Today’s Shenandoah Valley offers more ways to enjoy the outdoors than you can shake a walking stick at.


You have just watched “Formed by Mountains, Fueled by Adrenaline”.
Plan your trip, where you can experience the thrill of the outdoors exploring one of the many caverns, floating on the Shenandoah River, hiking along the Appalachian Trail or soaring above the mountains and the valley. There is sure to be an adventure that sparks your interest any season of the year in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.


You have just watched “Formed by Mountains and Fun for Families”.
Plan your trip, where you can experience the many adventures of valley attractions for all ages. History comes to life where you can experience frontier life first hand or enjoy the rush of adventure exploring caverns, safari parks or water parks to name a few. There is sure to be a thrill for the whole family in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Winchester Hiking
Luray-Page rock climbing
Shenandoah skiing
Lexington fishing
Waynesboro Appalachian Trail

From a leisurely walk in the woods to a multi-day backpacking trip, hiking trails can be found throughout the region, including the famous Appalachian Trail. Mountain biking and road cycling are very popular. The cities and towns in the Shenandoah Valley are truly biker friendly.

Waynesboro canoeingDuring three seasons, water recreation rules. Canoeing, kayaking and tubing are popular from the Shenandoah River in the north to the James River in the south and every place in between. Don’t forget to bring your rod and reel to catch a trophy fish in some of the finest trout streams in Virginia.

Shenandoah snowboardingWhen the temperature drops the action heats up on the slopes. Two resorts in the Shenandoah Valley offer skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Still not enough adventure? Try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. If winter sports aren’t your thing, sip a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the view of the snow-covered mountains. Today’s Shenandoah Valley welcomes visitors in all four seasons.