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To explore all that Harrisonburg has to offer, get the scoop from locals. Our blog is carefully crafted to provide a variety of relevant information about Harrisonburg: from trip ideas, to upcoming events, local college information, activity guides, insight on town happenings, and more. Find relevant information here to make the most out of your trip to Harrisonburg. Our blog provides ideas on how to spend your time when you are in the area. If you are looking for outdoor excursions, take a look at our hiking blog for favorite local spots. Want to know about the night-life you can find that here as well. Visiting James Madison University (JMU) or Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) or Bridgewater College you can learn how to make the most of your visit. Harrisonburg is Friendly By Nature!

Celebrate Love in Harrisonburg

Let Harrisonburg set the scene for a truly romantic weekend to unwind and reconnect with your loved one. This picturesque town exudes historic charm, boasts scenic beauty, and is dotted with businesses perfect for love-filled celebrations. Utilize this guide to curate...

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Harrisonburg’s Holiday Cheers

A Festive Journey Through Harrisonburg's Craft Beverage Wonderland 'Tis the season to savor the festive spirit in downtown Harrisonburg's craft beverage scene. Picture yourself sipping on a flight surrounded by the twinkling lights of Restless Moons’ Holiday Beer...

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Explore Harrisonburg’s Musical Tapestry

Discover the Vibrant Music Scene in Harrisonburg Harrisonburg is a music lover's paradise, where harmonious rhythms resonate through the heart of the town. From intimate venues like Clementine Cafe, known for showcasing local talents and well-known artists, to...

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Harrisonburg Coffee Crawl

Discover a Unique Coffee Scene in the Heart of Harrisonburg, VA Nestled in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, the city boasts a vibrant coffee culture that's as diverse as it is delightful. With six distinct coffee shops and roasters, each one brings its unique flair...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Fall Fun in Harrisonburg

As the leaves start to turn and the air becomes crisp, it's time to embrace the beauty of fall in and around Harrisonburg. From pumpkin patches to lively festivals, here's your guide to all the fall fun the area has to offer.Fall Farms Back Home on the Farm – Fall...

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Journey Through Time

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the Shenandoah Valley’s rich history. Just a short drive from downtown Harrisonburg, the Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center (BMHC) is home to several carefully preserved buildings from the 1700s, 1800s and 1900s,...

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