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Guide to the

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Explore the

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GARDENS & HISTORY 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

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

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!

FAMILY FUN Entertain the whole family with a tour of our spectacular caverns, viewing the local wildlife or visiting a zoo. Find a farm to pick apples and pumpkins, navigate a corn maze, make a splash at the waterpark, or relax with a float on the Shenandoah River.

OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS Enjoy canoeing, birding, camping, hiking, fishing, photography, and more.

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

of Virginia and West Virginia

The Shenandoah Valley features picture-perfect postcard farms and inns, tucked into 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.

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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.

VIRGINIA TOURISM CORPORATION 1-800-VISIT-VA • www.virginia.org

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

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.

WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF TOURISM 1-800-225-5982 www.GoToWV.com


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Lexington – Buena Vista . . . . . . 30

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

Linden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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

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

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

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

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

Lyndhurst . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Groups & Travel Related Service . 34

McGaheysville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

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

Middletown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Mt. Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

WEST VIRGINIA Martinsburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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

VIRGINIA

New Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Bedford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Orkney Springs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Natural Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31

Boyce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Raphine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Churchville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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

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

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

Covington - Clifton Forge . . . . . 30

Stanley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Dayton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27

Staunton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27-28

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

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

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

Strasburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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

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

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

Waynesboro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Grottoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Weyers Cave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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

Winchester . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9

Harrisonburg – Massanutten . . . . 23

Woodstock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-12

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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Discover the History JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

Greetings From WINCHESTER, VA

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!

FREDERICK COUNTY, VA WINCHESTER

WINCHESTER-FREDERICK COUNTY VISITOR CENTER

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.

DID YOU KNOW?

Shop the Arts BERKELEY COUNTY, WV BERKELEY COUNTY, WV MARTINSBURG

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

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 The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau is your gateway to spectacular views, challenging hikes, world-class geocaching, thrilling Civil War history and a vibrant downtown culture of Berkeley County, WV. The Visitors Center, located in the historic home of a female Civil War spy, provides information and recommendations on local attractions, restaurants, lodging and more so your experience becomes an escape from the ordinary. (See our ad on page 8) www.VisitShenandoah.org | 7


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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.

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I-81 Exit 317 or 310 901 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.theMSV.org • 888-556-5799

A must-see! This regional cultural center includes galleries, seven acres S E E of spectacular gardens, and the Glen Burnie House. Galleries display changing exhibitions and Shenandoah Valley decorative arts, 18th- and 19th-century European and American fine art, and fascinating miniature houses. The landscape surrounding the house includes rose, statue, vegetable, Chinese, and perennial gardens. Inside the house, explore the stories of those who lived in Glen Burnie from 1796 to 1992. Free admission to ages 12 & under. Open Tues.–Sun. Galleries open year-round; house & gardens open April–December. (See our ad on page 9)

PATSY CLINE HISTORIC HOUSE

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

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 28 through Sunday, May 7, 2017. Grand Feature Parade: Saturday, May 6, 2017. Dinners, dances, parades, carnival rides and games, and much more! 8 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


SHENANDOAH SUMMER MUSIC THEATRE

VIOLINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO

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

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

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

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

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 www.bestwesternvirginia.com 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.

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.

GEORGE WASHINGTON HOTEL WYNDHAM

I-81 Exit 315 103 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601 540-678-4700 www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-grand/winchestervirginia/the-george-washington-a-wyndham-grandhotel/overview?CID=LC:WY:20160927:RIO:Local Bygone charm and luxurious amenities converge at The George Washington, A Wyndham Grand Hotel. Discover rejuvenating experiences at every turn, great meals, live jazz and therapeutic treatment at the spa at our stately Georgian Revival hotel.

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.

Acres of gardens, galleries and exhibitions, Glen Burnie House, and Museum Store. FREE to ages 12 and under. Open Tuesday–Sunday. 901 Amherst Street 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 Visit a Wagon Road settlement founded during the French & Indian War. Our museum tells the town’s story. Also see the old Steele & Bro. Store and experience the historic district with a Civil War history walking tour. Check website for hours.

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

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

CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE 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.

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 Shenandoah Valley. Exhibits & self-guided tour booklets available. Guided house tours of Belle Grove available seasonally.

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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.

DID YOU KNOW? 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?


Virginia's Canoe Capital FRONT ROYAL, VA

We Invite You to Visit SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VA

WARREN COUNTY, VA

SHENANDOAH COUNTY, VA

FRONT ROYAL

FRONT ROYAL TOURISM

I-81 Exit 300 to I-66 Exit 6 414 East Main Street • Front Royal, VA 22630 www.discoverfrontroyal.com • 540-635-5788 Front Royal is the Canoe Capital of Virginia and within an hour of Washington, DC. It’s the place to enjoy outdoor recreation from canoeing, kayaking and tubing the Shenandoah River to biking and hiking. Here you can unwind, reconnect and rediscover!

ATTRACTIONS FRONT ROYAL OUTDOORS

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, award-winning wineries, craft breweries, unique restaurants, antiquing, arts, and rich history. Stay in our variety of hotels, B&Bs and vacation rental homes & cabins.

STRASBURG

ATTRACTIONS STRASBURG MUSEUM

I-66 Exit 6 • US 340 South 8567 Stonewall Jackson Hwy. • Front Royal, VA 22630 www.frontroyalcanoe.com • 540-635-5440 • 800-270-8808

I-81 Exit 298 440 King Street, Strasburg, VA 22657 www.strasburgmuseum.org • 540-465-3175

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.

Model railroad, caboose. 1739 German Bible, pottery, Black history, Civil War era, much more. “The Best Little Museum in Virginia!”

LINDEN

DINING APPLE HOUSE RESTAURANT & GIFT SHOP

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

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.

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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.

DID YOU KNOW? 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.

SHAFFER’S DELI AND CATERING

I-81 Exit 283 913 South Main Street, Woodstock, VA, 22664 www.shafferscatering.com • 540-459-3744 Daily lunch specials, home cooking, homemade soups, full service deli, local products, platters, baked goods, sandwiches made to order, salad bar with local produce, custom catering any size. Vegan and vegetarian catering options

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 shops, gift shops and restaurants, as well as the Museum at the Edinburg Mill.

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SHOPPING & SERVICES WHOLESOME FOODS COUNTRY DELI & BUTCHER SHOP

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 meats 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 in the National Forest, 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 – Take I-81 south to exit 273 East on Rt. 703, south on U.S. 11, right on Rt. 263, go 12 miles. Enjoy great music by famous, award-winning artists in rock, country, bluegrass & more. Concerts held mid-July to Labor Day Weekend on the grounds of Shrine Mont, a historic landmark in beautiful Orkney Springs village.

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. Fryviewing at factory store. Best time is AM-Early PM. Open Mon-Sat.


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.

LODGING RIVER BLUFF FARM BED AND BREAKFAST

Located off I-81 Exit 264 or 269 183 Quicksburg Mill Lane, Quicksburg, VA 22847 www.riverbluffbnb.com • 540-454-9751 "Rustic Elegance" Located above the banks of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River, the River Bluff Farm B&B offers three guest rooms with private bath all with beautiful river and mountain views. Whole house and extended-stay lodging is also available.

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.

NEW MARKET

TOWN OF NEW MARKET

I-81 Exit 264 9418 John Sevier Road, New Market, VA 22844 www.newmarketvirginia.com • 540-740-3432 Welcome to our historic town with battlefield reenactments, golf, lodging, shopping, excellent dining and outside adventures. Please visit our website for upcoming event information. Make our history your adventure!

ATTRACTIONS SHENANDOAH VALLEY FLEA MARKET

Cabin Capital Of Virginia LURAY - PAGE COUNTY PAGE COUNTY, VA SHENANDOAH

TOWN OF SHENANDOAH

I-81 Exit 269 3549 Old Valley Pike • New Market, VA 22844 • 540-740-3900

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East to US 340 South, 10 min. www.TownOfShenandoah.com • 540-652-8164

Shenandoah Valley Flea Market features over SEVENTY vendors selling antiques, books, coins, jewelry, primitives, tools and MORE! We are open daily 9-5

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!

DID YOU KNOW? 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.

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 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. www.VisitShenandoah.org | 13


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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 Our trail guides will take you on a ride through 200 acres of quiet, breathtaking trails. Our shaded safe trails pass by the rolling waters of the Hawksbill Creek. 1 1/2-hour walking rides, Walk/Trot rides, Private guided rides, & pony rides for the little ones are fun and safe for all ages

WISTERIA FARM & VINEYARD

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 1126 Marksville Road, Stanley, VA 22851 www.wisteriavineyard.com • 540-742-1489 A small vineyard and winery nestled on the western slope of the Blue Ridge mountains with a small flock of sheep and free-roaming chickens. Picnic by the creek or sit on our deck, and enjoy the views and wine!

LURAY

LURAY-PAGE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTER

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 18 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.VisitLurayPage.com • 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 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 ads on pages 14 & 15)

DISCOVER SHENANDOAH

I-81 Exit 264 1132 Jewell Hollow Rd., Luray, VA, 22835 www.discovershenandoah.com • 540-843-0584

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Shenandoah Valley tourism travel planning web service. The website hosts Virginia's Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop and features the region's highest rated tourism experiences.


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ATTRACTIONS COOTER'S IN THE VALLEY

I-81 Exit 264 4768 US-211 W, Luray VA. 22835 www.cootersplace.com • 540-843-2515

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Cooter’s in the Valley is a museum and shop that pays homage to the Dukes of Hazzard, the beloved television series that is still popular around the world. It is owned and operated by Ben Jones, who played “Cooter” the mechanic on the “Dukes” and his wife Alma Viator. They also have two other “Cooter’s” shops in Nashville and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Open year round, Cooter’s in the Valley, also features Southern cooking, live music, car shows and festivals. (See our ad on page 14)

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

Baseball has one. Rock and roll has one. And although it took millions of years, the earth has one, too. And with well-lit, well-paved walkways stretching throughout, you can easily stroll through rooms 10 stories high, marvel at the enormous columns and crystal-clear pools, and of course, hear the world’s largest musical instrument, the Great Stalacpipe Organ. It’s time to discover the most cavernous caverns on the East Coast. It’s time to discover Luray. For a free brochure, call (540) 743-6551 or visit us online at LurayCaverns.com.

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U.S. Natural Landmark. Largest, most popular caverns in the East. Welllighted paved walkways, cathedralsized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high. Towering stone columns, crystal clear pools. Home of the world’s only Stalacpipe 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 this page)

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I-81 Exit 264 shenandoahhalfmarathon.com • 704-912-7525 Announcing our Inaugural Shenandoah Half Marathon which will take place in Luray, VA. on September 2, 2017 on scenic roads near Shenandoah National Park. Start at Hawksbill Recreation Park and end at Lake Arrowhead Recreation Park. This is a challenging uphill course with great scenery and a gorgeous finish.

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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.

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

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.

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World Class Caverns

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Wild & Local Places

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

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.

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.

- OVER 90 YEARS Promoting Travel to the Shenandoah Valley www.VisitShenandoah.org

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT

Virginia and West Virginia

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CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

CACAPON STATE PARK

BERKELEY SPRINGS STATE PARK

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

Lynchburg

ROANOKE-BLACKSBURG REGIONAL AIRPORT

Natural Bridge

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK

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 300 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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TRAVEL RIDE A HORSE 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 Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Orkney Springs, Virginia Photo By: Alan Lehman

ATTEND A FESTIVAL, CONCERT OR THEATER 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 Rediscover 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 and West Virginia-made objects of all kinds to original artwork by talented artisans, hard-core shoppers will find themselves running to catch more one-of-a-kind goods. 20 | www.VisitShenandoah.org

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.


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SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK LODGING

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Featuring Skyline Drive • I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East www.goshenandoah.com • 877-247-9261 MUS 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 S E E a hike or guided horseback ride or meander along Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. Reserve a room at Skyland, Big Meadows Lodge or Lewis Mountain Cabins. Take advantage of special packages and promotions. Dine at one of the restaurants or waysides. Special events are scheduled throughout the season such as vintner dinners, shuttle tours, wine tastings, festivals and more. Plan your Shenandoah escape today! (See our ad on this page)

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 near Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River and Massanutten Resort, with kitchen, fireplace, pools, hot tubs, romantic getaways, family vacations, reunions or corporate retreats. Open year round. Pets welcome. (See our ad on page 14)

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.

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 less than two hours from 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 www.goshenandoah.com or call 877-313-2586.

Hospitality by Delaware North. ©2017 DNC Parks & Resorts at Shenandoah, Inc.

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SHADOW MOUNTAIN ESCAPE

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

I-81 Exit 264 1480 Judy Lane Extension, Stanley, VA 22851 luraymountaincabins.com • 410-991-2514 Brand new cabins each with stunning views, hot tub, fire pit, fireplace, and gourmet kitchen. Log exteriors and gorgeous white pine interiors. Close to downtown Luray and Shenandoah National Park.

THE MIMSLYN INN

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 540-743-5105 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 15)

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.lurayvacottages.com • 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 15)

DINING BIG MEADOWS LODGE SPOTTSWOOD DINING ROOM

I-81 Exit 264 Mile 51 on Skyline Drive www.goshenandoah.com/dining/big-meadow-lodge 877-874-1818 Spottswood Dining Room guests savor signature specialties like the Rainbow Trout or Yankee Pot Roast. They save room for the delicious Blackberry Ice Cream Pie. And visit the New Market Taproom for an after-dinner drink and entertainment.

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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.


DID YOU KNOW? 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?

SKYLAND POLLOCK DINING ROOM

I-81 Exit 264, US 211 East Mile 41.7 on Skyline Drive www.goshenandoah.com/dining/skyland • 540-999-2212 Skyland’s Pollock Dining Room serves regional specialties with farm-to-fork flavors and sumptuous valley views. The Mountain Taproom features lighter fare and nightly entertainment. Be sure to save room for our signature Blackberry Ice Cream Pie!

SPEAKEASY BAR & RESTAURANT AT THE MIMSLYN INN

I-81 Exit 264 • US 211 East 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 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 15)

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.

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HARRISONBURG – MASSANUTTEN VISIT HARRISONBURG

I-81 Exit 245 Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center 212 S Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 VisitHarrisonburgVA.com/Visitors • 540-432-8935 Nestled in the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, our history and hospitality are as ever-present as the beautiful mountains. Harrisonburg is a vibrant community with a diverse population, an amazing food scene and rich in arts & culture. The mountains to the east and west and the rolling hills of the great valley are a playground for outdoor recreation lovers. Harrisonburg is the perfect gateway for heart pumping adventure and boasts multi-use paths and trails as well as outfitters and guides to get you were you want to be.

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 COURT SQUARE THEATER

I-81 Exit 247B 41-F Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.valleyarts.org • 540-433-9189 Located in downtown Harrisonburg, the hip and historic Court Square Theater showcases live music, theater, comedy, and critically-acclaimed films and documentaries. The theater also boasts a variety of musical performances from around the country. Full Hookups, 30/50 Amps • Tent Sites, Camping Cabins & Deluxe Cabins Pool, Playground, Free Mini Golf & Fishing Pond • Wi Fi, Cable TV • We Fill Propane Tanks Hot Pizza Delivered To Your Site • Family Friendly Where ALL Families Are Welcomed! Family Owned & Operated

Harrisonburg/ Shenandoah Valley KOA

Check Out Our Website for Activity Weekends! www.koa.com/campgrounds/harrisonburg • 800-562-5406 • 540-896-8929 12480 Mountain Valley Rd., Broadway, Va 22815 • Exit 257 from I-81

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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)

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.

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M S I-81 Exit 247 A • East on US 33 1822 Resort Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 www.MassResort.com • 540.289.9441 S www.facebook.com/Massanutten E E Offering personalized vacation experiences in gorgeous mountain surroundings. 6,000-acre fourseason 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 page 25)

MASSANUTTEN WATERPARK

It’s how we say,“Welcome”

DoubleTree by Hilton™ Harrisonburg 1-81 Exit 247A, 1400 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-2521 • Fax: 540-434-0253 www.dtharrisonburg.doubletreebyhilton.com

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At the All New DoubleTree by Hilton™ Harrisonburg, we believe that nice is contagious. From a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome to our genuine staff, we're here to make your stay as nice as we possibly can. It's not just a promise. It's how we do things.

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; MUS Outdoor Park open Memorial Day WeekendLabor Day. Surf shop, three restaurants and a candy shop, state-of-the-art arcade. S Group pricing, overnight packages. E E (See our ad on page 25)

VIRGINIA QUILT MUSEUM

I-81 Exit 245 West 301 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.vaquiltmuseum.org • 540-433-3818 Virginia’s Official Quilt Museum, located in the historic WarrenSipe House, features changing exhibits of contemporary and antique quilts, and unique Museum Shop. Closed mid-DecemberFebruary. 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 9 ACRE OASIS IN THE CITY. Breakfast delivered to your door. Five luxurious cottages; oversized whirlpools, doorless showers; historic manor house B&B suites; breakfast in your suite! 24 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


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.

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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 highspeed 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.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HARRISONBURG

1-81 Exit 247 A 1400 E. Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.dtharrisonburg.doubletreebyhilton.com • 540.433.2521 At the all new DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg, we believe that nice is contagious. From a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome to our genuine staff, we're here to make your stay as nice as we possibly can. It's not just a promise. It's how we do things. Relax in our restaurant/bar for dinner and drinks or order from our in-room dining menu. Easy access to Historic Downtown. (See our ad on page 24)

Indoor WaterPark, Golf, Spa & Ski

Packages Available!

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/off site exercise facilities and seasonal outdoor pool. Located 0.9 miles to JMU and easy access to Eastern Mennonite College, Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital and Massanutten Resort. Conference room for up to 12 ppl and meeting room for up to 30 ppl.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

I-81 Exit 243 3325 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.holidayinnexpress/harrisonburgva • 540-433-9999 Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, our hotel's location in Harrisonburg, VA is ideal for every traveler. We offer complimentary breakfast, free high speed internet, indoor heated pool, fitness center, business center. Near JMU, downtown and attractions of the valley.

Located only 10 miles from Harrisonburg, VA MassResort.com • 540.289.9441

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STONEWALL JACKSON INN BED & BREAKFAST

SHOPPING SHENANDOAH HERITAGE MARKET

I-81 Exit 247 Gateway to Downtown Harrisonburg 547 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801 www.stonewalljacksoninn.com • 540.433.8233 Look no further! “A NIGHT'S DELIGHT~A BREAKFAST TO REMEMBER" is yours! Guaranteed! Stay in Harrisonburg’s Historic, Dining, Shopping & Theater District & TripAdvisor’s top choice and easily affordable 5 Star Inn. READ OUR GUEST REVIEWS!

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

THE VILLAGE INN HARRISONBURG

WHITE OAK LAVENDER FARM & THE PURPLE WOLF VINEYARD

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 PALE FIRE BREWING COMPANY

I-81 Exits 245 or 247 A 217 South Liberty Street • Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.palefirebrewing.com • 540-217-5452 Pale Fire Brewing Co. is a national-award winning brewery located in a renovated Ice House complex, within walking distance of all downtown has to offer. Our tasting room has a beautiful patio and is open daily for you to enjoy a pint of up to 10 beers – all made fresh on site.

CAPITAL ALE HOUSE

I-81 Exit 247 B 41-A Court Square • Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.CapitalAleHouse.com • 540-564-2537 Known as Virginia’s Beer Authority with 100 draughts and over 70 bottled beers. We are open late with a full kitchen and bar, have private dining areas, and game room perfect for any occasion. If you’re not dining in, come by to fill your growler and check out our six packs to go.

THE HERITAGE MUSEUM

H A R R I S O N B U R G - R O C K I N G H A M H I S TO R I C A L S O C I E T Y

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.

MCGAHEYSVILLE

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.

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)

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES

I-81 Exit 240 7013 Ottobine Rd. Dayton, VA 22821 www.outdooradventureexperiences.com • 540-879-9030 Recreational guide service offering full & halfday trips going rafting; kayaking; stand-up paddle boarding; river tubing; caving; and top-rope rock climbing. Trip costs begin at $40/person.

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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.

SHOPPING THE DAYTON MARKET - A COMMUNITY OF SHOPS

I-81 Exit 240 3105 John Wayland Highway, Dayton, VA, 22821 www.thedaytonmarket.com / 540-879-3801 The Dayton Market welcomes you to enjoy a unique shopping and dining experience with over 20 independently owned stores creating an eclectic Community of Shops. Grab a bite with a friend, discover something new and beautiful, get a taste of the country and "be a kid again". Open Thurs - Sat 9am to 6pm.

MT. CRAWFORD

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.

GROTTOES

ATTRACTIONS GRAND CAVERNS PARK

AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA STAUNTON

STAUNTON CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

I-81 Exits 220 – 225 www.VisitStaunton.com • 540-332-3865

Historic downtown delights visitors with its 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.

ATTRACTIONS AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTER

I-81 Exit 222 10 South Market Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.americanshakespearecenter.com • 1-877-MUCH-ADO Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre, recovers the joys and accessibility of Shakespeare’s theatre, language, and humanity by exploring the English Renaissance stage through live performances. Open year-round.

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MUS I-81 Exit 235 East 6 mi to Grottoes 5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441 www.grandcaverns.com • 888-430-CAVE S E E 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 this page)

Love the Local Vibe STAUNTON, VA

A NATIONAL NATURAL LANDMARK

GRAND CAVERNS SINCE 1804

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GROTTOES, VA 1-81, exit 235

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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.

Cabin Creekwood Your Truly Restful Getaway!

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. Call for appointment-same day ride often available.

WOODROW WILSON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

I-81 Exit 225 or 222 20 North Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.woodrowwilson.org • 540-885-0897 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

Close to great activities including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Wintergreen Resort, & Sherando Lake.

540-943-8552 www.cabincreekwood.com info@cabincreekwood.com

I-81 Exit 222 2926 Barterbrook Road, Staunton, VA 24401 www.starbstables.com • 540-885-8855

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

Call or go online to request FREE info packet!

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.

CHURCHVILLE

LODGING 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.

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. 28 | www.VisitShenandoah.org


SHENANDOAH BEERWERKS TRAIL

Welcome to the Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail, where we promise to surprise and delight you with amazing craft beers on tap. Wherever your adventures take you, we’ve got award-winning breweries nearby to quench your thirst. (See our ad on inside front cover)

LYNDHURST

LODGING CABIN CREEKWOOD- YOUR TRULY RESTFUL GETAWAY!

I-64 Exit 96 44 Creekwood Lane, Lyndhurst, VA 22952 www.cabincreekwood.com • 540-943-8552

Quiet, secluded, fully-furnished cabins near Blue Ridge Parkway, 1-3 bedrooms, easy booking. The cleanest place you’ll ever stay is “Your Truly Restful Getaway!” NO cleaning fees! (See our ad on page 28)

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! Visit Rocky on ebay@ stores.ebay.com/rockysgoldandsilver for great buys on flatware, jewelry watches and more!

RAPHINE

LODGING STEELES TAVERN MANOR & ALPINE HIDEAWAY COTTAGES

I-81 Exit 205 8400 North Lee Hwy., Steeles Tavern, VA 24476 www.steelestavern.com • 540-377-9494 Our 1916 Manor House, located between Staunton & Lexington, lies on 50 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience luxury linens, Jacuzzi tubs, and modern amenities while staying in our spacious guest rooms all with private baths, fireplaces and freshly baked Welcome cookies.

WAYNESBORO

ATTRACTIONS WAYNE THEATRE/ROSS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

I-81 to I-64 E, Exit 96 521 W. Main St., Waynesboro VA 22980 www.WayneTheatre.org • 540-943-9999

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The Wayne Theatre/Ross Performing Arts Center is Downtown Waynesboro's premier live entertainment performance venue in which all of the arts may be appreciated, enjoyed, learned and supported. Programming includes classic movies, history and science lectures, arts education, live theatre and musicals, documentaries, storytelling, Disney, Broadway and music of all genres. Join Partner in the Arts for membership benefits. Rentals are also available. (See our ad on page 28)

WAYNESBORO NORTH 340 CAMPGROUND

I-64 Exit 96 1125 Eastside Highway, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.waynesboron340campground.com • 540-943-9573 Centrally located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. RV sites with full hook-ups & tent sites, pool, basketball court, and playground for kids, 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 www.montfairresortfarm.com • 434-823-5202 Eco-friendly vacation cottages overlook lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia near Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley. Enjoy 129 acres of hiking trails, bikes, canoes, fishing. Rustic lodge for weddings and events. Pets Welcome!

DID YOU KNOW? 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).

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ATTRACTIONS GEORGE C. MARSHALL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

Escape to ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VA ALLEGHANY COUNTY, VA COVINGTON - CLIFTON FORGE

ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND TOURISM

I-81 Exit 191 • I-64 West to Exit 16 110 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.

I-81 Exit 195 1600 VMI Parade Ground, Lexington, VA 24450 www.marshallfoundation.org • 540-463-2083 Profiles one of the 20th Century’s greatest statesmen, America’s first 5-star general, and WWII’s “Organizer of Victory.” Displays include his Nobel Peace prize & medals. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-Jan 1.

VMI MUSEUM

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

LODGING APPLEWOOD INN AND COTTAGE

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+) plus cottage. Pool, llama treks, fishing, hiking, hot tub, Jacuzzi, fireplaces, guest fridge. No smoking.

FOX HILL BED & BREAKFAST SUITES

Explore History LEXINGTON, VA ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VA LEXINGTON - BUENA VISTA

LEXINGTON & ROCKBRIDGE AREA VISITOR CENTERS

I-81 Exit 188 A/B (Buena Vista/Lexington)

LEXINGTON VISITOR CENTER

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

BUENA VISTA VISITOR CENTER

595 E. 29th St., Buena Vista, VA 24416 | 540-261-8004 Stroll the campuses of Washington & Lee University and Virginia Military Institute. Visit museums, shops and galleries. Experience Lexington by horse drawn carriage. Tap your toes to live music at Glen Maury Park or catch a double feature at Hull’s Drive-In. Enjoy a scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway and visit Natural Bridge State Park. 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. 30 | www.VisitShenandoah.org

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. Spacious suites, full breakfast, or private family-friendly kitchen suites. Pet friendly.

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

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK INFORMATION DESK

6477 South Lee Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578

ATTRACTIONS THE CAVERNS AT NATURAL BRIDGE

I-81 Exits 180 or 175 6313 South Lee Highway • Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • (540) 291-2482 Journey into the deepest commercialized cavern on the east coast. Reserve your tour today!


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I-81 Exit 180 or 180 B 229 Safari Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.virginiasafaripark.com • 540-291-3205 180-acre drive-thru adventure with over MUS 1,000 free-roaming animals. Virginia’s must-see attraction. Purchase a bucket of feed, drive-thru and start the fun. Herds of deer, elk, llamas, antelope, bison, S E E camels, zebra, ostrich, giraffe and much more. VA’s largest, and only drive-thru, zoo. Also, enjoy the Safari Village, showcasing tigers, cheetahs, monkeys, budgie feeding, reptiles, and petting area. Open daily mid-March thru November. Last car admitted 1-hour before closing. No pets. Check website for hours and rates.

LODGING 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.

Discover LYNCHBURG, VA LYNCHBURG

CITY OF LYNCHBURG

I-81 Exit 221 * I-64 E. Exit 99, US-250 E., VA-151 S., VA-6 E., US 29 S. Visitor Center: 216 Twelfth Street Lynchburg, VA 24504 tourism@lynchburgva.gov • www.LynchburgVirginia.org 434-485-7290 • 800-732-5821 #LynchburgVA is trending. Beautiful amid the Blue Ridge Mountains and alongside 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 this page) www.VisitShenandoah.org | 31


ATTRACTIONS PEAKS OF OTTER WINERY & ORCHARDS

Rockbridge County, continued

I-81 Exit 150 A 1218 Elmos Road, Bedford, VA 24523 www.PeaksofOtterWinery.com • 540-586-3707

Fall in Love With BEDFORD, VA 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 • Also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest @VisitBedfordVA Home of the National D-Day Memorial, Thomas Jefferson’s “Poplar Forest”, Peaks of Otter on the Blue Ridge Parkway, historic Main Street with shopping, antiques, and restaurants, Bedford Museum, Civil War Trail, Bedford Artisan Trail, Bedford Wine Trail featuring six wineries, and Smith Mountain Lake (See our ad on this page)

Honor heroes at the National D-Day Memorial.

A Visit to Remember!

• National D-Day

Memorial • Thomas Jefferson’s

“Poplar Forest” • Blue Ridge Parkway • Peaks

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Center for the Arts

Jump in at Smith Mountain Lake.

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• Historic Centertown • Bedford Artisan Trail • Civil War Trail • Bedford • Skate

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• B&Bs

LODGING PEAKS OF OTTER LODGE

I-81 Exit 167 or 162 Mile 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway • Bedford, VA 24523 www.peaksofotter.com • 866-387-9905 Peaks of Otter Lodge is nestled between two of the three mountains that make up Peaks of Otter. The lodge offers 63 rooms and full service dining– all overlooking beautiful Abbott Lake and majestic Sharp Top Mountain. Group event facilities are also available.

DINING PEAKS OF OTTER LODGE RESTAURANT

I-81, Exit 167 or 162 Mile 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway • Bedford, VA 24523 www.peaksofotter.com/Dine.aspx • 866-387-9905 Peaks of Otter Lodge Lake View Restaurant is nestled between two of the three mountains that make up Peaks of Otter. Enjoy full service dining overlooking beautiful Abbott Lake and majestic Sharp Top Mountain. Banquet facilities are also available.

DID YOU KNOW?

1-877-447-3257 VisitBedford.com @VisitBedfordVA Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson at Poplar Forest.

30 varieties of fine fruit wines. Sample fruits, jellies, jams, butters, salsas. Vacation rental house on the farm. Families welcome. Horse & Hound Wine Festival, 2nd Saturday in July. Eight miles from D-Day Memorial and Blue Ridge Parkway.

and Unique Lodging Options

Did you know that two future U.S. presidents, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley, 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?


Are you thinking Automobiles, Planes & Trains 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? 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

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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 • Email: shenandoahtours@comcast.net Group receptive operator for the entire Shenandoah Valley. We also offer One Day winery and brewery tours in Staunton, Waynesboro, Lexington and Harrisonburg, VA.

SERVICES APPEAL PRODUCTION

GO BLUE RIDGE TRAVEL

133 Premier Place • Shepherdstown, WV 25443 www.goblueridgetravel.com • 540-533-1853 Is it just you, your family and friends, your business colleagues, or your whole wedding party – Go Blue Ridge Travel is your concierge.

MCGAHEYSVILLE TIMESHARES

250 E Elizabeth Street, Ste. 111, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.appealproduction.com • 540-271-0023 Appeal Production creates beautiful marketing videos telling your organization's unique story while engaging your audience by appealing to them visually. Does your business have Appeal?

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 McGaheysville & enjoy Virginia’s four seasons. Weekly rentals also available.

BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY ASSOCIATION

I-81 Exit 222 • 29 East Beverley Street, Staunton VA www.moorepublicrelations.com • 540-886-3131 Moore Public Relations is a boutique communications agency that provides public relations, marketing, and brand-building services.

CHOCKLETT PRESS, INC.

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.

BRPA/SVTA, PO Box 2136 Asheville NC 28802 • www.blueridgeparkway.org • Free Travel Planner 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. 2922 Nicholas Ave., Roanoke, VA 24012 • www.chocklettpress.com 800-533-4146 or 540-345-1820 • Email: tubbyk@chocklettpress.com A leading printer with over 80 years of printing experience. We address complex printing needs with creative, cost-effective 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.

FPIS INC. BROCHURE DISTRIBUTION & TRAVEL MARKETING

www.fpis.com • 800-346-5977 Distributing your message through color brochures, using quality displays in high traffic areas serving 5 southeastern states. Travel marketing via travelaid.com with your listings worldwide.

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 • www.himediallc.com • 540-382-4850 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.

JAVA MEDIA

540-409-6703 • janet@javamediamarketing.com • www.JavaMediaMarketing.com Java Media is a social media & marketing firm that offers training, management, maintenance & marketing services both online & offline for small business owners.

LEISURE MEDIA 360 INC.

3424 Brambleton Avenue • Roanoke, VA 24018 • www.leisuremedia360.com • 540-989-6138 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. 34 | www.VisitShenandoah.org

MOORE PUBLIC RELATIONS

SHENANDOAH SPRING WATER

SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT

Located off I-81 Exit 235 • 77 Aviation Circle, Weyers Cave, VA 24486 www.flyshd.com • 540-234-8304 • 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.

SIGNS USA

I-81 Exit 247A • 21 Terri Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 signsusava@gmail.com • 540-432-6366 A full-service sign shop offering computer-generated vinyl cut signs, full-color wide format digital print signs and banners, Engraving and Awards, Yeti Cups and more.

TENT TOPPERS

3014 Lanier Lane, McGaheysville, VA 22840 vasales@tenttoppers.com • www.tenttoppers.com • 540-705-6102 Shenandoah Valley and Beyond. Event rentals, tents, tables, lighting and all types of event rentals.

VIRGINIA WELCOME CENTER-MANASSAS

I-66 West, Mile Marker 48, Manassas • www.virginia.org • 703-361-2134 Whether you’re looking to step back to explore Virginia’s Civil War sites, experience a canoeing adventure down the scenic Shenandoah River, whileaway the hours at a Virginia Winery, or visit one of our amazing caverns, we can help you experience the things that you love in a vacation.

VISTAGRAPHICS, INC.

www.VistaGraphicsInc.com • Email Tracy Thompson at Tracy@vgnet.com Publishing/graphics company specializing in hospitality guides; print, online and mobile site developer. Custom services include website development, SEO, SEM and other web marketing as well as design and production of brochure rack cards and more.


INDEX Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Allstar Lodging Vacation Cabin Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 American Shakespeare Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Appeal Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Apple House Restaurant & Gift Shop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Applewood Inn & Cottage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Barren Ridge Vineyards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Bedford Welcome Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Belle Grove Plantation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Best Western-Lee Jackson Inn & Conference Center.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Big Meadows Lodge Spottswood Dining Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Blue Ridge Parkway Association, National Park Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Blue Ridge Tours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Brookside Cabins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Brookside Restaurant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Buckhorn Inn, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 By The Side of the Road Inn & Cottages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cabin Creekwood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Capital Ale House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Caverns at Natural Bridge, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Chocklett Press, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 City of Lynchburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Clear Spring Homestead B&B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Comfort Inn Harrisonburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cooter's in the Valley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Country Inn & Suites Harrisonburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Country Inn & Suites Lexington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Country Place, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Court Square Theater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Crestview Cottage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Crosskeys Vineyards & Estate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Dayton Market, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Dinosaur Land. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Discover Shenandoah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Edinburg, Town of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 First Class Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Fort Valley Ranch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Fox Hill Bed & Breakfast and Cottage Suites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 FPIS Inc. Brochure Distribution and Travel Marketing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Front Royal Outdoors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Front Royal Tourism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Frontier Culture Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 George C. Marshall Museum and Library. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 George Washington Hotel Wyndam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Go Blue Ridge Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Grand Caverns Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Hampton Inn of Harrisonburg (University Area). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Harper’s Statuary & Water Gardens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Haun-Magruder, INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Heritage Museum, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Highway Information Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Holiday Inn Express. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Java Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Jordan Hollow Stables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 L’Auberge Provencale B&B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Leisure Media 360 INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Lexington & Rockbridge Area Visitor Centers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Luray Caverns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Luray Mountain Cabins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 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 McGaheysville Timeshares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Mimslyn Inn, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Montfair Resort Farm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Moore Public Relations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Museum of The Shenandoah Valley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Natural Bridge Historic Hotel & Conference Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Natural Bridge State Park Information Desk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 New Market, Town of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Newtown History Center, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 One Block West. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Outdoor Adventure Experiences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Pale Fire Brewing Comapny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Patsy Cline Historic House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Peaks of Otter Lake View Restaurant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Peaks of Otter Lodge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Peaks of Otter Winery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Plains District Memorial Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 River Bluff Farm Bed & Breakfast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Roanoke Valley Visitor Information Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Rocky’s Gold, Silver and Antiques. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Route 11 Potato Chips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Shadow Mountain Escape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Shaffer's Deli and Catering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Shenandoah, Town of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Shenandoah Caverns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah County Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Shenandoah Heritage Market. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Shenandoah National Park Lodging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Shenandoah River Adventures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah River Outfitters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Shenandoah Spring Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Shenandoah Tours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Shenandoah Valley Flea Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Showalter’s Orchard & Greenhouse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Signs USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Skyland Pollock Dining Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant at The Mimslyn Inn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Star “B” Stables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 State Arboretum of Virginia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Steeles Tavern Manor & Alpine Hideaway Cottages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed & Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Strasburg Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Tent Toppers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Village Inn Harrisonburg, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Violino Ristorante Italiano. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Virginia Museum of the Civil War & New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Virginia Quilt Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Virginia Safari Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Virginia Welcome Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Visit Harrisonburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 VistaGraphics, INC.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 VMI Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Wayne Theatre/Ross Performing Arts Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Waynesboro North 340 Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 White Oak Lavender Farm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Wholesome Foods Country Deli & Butcher Shoppe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Wild GUYde 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