Ghost Tours in Staunton?

Starting in May and appropriately ending its season the last weekend in October are the nighttime Ghostly Newtown Tours offered by the Ghosts of Staunton and presented by the Shenandoah Valley Paranormal Society. Two separate 90-minute tours commence at the Coffee on the Corner or the Jolly Roger Haggle Antique Shop. The former takes paranormal […]

Fortune’s Cove Preserve

Fortune’s Cove Preserve is nestled in the midst of 29,000 acres of Nelson County. The actual preserve is 755 acres. The land was donated to the people by Jane Heyward, who wanted it preserved and enjoyed by everyone. In 2002, a 5.5 mile hiking trail was completed and is part of the Conservancy’s Piedmont Program. […]

Family Adventure Awaits at Virginia Safari Park

Touring the Blue Ridge Mountains is a most enjoyable family adventure. Each family member, including the children, carries home his or her own special interpretation of the beautiful panoramic vistas. Oftentimes, however, children require a more hands-on activity to expend their seemingly inexhaustible energy. The Virginia Safari Park offers that activity and an experience that […]

Keswick Vineyards

Keswick Vineyards takes the vision of Thomas Jefferson and makes it a reality. Thomas Jefferson knew the lush and bountiful countryside of Virginia was capable of producing incredible wines that could easily rival any wines around the world. Al and Cindy Schornberg own the vineyard. It is one of 20 wineries in the Monticello Viticulture […]

The Wintergreen Winery – A Visual and Taste Experience

Imagine this idyllic scene. You’re relaxing high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains, comfortably seated while enjoying the spectacular panorama of the natural color and texture that nature has spread out before you. Enhance this scene by imagining that you are basking in garden of natural beauty while sipping a glass of your favorite wine. […]

Andre Viette Farm & Nursery

When you think of what makes the Shenandoah Valley the perfect place to visit, more than likely the mountains, the people and the climate are among the attractions that are so inviting. Imagine a place whose inhabitants thrive on little else but the clean mountain air, the sun shining in their faces, frequent rain showers, […]

Valley Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center

Arriving in the Shenandoah Valley more than two hundred years ago, the Mennonites and Brethren have changed little from the early days of their settlement. Living off the land, building their own homes and quietly worshiping Jesus Christ, these uncomplicated and unassuming people have largely gone unnoticed all this time. Indeed it is precisely their […]

Experience 18th Century Dining at Michie Tavern near Monticello

For anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to sit back and enjoy a great meal in an 18th century tavern, Michie Tavern is the place to visit. Once you enter this large white tavern, you will instantly be greeted with over two hundred years of courteous service and history. The hostess […]

A Memorable Lunch at the Purple Foot

If you’re on vacation and you happen to be out and about with the family near Waynesboro, Virginia at lunch time, and have suddenly realized that you’re all getting a bit hungry, suppress the tendency to look for a roadside fast-food restaurant to assuage the family’s hunger. Frankly, you can eat fast food when you’re […]

The P. Buckley Moss Museum & Foundation

Whether you are familiar with the artwork of P. Buckley Moss or not, you owe it to yourself to visit the museum that exhibits her artistry. Indeed, it may seem quite lofty to devote an entire building to showcase the paintings of one artist. However, once you have visited this perfectly replicated 19th century home […]