One of the tallest peaks in Virginia, Reddish Knob stands at 4,397 feet amid the George Washington National Forest. Most travelers in Harrisonburg are interested in visiting this site to experience the unparalleled 360-degree views from the summit. Whether you’re a hiker, biker, or just looking to take the Reddish Knob drive, you’ll be amazed by this part of the Shenandoah Valley.read more
Family members of all ages can stretch their muscles and celebrate St. Patrick's Day by joining the Harrisonburg Shamrock 5K Run and the Pot of Gold Kid's Fun Run, both held at Hillandale Park on March 17th. Whatever your age or level of experience, these...read more
March in the Shenandoah Valley is sometimes a tease, as variable temperatures might bring drifts of spring blossoms or snowflakes in the same week. Snowdrops were blooming right on schedule in early February at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, and a few...read more
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.read more
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.read more
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…read more
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.read more
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