to do in Downtown Staunton:
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.
2 movie theaters downtown (we have coupons for FREE popcorn) PLUS the
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.
live glass blowing at one of the galleries downtown.
a FREE walking tour of the historic downtown area on Saturday mornings.
special guided tours of historic Staunton, available by appointment.
Farmers' Market is located downtown: Saturday mornings from April -
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)!
FREE concerts in the park in July and August (Monday - Thursday evenings).
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
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to do In and Around the City of Staunton:
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
gardens of Andre Viette's Farm and Nursery
Mill is an interesting place to visit and the drive through the country is
many vineyards to explore including a recently-opened one just outside of
numerous antique shops between Staunton and Harrisonburg. Enjoy the drive
and stop all along the way. (One antique center has over 100 dealers!)
antique shops in Stuarts Draft and Waynesboro, which are neighboring towns.
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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to do Within a 30-minute to 45-minute Drive from Staunton in the Beautiful
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.
caves are throughout the Shenandoah Valley.
along the Skyline Drive and/or The Blue Ridge Parkway.
hiking trails along the parkways (with beautiful vistas and lovely
Monticello is about a 45-minute drive (Charlottesville).
Virginia Horse Center is about a 30-minute drive (Lexington).
beautiful mountains west of Staunton for a special scenic drive.
annual Maple Festival in Monterey is quite special.
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.