Local Attractions

Virtually every type of outdoor recreation activity you can imagine is available including: picnicking, hunting and fishing, shooting ranges, swimming and boating, and hiking trails.

Luray Caverns is noted for the variety of formations and natural color. From well-lighted, paved walkways explore cathedral sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools. Also, hear the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ. 

Bryce Take a Hike Group

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Bryce Take a Hike Group sponsors organized group hikes twice a month, and the public is welcome and encouraged to participate. Every 2nd Friday and 4th Tuesday, the group meets at the Basye Post Office at 8:30 a.m. April through October and at 9:30 a.m. November through March. Saturday Hikes begin On Saturday, May 5th and will continue every other Saturday thereafter.

Located in Shenandoah Valley, Bryce Resort is home to an Ed Ault designed and superbly maintained 18-hole championship golf course. Bryce slopes and beginner areas provide challenges for novice, intermediate, advanced and expert skiers. Amenities include: snow sports including skiing and tubing, golf, tennis, miniature golf, horseback riding, dining/lounge, mountain boarding and grass skiing.

Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive lie astride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that winds along the crest of the mountains through the length of the park, provides vistas of the spectacular landscape to east and west. The park holds more than 500 miles of trails.

Hiking Upward is dedicated to promoting hiking. All hikes on HikingUpward.com contain information necessary. Including maps with color blaze descriptions, elevations, difficulty ratings and scenic and camping reviews.

Held on the grounds of the Shrine Mont Camp and Conference Center in Orkney Springs, VA., the Festival’s main season includes 8 – 10 evening concerts featuring symphonic – both pops and classical – folk, jazz, big band and several free programs for young people. The concerts are held on five select weekends throughout the summer. The performances feature many acclaimed regional and national artists.

One of Virginia’s natural wonders. The one-hour tour on level walkways has no stairs to climb and takes you past formations so unusual they were featured in the National Geographic magazine.