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Recent Shenandoah Valley reviews

  • A Wonderful Place to Stay!

    "My niece was getting married in Luray, VA and we needed a place for various members of the bride's family to stay. Marksville Manor could not have been more perfect. Imagine arriving at a home you have never seen late in the afternoon and hosting the bridal party that night! The party went so smoothly because the house is outfitted with everything you could possibly need (including the kitchen). Joanie's Pound Cake, a beautiful gift basket (with everything for Smores) and cheese from a local market were waiting in the kitchen. Corn hole boards for outdoor fun were stashed by the side of the house. There was ample parking and the chairs on the front porch were so inviting. The house was very clean and the beds comfortable. We are already looking for an opportunity to return! This is a gem of a place!"
    Guest: Deborah Y. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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  • Wonderful!

    "I recently stayed in the smokehouse. Very warm and homey! I'm so glad I stayed here rather than a hotel. The property is just gorgeous and our greeters, Chester and Dozer, gave us a grand tour! Would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Beautiful views, relaxing and fun!

    "Thank you for a special time, beautiful views, and relaxing environment. My family and 2 dogs had a great time! The dogs loved being able to run freely within the large fenced-in area. We enjoyed the puzzles, movies, fireplace and playing outside. We also loved the scenic views and visited closeby Goshen pass for a nice hike along the river! Thank you, we'll be back!"
    Guest: C Robinson Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
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  • Perfect setting to tie the knot!

    "We can't say enough good about the Rock! The views, the scenery, the tons of things to do on this property alone could keep you here for weeks. We are looking forward to a return visit. The cabin was cozy, the fishing was great, nice evening camp fires both by the water and cabin, grilled & soaked in the hot tub every day, took naps and ate our meals in the sleeping porch. Even saw Turkey. A great place to kick back relax and enjoy nature. So much of the 200 acres we didn't get to explore but plan on next time. Atv in the canyon, the shooting range and inner tubing are next on our list. Read all the reviews. Looks like lots of memories made here. We are glad we chose this location for our wedding. And the pictures are sure to turn out amazing! Jeff was quite accommodating especially prepping the grounds knowing we were getting married here. The cabin had everything in it you would need. Even the wild flowers came thru for us and made for a perfect bouquet. This is now a special place for us. One we will visit for years to come!"
    Guest: Susie & Brian Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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Shenandoah Valley Travel Tips

Shenandoah Valley Vacation Rentals Offer Scenery, History and Great Recreation

The scenic Shenandoah Valley is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Alleghany Mountains, both known for their natural beauty. The valley extends for 200 miles from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke and includes the Shenandoah National Park, and the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. All these areas offer a host of outdoor activities and places to visit.

Shenandoah Valley Lodging Offers Plenty of Nearby Attractions to Visit

The picturesque drives around the Shenandoah Valley are the main attractions of this scenic area. Explore Skyline Drive or the Blue Ridge Parkway on foot or by car. The area is exceptionally breathtaking in the fall when the trees become a flaming mass of red, gold and orange. The two-lane highways have a maximum 45 mph speed limit in most places, and there are frequent viewpoints for taking great photographs of the surrounding hills, river valleys and small farms. Stop for picnics or take a hike in this beautiful area.

The area is also known for its Civil War battlefields and there are many museums dedicated to the history of the area. One of the best is the Shenandoah Museum in Winchester.

Caverns and natural attractions are other aspects of a visit to the Shenandoah Valley. Small towns, such as Front Royal with its historic downtown, Roanoke, Salem and Waynesboro, remain in a time warp with antique shops to browse around and plenty of small cafés and restaurants.

Shenandoah Valley Cabins Make Great Bases for Virginia Vacations

Your own cabin surrounded by beautiful scenery in the Shenandoah Valley is the best way to enjoy this lovely area. With plenty of space and all the comfort and amenities of home, Shenandoah Valley cabins are an economical option for a vacation, especially in the off-peak season or when sharing the cabin with friends or family. Children can make as much noise as they like and even the family dog is welcome.

Things to Do Around Virginia Vacation Rentals

Hiking, biking and exploring the area by car are the main things to do in this scenic area. Horseback riding, fishing, and antiquing are also popular. The rivers are ideal for canoeing, kayaking or tubing, and boats can be hired to explore the local waterways. Golf is available at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club and Jackson's Chase Golf Club, among others. The Appalachian Trail runs through Virginia and offers a range of challenges for hikers. Those wanting a bird's-eye view of the area will enjoy a hot air balloon ride or a trip in a small plane over the area.

The area is known for its great wine and a tour of a winery followed by a tasting is a fun way to spend an afternoon. Follow the General's Wine and History Trail which links 10 great wineries, or head for the Chester Gap Cellars at Front Royal or the Fox Meadow Vineyards at Linden.

Getting to Your Shenandoah Valley Vacation Rentals

The nearest airport to the Shenandoah Valley is Washington Dulles International Airport which is 103 miles from Staunton, the center of the valley. Other options are the Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington DC and the Baltimore-Washington Airport which is 149 miles away. Connections to the Shenandoah Regional Airport at Staunton and Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport are possible. Pick up a rental car at the airport and your vacation has already begun.

Seasonal Weather Makes Virginia Vacation Rentals Year-Round Attractions

The weather in this area of Virginia has warm sunny summers and pleasant fall temperatures. Expect daytime highs to be around 83 F in July and August. Winters have temperatures below freezing over night and daytime highs of around 40 F. The area has moderate rainfall throughout the year and snow in the winter.

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