Shenandoah County OHV Trails at Peters Mill Run and Taskers Gap

In early June of 2022, Brenda, the Tourism and Economic Development Coordinator for Shenandoah County reached out to CORE to ask if we had any photos or videos of The Peters Mill and Tasker’s Gap Trails that they could use in their advertising and media. Attendees: Jendra Rambharos & Andy…

Read More

Race to Shenandoah Downs

By Cindy Rinker Strong bodies pull against the weight of the carts behind them. Manes flying, nostrils wide, sucking in as much air as possible, the horses follow behind the moving gate waiting for the moment the wings come in and the race begins. The crowd roars as the race starts and the horses…

Read More

Quiet and Abundant Orkney Springs

Nestled at the base of the Great North Mountain, the quiet village of Orkney Springs is named for the abundant mineral springs bubbling up that were long believed to possess healing qualities. It is thought that the Orkney part of the name traces back to the Orkney Islands, an important reminder of…

Read More

Shenandoah County's Wine and Art Scene

Shenandoah County is lauded for its beauty and wealth of outdoor entertainment options. But Virginia is also known as the “birthplace of American wine,” and residents have been growing and pressing grapes here for 400 years. Shenandoah County is home to nine vineyards that produce tasty and…

Read More

Cozy Cabins and Romantic Getaways in Shenandoah County

Whether you’re planning a romantic trip for Valentine’s Day or just hoping to spend some couple time away from the daily grind, Shenandoah County is an ideal destination. You’ll find rustic cabins surrounded by mountains and forests, bed and breakfasts featuring manicured grounds and sumptuous…

Read More

A Well-Preserved Gem Mount Jackson, Virginia

Mount Jackson is immediately recognizable for those driving along the I-81 corridor because of the tall water tower painted with a giant basket of apples. This landmark deserves to be photographed, but there’s a lot more to catch your interest when exploring the town, which has a history of being a…

Read More