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Harrisonburg Among “Best Bike Towns”

August 31, 2017

The Shenandoah Valley’s growing reputation as an acclaimed cycling area just got another boost. Blue Ridge Outdoors named Harrisonburg one of its “10 Best Blue Ridge Bike Towns.” The city had  previously been honored by National Geographic as one of America’s “Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns.” In choosing Harrisonburg, Blue Ridge Outdoors cited its “proximity […]

Modern Harpers Ferry

*Outdoor Adventure *American History *Cool Small Town

The Many Faces of the Wayne Theatre

August 30, 2017

Newcomers to the Shenandoah Valley are often surprised at how many performance theaters can be found here and how professional their performances are. The Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro is a perfect example, offering a busy calendar of plays, films, dance, and concerts, plus educational workshops, a changing art exhibit, and more.  We asked Tracy Straight, […]

Fall Getaways in the Shenandoah Valley

*Romantic Inns *Fall Color *Scenic Drives

Viewing the Solar Eclipse Near Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park

August 15, 2017

An eclipse is considered by many to be one of the most awe inspiring spectacles in all of nature. On August 21st, 2017, for the first time in nearly a century, a total solar eclipse will be visible across North America. And there are great viewing locations right here in Virginia! At approximately 2:40 pm, viewers in and near […]

Fields of Gold: A Self-Guided Farm Tour in the Shenandoah Valley

August 1, 2017

Have you ever wanted to pick your own fruit? Pet a baby goat or ride a llama? Harvest grapes at a vineyard? Tour a working farm? See what hops buds look like as they matures on the vine, and then taste craft beer straight from the tap? Agritourism is one of the travel industry’s newest […]

Winchester—Valley Variety

July 30, 2017

*Arts and Culture  *Summer Produce * Civil War History

Fishing in Hoover’s Footsteps – Rapidan Camp

In a 1990 New York Times article about fishing in Shenandoah National Park, Robert M. Poole wrote, “Herbert Hoover was a keen angler, and the Rapidan was his favorite stream. Friends recall that he would come straight from the White House, so excited by the sight of the stream that he seldom took time to change […]

Grand Caverns—The World Beneath the Valley

*Family Fun *Cave Exploration *Bluegrass

Why Staunton Gets All Those Accolades

*Craft Beer *Music Festival *Shakespeare