Our quaint Bed & Breakfasts, peaceful river lodges, and mountain cabins all offer a restful place to escape. Our hotels and motels are close to area attractions and offer value and comfort. Families will love our attractions like the Shenandoah Caverns. Outdoor festivals and music fill the air at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival.
To experience the true charm of the area visit one of the many vineyards offering a Shenandoah wine experience. North Mountain is a lovely family-owned and operated vineyard surrounded by mountain views. Venture to Fort Valley Ranch for guided horseback rides into George Washington National Forest.
Strasburg is an historic town rich with Civil War and settlement history – find out more at the Strasburg Museum. Consider enjoying the rural Rt.11 that will take you through Woodstock and Edinburg, two more small towns with revitalized downtown areas. Woodstock is a local shopping destination – be sure to visit Woodstock Cafe and Shoppes.
Take a drive to Mt. Jackson. The Mt. Jackson Historical District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Near Mt. Jackson, you can also see the longest covered bridge in Virginia. And find time to visit the Rt. 11 Potato Chip Factory made famous by good taste and unique flavors.
Close to I-81, Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors from around the world. Shenandoah Caverns is the only cavern in Virginia with elevator service.
Continue south to New Market, which also played an active role during the Civil War. Stonewall Jackson’s troops marched through the Town on four occasions. On May 15, 1864, the historically significant Battle of New Market took place and is re-enacted each year in mid-May at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. Learn more about the war between the states at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War.
Visit our small towns, each with their own charm of local eateries and artisan shopping and warm Shenandoah Valley hospitality.
Shenandoah County Tourism can help you plan your visit.