Summer in the Valley
As city-street asphalt reaches furnace temperatures in July and August, anyone seeking relief from the heat will find cool mountain air and an enjoyable array of festivals, music, and bargain shopping in the Shenandoah Valley. Of course, most of the cities and many of the small towns start the month with Fourth of July fireworks. There is a multitude of county fairs and festivals including The Horse and Hound Wine Festival in Bedford on July 11th; the Route 11 Yard Crawl on August 8th, which gives shoppers 43-miles of bargain hunting; a wide variety of musical genres to enjoy at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs; the famous Mountain Jamboree at Massanutten Resort on August 29th. There are plenty of opportunities to slow down and get a change of pace too. Go tubing on the Shenandoah River or sit back and enjoy the scenery and sip Virginia wine. Click here to find more to do in July and August than any other time of year.
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