roanoke Star on Mill Mountain was erected in 1949 and is known as the largest man-made star with over 2,000 ft. of neon tubing and can be seen 60 miles away How tall is it?  Answer – 100 feet with the concrete base or 88 feet without the concrete base.

The Shenandoah Valley is filled with unique venues, professional services and legendary hospitality that will make your day.

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Bring A Group BLUE RIDGE TOURS I-81 Exit 247 A • 1850 Meadow Vista Lane, McGaheysville, VA 22840 www.blueridgetours.com • 866-652-TOURS

Travel with the Best! Distinctive Quality with Exceptional Service. Experience Blue Ridge Tours for all your charter motor coach needs!

SHENANDOAH TOURS I-81 Exit 225 US 11 S. •  PO Box 2066, 2225 N. Augusta Street Staunton, VA 24401 •  www.shenandoahtours.com 540-885-1528 •  shenandoahtours@comcast.net

Complete services for touring in and out of the Shenandoah Valley.

GO BLUE RIDGE TRAVEL 133 Premier Place • Shepherdstown, WV 25443 540-533-1853 • www.goblueridgetravel.com

Is it just you, your family and friends, your business colleagues, or your whole wedding party – Go Blue Ridge Travel is your concierge.

Services APPEAL PRODUCTION

MOORE PUBLIC RELATIONS

SIGNS USA

250 E Elizabeth Street, Ste. 111, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.appealproduction.com • 540-271-0023

I-81 Exit 222 • 29 East Beverley Street, Staunton VA 540-886-3131 • www.moorepublicrelations.com

I-81 Exit 247A • 21 Terri Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 signsusava@gmail.com • 450-432-6366

Moore Public Relations is a boutique communications agency that focuses on brand-building, strategic marketing, and targeted media relations.

A full-service sign shop offering computer-generated vinyl cut signs, full-color wide format digital print signs and banners, Engraving and Awards and more.

QUEEN CITY CREATIVE

TELEMEDIA PRODUCTIONS

www.queencitycreative.com • 540-430-4048 Email gretchen@queencitycreative.com Gretchen Long, Creative Director and Principal

2030 Pro Pointe Lane, Harrisonbrug, VA 22801 • 540-476-3111 Email John Salem info@telemediaproductions www.telemediaproductions.com

Appeal Production creates beautiful marketing video that tells your organization's unique story. Videos engage your audience by appealing to them visually. Does your business have Appeal?

BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY ASSOCIATION www.blueridgeparkway.org • Free Travel Planner BRPA/SVTA, PO Box 2136 Asheville NC 28802

Promotes Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway & Great Smoky Mountains National Park areas. The Directory & Travel Planner is available at Mountain Area Visitor Centers and on-line.

CHOCKLETT PRESS, INC. 2922 Nicholas Ave., Roanoke, VA 24012 • www.chocklettpress.com 800-533-4146 or 540-345-1820 • tubbyk@chocklettpress.com

A leading printer with over 80 years of printing experience. We address complex printing needs with creative, costeffective solutions that always exceed your goals.

FIRST CLASS SERVICES Email PUPCO@gte.net www.firstclassservicesinc.com • 800-991-MAIL (6245)

Full service bulk mail shop, handling all classes of mail. High-speed ink jetting, laser printing, CASS certified, NCOA processing, mail merge letters, envelopes.

HAUN-MAGRUDER, INC. 214 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.haunmagruder.com • 540-459-2145

“Insurance Pays.” For all of your insurance needs. AutoHome-Business-Life. In the Valley since 1893.

HIGHWAY INFORMATION MEDIA PO Box 248, Rockville, VA 23146 540-382-4850 • www.himediallc.com

Provides wide variety of marketing, advertising services in Virginia's State Welcome Centers and State Safety Rest Areas. Partnership with Virginia Tourism Corporation and Department of Transportation.

LEISURE MEDIA 360 INC. 3424 Brambleton Avenue • Roanoke, VA 24018 540-989-6138 • www.leisuremedia360.com

Our goal is to use the power of editorial and the immediacy of the Internet to deliver content to consumers in a format they want.

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We specialize in graphic design, photography, writing, print production management and creative consulting – your turnkey solution for integrating print and web projects.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY PRODUCTIONS, LLC Fort Valley, Virginia • 540-322-2678 www.ShenandoahValleyProductions.com

Creative Services in the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley: Website Design/Programming, Video Production. Over eight years serving the Valley Tourism Industry. Publisher of www.ShenandoahValley.com.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT Located off I-81 Exit 235 • www.flyshd.com • 540-234-8304 77 Aviation Circle, Weyers Cave, VA 24486 • info@FlySHD.com

Centrally located and providing the quickest, most convenient access to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. With well-timed departures and arrivals, SHD makes it easy and affordable to fly local. Located just minutes from Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro, as well as Interstates 81 and 64.

SHENANDOAH SPRING WATER I-81 Exit 227 US 11 South www.shenspring.com • 800-728-4326 or 540-248-2123

Delivering the highest quality spring water to homes, businesses throughout the Valley. Award winning bottling facility. 3 branches. Family owned, managed for over 25 years.

Commercial production company specializing in commercials, sports, and all facets of video production. Drone footage available for all production projects, including tourism marketing projects.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY TIMESHARES www.sellmytimesharenow.com/ mcgaheysville-timeshares-buy-sell 877-815-4227 • Email: Info@sellmytimesharenow.com

Do you love the Valley and want to visit regularly? Consider purchasing a timeshare in the heart of the Valley & enjoy Virginia’s four seasons.

VISTAGRAPHICS, INC. www.VistaGraphicsInc.com Email Tracy Thompson at Tracy@vgnet.com

Publishing/graphics Company specializing in hospitality guides; print, online, mobile site developer. Virginia Wine Lover, VRLTA’s Guide and a host of destination guides are among our 30+ titles.

VIRGINIA RESTAURANT LODGING AND TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (VRLTA) www.vrlta.org • 800-552-2225

Free “VA Hospitality & Travel Guide” Non-profit membership organization representing lodging, restaurant, travel and supplier businesses in Virginia. Benefits include product & service discounts, marketing opportunities, lobbying services for the industry.


Index Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism . . . . . . . 29 Allstar Lodging Vacation Cabin Rentals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Appeal Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Apple House Restaurant & Gift Shop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Applewood Inn & Llama Trekking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Barren Ridge Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Bedford Welcome Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Belle Grove Plantation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Best Western-Lee Jackson Inn & Conference Center.. . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Blue Ridge Parkway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Blue Ridge Parkway Association, National Park Service . . . . . . . . . . 34 Blue Ridge Tours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Brookside Cabins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Brookside Restaurant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Buckhorn Inn, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 By The Side of the Road Inn & Cottages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cabin Creekwood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Capital Ale House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Caverns at Natural Bridge, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Caverns Country Club. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Chocklett Press, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 City of Lynchburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Clear Spring Homestead B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Comfort Inn Harrisonburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Country Inn & Suites Harrisonburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Country Inn & Suites Lexington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Country Place, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Crestview Cottage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Crosskeys Vineyards & Estate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Dinosaur Land. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Edinburg, Town of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 First Class Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Fort Valley Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottage Suites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Front Royal Outdoors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Frontier Culture Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Garden Maze at Luray Caverns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 George C. Marshall Museum and Library. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Go Blue Ridge Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Grand Caverns Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26, 27 Green Valley Book Fair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Hampton Inn of Harrisonburg (University Area). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Harper’s Statuary & Water Gardens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Haun-Magruder, INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Heritage Museum, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Highway Information Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Jordan Hollow Trail Rides. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 L’Auberge Provencale B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Lakeview Golf Course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Leisure Media 360 INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Lexington & Rockbridge Area Visitor Centers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Luray Caverns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 16 Luray-Page County Visitor Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Manor House and Cottage Collection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market & Bakery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau. . . . . . . 7 Massanutten Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Massanutten Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Massanutten Waterpark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 McDonald’s (New Market) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Mimslyn Inn, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Montfair Resort Farm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Moore Public Relations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Museum of The Shenandoah Valley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Newtown History Center, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 One Block West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Patsy Cline Historic House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Peaks of Otter Lake View Restaurant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Peaks of Otter Lodge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Peaks of Otter Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Plains District Memorial Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Queen City Creative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Roanoke Valley Visitor Information Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Rocky’s Gold, Silver and Antiques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Route 11 Potato Chips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Shadow Mountain Escape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Shenandoah, Town of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Shenandoah Caverns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah County Tourism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Shenandoah Heritage Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Shenandoah National Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Shenandoah National Park Lodging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Shenandoah River Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Shenandoah River Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah Spring Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Shenandoah Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 20 Shenandoah Valley Flea Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah Valley Music Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Shenandoah Valley Productions, LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 34 Shenandoah Valley Timeshares . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Showalter’s Orchard & Greenhouse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Signs USA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Skyline Drive In Shenandoah National Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Solace Studios Fine Handcrafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant at The Mimslyn Inn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Star “B” Stables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 State Arboretum of Virginia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Strasburg Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Sunspots Studios & Glass Blowing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 TeleMedia Productions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Village Inn Harrisonburg, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Violino Ristorante Italiano. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Virginia Bicycling Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Virginia Museum of the Civil War & New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Virginia Quilt Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Virginia Restaurant Lodging and Travel Association. . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Virginia Safari Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Virginia’s Natural Bridge Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 VistaGraphics, INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 VMI Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Waynesboro North 340 Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 West Virginia/Virginia Civil War Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 White Oak Lavender Farm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Wholesome Foods Country Deli & Butcher Shoppe. . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Wild GUYde Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Wisteria Farm & Vineyard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Woodstock Cafe & Shoppes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 www.VisitShenandoah.org | 35


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