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,...

Three Breweries With Wildly Different Vibes

Shenandoah County is home to three breweries, and each has a wildly different vibe. One brewery is considered a farm brewery located on a century farm and two are centered in historic downtowns along the main artery of the counties US Route 11, also known as the Old...

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...

What’s Cooking? Shenandoah County for Foodies

By Erin Smith: When you’re zipping along on the interstate, it might be easy to assume that Shenandoah County is a county full of fast food. But while there’s plenty of convenience food to be found, there’s also a wealth of restaurants serving fresh-cooked food that...