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Things to do in The Shenandoah Area

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in The Shenandoah Area. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite The Shenandoah Area attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in The Shenandoah Area to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in The Shenandoah Area.

  • Cross Country International

    Cross Country International, which plans deluxe horseback adventures in Ireland, Peru, and beyond, recently introduced its first trip in Virginia: ... More
  • Fort Valley Ranch

    Take ahalf-day ride to 2,310-foot Kennedy Peak, overlooking other Blue Ridge peaks to the east. The excursion comes with a brown-bag lunch. More
  • Gadino Cellars

    Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia, this small, family-run vineyard was founded in 2004. Owned by Bill and Aleta Saccuta Gadino, who began ma... More
  • Jordan Hollow Stables

    Small children will love visiting for a 20-minute paddock ride on a friendly pony ($10). More
  • Polyface Farm

    Sustainability guru Joel Salatin leads Intensive Discovery Seminars—where you’ll learn about raising poultry and eco-friendly farming. More
  • Shenandoah River Outfitters

    The outfitter has everything you need to paddle into the wilderness. For a lazier way to keep cool, try a three-to-five-hour tubing trip. Chow down... More
  • Wilderness Battlefield

    Where wartime homesteads and fighting trenches remain intact. More
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