Serene and Secluded Fort Valley, Virginia

Fort Valley stretches for 23 miles on the eastern side of Shenandoah County between the “arms” of the Massanutten Range. This sheltered and beautiful space is often called a “valley within a valley” and isn’t easy to enter without climbing over the ridgeline or coming in through a narrow opening at…

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Beautiful Ole Fashion Edinburg, Virginia

Beautiful, old-fashioned Edinburg has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1998. In fact, there are 292 buildings comprising the historic district, and visitors will see Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Italianate styles. Edinburg’s walkable Main Street is lined with shade…

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Our Crossroads To Your Adventures, New Market Virginia

Our Crossroads Your Adventure: New Market, Virginia There’s a lot to do in New Market, Shenandoah County’s southernmost town. Head outside for a hike in the national forest or learn some history at the New Market battlefield. Hit the golf links at Shenvallee Resort, take a bike ride, or even learn…

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Discover the Different Sides of Strasburg, Virginia

Strasburg Strasburg is the largest town in Shenandoah County, and it boasts a walkable downtown and access to the Shenandoah River. It’s also convenient to both Washington D.C. and the natural beauty of George Washington National Forest and Shenandoah National Park. It’s packed with fun things to…

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Many Bends Perfect Break, Woodstock Virginia

Nestled along the “seven bends” of the Shenandoah River’s north fork, Woodstock is one of the oldest towns in Virginia and serves as the County Seat of Shenandoah County. Take a walk down Main Street past historic homes, green spaces, and locally-owned shops and restaurants, or head to one of the…

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Bring on the Bargains at the Route 11 Yard Crawl

Bring on the Bargains at the Route 11 Yard Crawl By Erin Smith: Attention thrifters and treasure hunters: it’s time to start clearing space in your car for the annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, on Saturday, August 14. Virginia’s largest yard sale was cancelled in 2020, but it’s happening this year, and…

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The Art & Artisans of Shenandoah County, Part 2

The Art & Artisans of Shenandoah County, Part 2 By Linda Barrett: In our first post in this series, we explored some of the galleries, public art, photographers, painters and crafting studios where you can create your own art. Now, let’s take a look at some of the other wonderful artists and…

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