The Best Things to Do Are In Our Shenandoah Valley Travel Guide

March 21, 2017

If you’ve ever been to the Shenandoah Valley, you know that there is a lot from which to choose when it comes to planning a trip! In an area so rich in history and culture, there’s something to see or do around every corner. As a result, it can be hard to decide just what to do while you’re here. You need a Shenandoah Valley travel guide!

Luckily for you, the best ideas are at your fingertips with the free Vacation Guide from By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages in Harrisonburg! Our guide is full of incredible experiences just waiting for you to enjoy. From outdoor activities to entertainment to shopping and more, this is the only Shenandoah Valley travel guide you’ll need! Here are a few highlights from the guide!

What You’ll Find in Our Shenandoah Valley Travel Guide

We’ve done all the work so you don’t have to! Our guide has everything you need to experience the Shenandoah Valley in a way you won’t forget. The Shenandoah Valley will be your favorite vacation!

Outdoor Activities

You’ll find an abundance of chances to experience the Blue Ridge Mountains near Harrisonburg. Choose from hiking and biking in Shenandoah Valley National Park or the George Washington National Forest to golf, skiing, and even zip lining. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors here. Where will you start?


Harrisonburg is home to James Madison University which hosts many great shows and acts at the Forbes Center for Performing Arts. There are also a variety of annual events that will pique your interest like the Rocktown Beer & Music Festival and ValleyFest.


From antiques to artisans to retail, Harrisonburg has it all! And, what better way to remember a vacation than to bring a piece of it home with you? You’ll find great antiques at the Factory Antique Mall or Rolling Hills Antique Mall. Plus, local, downtown Harrisonburg shops offer genuine Shenandoah goods.


The fertile ground of the Shenandoah Valley yields incredible opportunities for agritourism! You’ll love to visit the White Oak Lavender Farm and enjoy the tri-fold experience of Fields of Gold. The countryside awaits you!

Restaurants, Breweries, & Vineyards

In Harrisonburg and around the valley, the best restaurants, breweries, and vineyards offer a distinctly Shenandoah take on all your favorites. You’ve got to try these incredible restaurants, breweries, and vineyards!

Check This Off Your Vacation To-Do List First

When you download our free Vacation Guide, you’ll find that, here at By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages, we want you to feel at home during your time here. So, we’re proud to offer our beautiful rooms and cottages for your visit to the Shenandoah Valley. Delicious breakfast, cozy beds, and historic charm are just a few of the perks you’ll enjoy when you stay with us. To reserve your next visit, contact us! We are excited to be your host! You’re going to love it here!

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