|THE FIRST THING YOU MAY NOTICE when entering the Shenandoah Valley is the magnificent scenery. With the famous Blue Ridge Mountains at its eastern border and the Allegheny Mountains, including the Great North Mountain, to the west, the valley is one of the most scenic in the United States.
Experience fiery fall foliage, vibrant spring blooms and picture-postcard farms and inns along scenic byways, country roads and the ever-popular Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy outdoor recreational activities in the vast Shenandoah National Park or the George Washinton and Jefferson National Forests that blanket the region. Marvel at expansive mountain vistas, miles of hiking trails and trout-filled streams, and enormous one-of-a-kind naturally created caverns.
Discover crafts, antiques, foods, quaint villages and towns, theatrical entertainment, museums and sites highlighting the mountain heritage of the region. Relax at one of many four-season resorts offering golf, tennis, skiing and more.
Dixie Caverns--5753 W. Main St., (Exit 132, I-81), Salem--540-380-2085
Civil War Sites:
Fincastle--PO Box 19, Fincastle--540-473-3077
McCormick Farm--128 McCormick Farm Circle, Steeles Tavern--540-377-2255