Skyline Drive Designated National Historic Landmark by Governor Tim Kaine

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine announced Friday, October 24 that the 105-mile Skyline Drive, which begins in Shenandoah National Park near Waynesboro and extends to Front Royal, has been designated a national historic landmark by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne. The designation is the highest ranking bestowed by the U.S. government on a historic resource […]

Re-Live History at this Living History Presentation of Life with Daniel Boone

Nov 1, 2008–Frontiersman Simon Kenton, a.k.a. Mel Hankla of Jamestown, Ky., will recount his life in Virginia and frontier Kentucky with Daniel Boone. He will also display and discuss a signed Conrad Humble long rifle. Gun maker Conrad Humble lived in Rockingham County from the 1750s until about 1782 when he moved to Bourbon County, […]

Frontier Culture Museum

Located in Staunton, this outdoor living-history museum exhibits German, Scotch-Irish, English, American and Bowman farm buildings.  Original buildings in each of these styles have been dismantled, shipped, and reassembled here for display.   This unique museum gives visitors insight into the backgrounds of early American immigrants.  Further, it depicts the effect these immigrants had on […]

Virginia Cabin Rental – A Great Way to Experience Fall Foliage!

Ah, the colors of fall!  What a wonderful time of year, when the temps are nice and cool at night, the humidity of the summer has departed, and the brialliant hues of fall foliage color the mountains!   Virginia Cabin Rentals provide a unique opportunity to experience this fall foliage for yourself!  With a Virginia […]

Virginia Rental Cabins – Perfect for Experiencing Virginia Mountains!

Virginia Rental Cabins are perfect for experiencing ALL that the Virginia Mountains have to offer!  So many options await you all along the Blue Ridge Parkway, from Front Royal through Luray, down to Waynesboro, and even down to Wytheville and beyond!   When choosing a cabin to stay at, a couple of things you should keep […]

Shenandoah Valley Art Center

Works from Local Artisans are displayed at the Shenandoah Valley Art Center in Waynesboro, and is another great option for things to see and do while staying at your Virginia cabin rental.  June hosts a Members’ Juried Show, and the winners’ works are displayed during the month of July.   Located only 13 miles from the […]

Civil War History – The Plumb House Museum

Enjoy Civil War history firsthand at the Plumb House, the oldest wooden building in Waynesboro.  The Plumb House, located at 1201 West Main Street in Waynesboro, was in the crossfire during the Battle of Waynesboro on March 2, 1865, when Union General Philip Sheridan took more than 1,500 Confederate soldiers prisoner during his campaign to […]

Oktoberfest in Virginia at Wintergreen Resort

Instead of spending thousands of dollars flying to Munich, Germany, you can experience Oktoberfest right here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, on Saturday, September 27!  That’s right.  Wintergreen Performing Arts brings you a celebration of German culture and food, with Oktoberfest at Wintergreen Resort.   This family event features traditional “oom-pah” band music […]

P. Buckley Moss Museum

Located in Waynesboro, VA, the P. Buckley Moss Museum houses the permanent collection of the renowned artist’s works.  Born in New York City in 1933, Moss attended Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, where she specialized in graphic design and fine art.  After her family moved to the Shenandoah Valley in 1964, […]

Blackfriars Playhouse – The World’s ONLY Recreation of Shakespeare’s Original Indoor Theatre

There’s no denying that William Shakespeare had an incredible and long-lasting influence on the world of literature and drama.  Today, you can experience a part of that influence in the world’s ONLY recreation of William Shakespeare’s original indoor theatre.  This 300-seat theatre is located in the Staunton historic district.  Visitors can choose between cushioned bench […]