Crush Friday: Your Mini-Vacation Guide to Harrisonburg

Did you know that every year Americans leave about 662 million paid vacation days on the table? This month, Virginia is for Lovers ventured to Harrisonburg, one of the best-kept secrets in the Shenandoah Valley. The home of James Madison University, Harrisonburg could easily fall into the “college town” mold, but instead the region has become a leader in supporting local business, outdoor sports, and community ideals. Harrisonburg welcomes visitors to easily explore the city center, with tons of free parking, a walkable downtown area, and boutique shops filled with locally made goods, food, and just about anything else you’re looking for.

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Harrisonburg With Teenagers!

So, you’re coming to Harrisonburg with teenagers in tow. What now? Keeping teens occupied while giving yourself something of the vacation you were so looking forward to can be a challenge. But Harrisonburg offers a variety of shops and entertainment venues that can fill your days with fun and relaxation for everyone. Here are some ideas you can tailor to fit your teens’ interests and perhaps expose them to some new activities.

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February in the Burg!

The bears in Shenandoah National Park may be hibernating, but nearby Harrisonburg has not settled down for a long winter’s nap, and there’s something for everyone to do in and around the Friendly City to shake off winter doldrums…

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Chocolate-Infused Craft Beer

Just in time for Valentines Day, get ready for stunningly complex and creative chocolate flavors from these fine breweries along Virginia’s Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail. Here are some in Harrisonburg.

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