Winter guide to the Shenandoah

Updated January 1st, 2024

January 2024: 10 FUN THINGS TO DO in Shenandoah

RestaurantsJim’s Country Store - 26 Shenandoah River Ln, Front Royal, VA 22630Ashby Inn & Restaurant - 692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130The Buttery - 2049 Millwood Rd, Millwood, VA 22646The Apple House - 4675 John Marshall Hwy, Linden, VA 22642Yelp is great for restaurants too!WineriesArterra Wines - 1808 Leeds Manor Rd, Delaplane, VA 422-3443 Wines is a small boutique style winery with high-quality limited production wines. Nestled in the hills of Delaplane, Arterra offers an intimate setting to enjoy your wine experience. Hawkmoth Arts gallery is located within the tasting room offering handcrafted wine-related original artworks. Feel free to bring some friends and some food to enjoy on our lovely patio.Naked Mountain Winery and Vineyards - 2747 Leeds Manor Rd, Markham, VA 364-1609 for our Chardonnay, Naked Mountain has been served at the White House on two separate occasions. Come visit our tasting chalet with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and enjoy a glass of wine out on the deck or by the fire. We look forward to seeing you out on the mountain - and don't forget - DRINK NAKED!Capstone Vineyards - 13400 Crimson Ln, Linden, VA 213-8418 visitsHartland Farm - 3205 Hartland Ln, Markham, VA 532-0436 Farm welcomes you and your family to enjoy our pick your own sweet corn, tomatoes, and pumpkins and to enjoy our Fall Festival Weekends with a corn maze, hayrides, animals, and fun field. Our market sells fresh pies and we have lots of jams, jellies, and salsas. We have cut your own Christmas trees and freshly made Fraser fir and mixed green wreaths.Long Branch Historic House & Farm - 830 Long Branch Ln, Millwood, VA 837-1856 are a historic house and farm in the expanded tidewater area of Virginia. Our 400 acres are home to 80 retired horses and it is a working farm. We host weddings, house tours, art shows, lectures, a wellness series, and many other community events.HikingTrumbo Hollow Hike - 13167 John Marshall Hwy, Linden, VA 22642 Meadows State Park - 11012 Edmonds Ln, Delaplane, VA 20144(540) 592-3556 Massage(815) 354-3053https://www.massagetrillium.comBallooningBlue Ridge Hot Air Balloon - 552 Milldale Hollow Rd, Front Royal, VA 622-6325 Valley Golf Club - 134 Golf Club Cir, Front Royal, VA 636-4653 RidingWalk About Stables - 64 Manassas Run Rd, Front Royal, VA 22630(540) 692-5496 the owner: I teach both English and Western and I willing to travel up to an hour in any direction from Front Royal to teach. I teach beginner thru advanced and everything in between. I teach students as young as 4 years old to adults. Prices For 1/2 hour it's $ 15.00 (Non-Travel) For 1 hour its $ 30.00 For 1-hour Travel its $ 40.00 If you buy 9 lessons in a row you will get the 10th one free. Cancellation must be at 24 hours in advance and there is no cancellation fee if its within 24 hour period or due to weather.------Top 10 Things to Do:1. Manor Line MarketA great destination for local finds, markets, and bistro focusing on local products, stories, and relationships with other farms. The farm-to-table experience when in Front Royal. A place to get fresh local ingredients, a dine-in restaurant, a bistro, and more, and a place to explore.Manor Line Market, 401 E Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630, United States Dinosaur LandA roadside attraction that has over 50 dinosaurs, the perfect side trip for families and groups. They also have a gift shop you can get your souvenirs . Estham ParkThe park has a picnic area, outdoor classroom, three athletic fields, and Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Public. Aside from this, they also have fun facilities that include an outdoor pool, playgrounds, and batting cages. Front Royal Walking TourWith over 30 plus destinations and tourist spots, you can discover and learn about Front Royal. This self-guided walking tour will let you get to know more about some of Front Royal’s historical sites and personalities, many of which were closely related to the Civil War.The tour also features architectural aspects as well as optional side trips along the way. Rockland ParkThis park has a large playground structure, an 18-hole disc golf course, two large picnic shelters, outdoor fitness equipment, and parking areas. A great place for families. IngklingsA great place to stopover and shop. A gift shop in the heart of Front Royal that offers gift items, art, and clothing from local artisans.205 E. Main Street, Front Royal, VA, United States, Virginia Shenandoah Spirits TrailA great way to plan your trip to different Breweries, Cideries, Distilleries, Wineries, and Meaderies around the Shenandoah Valley. Mountain Mystic Trading CompanyThis store displays an impressive collection of jewelry, smudge sticks, crystals, tarot/oracle cards, incense, artworks, and many others. Blue Rige Hot Air BallonsExperience the high adventure and the breathtaking scenery of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains, above looking down onto the valley or brushing along the treetops of a ridge. Skydive Front RoyalThe most scenic Skydiving adventure as you soar through the skies above the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains, with spectacular views of the Shenandoah River.