Here are some of our favorite local places to visit

A valley so enchanting, songs have been written about it. The Shenandoah Valley is a 130-mile-long depression tucked between the Alleghenies and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Once an American frontier, then later a critical territory during the Civil War, the Valley has deep roots, heritage, and history. Among the many parks and historical museums, there are numerous vineyards, caverns, shops, distilleries, and attractions to suit your adventurous needs. Take a look at some of our favorites below.

Places to Eat

  • Woodstock Cafe
    Woodstock Cafe

    Light fare & coffee served in a quaint venue with sidewalk seating & a wine/beer shop.

  • Woodstock Brewhouse
    Woodstock Brewhouse

    Located just off Main Street in historic Woodstock, VA, the Brewhouse is housed in a recently renovated industrial-age gem of a building. Originally known by long-time residents of Woodstock as the Casey Jones work clothes factory, the venue provides a grand experience from the moment you walk through the doors.

  • Las Trancas
    Las Trancas

    Las Trancas are a Family-owned Restaurant offering authentic Mexican cuisine made from scratch with the freshest ingredients. We are always creating innovative Mexican cuisines to excite your palate and we proudly welcome you to Las Trancas!

  • Spring House Tavern
    Spring House Tavern

    The Spring house tavern was voted the best Restaurant, Bartender, Steak and Burger in Woodstock. This little gem is loved by the locals and has been family owned for the past 19 years.

  • Italian Touch Pizza
    Italian Touch Pizza

    This traditionally authentic Italian restaurant offers a range of dishes including authentic New York style pizza and their famous Philly cheese-steaks.

  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
    Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

    If you are looking for some home comforts then why not pop to Cracker Barrel. Whether its for breakfast or dinner, this restaurant is sure to tick all the boxes.

  • Woodstock Garden Cafe
    Woodstock Garden Cafe

    The Woodstock Garden Café is proud to have served fresh, tasty food for the past 6 years and look forward to many more years serving the community! They strive to provide our delightful customers with amazing food, an enjoyable atmosphere, and excellent customer service.

  • Flour & Water Co.
    Flour & Water Co.

    Flour & Water Co. is a full scale bakery operation specializing in artisan bread and pastry. We are focused on providing quality, handcrafted baked products that nourish our customers and fosters a sense of community. This starts with the ingredients we use such as organic flour, European butter, and the finest chocolate. Combined with the freshest, in season ingredients from our local purveyors. But much like water is to flour in the baking process, our in shop experience brings it all together with friendly service and welcoming environment. All of this together provides an ideal spot for those seeking a curated food experience in the Shenandoah Valley.


  • Wholesome Butcher and Deli
    Wholesome Butcher and Deli

    Wholesome Foods specializes in delivering good food to our customers – fast. Owned and operated by the Pence family for more than 50 years, Wholesome Foods has evolved from home delivery of meat and eggs to full-scale food distribution, representing some of the premier food brands in America, including their own Old Dominion and Virginia’s Best brand products.

  • Woodstock Gardens
    Woodstock Gardens

    Inside our Garden Shop, you can also find some local to Virginia shoppes and gifts, such as candles, wind chimes, and lots of beautiful indoor and outdoor décor.

  • Swover Creek Farms & Brewery
    Swover Creek Farms & Brewery

    This local farm shop not only offer fresh vegetables from the farm, but they have also added their very own brewery! Located in Edinburg the next town over.

  • Mowery Orchard Farm Market
    Mowery Orchard Farm Market

    The year-round farm market, located in Woodstock, Virginia, offers a wide variety of locally produced fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, cheeses, honey, meat (beef, chicken, pork), spices, jams, wine, pies. They also offer bulk candy, nuts, dried fruit, spices, teas, coffee, gluten free snacks, soup mixes and products made from local artisans.

  • Adam's Apples and Herbs
    Adam's Apples and Herbs

    Order fresh fruit and vegetables from Adam's apples and Herbs, grown locally in the Shenandoah Valley.

  • Valley Treasures
    Valley Treasures

    With over 6,500 square feet of store space and 90 indoor booths. Valley Treasures offers a wide variety of hand-picked treasures to make shopping fun for everyone. Find the perfect gift, that missing plate from your grandma's china, a new piece for your collection, the perfect piece of furniture for your home, or something long forgotten from your childhood.

Sports and Activities

  • Fort Valley Stables
    Fort Valley Stables

    Guided horseback rides with our horses for 1 hour, for 90 minutes, for a half-day, or a full day, as well as 2 day Ranch Packages with Cabin and Camping options available. Horse owners are welcome to bring their horses and enjoy direct access to the 100's of miles of trails in the National Forest.

  • Seven Bends State Park
    Seven Bends State Park

    Seven Bends State Park is a day-use park located in the geographically unique Seven Bends area of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River in Woodstock. Seven Bends State Park provides public access to the North Fork of the Shenandoah River and features two hand-carry boat launches, picnic areas, one single family-sized picnic shelter, restrooms, and 8 miles of hiking trails.

  • Murray's Fly Shop
    Murray's Fly Shop

    Learn to Fly Fish in their on the stream Virginia Fly Fishing lessons. Establishing the business in 1962, Murray's Fly Shop have refined their lessons ensuring they are the most informative and educational you can find!

  • Shenandoah River Adventures LLC
    Shenandoah River Adventures LLC

    Why not join Shenandoah River Adventures to discover this area by the water. They offer trips for beginners all the way to intermediates in kayaking, canoeing and tubing trips.

  • Hang Gliding
    Hang Gliding

    Experience the thrill of flying! Shenandoah County is proud to be home to some of the best hang gliding and paragliding sites in the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • Shenandoah Valley Axe Throwing Co
    Shenandoah Valley Axe Throwing Co

    Axe Throwing has become a popular recreational adventure. You will want to come back and sharpen up your skills. Many axe throwing games to play or just throw for fun. They have eight lanes that can accommodate up to six people each.

  • Skyline Paintball
    Skyline Paintball

    Skyline Paintball is located at 363 Radio Station Road Strasburg Virginia. They have over 10 outdoor playing fields and we are open year round on Saturdays and Sundays.

Vineyards, Distilleries and Breweries

  • Muse Vineyards
    Muse Vineyards

    Muse Vineyard is a family owned vineyard where they use similar farming and wine making techniques to the domaine vineyards found in France and Italy. You will not be disappointed by this beautiful location and the the quality wines on offer.

  • Shenandoah Vineyards
    Shenandoah Vineyards

    Shenandoah Vineyards is the second oldest active winery in Virginia, and the oldest winery in the Shenandoah Valley, founded in 1976 by Jim and Emma Randel. The Randels were two visionaries, who recognized the viticultural potential of their site.

  • North Mountain Vineyard & Winery
    North Mountain Vineyard & Winery

    A beautiful winery established in 1982. All grapes are estate grown and the wines are estate produced. Enjoy an array of elegant wines exclusive to our vineyard’s terroir and the European architecture used for the winery building.

  • Filibuster Distillery
    Filibuster Distillery

    Filibuster Distillery prides itself on creating an experience that is far from ordinary. Their approach to spirits is unconventional, utilizing innovative production methods and artisanal standards of distillation to create extra layers of complexity within each spirit. Discover their whiskies, Bourbons and Gins.

  • Shenandoah Wine Tours
    Shenandoah Wine Tours

    Shenandoah Wine Tours takes the worry & hassle out of visiting Shenandoah County Wineries. Organise visits to 5 wineries in the local area.

  • River Hill Distillery
    River Hill Distillery

    River Hill Distillery is a family owned maker of bourbon and corn whiskey as well as various flavors of country wine. Why not join one of their tours or tastings?


  • Shenandoah Caverns
    Shenandoah Caverns

    Located at about 20 mins drive from the farm, Shenandoah Caverns were discovered in 1884 and have since been a popular local attraction. They are also one of the only caverns in Virginia with an elevator!

  • Bryce Resort
    Bryce Resort

    Whether you're looking for an adventure filled escape or a peaceful retreat we have everything for a fulfilling trip no matter what time of year it is. Rent a bike and explore our downhill mountain bike park. Grab your clubs and take on our PGA Championship course. Or grab a towel and take a dip in Lake Laura.

  • Luray Caverns
    Luray Caverns

    Whether you're looking for an adventure filled escape or a peaceful retreat we have everything for a fulfilling trip no matter what time of year it is. Rent a bike and explore our downhill mountain bike park. Grab your clubs and take on our PGA Championship course. Or grab a towel and take a dip in Lake Laura.