Begin at the only Caverns in the commonwealth with elevator service, Shenandoah Caverns and take in the famous "Breakfast Bacon", marvel at the Grotto of the Gods, and the sparkling calcite crystals of Diamond Cascade. Next, enjoy a tour of American Celebration on Parade and its collection of stunning parade floats, props, and stage settings from famous presidential inaugurals and parades. Grab lunch at Southern Kitchen where you’ll enjoy a vintage diner themed meal. Head to Storybook Trail after a morning underground and take in breathtaking views of Page Valley from the New Market overlook. Make sure to stop by Route 11 Potato Chips to view the chip frying process and taste homegrown chips and take a scenic drive through Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge! For dinner, try Johnny Appleseed for mouthwatering apple fritters and the best of southern cooking. Head to Woodstock to rest and prepare for day in one of the hotels.
Start your morning off right with breakfast at CaraMELized. The biscuits and gravy are a local favorite! Take a hike to the Woodstock Tower where you’ll be amazed by the spectacular views of the Seven Bends of the Shenandoah River. Next, head to Posey Thisisit Llama Farm where you can pet and feed the animals while touring the farm. Come back into town for lunch at the Woodstock Café, a local favorite offering a variety of sandwiches and salads. Take a scenic drive down Route 42 to Bryce Resort and spend the afternoon grass tubing the mountain. They also offer a state of the art mountain bike park to suit all skill levels and a thrilling zip line. Make a stop in Edinburg and enjoy Sal’s Italian Bistro, authentic Italian cuisine. Finish your evening with a movie at the Woodstock Community Theatre before returning to your hotel.
Begin your final day exploring Civil War History in New Market. Before touring the Battlefield, stop by Jackson’s Corner Café for breakfast. The café roasts its own coffee, and is soon to have its very own on-site roaster! Spend the afternoon at the New Market Battlefield and the Virginia Museum of the Civil War where the valley’s history is brought to life. Before leaving the area, be sure to stop by Swover Creek Farms where you can pick your own berries to enjoy as you travel! The farm also serves fresh, homemade pretzels and a variety of farm crafted sausages.
Last Updated: 05/12/2017