Welcome… This regional travel guide makes planning your getaway to the Shenandoah Valley easy! Browse the following pages for places to visit and fun activities for you and your family, or your tour group. The Shenandoah Valley Travel Guide is produced by one of the oldest travel organizations in the nation—the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association. This guide provides a geographic glimpse and detailed travel information about our members in this beautiful and historic region. Map of the Region…………… 16-17 Martinsburg, WV……………… 4 Harrisonburg………………… 19-23 Charlestown, WV……………… 4 Elkton………………………… 23 Harpers Ferry, WV…………… 4-5 Dayton……………………… 23 Winchester, VA……………… 5-7 Mt. Crawford………………… 23 Berryville……………………… 7 Grottoes……………………… 24 Millwood……………………… 7 Verona………………………… 24 Stephens City………………… 7 Staunton……………………… 24-25 Middletown………………… 7 Bath County………………… 25 Front Royal…………………… 8 Monterey…………………… 25 Bentonville…………………… 8 Waynesboro………………… 26 Strasburg…………………… 8 Vesuvius……………………… 26 Maurertown-Toms Brook…… 8 Alleghany Highlands Woodstock…………………… 9 Covington………………… 26 Edinburg……………………… 9-10 Lexington…………………… 27-29 Fort Valley…………………… 10 Buena Vista…………………… 27 Basye………………………… 10 Natural Bridge………………… 28 Orkney Springs……………… 10 Buchanan, Fincastle, Mt. Jackson…………………… 10-11 Troutville…………………… 28 New Market………………… 11-12 Bedford……………………… 29 Timberville…………………… 12 Roanoke……………………… 29 Shenandoah………………… 12-13 Vinton………………………… 29 Stanley……………………… 13 Luray………………………13-15, 18 Salem………………………… 29 Travel Related Services……… 30 Mauzy………………………… 18 Broadway…………………… 19
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The Shenandoah Valley Flanked by the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Allegheny Mountains to the west, the Shenandoah Valley is the stuff of legend. Graced with breathtaking views, a rich history, and charming downtowns — the Valley has cast its magic on generations of travelers. You’ll find much to love here. • • • • • • • • •
Vibrant downtowns Food, farms and vineyards Music, performance and festivals History, culture and museums Artisan and traditional crafts Caverns, forests and rivers Year-round outdoor recreation Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association 277 West Old Cross Road • P.O. Box 1040 New Market, VA 22844 540-740-3132 • Fax 540-740-3100 firstname.lastname@example.org Promoting the Shenandoah Valley since 1924 For More Information:
1-800-VISIT-SV • www.VisitShenandoah.org Virginia Tourism Corporation 1-800-VISIT-VA or www.virginia.org
West Virginia Division of Tourism 1-800-CALL-WVA or www.wvtourism.com
Shenandoah National Park / Skyline Drive 540-999-3500 or www.nps.gov/shen/
The Wilderness Road www.WildernessRoadVA.org
The information is arranged by Interstate 81 exits (North to South), plus I-66 and I-64. All Interstate exit numbers correspond to mile markers.
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Cover photo- Views from the Blue Ridge Mountains from a Skyline Drive overlook in Shenandoah National Park into the legendary Shenandoah Valley .
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Martinsburg - Berkeley Co., WV Exits 16, 14 and 13 Martinsburg/Berkeley County Visitors Bureau - I-81 Exits 13,14,16 115 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 • Email email@example.com www.travelwv.com • Ph. 304-264-8801 Great visitors center and gifts in historic downtown. Architecturally unique downtown; walking and driving tours of historical interest; many exciting festivals; wildlife preserves; diverse dining; plentiful lodging; spas and golf.
Charles Town - Shepherdstown Jefferson County, WV Exit 12 Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce — I-81 Exit 12 29 Keyes Ferry Road, Suite 200, Charles Town, WV 25414 www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org • 800-624-0577 or 304-725-2055 Jefferson County offers a wealth of recreation, fun, and history. Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival is held annually the second full weekend in June and the last full weekend in September. ATTRACTIONS Old Opera House Theatre – I-81 Exit 12 Charles Town/Harpers Ferry 204 N. George Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 www.oldoperahouse.org • 888-900-SHOW or 304-725-4420 Enjoy live musicals, plays, children’s theatre, art, concerts & dance in the oldest theatre in West Virginia. Theatre runs year round; group rates & tours available.
Harpers Ferry, WV Antiques • Fine Dining • Horse Racing & Slots Harpers Ferry Historical Park Historical C&O Canal • Lewis & Clark History Antietam National Battlefield Appalachian Trail & Headquarters Washington Family History
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Exit 12 Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau — I-81 Exit 12 37 Washington Court, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 www.WVEasternGateway.com • 866-HELLO-WV Discover it all in Jefferson County! Thrill to racing and slots! Explore our towns whose history abounds with George Washington’s family, Lewis & Clark, John Brown’s raid and the Civil War, Afro-American heritage, James Rumsey and more. If culture and the arts appeal to you, check out one of the top hundred art towns in the U.S. and our Charles Town Opera House. Experience outdoor adventure with water rafting, tubing, hiking and biking or visit farm markets, corn mazes & other agri-tourism activities. See Ad This Page ATTRACTIONS Harpers Ferry National Historical Park — I-81 Exit 12 171 Shoreline Drive, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 PO Box 65, Harpers Ferry WV 25425. www.nps.gov/hafe/ • 304-535-6029 Exhibits, interpretive programs and trails. Explore six stories; Natural Heritage, Industry, John Brown’s Raid, Civil War, African American History and Transportation.
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Harpers Ferry, WV - Winchester, VA River & Trail Outfitters – 604 Valley Road, Knoxville, MD 21758 www.rivertrail.com • 800-I-GO-PLAY or 301-695-5177 Where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Appalachian Trail and C&O Canal meet near historic Harpers Ferry, WV. Raft, canoe, kayak, tube, bike and hike. Groups and individuals welcome. Trips for all ages. See Ad Page 4
Old Courthouse Civil War Museum – I-81 Exit 313 20 North Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.civilwarmuseum.org • 540-542-1145 Unique collection of relics & soldiers’ graffiti on walls of courthouse built in 1840 and used to house prisoners and treat wounded by both sides during the Civil War. Open Wed-Sat 10am-5pm; Sunday 1pm- 5pm.
Rock Harbor Golf Course – I-81 Exit 317 or 310 365 Rock Harbor Drive, Winchester, VA 22602 Detailed directions at www.rockharborgolf.com • 866-273-1934 “The Rock” features a spectacular island green par three, challenging bunkers & plays from a family friendly 3800 yds. to 7200 yds. at the tips.18-hole course, professional practice facilities, PGA pro tournament staff. Exquisite dining at the Harbor Grill.
Harpers Ferry KOA & Conference Center — I-81 Exit 12 343 Campground Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 www.harpersferrykoa.com • 800-KOA-9497 or 304-535-6895 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Open year round. 300 trailer/tent sites. Kamping Kabins & Lodges with front porch swings. All hookups. LP gas.
Winchester - Frederick Co. Exits 317, 315, 313, 310 and 307
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival — I-81 Exit 313. Office at 135 North Cameron Street. Winchester, VA 22601 www.thebloom.com • 540-662-3863 • Email email@example.com Festival runs from Fri April 27-Sun, May 6, 2012. Grand Feature Parade: Sat, May 5, 2012. Dances, parades, circus, carnival rides & games, band competitions. Wine Festival events April 27-28, 2012 Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum — I-81 Exit 313 54 South Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.discoverymuseum.net • 540-722-2020 Offering an interactive, hands-on learning experience for the entire family. Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission is $6 per person.
Bloomin Wine Fest in Winchester,VA by Mike Besant Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center — I-81 Exit 313 1400 South Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester, VA 22601 www.VisitWinchesterVA.com • 877-871-1326 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, restroom facilities & plenty of parking. See Ad Page 6 ATTRACTIONS Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market - I-81 Exit 310 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, VA 22602 www.markermillerorchards.com • 540-662-1391 A Century Farm offering a variety of fresh fruits & veggies available in our market and for pick-your-own. We have a large selection of jams, jellies & fruit wines, fresh made fudge and our in-house bakery. Museum of the Shenandoah Valley – I-81 Exit 317 or 310 901 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.ShenandoahMuseum.org • 888-556-5799 Tells the story of the Valley, anchors a regional history museum complex, including Glen Burnie Historic House & 6 acres of gardens. Museum open year-round.11 gallery rooms, a café, & store. House/gardens open Mar-Nov. Open 10am-4pm Tue–Sun. Closed Mon. See Ad This Page
Museum, spectacular gardens, store, and café. Special events and exhibitions, too! Admission is free to ages 12 and under. Open 10–4 Tuesday–Sunday. 901 Amherst Street Winchester, VA 22601 540-662-1473, ext. 235
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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, in-room coffee makers, guest laundry and courtesy van. Efficiencies & executive rooms. AAA, AARP, CAA, Corp. and GOV group rates. Major credit cards. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery on premises. Holiday Inn Historic Gateway— I-81 Exit 313 333 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, VA 22602 www.holidayinn.com/winchesterva • 540-667-3300 This 2010 Newcomer Award winning hotel understands the needs of the leisure & business traveler. Free Wi-Fi, 24-hour business center, indoor pool & excellent banquet facilities. Enjoy a relaxing dinner In Kem’s Restaurant & Lounge on site. Spacious rooms with refrigerator, microwave oven & large flat screen TV. Great location that allows easy access to top attractions & I-81. Tour Bus Friendly.
Step into fascinating chapters of history in the community that shaped a young George Washington. Years later, we played a pivotal role in the nation’s Civil War. Deemed so strategic to both the Union and Confederacy, Winchester changed hands more than 70 times during the conflict. And once dubbed the apple capital of the world, you’ll find our apple heritage is still very much a part of the community. Special events, tours and unique experiences year ‘round! VisitWinchesterVA.com, 877-871-1326
Sleep Inn and Suites — I-81 Exits 313 NB or 313A SB US 522 S, 3rd light, left • 140 Costello Drive, Winchester, VA 22602 www.sleepinnwinchester.com • 540-667-7636 72 tastefully decorated, oversized rooms. AAA 3 Diamonds. Free hardwired & wireless internet (with 24/7 tech support) in all rooms. Fridge, microwave, iron, coffee maker, hair dryer. Some rms. w/full kitchen or Jacuzzi style suites. Deluxe hospitality breakfast, fitness ctr, indoor heated pool, business ctr, laundry & dry cleaning service. Easy access to mall, area attractions & restaurants.
Super 8 Motel – I-81 Exit 313 NB or 313A SB Just off interstate, east on US 50/17 1077 Millwood Pike, Winchester, VA 22601 www.super8.com. • Ph. & Fax 540-665-4450 Free Super Start Breakfast & high speed DSL wireless internet. Cable TV, coffee maker, hair dryer in all rooms, micro-fridge available. Pets Welcome (charges apply)Near shopping, cinemas, Civil War historic sites, Shenandoah Univ, Winchester Medical Ctr, Summit Point Raceway, park, pools, fitness center & golf courses. Restaurants nearby. AAA/AARP discounts.
Steeped in rich history and natural beauty, this thriving community boasts attractions and amenities for everyone – all within a stone’s throw of the Nation’s Capital. Major attractions include Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, The Shenandoah River, Skyline Caverns and Historic Downtown. DiscoverFrontRoyal.com, 800-338-2576
Get close to the mountains, real close, with the zip line at Bryce Resort. Take your time visiting our four award-winning vineyards. Cruise six main streets along scenic U.S. Route 11, a Virginia Byway in Shenandoah County. See nature’s wonders at Shenandoah Caverns, taste samples at Route 11 Potato Chips, and learn about the brave VMI cadets at the Battle of New Market. There’s Only One Shenandoah County in the Shenandoah Valley. www.shenandoahtravel.org. 888-367-3965
The George Washington Wyndham Grand Hotel – I-81 Exit 315 103 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.wyndhamgeorgewashington.com • 540-678-4700 In the heart of the historic district, offering the charm, grace & sophistication of the past with modern amenities for the 21st century. Built in 1924, fully restored in 2008. Roman-bath style pool, The Dancing Goat Restaurant, Half Note Lounge & Saumaj Health Spa. Superior accommodations paired with finest service reminiscent of a bygone era. Centrally located to area businesses and attractions. 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. About 80 wines available by the glass. “Winchester’s most refined dining...” (Frommer’s Virginia). Open Tue-Sat. Violino Ristorante Italiano — I-81 Exit 315 or 313 to Old Town 181 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA 22601 www.violinoristorante.com • 540-667-8006 Northern Italian and contemporary cuisine in an intimate fine dining setting… a creative menu, expertly prepared and professional service. Reservations suggested. Mon-Sat.
Berryville - Stephens City - Middletown SHOPPING Creekside Station - I-81 Exit 310 3103 Valley Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601 www.creeksideproperties.com • 540-667-2479 The premiere shopping destination in the Northern Valley. An eclectic blend of outstanding national chains, independent retailers and dining venues, including Talbots, Chico’s, Ann Taylor Loft, Coldwater Creek & JoS. A. Bank. See Ad Below Shenandoah Fine Chocolates – I-81 Exit 310 North onto US 11 North 1.5 miles on left in Creekside Station 3111 Valley Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601 www.shenandoahfinechocolates.com • 540-535-0010 Old Fashioned hand-dipped chocolates, decadent truffles, gourmet food, gift items. Now open, The Chocolate Bar Restaurant, with Full menu. Wonderful food, amazing desserts, gourmet sipping chocolate drinks. firstname.lastname@example.org
Berryville - Front Royal Exit 313 ATTRACTIONS Sky Meadows State Park — I-66 Exit 23 Travel north on Rt 17 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144 www.dcr.virginia.gov • 540-592-3556 Park offers hiking trails, history and nature programs, Visitor Center, gift shop, picnic facilities, primitive camping, bridle trails, and diverse wildlife populations. Located in Clarke and Fauquier counties. Open year round from 8am to dusk. 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 and shrubs, walking trails, bridle trail, 3-mile loop drive. Workshops, lectures, special events. Open dawn to dusk, 365 days. Dogs welcome. Free admission
Millwood Exit 313 ATTRACTIONS Long Branch Historic House & Farm — I-81 Exit 313 to US 50 830 Long Branch Lane, Millwood, VA 22646 www.historiclongbranch.com • 877-868-1811 or 540-837-1856 An antebellum mansion, circa 1811, with unparalleled views of the Blue Ridge. A retired horse farm on premises with therapeutic riding. Available for weddings, events and rentals. The premier shopping destination in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Creekside offers an eclectic blend of outstanding national chain and independent retailers and dining venues, including Coldwater Creek, Talbots, Chico’s, Ann Taylor Loft, and JoS. A. Bank.
Stephens City Exit 307 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, spectacular and colossal! Unbelievable but true! Over 50 dinosaur exhibits. Open Mar 1 through Dec 31. Gift shop 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. June-Aug, Tues-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1pm-5pm; Sept thru 3rd Sun in Nov open Wed-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1pm-5pm. Open by appt Dec-May.
Middletown Exit 302 ATTRACTIONS Belle Grove Plantation — I-81 Exit 302 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown, VA 22645 www.bellegrove.org • 540-869-2028 The 1797 home of Major Isaac Hite & his wife, Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Authentic Jeffersonian architecture & breathtaking Valley mtn views. Epicenter of the 1864 Civil War Battle of Cedar Creek. Official Nat’l Trust for Historical Preservation Site. 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: The Oct 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek & Belle Grove. Exhibits & self- guided tour booklets available at one of the park’s nonprofit partner’s headquarters. A battle re-enactment is held each October. Guided house tours of Belle Grove available seasonally. Admission charge. Free ranger-conducted programs daily in summer and on weekends in the spring & fall. LODGING Wayside Inn - I-81 Exit 302 7783 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645. www.alongthewayside.com • 540-869-1797 The longest continuously operated Inn in the USA since 1797. Uniquely decorated rooms filled with antiques & period furniture. Full private baths in each room. Continental breakfast with accommodation. Open year round. DINING Wayside Inn Restaurant - I-81 Exit 302 7783 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645 www.alongthewayside.com • 540-869-1797 Open daily for lunch and dinner. Sun dinner 11:30am - 8:30pm. Famous peanut soup, fresh southern menu served in an antique inn setting. Tavern open daily. Join us on the front porch. Meeting & conference space. Groups welcome.
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ATTRACTIONS Raymond R. “Andy” Guest, Jr. Shenandoah River State Park — 350 Daughter of the Stars, Bentonville, 22610 www.dcr.state.va.us • 800-933-PARK On US 340 between Front Royal and Luray. Situated on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River with more than 1,600 acres along 5.6 miles of shoreline. A large riverside picnic area with shelters, trails, river access, a scenic overlook and car-top boat launch make this a popular destination for families, anglers and canoeists alike. 13 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Strasburg Exits 298 and 296
Small town charm downtown Front Royal, VA Front Royal/Warren County Visitors Center – I-81 to I-66 Exit 6 414 East Main Street, Front Royal, VA 22630 www.discoverfrontroyal.com • 800-338-2576 Recognized as the gateway to Shenandoah National Park and the Canoe Capital of Virginia, Front Royal provides an ideal base for enjoying the region’s natural beauty, outdoor adventures and storied past. This historic and picturesque community offers a wide variety of attractions including world famous Skyline Caverns, canoeing, antiquing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, nature photography, self-guided driving tour of the famous “Brother against Brother” Civil War Battle and walking tour of historic downtown. See Ad Page 6 ATTRACTIONS Bowling Green Country Club — I-66 Exit 6 US 340 North 838 Bowling Green Road, Front Royal, VA 22630 Email email@example.com • www.bowlinggreencountryclub.net 540-635-2024 (north course) • 540-635-2883 (south course) Two 18-hole courses. PGA Pro tournament staff, lessons. Two pro shops, driving range, lounge, two banquet halls. Memberships avail. No initiation fees. Front Royal Canoe Co/Shenandoah River Trips — I-66 Exit 6 US 340 South • 8567 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630 www.frontroyalcanoe.com • 800-270-8808 or 540-635-5440 Canoe, kayak, raft and tube trips on legendary Shenandoah River between the Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest. Open April 1 - Oct 31 DINING Jalisco – I-66 Exit 6 US 340 1303 North Royal Avenue, Front Royal, VA 22630 www.jaliscofrontroyal.com • 540-635-7348 or Fax 540-635-6600 Authentic Mexican restaurant with extensive menu, entrees made from only the finest ingredients. Dishes prepared fresh daily with “from scratch” sauces using our own special recipe. Superb customer service. Open 11am-10pm, 10:30pm Fri/Sat, & 9:30pm Sun. Thurs lunches $4.99.
Visit Strasburg — I-81 Exits 296 & 298 157 N. Holliday Street, Strasburg, VA 22657 www.VisitStrasburg.com • 540-465-3187 Explore local Civil War battlefield sites of Shenandoah Valley campaigns. Visit 17 nearby Virginia wineries. Enjoy historic downtown with antiques, boutique shopping and dining venues. Discover endless outdoor recreation opportunities. ATTRACTIONS Strasburg Museum — I-81 Exit 298 440 E. King Street, Strasburg, VA 22657 www.strasburgmuseum.org • 540-465-3175 Exhibits include 1739 German Bible that survived Indian attack; Virginia Cadden Pottery, Black history; Civil War & RR eras; local farm & home items, blacksmith/copper shops, more. May-Oct 10am - 4pm. Adults $3, Children 50 cents. DINING McDonald’s Strasburg — I-81 Exit 298. On US 11 33899 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg, VA 22657 Self-serve beverage bar and Drive-Thru. Great food! Friendly service! Open Mon-Sat 5:30am-11pm; Sun 6:30am-11pm. Two big lawns to exercise your pets. Enjoy outdoor patio dining. Buses welcome. Exxon gasoline and diesel fuel. SERVICES Virginia Bicycling Adventures – Shenandoah Valley www.virginiabicycling.com • 540-465-4202 Self-Guided Road Bicycle Tours through Virginia’s Shenandoah and Piedmont Valleys. Route instructions and maps are provided and B & B accommodations are booked. All breakfasts and some lunches and dinners are included. Weekend packages and five different week-long tours available.
Maurertown - Toms Brook Exit 291
ATTRACTIONS North Mountain Vineyard & Winery — I-81 Exit 291 4374 Swartz Road, Maurertown, VA 22644 www.northmountainvineyard.com • 540-436-9463 Award winning wines, exceptional mountain vistas, tours and tastings. Picnic grounds, decks, light gourmet fare. Pet friendly.
Woodstock - Edinburg Woodstock - Shenandoah Co. Exit 283
DINING Shaffer’s Catering Buffet and Deli/Woodstock - I-81 Exit 283 913 South Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 http://www.shafferscatering.com • 540-459-3744 Full line of catering available. Dining room, Lunch specials, sandwiches, fresh salads, homemade soups and deli trays. Dinner Buffet 4-8pm Open Mon-Sat 7am-8pm. Call ahead to place orders. Woodstock Cafe & Shoppes – I-81 Exit 283 117 South Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.caféshoppes.com • 540-459-8888 Great food, unique gifts and pleasant company. Open 7 days a week and Thursday nights for dinner. Check website for special evening events including wine tasting dinners and cabaret dinner shows. Live entertainment Sunday afternoons. SHOPPING & SERVICES BB&T - Bank – I-81 Exit 283 200 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 Visit us on the web at BBandT.com. • 540-459-6800
Picture yourself in the Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Shenandoah County Tourism - I-81 Exits 298 to 264 www.shenandoahtravel.org • 888-367-3965 Whatever the season you will love Shenandoah County! Beautiful mountains, golfing, grass & snow tubing, history, antiquing, caverns, horseback riding, wineries, historic towns, and festivals. Wonderful hotels, B&B’s, and restaurants. There’s only one Shenandoah County In the Shenandoah Valley! Come visit and let us show you our natural beauty, great hotels and friendly hospitality! See Ad Page 6 Town of Woodstock — I-81 Exit 283 135 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.townofwoodstockva.com • 540-459-3621 Historic downtown, local eateries, many lodging options and a great place to stay while you play in the Valley! ATTRACTIONS Stoney Creek Roller Rink & Fun Center – I-81 Exit 283 113 Indian Spring Road, Woodstock, VA 22664. www.stoneycreekrollerrink.com • 540-459-7277. Indoor Amusement Center. Almost an acre of fun: Bumper cars, skating, laser tag, miniature golf, large arcade & more! Coupons & business hours on our website. LODGING Comfort Inn Woodstock — I-81 Exit 283 1011 Motel Drive, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/va308 • 540-459-7600 See Ad Free deluxe continental breakfast, seasonal outdoor pool & sundeck, fitness center and meeting facilities. All rooms with microwave & refrigerator. Suites available with 6’ jetted tub, sleeper sofa, micro/fridge and two phones. See Ad This Page Holiday Inn Express Woodstock/Shenandoah Valley — I-81 Exit 283 1130 Motel Drive, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.hiewoodstock.com • 540-459-5000 Guest service is our #1 priority! Award Winning Property! Free Express Start HOT breakfast. Free Wi-Fi. Interior corridor w/elevator access. All rooms have micro-fridge & 32 inch LCD TV. Jacuzzi suites available. Business Center, outdoor pool, fitness center & guest laundry. Within minutes to 4 vineyards, caverns, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, battlefields. Getaway packages. AAA & AARP discounts. NO PETS-strictly enforced.
Fort Valley Nursery – I-81 Exit 283 1175 S Hisey Avenue, Woodstock, VA 22664 www.fortvalleynursery.com • 540-459-5151 Visit year-round for an extraordinary garden shopping experience. Enjoy our full service café as you wander our new five-acre site “Discovering Your Garden”. Valley Treasures — I-81 Exit 283 US 11 north 466 N Main St, Woodstock, VA 22664 • 540-459-2334 In the Woodstock Shopping Ctr. Mini-market of dealers. Antiques and collectibles. 75 + inside booths. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Open Sundays Noon-6pm; Wednesday-Saturday 10am-6pm.
Edinburg Exit 279 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 antique, craft, and gift shops as well as art galleries. LODGING Edinburg Renaissance B & B - I-81 Exit 279 1 mi to US 11, left for 200 yards, parking in rear. 212 N Main Street, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.edinburgrenbandb.com • 540-984-8286 Elegant restored Victorian. 4 king bedrooms with private baths. Full breakfast & snacks. Comfortable common areas. Wi-Fi. Close to shops, dining, area attractions, colleges & military academy.
Comfort Inn Woodstock, Virginia 1011 Motel Drive, Woodstock, VA 22664 • I-81, Exit 283 (540) 459-7600 • Fax (540) 459-7601 www.comfortinn.com/hotel/va308
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Edinburg - Mt. Jackson SHOPPING & SERVICES Flea Market — I-81 Exit 279 Off US 11 north of Edinburg, Left on Landfill Road 164 Landfill Road, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.edinburgflea.com • 540-984-8771 Beside Shenandoah Self Storage. Open year-round: Fri-Sat-Sun 8:00am5:00pm.12,000 square feet with 95 booths of antiques and collectibles. Murray’s Fly Shop — I-81 Exit 279 121 South Main Street, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.murraysflyshop.com • 540-984-4212 Free catalog: PO Box 156, Edinburg 22824 Email firstname.lastname@example.org • Flies and tackle for trout and bass. Maps and books available. Fly fishing schools and regular classes. Wholesome Foods Country Deli & Butcher Shoppe — 986 South Ox Road, Edinburg, VA 22824 www.wholesomefoodsinc.com • 540-984-8219 ext. 1 Quality fresh poultry, meat products and custom cut meats-to-order. Home of Old Dominion Sugar Cured Country Ham & VA’s Best Bottled Water. Open Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm; Sat 8:00am-1:30pm.
Fort Valley Exit 279 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 See Ad “Mountain Horseback Riding at its Best”. Guided, mountain horseback rides, wagon rides, camping, cabins, Ranch Packages. Reservations strongly recommended. Open year-round. Closed Wednesdays. See Ad Page 13
Basye Exit 273 to State Route 263 ATTRACTIONS Bryce Resort - I-81 Exit 273 Rt 263 west 11 miles 1982 Fairway Drive, Basye, VA 22810 www.bryceresort.com • 800-821-1444 A four season resort with skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing; grass skiing, mountain boarding, tubing, climbing wall & bungee and zip line mountain tour; 18-hole championship golf course, 45-acre lake, swimming, boating, fishing, tennis, fine dining & lounge.
LODGING 4 Seasons Rentals - I-81 Exit 273 US 11 South 1562 Orkney Grade, Basye, VA 22810 • 800-296-2149 Email Rent@BryceRentals.com • www.BryceRentals.com Turn right onto Route 263 west, approximately 11.5 miles. We are in the log building on the left next to the post office. Offering homes, cabins and condos for vacation rentals.
Heart pumping outdoor recreation throughout the Valley, Bryce Resort
Exit 273 to State Route 263 ATTRACTIONS Shenandoah Valley Music Festival — I-81 Exit 273 Office 102 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664 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 in the great outdoors! Concerts held at historic hotel on select summer weekends. Pavilion & lawn seating. Symphony, folk, bluegrass, country, etc. LODGING Shrine Mont Retreat & Conference Center – I-81 Exit 273 221 Shrine Mont Circle, Orkney Springs, VA 22845 Email email@example.com www.shrinemont.com • 540-856-2141 US 11 south. Right on Route 263, approximately 15 miles. Cottages & hotel style rooms. Host to the Shenandoah Music Festival, summer camps, family reunions, church retreats. Rates include meals & lodging.
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Town of Mt. Jackson - I-81 Exit 273 5901 Main Street, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 www.mountjackson.com • 540-477-2121 Stop by our Visitor Center in downtown. Rich in Civil War history, the Mount Jackson Historical District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Just south of Mount Jackson, Meems Bottom Bridge stretches 191 feet in a single span. ATTRACTIONS American Celebration on Parade — I-81 Exit 269 397 Caverns Rd, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847 www.shenandoahcaverns.com • 888-4CAVERN See Ad Relive the excitement of events that touched our lives. Stand where presidents & other famous Americans have stood. See the Nation’s Premier Parade & Float Exhibition, unique & fun for all ages. Groups welcome. Admission includes the Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions. See Ad Page 11 Cave Ridge Vineyard - I-81 Exit 273 1476 Conicville Road, Mount Jackson, VA 22842 www.caveridge.com • 540-477-2585 In the foothills overlooking the Valley. Family owned and operated, producing quality wines with fruit characters while farming to promote a healthy eco-system. Maize Quest @ Bridgemont Farm— I-81 Exit 269 The Cornfield Maze Adventure 600 Wissler Road, Quicksburg, VA 22847 www.getlostinthecorn.com • 540-477-4200 The largest corn maze In the Valley! Get lost - have fun in the 12 acres of corn. 60 ft. barn slide! Hayrides! Rope mazes! Pedal karts! Flashlight nights and more! Open early Sept-mid November.
Mt. Jackson - New Market Route 11 Potato Chips – I-81 Exit 269 11 Edwards Way, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 www.rt11.com • 800-294-SPUD Batch cooked kettle style potato chips prepared the old-fashioned way: Great potatoes; high quality oil & good seasonings. We take advantage of our small size & make chipping our personal art form. Seasonal specialties include Sweet Potato Chips & Yukon Gold Potato Chips. Fry-viewing at factory store. Best time is AM-Early PM. Store open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm The Yellow Barn at Shenandoah Caverns – I-81 Exit 269 410 Caverns Road, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847 www.shenandoahcaverns.com • 888-4CAVERN See Ad The Valley’s largest entertainment venue is just 2 minutes off I-81. Vast collection of restored carriages & antique farm wagons along with model trains in motion. A live, working indoor beehive, along with other children’s activities. Locally produced Honey, Virginia Wine Shop & Country Home Décor. Check website for calendar of events. See Ad This Page
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Shenandoah Caverns — I-81 Exit 269 261 Caverns Rd, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847 • www.shenandoahcaverns.com 888-4CAVERN Just 2 minutes from I-81. Virginia’s only Cavern with Elevator Service! See formations so unusual they were featured in National Geographic. Experience Main Street of Yesteryear featuring animated window displays from prominent department stores. In the summertime, enjoy a Caverns Cooler at the authentic 1950’s soda fountain. Admission to American Celebration on Parade & The Yellow Barn included. Four great attractions for one low price! Open all year. See Ad This Page LODGING Widow Kip’s Country Inn — I-81 Exit 273 355 Orchard Drive, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 www.widowkips.com • 800-478-8714 Our 21st Successful Year! Come stay with us! Charming 1830 Victorian gem on 7 acres. Romantic getaway, rural country elegance, 5 antique-filled bedrooms w/fireplaces, private baths. Wi-Fi. Gourmet breakfast. Children/pets in our courtyard cottages. Pool, fishing, hiking. Rates: $110-$135/XP $20. SERVICES Holtzman Oil & Holtzman Propane — I-81 Exit 273 5534 North Main Street, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 P.O. Box 8, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842 www.holtzmancorp.com • 540-477-3131 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Serving the Valley for 38 years.
Finding a destination that engages everyone in the family can be challenging. So when you want a trip that will enthrall your history buffs, your explorers and your scientists, visit the family of attractions at Shenandoah Caverns. Ride our elevator down to the caverns and delve into the natural beauty of the formations, with added insight from your personal tour guide. When you emerge, experience a part of history at American Celebration on Parade — our unique collection of parade floats and stage settings from famous presidential inaugurals dating back to Harry Truman. Observe the honey bees and sample the wine — and Americana — at The Yellow Barn. (See? Fun for the whole family.) Embark on your adventure today!
New Market Exit 264 New Market Area Chamber of Commerce - I-81 Exit 264 100 West Lee Street, New Market, VA 22844 www.newmarketcoc.net • 877-740-3212 or 540-740-3212 2 minutes from I-81 at EXIT 269
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New Market - Shenandoah Town of New Market — I-81 Exit 264 9418 John Sevier Road, PO Box 58, New Market, VA 22844 www.newmarketvirginia.com • 540-740-3432 Email email@example.com Historic town with battlefield, golf, lodging, shopping and excellent dining. July 4th -Fourth of July Celebration. ATTRACTIONS The Shenvalee Golf Resort - I-81 Exit 264 On US 11 south one mile 9660 Fairway Dr, New Market, VA 22844 www.shenvalee.com • 888-339-3181 or 540-740-3181 Email Shenvalee@Shenvalee.com. 27 PGA Hole Golf Course with golf packages available on site: Motel, restaurant, sports lounge, driving range, putting green. Open to the public.
Shenandoah Valley Academy – I-81 Exit 264 234 West Lee Highway, New Market, VA 22844 www shenandoahvalleyacademy.org • 540-740-3161 Offering quality Christian High School Education in the heart of nature and the Shenandoah Valley. Celebrating more than 100 years of Christian Education. Shenandoah Valley Flea Market – I-81 Exit 264 On US 11 north 3549 Old Valley Pike, New Market, VA 22844 • 540-740-3900 Indoor/outdoor flea market, open daily year-round 9am-5pm. 75+ booths with antiques, books, coins, collectibles, dishwares, furniture, tools and much more! SPA 122 - I-81 Exit 264 9626 South Congress Street, New Market, VA 22844 www.spa122.com • 540-740-3211 “Come Celebrate Yourself”. Massages, facials, skin care, waxings, nail care, body treatments & hair studio in a tranquil environment. Esthetic Edge Jeffrey Burns, DDS. “Comprehensive, Personal Dentistry”. www.jeffreyburns.com • 540-740-8937
Virginia Museum of the Civil War & New Market Battlefield State Historical Park — I-81 Exit 264 8895 George Collins Pkwy, New Market, VA 22844 www.vmi.edu/newmarket • 866-515-1864 or 540-740-3101 280-acre battlefield & Bushong House Farm/Museum complex. Site made famous by Exit 264 participation of VMI Cadets & the original farmhouse that stood in center of fighting. Museum exhibits present overall picture of entire Civil War. Open daily 9am-5pm. ATTRACTIONS *Shenandoah Valley visitors services available at this location Plains District Memorial Museum – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 West 7 miles. LODGING 176 North Main St, Timberville, VA 22853 • 540-896-7900 Days Inn Battlefield - I-81 Exit 264 Featuring exhibits & memorabilia from the Plains District of Rock-ingham County. 9360 George Collins Pkwy, New Market, VA 22844 Open Thursday thru Sunday 1-4pm. Free admission. www.DaysInn.com • 540-740-4100
Closet hotel to I-81. Adjacent to VA Museum of the Civil War. Friendly service! Clean, comfortable rooms, with 27” cable TV w/HBO, free Wi-Fi with 24/7 tech support, iron/ironing board, hair dryer and coffee maker. Microwave/fridge available. Complimentary DayBreak Breakfast, business & fitness center, outdoor pool. Scenic mountain views. Pets welcome (fee applies). AAA/AARP discounts. DINING McDonald’s – I-81 Exit 264 171 West Old Cross Road, New Market, VA 22844 Close to interstate, with easy on/off. Newly remodeled Civil War theme décor, selfserve beverage bar. Quick, friendly service, outdoor dining, play land, green area for pets. Open Sun-Thur 6am-11pm; Fri & Sat 6am-midnight. Close to the park for picnics. Many points of interest nearby. Buses welcome. Southern Kitchen — I-81 Exit 264 On US 11 9576 South Congress St, New Market, VA 22844 • 540-740-3514 Steaks, VA ham, seafood, fried chicken specialties. Carry-out. Banquet facilities. Beer, wine. Open daily 7am-9pm, with Southern Hospitality Since 1955. Owners Randy & Rebecca Newland. SHOPPING & SERVICES Home-Land Realty Company, Inc. — I-81 Exit 264 9560 South Congress Street, New Market, VA 22844 P.O. Box 1126, New Market, VA 22844 www.homelandrealtyva.com • 800-701-3176 or 540-740-3176 Serving Page, Shenandoah & Rockingham Counties since 1950. Residential, farms, land, commercial. Beside Southern Kitchen Restaurant. Seven Eleven — I-81 Exit 264 285 West Old Cross Road, New Market, VA 22844 • 540-740-8980 Full service convenience store, open daily. Gasoline.
SHOPPING Showalter’s Orchard & Greenhouses — I-81 Exit 264 West on US 211. 17768 Honeyville Road, Timberville, VA 22853 www.showaltersorchardandgreenhouse.com • 540-896-7582 Seasonal plants and flowers. Over 25 varieties of apples; sweet apple cider. Apple Harvest Festival on the third Saturday In Oct. each year. Family owned operation. Timberville Drug Store — I-81 Exit 264 305 South Main Street, Timberville, VA 22853 • 540-896-3171 At the corner of US 211 west and Rt 42. Prescriptions and diabetic supplies. Russell Stover candy, greeting cards, gifts, Willow Tree Angels, Beanie Babies, and fax service. Mon-Fri 8:30am-6:00pm; Sat 8:30am1:00pm. Turkey Knob Apples – www.turkeyknobapples.com • 800-296-2775 or 540-896-3079 Local apples available from our 3 markets. Call to get directions & availability. Also available are our quality apple gift boxes mailed to friends or clients anywhere in the USA. To order online or for more information visit us online.
Shenandoah Exit 264 to US Route 340 Town of Shenandoah — Daughter of the Stars! I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East to US 340 South, 10 min. www.TownOfShenandoah.com • 540-652-8164 Historic Landmark/Visitor Center. Civil War trails, active rail yard - watch trains & shop downtown! Recreation - Shenandoah River public boat dock. Big Gem Park. Near top Valley attractions!
Shenandoah - Stanley - Luray ATTRACTIONS Shenandoah River Adventures - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 E to US 340 S • 415 Long Avenue, Shenandoah, VA 22849 www.shenandoahriveradventures.com • 540-478-5032 Canoe, kayak & tube rentals. Over 50 miles of river fun. From beginners to advanced, we have a trip for you. Both guided & self-guided trips. Info & shuttle included. Call for an appointment.
Stanley Exit 264 to US Route 211 ATTRACTIONS Jordan Hollow Trail Rides – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 1003 Judy Lane, Stanley, VA 22851 www.jordanhollowstables.com • 540-778-2623 Offering trail rides for the whole family. One and a half hour rides, two hour rides, half and all day rides. Pony rides and special occasion rides. Affordable rates. Reservations required. Wisteria Farm & Vineyard - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 1126 Marksville Rd, Stanley, VA 22851 www.wisteriavineyard.com • 540-742-1489 Small farm winery nestled on the western slope of the Blue Ridge Mtns. A working farm & vineyard, with a small flock of Romney Sheep & free-roaming chickens. Bring a picnic, wander around or just sit on our deck, enjoying the wine & the views.
Luray - Page County Exit 264 to US Route 211 Luray-Page County Visitor Center — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 18 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835. Open 9am-5pm daily. www.LurayPage.com. Call for free travel guide 888-743-3915. In Shenandoah Valley’s Blue Ridge Mtns. Home to Shenandoah Nat’l Park & Luray Caverns. More than l,l00 rooms, cozy cabins, elegant B&B’s & campsites. Canoeing on Shenandoah River, quaint towns, historic sites, antiques, festivals & fairs. 15 min from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. Satellite Office at historic Stevens Cottage. See Ad This Page Town of Luray — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East or I-66 Exit 6 www.townofluray.com • 540-743-5511 From Luray Caverns it’s only a short drive to downtown. Dozens of unique shops & restaurants. Award winning Greenway Trail, mountain views, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, Farmer’s Market May-Oct, Sat 8am-1pm, Festival of Spring Sat May 12th, July 4th fireworks, Lake Arrowhead, more! See Ad This Page ATTRACTIONS Caverns Country Club Resort — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 296 Northcott Blvd, Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com • 540-743-7111 At Luray Caverns. In the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mtns overlooking the Shenandoah River. Gently rolling fairways, large tees & greens provide one of Mid-Atlantic regions most scenic golf settings. Minutes from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park & I-81. Garden Maze At Luray Caverns — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 101 Cave Hill Rd, Luray, VA 22835 www.thegardenmaze.com • 540-843-0769 Unravel the mystery of the largest garden maze In the Mid-Atlantic. 8 foot hedges create pathways of puzzlement. Misting fog keeps things cool! Open daily early Spring- November; Winter-weekends only, weather permitting.
Luray Luray Caverns - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 970 US Hwy 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com • 540-743-6551 Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest and most popular caverns in Eastern America. From welllighted paved walkways explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal clear pools. And experience the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ. 10 minutes from the Central Entrance to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, 15 minutes from I-81 at New Market. Also enjoy the Car and Carriage Caravan, the Luray Valley Museum and The Garden Maze. Open daily, all year. See Ad This Page Luray Zoo - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 1087 US Hwy 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 www.lurayzoo.com • 540-743-4113 A rescue zoo, home to birds of prey, exotic cats, mammals & reptiles from around the world. Boasts one of the largest venomous snake collections. Open 10am-5pm daily Apr-Oct. Open Nov-March week-ends & holidays. Jungle Gift Shop & petting zoo. Shenandoah National Park featuring Skyline Drive — US 211 East Headquarters in Luray, VA • www.nps.gov/shen • 540-999-3500 Experience the National Park of the Mid-Atlantic region and enjoy Skyline Drive, a designated National Scenic Byway, covering 105 miles of pure driving pleasure with 75 overlooks. Enjoy 500 miles of hiking trails, two visitor centers, historic sites, wildlife, ranger programs, horseback riding, fishing and camping. Plan an overnight stay at one of the park’s historic lodges with dining, tap rooms and retail service. 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 See Ad Canoe! Kayak! Raft! Tube! Fun on the Shenandoah River. Great family experience. Tent campground. 9 Log cabin rentals on the river. Plan for a day, weekend or week! See Ad Page 13
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Luray Best Western Intown Luray - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 15 miles to Luray to US 211 East Business. 410 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.BestWestern.com • 540-743-6511 Free Wi-Fi with free 24/7 tech support, HD Cable TV w/HBO, micro-fridge, hair dryer, iron & ironing board. Outdoor pool. Restaurants, downtown Luray & hospital within walking distance. Near Luray Caverns & Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. AAA/AARP discounts. Brookside Cabins — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 2978 US Hwy 211 East, Luray, VA 22835. www.brooksidecabins.com • 540-743-5698 4 ½ mi east of Luray. Logsided cabins along brook. Luxuriously decorated 1 & 2 BR cabins w/rear decks & covered front porch. Gas fireplaces, interior hot tubs, small refrig & coffee maker.Daily maid service. Family restaurant/gift shop on premises. 4 mi from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park & Luray Caverns. Open year-round. Crestview Cottage — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 1631 Stonyman Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.crestviewcottage.com • 540-743-4674 Between the Massanutten & Blue Ridge Mountains. The perfect honeymoon/vacation getaway. Fireplace, whirlpool for 2, cathedral ceiling, kitchen, w/d, & linens. Phone, TV/VCR/DVD, Dish Network. Porch swing, great views. No smoking. Pets for extra fee. Open year-round. Luray Caverns Motels — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 970 US Hwy 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 www.luraycaverns.com •. 888-941-4531 US 211 East at Luray Caverns. Quiet, scenic location with views of Shenandoah National Park & the Blue Ridge Mtns. Discount food coupons, swimming pools, AAA approved. Golf, dining nearby.10 min. from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah Nat’l Park, 15 min from I-81. Peach Orchard Hide-A-Way - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 101 South Antioch Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.fairviewcabins.com • 540-743-1748 or 540-860-1384 Luxurious log cabin nestled in the Blue Ridge Mtns foothills on 48 secluded acres. An ideal family vacation or honeymoon retreat. Outdoor stone fireplace on screened porch. Awesome views. Stocked pond. Linens provided. Fully equipped kitchen. Pets welcome. Shadow Mountain Escape — I-81, Exit 264 US 211 East 1132 Jewell Hollow Road, Luray, VA 22835 www.shadowmountainescape.com • 540-843-0584 Email email@example.com VA’s authentic Timberframe Cabins on 15 secluded acres bordering Shenandoah National Park. Pond, stream & nature trail. Couples’ romantic getaway with birthday & anniversary complimentary pkgs! Ask about our special promotions! AAA Three Diamond Rated. Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive Current Road Conditions- 1-540-999-3500 (option 1) You can enter Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive at four places: • Front Royal near I-66 to US Rt. 340 • Thornton Gap at US Rt. 211 • Swift Run Gap at US Rt. 33 • Rockfish Gap at I-64 to US Rt. 250 (also the northern entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway.) It takes about three hours to travel the entire length of the park on a clear day. Skyline Drive is 105 miles and has 75 overlooks.
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Luray - Mauzy 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 • 877-547-8600 or 540-743-4007 Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Shenandoah River front cabins, lodge, tree house, camp on farm; all on separate nearby properties. 2-7 bedrms; Wi-Fi; free long distance; canoes/tubes in season. Special event venue for weddings, reunions, corporate retreats and honeymoons. Hot tub/Jacuzzis. The Mimslyn Inn – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 www.mimslyninn.com • 800-296-5105 Beautiful historic inn. Enjoy a memorable stay in beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Fine dining restaurant, tavern and spa. Meeting space ideal for retreats, getaway meetings, conferences and weddings. Elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites offer comfortable charm of a bygone era and modern conveniences for today’s lifestyles. See Ad Below Woodside Cabins — I-81 Exit 264 or I-66 Exit 6 622 Woodside Drive, Rileyville, VA 22650 www.woodsidecabins.com • 540-743-3733 Escape to the beauty of the mtns and the sounds of the Shenandoah River. Four secluded 2 bedroom, fully equipped cabins. 4 person hot tubs, riverfront, Satellite TV, VCR, AC, fireplace & more. Pets welcome. CAMPING Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 2250 US Hwy 211 East, Luray, VA 22835 www.campluray.com • 800-420-6679 Trailer/tent sites, cabins, laundry, pools, playground, paddleboats, mini-golf, waterslide, lasertag. Open mid Mar - Nov. Full time activities from Memorial Day- Labor Day. DINING Artisans Grill – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 2 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835 • 540-743-7030 Fax 540-743-7034 Gourmet deli and casual dining. Freshly prepared salads, soups. Open flame grilled The specialties. Naturally raised beef and poultry. Locally grown produce. Beer, wine and Mimslyn Inn spirits. Open Sun, Mon, Thur 11am-9pm; Wed, Fri, Sat 11am-10pm. Luray, VA • Since 1931
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Brookside Restaurant — 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. Open daily 8am - 8pm (extended hours in summer). Home cooking with fresh breads, cakes & pies baked daily. Buffet lunches & dinners with huge salad bar. Extensive menu selections. Great burgers & prime rib. Circa ’31 at The Mimslyn Inn – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 401 West Main St, Luray, VA 22835 • www.mimslyninn.com 800-296-5105or 540-743-5105 Enjoy fine dining featuring upscale southern cuisine. Delight the palate and enjoy Vintage Southern Hospitality in our beautifully restored historic inn. See Ad This Page McDonald’s of Luray — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East In Luray on US 211 Business. Left at 1st light. Open 24 hours. Speakeasy Bar & Restaurant at The Mimslyn Inn — I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 401 West Main St, Luray, VA 22835. www.mimslyninn.com • 800-296-5105 or 540-743-5105 Unwind and enjoy spirited conversation in our restaurant located in the beautifully restored historic Inn. Enjoy art-deco inspired décor, prohibition theme drink menu, live music, and a delightful menu. See Ad This Page SHOPPING Arts & Artisans Fine Art Gallery – I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 4 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 • 540-743-9007 Original Paintings and drawings, limited edition prints by local and nationally known artists. After a meal at The Artisans Grill next door, come and see some fine paintings. Open Thursday through Sunday 12pm-5pm and by appointment.
Luray Fudge Company - I-81 Exit 264 US 211 East 970 US Hwy 211 West, Luray, VA 22835 • 540-743-3556 Located at the entrance to the Car & Carriage Caravan Museum at Luray Caverns. Fudge handcrafted from 1830’s recipe, baked from scratch cookies, old-fashioned lemonade and other tantalizing treats. SERVICES Shenandoah National Park Association – www.snpbooks.org The Shenandoah National Park Association (SNPA) is a non-profit organization operating the visitor center bookstores in Shenandoah National Park. The profits are used to support the Park’s interpretive activities. SNPA sells items that aid in educating the public about the Park and souvenirs that support the Park experience.
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CAMPING Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA - I-81 Exit 257 12480 Mountain Valley Rd, Broadway, VA 22815. • Meeting and Event Sites www.KOA.com/campgrounds/Harrisonburg/ • 540-896-8929 The Mimslyn Inn • Seasons Day Spa US 11 North 100 yds to Rt 608. Right turn onto 608. Continue 3 ½ miles to campThe Mimslyn • Fine and Casual DiningCirca Inn '31 and The Speakeasy ground. Tent sites, kabins, lodges, RV sites. Big Rig friendly. Heated pool, mini golf, • Elegantly Restored Rooms & Suites • Fine and Casual Dining'31 and The Speakeasy game room, laundry, LP gas. Open all year. • Meeting &Circa Event Sites 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA • www.mimslyninn.com • Seasons DayRooms Spa • Elegantly Restored & Suites 540-743-5105 800-296-5105 401 West Mainor Street, Luray VA www.mimslyninn.com Luray, VA • Since 1931
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Broadway - Harrisonburg Broadway Exit 257 ATTRACTIONS Lohr’s U-Pick Pumpkins & Playland – I-81 Exit 257 Just south on US 11. 10313 N. Valley Pike, Broadway, VA 22815 www.lohrsfarm.com • 540-896-8796 or 540-896-8798 Over 50 varieties of pumpkins & gourds. Two corn mazes, pedal car racing track for all ages, tumble tubes, hayrides, petting zoo and more.
Harrisonburg, Rockingham Co. Exits 251, 247 A-B, 245, 243 and 240 County of Rockingham - Exit 247 B Office of Economic Development and Tourism. 20 E. Gay Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.yesrockingham.com • 540-574-1896 In the center of the Shenandoah Valley, Rockingham County offers a beautiful country setting with yearround recreation, historical sites, and extensive shopping, lodging and dining opportunities. The area is a great place to live, work and play with an affordable cost of living, numerous schools, established neighborhoods, commercial building sites and major tourist attractions. Harrisonburg Tourism and Visitor Services — I-81 Exit 247 B or Exit 245 212 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.HarrisonburgTourism.com • 540-432-8935 Follow the signs downtown to the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center: Historic Home, Civil War Orientation Center, Valley Turnpike Museum, Gift Shoppe and food service. Open Mon-Sun 9am-5pm. Harrisonburg offers heart-pumping outdoor adventure and casual strolls through our vibrant downtown and historic districts. A Virginia Main Street community located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, offering unique shopping, locally owned restaurants, green lodging, and visual and performing arts. Explore our museums, cultural attractions and civil war trails. Enjoy seasonal events, festivals, and our outdoor farmers market at Turner Pavilion. Our bicycle friendly community offers multiple levels of trail exploration and hiking paths for the entire family. Plan your Adventure today! See Ad Below
Improve your swing and enjoy the views Heritage Oaks Golf Course ATTRACTIONS Back Home on the Farm – I-81 Exit 245 3231 Willow Run Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.BackHome-ontheFarm.com West on Port Republic Rd; right on Rt 42 North 4 mi; then left & follow signs. Funfilled adventure on the farm. Seasonal hours in spring and fall. Plant sales, greenhouse, corn maze; 23 activities, all family oriented. 30-Horse Virginia Carousel on site. Groups and buses welcome. Court Square Theater - I-81 Exit 247 B 61 Graham Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. www.courtsquaretheater.com • 540-433-9189. In historic downtown. We are your local Art House specializing in independent and foreign films, live theatre, music and dance. Rent our space for your corporate presentation or birthday. CrossRoads Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center - I-81 Exit 247B 1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.vbmhc.org • 540-438-1275 Highlights beliefs and lifestyles of the Brethren and Mennonites in a living history setting. Brings to life history and values from pioneer days to the present. Interact with people, artifacts and a farmstead and attend festivals and events. Explore More Discovery Museum – I-81 Exit 247B 150 South Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.iexploremore.com • 540-442-8900 Downtown Harrisonburg. Hands-on interactive museum where children (ages 1-12) & their families can explore & learn together.10 main exhibits include a theater, science lab, TV studio, barnyard, super service center & full-size ambulance. Admission: $5 each; under 1 year, free.
Harrisonburg Heritage Oaks Golf Course – I-81 Exit 247 B 680 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.heritageoaksgolf.com • 540-442-6502 US 33 west approx 4 mi, then left. A beautifully created course offering an enjoyable experience for all ages & abilities. Harrisonburg’s own 18-hole facility combines a variety of links-style holes along with traditional tree-lined holes to offer all a challenging but fair golf experience for all. Lakeview Golf Course – I-81 Exit 245 4104 Shen Lake Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.lakeviewgolf.net • 540-434-8937 Port Republic Rd east 3 mi, left on Shen Lake Dr. 36 holes. The “Mountainview” 18 provides a tournament-like experience. “The Lakeview” 18 is challenging & playable for all skill levels. Pro shop, lessons, driving range, chipping, putting greens. Tee times required. Massanutten Adventures – I-81 Exit 247A East on US 33 1850 Meadow Vista Lane, McGaheysville, VA 22840 www.massadventures.com • 540-289-4066 A new adventure for every day of the week: Canoe, kayak, raft, tube. Trips depart daily from Massanutten Resort to the scenic Shenandoah River. Check website for details on the portable rock wall and area excursions. Your adventure is waiting… See Ad This Page Massanutten Golf – I-81 Exit 247A East on US 33 www.massresort.com/golf • 540-437-4919 See Ad At Massanutten Resort. Mountain Greens-18 hole Championship Course, Par 72/73; Woodstone Meadows-18 hole Valley Course, Par 65; Golf Learning Center, the perfect place to fine tune your game! See Ad Page 21 Massanutten Resort — I-81 Exit 247A East on US 33 1822 Resort Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840 www.massresort.com • 800-207-MASS or 540289-9441 www.facebook.com/massanutten Nestled in Virginia’s lush Shenandoah Valley, and offering personalized vacation experiences in gorgeous mountain surroundings. 6,000 acre four-season resort packed with possibilities for the daytripper and vacationer alike. Over 150 activities from which to choose including a fully-outfitted snow sports area, a 130,000 square foot indoor/outdoor WaterPark, two 18-hole golf courses, a million dollar luxury spa and a new zip line and canopy tour. Two fishing ponds, an 18-hole disc golf course and more than 30 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. The Resort also boasts 7 dining facilities, three shops and 2 convenience stores. With specialty dinners, live entertainment, motorcoach tours and lots more, there’s truly something for everyone at Massanutten Resort! See Ad Page 21 Massanutten WaterPark – I-81 Exit 247A www.massanuttenwaterpark.com • 540-437-3340 At Massanutten. 8 water slides, an aquatic fortress, adventure river, kiddie area, the FlowRider®, and more! Indoor park open year round; 88,000 sq ft. outdoor park open Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day. Group Pricing and overnight packages available. See Ad Page 21 Massanutten Ski Area – I-81 Exit 247A www.massresort.com • 800-207-MASS or 540-289-9441 www.facebook.com/massanutten Enjoy skiing with all 14 trails lit up for night skiing, too! Slopes are classified beginner through advanced and span 70 skiable areas. With seven ski lifts, including two quad chair lifts to the highest peak, you’re not waiting in tow lines very long. Plus, skiiers age 70 or older can ski for free! Snowboarding in the terrain park and snow tubing is also available. See Ad Page 21
Enjoy a week of breathtaking views, Massanutten Four Season Resort Rockingham County Fair — Between I-81 Exits 240 & 243 US 11 South • 4808 South Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.rockinghamcountyfair.com Virginia’s County Fair. August 13-18, 2012. Livestock, competitive exhibits in poultry, horticulture, flowers, farm crops, art, photography, homemaking. Country music, tractor pulls, demo derby, more. Other events year-round. Shenandoah Heritage Market - I-81 Exit 243 US 11 South 121 Carpenter Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.ShenandoahMarket.com • 540-433-3929 Area’s largest country market with 15 + locally owned and operated shops. Antique Mall, bulk food, café, Amish-made pine furniture, Civil War memorabilia, western wear, much more! RV & bus parking. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 9am-6pm Shenandoah Music Trail – www.shenandoahmusictrail.com • 540-209-3540 Hear authentic mountain music at over 80 live music venues, visit 16 historic sights, 27 music festivals and 17 music jam sessions. Bluegrass, traditional country, gospel & old-time music every day of the week. Don’t forget to bring your instrument.
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Harrisonburg Virginia Quilt Museum - I-81 Exit 245 West 301 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.vaquiltmuseum.org • 540-433-3818 In the historic Warren-Sipe House. Virginia’s Official Quilt Museum features contemporary and historic quilts, a Civil War room, and museum shop. Closed January. Tue-Sat 10am-4pm. Admission $5. LODGING Best Western Harrisonburg Inn — I-81 Exit 247 A US 33 East • 45 Burgess Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 800-WESTERN or 540-433-6089 98 rooms. Free continental breakfast, morning coffee. Remote cable TV, non-smoking rooms. Microwave, fridges in all rooms. Free High Speed Internet. Business Center, guest laundry. Senior, AAA, commercial & group rates. Rates: S $74-$79, D $79-$84, XP $5. By The Side of the Road Inn & Cottages – I-81 Exit 247 B 491 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.bythesideoftheroad.com • 866-274-4887 or 540-801-0430 Circa 1790 gem offering 4 main house suites and 3 luxury cottages. Fireplaces, featherbeds, 110 gal whirlpool tubs, Wi-Fi, I-Pod docks, cable/DVD’s. Breakfast delivered. “Like” us on facebook for $5 off! 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 high speed internet. Seasonal heated outdoor pool with sundeck, 24 hour fitness center. Cable TV with HBO, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, desk and coffee maker. Suites with six foot whirlpool tub, sitting area, microwave, refrigerator and two phones. Free local calls. AAA Three Diamonds. Pet friendly. Near JMU, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, area golf, shopping, restaurants. Fairfield Inn and Suites – I-81 Exit 247 A 1946 Medical Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.marriottharrisonburg.com • 540-433-9333 Opened August 2010! Complimentary continental breakfast, wired & wireless internet. Mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, 32-inch HDTV and iron with board. Indoor pool and whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center and business library. Close to JMU, Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, golf courses, Massanutten Resort.
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Hampton Inn of Harrisonburg (University Area) — I-81 Exit 247 A 85 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.harrisonburguniv.hamptoninn.com • 800-HAMPTON or 540-432-1111 Free hot breakfast bar, free high speed internet in every room. Free local calls, free cable TV & HBO, in room coffee. Microwaves & fridges upon request & availability. On & offsite fitness facility. 32” flat screen TV’s. Conference room for up to 30. Outdoor swimming pool. Close proximity to James Madison University. 22 miles from Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. 9 miles from Massanutten Ski Resort. Joshua Wilton House Inn & Restaurant — I-81 Exit 245 412 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.joshuawilton.com • 540-434-4464 West on Port Republic, right on South Main St. Follow to intersection of Campbell & Main. Elegantly restored Queen Anne Victorian in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. 5 rooms with queen bed & private bath and restaurant. Premium AVEDA amenities, luxurious bathrobes. High-speed wireless internet. Dining on premises. Massanutten Condo Rentals — I-81 Exit 247A www.massanuttencondorentals.com • 540-289-9466 Located in Massanutten Resort, just 14 miles from Harrisonburg, home of James Madison University. Relax in our varied accommodations while enjoying the splendor of this resort community. Enjoy Golf, Skiing, Tubing, Water Park, Hiking, Mini Golf, Go Karts, Fishing and much more!!! Visit our website and call for a reservation today!! Old Massanutten Lodge B & B – I-81 Exit 247 A 3448 Caverns Drive, Keezletown, VA 22832 www.oldmassanuttenlodge.com • 540-269-8800 Extraordinary rooms w/queen beds, whirlpool tubs, private baths, one with fireplace. Satellite TV w/VCR or DVD, wireless internet, AC. Offering rest, de-stress, relaxation & memory making. Delicious breakfasts offered every morning, hot & cold drinks available 24/7 along with tasty treats. Porch & gardens. 10 minutes to JMU & EMU. Residence Inn by Marriott - I-81 Exit 247 A 1945 Deyerle Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.marriott.com/shdhr • 540-437-7426 Ideal for corporate travelers and vacationing or relocating families. Luxurious extended stay suites with full kitchen, living area, work center, wireless and cable/HBO. Hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, laundry, sports complex, business center, evening socials. Near JMU, EMU, shopping malls, restaurants, theater, wineries and Grand Caverns. And we’re pet friendly! Super 8 Motel - I-81 Exit 243 South on US 11 3330 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.super8.com • 540-433-8888 AAA (2 Diamonds), 24 hr front desk. All rooms have free Wi-Fi with 24/7 free tech support, continental breakfast, 25” cable TV, HBO & Showtime, ESPN, coffee maker, hair dryer, micro-fridge & free local calls. Some refrigerators & suites. Pets w/permission (charges apply). JMU 2 mi, fairground 1 mi, near Massanutten Resort, Luray & Shenandoah Caverns, colleges, & VA Museum Of the Civil War. AAA/AARP discounts. The Village Inn — I-81 Exit 240 4979 South Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.thevillageinn.travel • 800-736-7355 or 540-434-7355 AAA 3 Diamond award-winner! Scenic setting, relaxing outdoor pool, hot tub, putting green, playground. Non-smoking rooms contain a soothing whirlpool bathtub and/or a deck overlooking the countryside. Expanded cable & 8 HBO channels, free wireless internet, coffee maker, microfridge, hair dryer, iron/board & electronic door locks. Restaurant on premises.
Harrisonburg 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. See Ad This Page Harper’s Statuary & Water Gardens — I-81 Exit 251 1 mile south on US 11 • 2670 N. Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 www.HarpersStatuary.com • 540-434-8978 See Ad East Coast’s largest variety of cast stone statuary made on site. Beautiful display gardens, gift shops, complete water garden supplies, terracotta, ironware. Buy direct & save. Open all year. See Ad Below
Fall in love with the White Oak Lavender Farm DINING Dave’s Taverna – I-81 Exit 247 B 121 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.davestaverna.com • 540-564-1487 In historic downtown. Extensive menu includes gyros, Greek salad, pizza, homemade breads, desserts, & much more. Live bands, big screen TV. FREE Wi-Fi. ABC on. Rooftop dining available. Parties catered on/off premises. Open 7 days/wk. SHOPPING All Things Virginia – I-81 Exit 247 B 68 West Water Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.allthingsva.com • 540-442-7789 In Historic Downtown, enjoy the bounty of the Old Dominion from peanuts to coffee, pet treats to soap, candy to BBQ sauce. Gift baskets, fine arts & crafts. Open Mon & Wed thru Sat, 10am-5pm.
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Oasis Fine Art & Craft — I-81 Exit 247 B 103 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.oasisartgallery.org • 540-442-8188 OASIS is a gallery and gift shop offering fine handcrafts and art by forty of the best artists of the Shenandoah Valley. Open 7 days a week. Sun-Thur 12-5pm; Fri 12-8pm; Sat 10am-5pm. White Oak Lavender Farm - I-81 Exit 245 5060 Newcomer Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.whiteoaklavender.com • 540-421-6345 Hand crafted lavender items, bath and body products. You-pick lavender and classes available. Petting farm and picnic area. Open year-round Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm (6pm in summer). SERVICES 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 motorcoach needs! First Class Services – Email : PUPCO@gte.net www.firstclassservicesinc.com • 800-991-MAIL (6245) Your full service bulk mail shop. We handle all classes of mail. High-speed inkjetting, laser printing, CASS certified, NCOA processing, mail merge letters and envelopes. Offers all mail services.
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Harrisonburg - Mt. Crawford PBGH, LLP – Certified Public Accountants – I-81 Exit 247B 558 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.pbgh.com • 540-434-5975 Accounting/auditing services, business/financial planning, income, estate & tax planning and preparation, management advisory services, business valuations & litigation support, more. Quickbooks consulting. SunTrust Bank – I-81 Exit 247B 180 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.suntrust.com • 540-568-1027 Live Solid. Bank Solid.
Exit 247 A to US Route 33 Elkton, Virginia – I-81 Exit 247A www.elktonva.gov Looking for a quaint small town experience? Come visit Elkton! Elkton is just minutes from Harrisonburg, Massanutten Resort and Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park on US 33. We provide visitor services as well as a unique shopping experience. If you are free, find a local restaurant, shop in our downtown, just make the left out of Massanutten and see what Elkton has to offer! ATTRACTIONS Miller-Kite House — I-81 Exit 247 A to US 33 East 17 mi to US 340 N. 310 East Rockingham St, Elkton, VA 22827 www.elktonhistoricalsociety.com • 540-298-5390 or 540-578-3046 Email email@example.com Follow Civil War Trails signs. Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters April 19-30, 1862 Civil War Museum. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm. Free admission. SHOPPING SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts – I-81 Exit 247 A US 33 East 14 mi from 1-81. 193 West Spotswood Ave, Elkton, VA 22827 www.solaceinc.com • 540-298-5222 Working studio & gallery of fiber artist Barb Polin, plus fine handcrafts of 100+ American craftsmen. Restored circa 1920’s bldg, formerly Kite Drug Co. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 1pm-5pm See Ad Below DINING Skyline Café & Art – I-81 Exit 247 A US 33 East 60 Mount Olivet Church Road, Elkton, VA 22827 Email firstname.lastname@example.org • 540-289-9022 US 33 across from Massanutten. Offering homemade soups, salads, baked goods and unique gifts and local artisan works and crafts.
ATTRACTIONS Dayton Farmers’ Market — I-81 Exit 240 West to Rt 42 North 3105 John Wayland Hwy, Dayton, VA 22821 www.daytonfarmersmarket.com • 540-879-3801 20+ shops featuring a wide array of unique items, from homemade jams, candies and handcrafts to kitchenwares, pottery, lamps, quilts and much more!. Restaurant on site. Open Thur-Sat 9am-6pm. Extended hours Tues-Sat Thanksgiving-New Years. The Heritage Museum — I-81 Exit 245 382 High Street, Dayton, VA 22821 www.heritagecenter.com • 540-879-2616 Home of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society. Local history of Valley with Native American artifacts, early settlers’ tools & pottery, cultural vignettes, folk art & Civil War treasures. Electric map of Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign. Genealogy Library. Gift Shop and Bookstore. See Ad Below LODGING Clear Spring Homestead B & B - I-81 Exit 240 5603 West Dry River Road, Dayton, VA 22821 www.clearspringhomestead.com • 866-479-2360 or 540-879-2360 Call for specific directions. Originally an 1100 acre grant from the King of England. The current home was built in 1838 & welcomes you to become part of its history. Available for weddings, receptions, and meetings.
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ATTRACTIONS Crosskeys Vineyards & Estate – I-81 Exit 235 6011 East Timber Ridge Road, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841 www.crosskeysvineyards.com • 540-234-0505 Come discover, taste & experience the good life at the Shenandoah Valley’s Premiere Vineyard. Tours at 12 pm, 2 pm & 4 pm and tastings from 11am-7pm daily. Call for winter hours. Booking for weddings, corporate & private events.
THE HERITAGE MUSEUM Collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories of the Central Shenandoah Valley. The Heritage Museum • 382 High Street • Dayton, VA • 540-879-2616 heritagecenter.com • heritagemuseumstore.com
Exits 245 and 240 Town of Dayton — I-81 Exits 245 or 240 www.daytonva.us • 540-879-9538 Come visit our historic town, downtown shops, Dayton Farmers Market (specialty shops), Fort Harrison (c. 1749), The Heritage Museum, Silver Lake Mill, 33rd Annual Dayton Autumn Celebration, Saturday Oct 6, 8:30am-4pm, downtown. 300 arts/ crafts exhibitors, delicious food & more. Free shuttle transit. See Ad this page.
Town of Dayton 125-B Eastview Street Dayton, Virginia 22821 Phone: 540-879-2241
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♦ Dayton Autumn Celebration – First Saturday in October ♦ Fort Harrison (Daniel Harrison House c. 1749) ♦ Harrisonburg‐Rockingham Historical Society Museum & Library ♦ Dayton Farmers Market (Over 20 Specialty Shops) ♦ Unique Downtown Shops & Restaurants ♦ Silver Lake Mill 800-visit-sv 23
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The Virginia Valley – Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta — I-81 Exits 220-225 or I-64 Exits 91-99 www.VirginiaValley.com • 800-342-7982 or 540-332-3865 See Ad Exit 235 to US Route 340 The Virginia Valley offers more reasons to visit than miles between us. This naAttractions ture sanctuary offers history, culture, outdoor recreation, a vibrant local food and Grand Caverns Park — I-81 Exit 235. East 6 mi arts scene, and unique shopping. See Ad Inside Front Cover to Grottoes. 5 Grand Caverns Dr, Grottoes, VA 24441 ATTRACTIONS www.grandcaverns.com Frontier Culture Museum — I-81 Exit 222 888-430-CAVE. US 250 West, entrance 1/2 mi on left at light. Oldest Show Cave in America. A stately and 1290 Richmond Avenue, Staunton, VA 24402 powerful example of nature’s handiwork! www.frontiermuseum.org • 540-332-7850 See Ad This Page Rated # 2 cave in the United States by Parade Living history of pre-immigration Europe & pre-Civil War Shenandoah Valley. Seven Magazine. Fantastic subterranean sights. Civil working farms of the 17th, 18th, & 19th century from Europe, West Africa & America, War History. Tours available daily. See Ad Below working 18th century blacksmith forge. Museum Store. Groups welcome.
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SHOPPING The Factory Antique Mall - I-81 Exit 227 Just off interstate at 50 Lodge Lane, Verona, VA 24482 www.factoryantiquemall.com • 540-248-1110 Largest antique mall on the East Coast, with over 90,000 sq. feet, all on one floor. While shopping, enjoy a delicious sandwich & dessert at Giovino’s Café. Your one stop shopping destination!
Staunton, Waynesboro - Augusta Co. Exits 227, 225, 222, 220 and 217 Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau — I-81 Exits 220-225. www.VisitStaunton.com www.SavorStaunton.com 800-342-7982 Staunton’s historic downtown delights visitors with its vibrant arts scene & great restaurants. Amazing architecture & compact downtown great for walking & exploring. See firsthand why the National Trust for Historic Preservation honored Staunton for its outstanding revitalization accomplishments. Enjoy a night at Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s legendary indoor theatre. Experience the Frontier Culture Museum, a living museum illustrating the daily lives of the Valley’s early settlers, or discover the life and legacy of President Woodrow Wilson at his birthplace. See Ad Inside Front Cover
R R Smith Center for History and Art – I-81 Exit 222 20 South New Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.rrsmithcenter.org • 540-886-8755 Exquisite art and history galleries in beautifully restored 1894 hotel, across from Visitors Center in historic downtown. Meeting space available. Museum shop with local art, pottery, quilts, books. Star “B” Stables - I-81 Exit 222 2926 Barterbrook Road, Staunton, VA 24401 www.starbstables.com • 540-885-8855 Beautiful 1 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 is available. Sunspots Studios & Glass Blowing - I-81 Exit 220 to downtown. 202 South Lewis Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.sunspots.com • 540-885-0678 (Handicapped Logo) Live glassblowing daily until 4pm. Gift gallery of art glass & copper designs made on site. Pandora Jewelry. Other American-made jewelry & craft. Open 7 days a week. Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum — I-81 Exits 222 or 225 18 N. Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.woodrowwilson.org • 540-885-0897 President Wilson’s pre-Civil War birthplace, his 1919 Pierce-Arrow limousine, the interactive Kids’ Corner, the dynamic WWI trench experience, historic garden. A National Historic Landmark.
our family to yours
Native American Site Opening This Year
The Frontier Culture Museum features seven historic, reconstructed working farms from Germany, Northern Ireland, England, the Valley of Virginia and West Africa.
Taste the flavors of Staunton at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel & Conference Center
Open Daily: 9am - 5pm Winter Hours: Dec. 1 - Mid March 10am - 4pm 540-332-7850 • www.frontier.virginia.gov I-81, Exit 222, Staunton
Staunton - Monterey LODGING Comfort Inn — I-81 Exit 222 from I-64 Exit 87 to Staunton 1302 Richmond Avenue, Staunton, VA 24401 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/va433 • 540-886-5000 Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. Microwaves & refrigerators in all rooms. Seasonal outdoor pool. Waffle House and American Frontier Culture Museum adjacent. Cracker Barrel, Mary Baldwin College, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, golf and skiing nearby. Senior, AAA, group discounts. See Ad Below
CAMPING Staunton/Walnut Hills KOA — I-81 Exit 217 SB or Exit 213 NB 484 Walnut Hills Road, Staunton, VA 24401 www.walnuthillskoa.com • 540-337-3920 Cable TV, free Wi-Fi. Cabin & cottage rentals. On-site massage therapy. Fishing lake, groceries, LP Gas, laundry, entertainment, playground. Rates range $30-$40. Closest RV Park to Staunton! SHOPPING & SERVICES John’s Computer Service – I-81 Exit 222 Hampton Inn Staunton — I-81 Exit 220 1008 West Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401 40 Payne Lane, Staunton, VA 24401 www.johnscomputerservice.biz • 540-487-6330 “Old Fashioned Service on Your New Technology”. Serving the Valley since 1999. Topwww.hampton-inn.com/hi/staunton • 540-886-7000 Luxury rooms with view of Blue Ridge Mtns, free hot breakfast, wireless, cable/HBO in notch service by friendly technicians. On-site service, computer repair, system design. every room. Microwave, fridge in most rooms. Business center, outdoor pool, fitness Dell authorized reseller. room, meeting space. Near Wilson Birthplace, Sunspots Glassblowing, Blackfriars Jolly Roger Haggle Shop, Antiques & Collectibles — I-81 Exit 222 Playhouse, Frontier Culture Museum, minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway & Skyline Drive US 250 West to US 11 • 27 Middlebrook Ave, Staunton, VA 24401 in Shenandoah National Park, Moss Museum, Grand Caverns. AARP, AAA, corporate 540-886-9527 rates, kids stay free. Take right under C&O Underpass and left on Johnson St. Wharf Parking Lot on left 3 blocks. Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm. Inn at Old Virginia - I-81 Exit 225 1329 Commerce Road, Staunton, VA 24401 Shenandoah Tours — www.innatoldvirginia.com • 877-809-1146 or 540-248-4650 PO Box 2066, 2225 North Augusta Street, Staunton, VA 24401 6 rooms/4 suites. The perfect balance of historic grace & modern day amenities, www.shenandoahtours.com • 540-885-1528 including free Wi-Fi. Awaken in a unique pastoral setting and partake of a bountiful Shenandoah Spring Water – breakfast, served in our English style conservatory. www.shenspring.com • 800-728-4326 or 540-248-2123 Delivering the highest quality drinking water to homes, businesses throughout the Knights Inn Staunton/Verona - I-81 Exit 227 Valley. An award winning bottling facility in Staunton. 3 branches to serve central, 70 Lodge Lane, Verona, VA 24482 northern & western VA. Family owned & managed for over 25 years. www.knightsinn.com • 540-248-8981 AAA approved (3 Diamonds), newly renovated, 24-hr front desk, Wi-Fi in lobby & all Statler Brothers’ Gift Shop — I-81 Exit 225 rooms with 24/7 free tech support, continental breakfast. 25” cable TV, Showtime, US 11 south 2 ½ mi. 1409 N. Augusta Street, Staunton, VA 24401 HBO, ESPN, free local calls, hair dryer, coffee maker & iron. Some refrigerators. Pets www.statlerbrothers.com • 540-885-7297 with permission (charges apply). Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, Natural Chimneys, Home of the world famed classic down-home country music performers. Purchase Frontier Culture Museum, Mary Baldwin College, Bridgewater College & JMU nearby. albums, cassettes, videos, T-Shirts, etc. Mon-Fri 11am-3pm. Call for holiday hours. AAA/AARP discount. 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 124 rooms, recently reopened, expanded to historically preserve its charm while providing modern guest amenities. Cable TV, in-room coffee, complimentary newspaper, high speed internet access, iron/ironing boards, hair dryer. Business Center, fitness room, indoor pool w/whirlpool. Meeting, banquet facilities accom-modating over 300 people. Adjacent to the city’s mainstreet. The Buckhorn Inn - I-81 Exit 222 2487 Hankey Mountain Hwy, Churchville, VA 24421 www.thebuckhorninn.com • 877-337-8660 Step back in time while you relax in our 1811 stage coach stop. Sat TV, Wi-Fi, private baths, wrap-around porch. Breakfast included. Children welcome. Adjacent to National Forest & only 20 min from Staunton. Weddings and other events hosted.
Comfort Inn Staunton, Virginia 1302 Richmond Ave • Staunton, VA 24401 • I-81, Exit 222 (540) 886-5000 • Fax (540) 886-6643
Exit 225 to US Route 250 West Bath County Visitor Services - I-81 Exit 225 2606 Main Street, Hot Springs, VA 24445 • 800-628-8092
Monterey - Highland Co. Exit 222 to US Route 250 Highland County Chamber of Commerce — I-81 Exit 222 P.O. Box 223, Monterey VA 24465 www.highlandcounty.org • 540-468-2550 County hosts the Highland Maple Festival March 10-11 & 17-18; Lions Club Street Dance July 14; Mountain Mama Rd Bike Challenge Aug 4; the Highland County Fair Aug 29-Sept 1; Hands & Harvest Festival Oct 6-7; and Wintertide Weekend Dec 1-2. Contact the Chamber for info.
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Waynesboro - Alleghany Highlands Waynesboro - Augusta County Exit 222
Exits 91, 94, 96 and 99
Residence Inn by Marriott – I-64 Exit 94 44 Windigrove Drive, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.marriott.com/shdri • 540-943-7426 Luxurious extended stay suites with full kitchen, living area, work center, wireless and Cable/HBO. Hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, laundry, sports Complex, business center. Near Blue Ridge Parkway, Moss Museum, Frontier Culture Museum, Grand Caverns, theater, shopping mall and dining. Nearby to six vineyards, half hour to Monticello. We’re pet friendly! The Speckled Trout B & B - I-64 Exit 94 607 Oak Avenue, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.thespeckledtroutbb.com • 540-946-4899 Offering a quintessential bed and breakfast experience, an elegant home in a historic Waynesboro, VA neighborhood with luxurious guest rooms with vintage four poster beds, and delicious gourmet breakfasts.
Experience the comfort of a local cabin or B & B, Specked Trout Bed & Breakfast Waynesboro Tourism – I-81 Exit 222 or I-64 Exits 94-99. Rockfish Gap Visitor Center -130 Afton Circle, Afton, VA 22920 www.visitwaynesboro.net • 540-943-5187 Email email@example.com Discover where the arts & outdoors meet. Immerse yourself in the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival, Riverfest or the Virginia Fall Foliage Festival. Take in the amazing vistas on the bank of the river or visit one of the many nearby wineries. Visit the Plumb House, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro Heritage Museum and P. Buckley Moss Museum. See Ad Inside Front Cover 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-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 1-6pm. Call for extended summer hours. P. Buckley Moss Museum — I-64 Exit 94 150 P Buckley Moss Drive, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.pbuckleymoss.com • 800-343-8643 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Gallery and Guided tours. Gift shop. Free admission.
SHOPPING Willow Oak Plaza - I-64 Exit 94 Located in the middle of downtown 801-901 West Broad Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980 www.willowoakplaza.com • 540-942-5101 25 stores offering a wide selection in a typical size strip center. Review leasing opportunities at Leasing by owner/agent, Barnwell & Jones. Contact Mac Jones or Greg Jones at email@example.com
LODGING Mangus House B&B – I-81 Exit 205 347 Tye River Turnpike, Vesuvius, VA 24483 www.mangushouse.com • 540-377-9455 Near Crabtree Falls, Blue Ridge Pky. Circa 1873 historic farmhouse with antiques & reproductions. Relaxed atmosphere. Postcard perfect views! Regional cuisine with local ingredients when possible. $110-$150 rate includes dinner & breakfast. Children/pets conditional. Discounts for groups.
Alleghany Highlands, Covington Clifton Forge and Alleghany Co. Exit 191 to
Exits 27 and 16A
Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism – 110 Mall Road, Covington, VA 24426 firstname.lastname@example.org • 888-430-5786 or 540-962-2178 www.visitalleghanyhighlands.com • www.ahchamber.com The Alleghany Highlands is a premier destination for outdoor recreation, historic, and cultural attractions. Hiking & biking, camping, river/lake/ stream access for fishing, kayaking, boating. See Ad Page 27
LODGING Cabin Creekwood-Your Truly Restful Getaway! - I-64 Exit 96 44 Creekwood Lane, Lyndhurst, VA 22952 www.cabincreekwood.com • 888-942-2246 11 miles s on Rt 664 OR Blue Ridge Pkway MP 13.6, then West on Rt 664, 2 miles. Year round, quiet, secluded, fully furnished mountain cabins, 1-3 bedATTRACTIONS rooms. BBQ grills, picnic tables, play areas, AC/heat, fireplace or woodstove, and pool. Douthat State Park — I-64 to Exit 27 Take Rt 629, then 3 miles north. Hampton Inn-Waynesboro/Stuarts Draft — I-64 Exit 91 www.dcr.virginia.gov • 800-933-PARK 15 Four Square Lane, Fishersville, VA 22939. The Park is located in the Allegheny Mountains just 5 miles outside Clifton Forge, www.hamptoninn.com • 540-213-9500 Comfort at its best! Luxury rooms and suites, free hot breakfast, indoor pool; microwave, and is surrounded by the most breathtaking mountain scenery. There are 3 campgrounds with tent & trailer camping, 32 cabins, 3 guest lodges, interpretive programs, fridge, wireless, cable/HBO every room. Business center, fitness room, meeting space. Near Augusta Health, minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive in Shenandoah special events & a restaurant that overlooks the lake. Open year-round. National Park, Moss Museum, Frontier Culture Museum, Blackfriars Playhouse, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, Grand Caverns. AARP, AAA, corporate rates, kids stay free.
Lexington - Buena Vista Lexington, Buena Vista - Rockbridge County Exits 195, 191 and 188 A-B
Take in the fall colors Lexington & Buena Vista, VA
LODGING A B&B at Llewellyn Lodge – I-81 Exit 188 603 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450 www.LLODGE.com • 800-882-1145 or 540-463-3235 6 rooms, Blue Ribbon Breakfast from a menu. Free Wi-Fi, high def TVs. Walk to restaurants, shops, VMI, Washington & Lee, Lee Chapel, Jackson House. Outstanding hiking advice and guided trout fishing. 11 miles the Blue Ridge Parkway and Natural Bridge. Applewood Inn & Llama Trekking – I-81 Exit 180 242 Tarn Beck Lane, Lexington, VA 24450 www.Applewoodbb.com • 800-463-1902 Perched high above Buffalo Creek on 36 acres. Offering 3 rooms, sleeping 6-10 persons (children age 8+). Pool, llama treks, fishing, hiking. Hot tub or Jacuzzi, fireplaces, guest fridge. No smoking.
Lexington & Rockbridge Area Visitor Centers — I-81 Exit 188 B 106 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450 www.lexingtonvirginia.com • 877-453-9822 Lexington Visitor Center open daily 9am-5pm; June-Aug 8am-6pm. Celebrating historical icons like Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee & George C. Marshall, Lexington is steeped in history, and best experienced by foot or carriage. Explore all the wonder that is the Natural Bridge! Enjoy southern bluegrass at one of Buena Vista’s many festivals – fun for all ages! Buena Vista Visitor Center open daily 9am-5pm. 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, “organizer of victory” in WWII, the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, devised the U.S.’s Korean War strategy, special envoy to China. Displays include his Nobel Peace prize & medals. Tues-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm.Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day, New Year’s Day. VMI Museum — I-81 Exit 188 415 Letcher Avenue, Lexington, VA 24450 www.vmi.edu/museum • 540-464-7334 On VMI Post. Oldest museum in the state tells the story of the nation’s first state military college. Exhibits include Stonewall Jackson uniforms and his horse Little Sorrel, & the Henry Stewart Antique Firearms. Open 9am-5pm daily. Free admission
Country Retreat at South River Highlands – I-81 Exit 188A www.southriverhighlands.com • 540-463-2593 Authentic, rustic log cabins on rolling farmland. Remodeled dairy barn, perfect for celebrations & meetings. Wildlife, 2 rivers, hiking, fabulous views. Shopping, dining, W & L Univ, VMI, Blue Ridge Parkway nearby. Fox Hill B&B and Cottage 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 Valley retreat. Awesome Blue Ridge Mtn views. Spacious immaculate suites, w/full breakfast or private family friendly cottage suites w/kitchens. Dogs welcomed. Hampton Inn Col Alto Lexington — I-81 Exit 188 B or I-64 Exit 55 401 East Nelson Street, Lexington, VA 24450 www.hamptoninn.com • 540-463-2223 Unique combination of Historic Manor House and modern hotel rooms. Free hot breakfast, wireless, cable/HBO in every room. Microwave, fridge in most rooms. Business center, outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, fitness room, conference center. Walking distance to Stonewall Jackson House, dining and shopping. Near VMI, W&L, Lee Chapel, VA Horse Center. AARP, AAA, corporate rates. Kids stay free. Rose Hill Home – I-81 Exit 188 B www.vrbo.com/209780 • 360-783-2004 Surrounded by a 360-acre farm with panoramic mtn views, the historic 1820 home is 5 min from Lexington & close to Natural Bridge. Sleeps 6. Enjoy original fireplaces, woodwork, 2 new bathrooms, kitchen, AC, Wi-Fi, HDTV. Hike, see wildlife, fall colors, all close to town.
An amazing bridge spans the waters. And the waters bridge the generations.
History over the water, good clean fun on it. It’s uniquely Alleghany.
Exit 188A ATTRACTIONS The Vista Links - I-81 Exit 188A E on US 60 At Glen Maury Park 100 Vista Links Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416 www.thevistalinks.com • 540-261-GOLF 18-hole championship course designed by Rick Jacobsen. Five sets of tees allow you to match your game to this challenging 6855 yard par 72. Driving range, snack shop, putting green & chipping area.
www.visitalleghanyhighlands.com 540-962-2178 · 888-430-5786
Natural Bridge - Buchanan - Fincastle Natural Bridge Exits 180 and 175 A-B Attractions Natural Bridge Zoo - I-81 Exit 180 A or Exit 175 Right off exits on US 11 • 540-291-2420 5784 South Lee Highway, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.NaturalBridgeZoo.com & facebook.com/NaturalBridgeZoo Take a Walk on the wild side at Natural Bridge Zoo, home to the most complete collection of exotic animals and birds in the state of Virginia. At Natural Bridge Zoo you’ll encounter mountain lion, tiger, bear, monkey, exotic birds, and many more. Feed giraffe, camel, deer, llama, goat, and more. African elephant rides are a must and zoo favorite. Get your picture taken with a baby tiger, (check naturalbridgezoo.com for African elephant ride and baby tiger photo schedule). More than 100 babies are born each year at the Natural Bridge Zoo. The Natural Bridge of Virginia — I-81 Exits 180 & 175 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • 800-533-1410 A National Historic Landmark. Treasured by kings, purchased by patriots, this great stone monument is the looking-glass of history. 20 stories of solid rock, carved by the fingers of nature. Feel the presence of legends who passed this portal - Washington, Jefferson, the Civil War men of the Blues and Grays. As darkness falls, choreographed lighting creates a rainbow canopy as the Natural Bridge transitions to Nature’s Theater-the Drama of Creation unfolds in words and music, a bridge tradition since 1927.
Virginia Safari Park — 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 featuring 1,000 freeroaming animals. Drive through or take a public tractordriven wagon (additional fee) on weekends during spring & fall, daily mid-June to Labor Day. Safari Village features 10 acres of walk-thru exhibits including Tiger Territory and cheetahs, Giraffe Feeding Station, petting area, Kangaroo Walk-About, free flight bird aviary, reptile house, monkeys & more! Open daily mid-March to November: Spring & Fall 9am-5pm; Summer 9am-6pm. Last car admitted 1 hr before closing. Gift shop, picnic shelter, wheelchair accessible. Credit cards accepted. Adult, senior, child and group rates. Active military discount with ID. No pets allowed; non-smoking facility. LODGING Natural Bridge Hotel & Conference Center – I-81 Exits 180 & 175 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgeva.com • 800-533-1410 See Ad Relax, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains next to Nature’s Cathedral--Virginia’s Natural Bridge. Affordable rates & several accommodation choices; dining room, deli, creekside café on-site. Packages available including room & attractions.
CAMPING Natural Bridge KOA Campground – I-81 SB Exit 180 B I-81 NB Exit 180. Left under interstate, KOA on left. 214 Kildeer Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578 www.naturalbridgekoa.com • 540-291-2770 Large shady 50 amp pull thrus. AC Kamping Kabins, rental trailers. Clean AC restrooms. Free Wi-Fi, cable TV, swimming, gameroom, planned activities, laundry, LP gas, camp store, gift shop. Open March 1-Nov 30. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort — I-81 Exit 180 A SB to US 11 South, or Exit 175 NB, to US 11 North 16 Recreation Lane, Natural Bridge Station, VA 24579 Email email@example.com • 540-291-2727 Large wooded riverfront sites, rec hall, gameroom, swimming, fishing, hiking, mini-golf. Laundry, cabins, cable, modem. Double water slide & splash playground. Open Mar-Nov.
Buchanan, Fincastle & Troutville - Botetourt County Exits 168 to 150 Botetourt County – I-81 Exits168 to 150 www.visitbotetourt.com • 540-473-1167 One of Virginia’s oldest counties is one of its newest delights. Discover for yourself a place of timeless beauty and abundant history. Botetourt County has it all – charming towns, breathtaking mountain scenery and old-fashioned southern hospitality. Start Exploring.
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u Thomas Jefferson’s Retreat Home “Poplar Forest” u The National D-Day Memorial u The Blue Ridge Parkway u Peaks of Otter Mountains u Smith Mountain Lake & State Park I-81 Exit 150A - follow Alt. Rt. 220 to Rt. 460 East Exit Blue Ridge Parkway: Rt. 43 Milepost 86
u The Bedford Wine Trail u The James River u CenterTown Bedford u Civil War Trail & Bedford Museum u Over 25 hiking & Biking Trails u And much more!
Call Today 1-877-447-3257 or Visit us at www.VisitBedford.com
Bedford - Salem Bedford Exit 150A Bedford Welcome Center - I-81 Exit 150 A. Follow Route 220 Alternate to 460 East. www.visitbedford.com • 877-447-3257 See Ad Historic Centertown’s Antique, Specialty Shops, Galleries, Bedford Museum. National D-Day Memorial, Thomas Jefferson’s private retreat “Poplar Forest”, Smith Mountain Lake, Blue Ridge Parkway & Peaks of Otter. See Ad Page 28 ATTRACTIONS Peaks of Otter Winery – I-81 Exit 150 A 2122 Sheep Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523 www.PeaksofOtterWinery.com • 540-586-3707 Offering 25 varieties of fine fruit wines. Fruits, jellies, jams & butters may be sampled. Our farm always welcomes guests and families. Farm vacation rental house & The Horse & Hound Wine Festival the 2nd Saturday in July.
Roanoke, Salem - Roanoke Co. Exits 146, 143, 141, 140, 137 and 132
Find a local treasure in the Shenandoah Valley, Roanoke,VA Virginia Museum of Transportation —I-581 Exit 5 303 Norfolk Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 www.vmt.org • 540-342-5670 Official Transportation Museum of Virginia. Home to the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 & Class A 1218. Stroll among locomotives & rail cars as modern trains rumble by. Model trains, auto/aviation galleries, carriages, hands-on exhibits, tours, gift shop, more. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm.
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Enjoy a Blue Ridge Day in Roanoke, VA The Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau– I-81 Exit 143 to 581 S 101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE, Roanoke, VA 24016 www.visitroanokeva.com • 800-635-5535 Experience the splendor of a Blue Ridge Mountain Getaway in Virginia’s Roanoke Valley. Whether you are discovering treasures on Main Street, stopping for a picnic along the Parkway, or stargazing atop Mill Mountain…Make it A Blue Ridge Day! ATTRACTIONS George Washington & Jefferson National Forests — Headquarter Office 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, VA 24019 www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj/ • 888-265-0019 or 540-265-5100 Visit the National Forests for 1.8 million acres of recreational opportunities. The 8 districts from Winchester to Bristol offer camping, picnicking, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, the Appalachian Trail, fishing, hunting, and more!
ATTRACTIONS Blue Ridge Parkway, National Park Service — Blue Ridge Parkway Association PO Box 2136, Dept. SVTATG, Asheville NC 28802 www blueridgeparkway.org 469 miles of natural and cultural history along the Blue Ridge Mountains. Open year-round, weather permitting. Request a free information pack containing maps, Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & additional material.
Salem Exit 141 Salem Visitors Center — I-81 Exit 141 1001 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA 24153 www.visitsalemva.com • 888-VASALEM, 888-827-2536 Located inside the Salem Civic Center. Information on lodging, dining, attractions and events in and around Salem.
Travel Related Services BlueKey Web Design - www.bluekeyinc.com • 540-908-4812 Creative and innovative web solutions and design. Blue Ridge Parkway Association — www.blueridgeparkway.org Free Guide BRPA/ SVTA, PO Box 2136, Asheville NC 28802 Promotes the Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway & Great Smoky Mountains National Park areas. The Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner 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 Email firstname.lastname@example.org A leading printer with over 75 years of printing experience. We address complex printing needs with creative, cost-effective solutions that always exceed your goals. Cindy’s Cents – Elongated Souvenir Pennies www.elongatedpenny.net 304-671-4546. More than 20 pressed penny machines at various Shenandoah Valley attractions. Great souvenirs that last a lifetime! Collect elongated pennies from all your travels. Fun for all ages! Have you visited all the locations with Cindy’s Cents Machines? Good Printers – www.goodprinters.com • 800-296-3731 or 540-828-4663 Email email@example.comRandy Carr, Account Executive Agile enough to aptly handle a short one-color project as well as the most complex long-run printing project. That means we can handle just about any printing need you may have.
In 1996 the United States Congress created the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District to protect this national resource and to ensure that future generations would be able to explore the Valley’s Civil War story and more fully understand its impact on the American experience. The National Historic District encompasses ten battlefields and more than 325 military engagements from Winchester to Harrisonburg.
Shenandoah AT WAR – Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson
Managed by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
Haun-Magruder, Inc. — 214 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664. www.haunmagruder.com • 540-459-2145 “Insurance Pays”. For all of your insurance needs. Auto-Home-Business-Life-Health. Financial services. In the Valley since 1893. Leisure Publishing — PO Box 21535, Roanoke, VA 24018 www.leisurepublishing.com • 540-580-8767 • Contact Jo Diedrich at firstname.lastname@example.org Call for display ads and listings in Virginia Tourism Corporation publications and Blue Ridge Country Magazine. Market America Publications — PO Box 7069, Gadsden, AL 35906 • 256-413-7067 Publisher of the Virginia I-81 Travel Coupons and Visitor Guide Moore Public Relations – 29 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401 www.moorepublicrelations.com • 540-886-3131 Offering integrated communications consulting to help you meet your business goals. We specialize in strategic marketing, public relations, social media marketing services. Member: Public Relations Society of America National Motorcoach Network/Byways Magazine — www.motorcoach.com 888-SEEKBUS (888-733-5287) Charter a motorcoach to the Shenandoah Valley from any location in the USA or Canada. Written quotes returned within 24 to 48 hours. Queen City Creative — www.queencitycreative.com • 540-430-4048 Gretchen Long, Owner and Graphic Designer email@example.com Offering print & web design, photography, writing, and print production management, your turnkey solution for integrating print and web projects.
TeleMedia Productions – 2030 Pro Pointe Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 www.telemediaproductions.com • 540-476-3111 Email John Salem firstname.lastname@example.org Commercial production company specializing in commercials, sports media, all facets of multimedia design and tourism marketing projects. First to film in High-Definition.
a thousand voices.
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District
Go Blue Ridge Travel — www.goBRT.com Website offering Checklist Planning Tool for tourists, corporate planners, wedding destination brides. Focusing on Activities, Accommodations, Events & Weddings. Visit the Northern Blue Ridge or the Shenandoah Valley to see its beauty, history, culture & diverse activities.
Stallard Studios Advertising and Custom Publishing — 610 West Main, Wytheville, VA 24382, email@example.com • 276-228-7092 Custom online and print publications for the tourism industry. Visitor Guides, brochures, websites, map programs, mobile solutions.
FPIS Inc. Brochure Distribution & Travel Marketing — www.fpis.com 800-346-5977 Distributing your message to travelers through color brochures, using quality displays in high traffic areas serving 8 southeastern states. Travel marketing via travelaid.com with your listings worldwide.
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation — www.ShenandoahAtWar.org 540-740-4545 Non-profit manager of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District. Working with partners to preserve, interpret, and promote more than ten Civil War battlefields and related historic sites. Stop by any Visitor Center in the Valley. See Ad This Page
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Foskey/Phillips Marketing & Advertising — 479 McLaws Circle, Suite 4, Williamsburg, VA 23185 • 757-259-0693 Full service agency specializing in marketing planning and execution. Broadcast, print & collateral materials.
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Virginia Civil War Trails — www.civilwartrails.org • 800-CIVIL-WAR Discover heart-stopping stories of triumph and tragedy! Follow the red, white and blue Civil War Trails “Bugle” signs to more than 100 Civil War sites throughout the Valley. Get a free VA Civil War Trails map-guide from any Visitor Center. Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association — www.vhta.org • 800-552-2225 Free “VA Hospitality & Travel Guide” A non-profit membership organization representing the lodging, restaurant, travel and supplier businesses in Virginia. Member benefits include product & service discounts, marketing opportunities, and lobbying services for the industry.