Things to do in Downtown Staunton:

We have many fine dining restaurants, some casual restaurants (4 with outdoor seating), several coffee shops, a tea house, an ice cream parlor, a gourmet pizza place and others.

There are 2 movie theaters downtown (we have coupons for FREE popcorn) PLUS the Shakespeare Theater.

There are 8 art galleries downtown.  Receptions on Friday evenings are very special and you can meet the artists.  Fourth Fridays in Downtown Staunton are lively events.  The art galleries are open late and some provide live music, food, and of course beautiful art.

Enjoy live glass blowing at one of the galleries downtown.

There is a FREE walking tour of the historic downtown area on Saturday mornings.

There are special guided tours of historic Staunton, available by appointment.

The Farmers' Market is located downtown:  Saturday mornings from April - October.

The FREE TROLLEY goes past our B&B, over to the city park, and all around downtown (about a 25-minute loop, which runs continuously throughout the day)!

There are FREE concerts in the park in July and August (Monday - Thursday evenings).

There are many other special events in Downtown Staunton throughout the year!  We update our guests on events in the area as published in the "GO Magazine" -- which lists events not only in Staunton but in the surrounding towns as well.

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Things to do In and Around the City of  Staunton:

Visit The Frontier Culture Museum at the edge of town (approximately an hour walking tour of 1600's, 1700's, and 1800's farmhouses, barns, and gardens from several European countries as well as an African home and an early American home).

Tour the gardens of Andre Viette's Farm and Nursery

Wade's Mill is an interesting place to visit and the drive through the country is beautiful

There are many vineyards to explore including a recently-opened one just outside of Staunton.

There are numerous antique shops between Staunton and Harrisonburg.  Enjoy the drive and stop all along the way.  (One antique center has over 100 dealers!)

There are antique shops in Stuarts Draft and Waynesboro, which are neighboring towns.

There is another Farmers' Market on Wednesday mornings in Verona, a neighboring town (in addition to the Farmers' Market which is downtown on Saturday mornings).

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Things to do Within a 30-minute to 45-minute Drive from Staunton in the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley:

There are many wineries (we have a coupon for free wine tastings at one of them) to visit throughout the Shenandoah Valley and others are just across the mountain in Central Virginia.

Beautiful caves are throughout the Shenandoah Valley.

Drive along the Skyline Drive and/or The Blue Ridge Parkway.

There are hiking trails along the parkways (with beautiful vistas and lovely waterfalls).

Monticello is about a 45-minute drive (Charlottesville).

The Virginia Horse Center is about a 30-minute drive (Lexington).

Cross the beautiful mountains west of Staunton for a special scenic drive.

The annual Maple Festival in Monterey is quite special.

There are many colleges and universities in all the towns and cities nearby.  Staunton is centrally located between Harrisonburg and Lexington, with Charlottesville to the east, and Monterey to our west.

 

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