Mountain to Valley: Culture & Adventure at Your Doorstep
Outdoor Adventure: Easy access to the Appalachian Trail, nationally recognized trout fishing destinations, Shenandoah National Park campgrounds, and modern mountain biking flow trails in the George Washington National Forest means that outdoor adventure is a way of life in the Shenandoah Valley. The trailhead to your favorite waterfall hike or the beginning of your evening ride may be as close as your doorstep, and they are always less than an hour away from even the busiest downtown conference room.
Local Food & Flavor: Our rural to urban character ensures a vibrant flowering of farm-to-table eateries, where local is defined by a country drive, not a 100+ mile commute. Each of our city centers is dotted with options for locally raised meats, Valley crafted cheese, and fresh veggie fare. Drink in the best of over 15 local craft beer breweries along the Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail or more than 20 wineries on the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail.
Festivals & Events: Visit our County Fairs and the Highland County Maple Festival for the full agricultural experience, or take in high culture with the American Shakespeare Center and the Heifetz International Music Institute. Live music across the Valley varies from old time jams to urban punk, from major performing arts centers to college radio festivals. Family-friendly festivals like the Red Wing Roots Festival and the Harrisonburg International Festival ensure that our arts and entertainment remain a full family affair. From mountain clogging to cocktail sipping, enjoy diverse culture for all ages in the Shenandoah Valley.