Shenandoah Valley

Shenandoah Valley

Press Room

The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) online press room is designed for members of the print, broadcast, freelance, and electronic media. Need information or images for a story? You’re in the right place. We’re committed to providing quick and accurate information, additional resources, photography and video for editorial use. We help coordinate media visits, FAM tours, and interviews with destinations and attractions throughout the Valley.


Kathy Moore
Moore Public Relations
[email protected]


  • Provide background information
  • Access to sources and images
  • Assist editors and travel writers with developing story ideas
  • Coordinate FAM and press trips (Note: some restrictions apply.)
  • Itinerary development
  • Fact-checking

Press Releases

Shenandoah National Park’s Fee-Free Days for 2019

April 8, 2019

Did you know that entrance fees to Shenandoah National Park are waived to celebrate and honor select important dates during the year? Here’s how to explore the great outdoors for free! On the following five days in 2019, the U.S. National Park Service will offer free admission to everyone. These “fee-free” days represent a special opportunity […]

Spring 2019 Opening Dates for Shenandoah National Park

March 25, 2019

Shenandoah Valley (March 25, 2019) — If you’re planning a spring visit to Shenandoah, one of America’s most beloved national parks, we are pleased to announce that facilities in Shenandoah National Park are beginning to open this month and will continue to open throughout the spring. Visitor Centers The Harry F. Byrd Visitor Center, located at mile 51 […]

SVTA Receives “50 Years of Love” Tourism Grant

February 22, 2019

Shenandoah Valley (February 22, 2019) — Today, the Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “50 Years of Love” grant fund. The fund is part of VTC’s efforts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “Virginia is for Lovers” tourism slogan, which was […]

Shenandoah National Park Launches Official App

February 14, 2019

SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK — Shenandoah National Park Superintendent Jennifer Flynn has announced the launch of the park’s official app, NPS Shenandoah. The free app, available in both Apple’s iOS and Android platforms is designed to give visitors a digital tool for exploring Shenandoah. Users can choose to explore the park using the built-in map which […]

Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley Continues to Grow

September 10, 2018

SHENANDOAH VALLEY — The Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) is pleased to announce that the Shenandoah Valley’s travel, tourism, and hospitality industry continues to grow. Recently released data from the U.S. Travel Association shows that every locality in the Shenandoah Valley, and every locality in Virginia, saw an increase in travel expenditures as compared to the previous […]