1. Strasburg Emporium– Antique lovers will lose themselves for hours in this huge antique shop filled with multiple vendors with treasures ranging from coins, jewelry, books, furniture, primitives and more.
  2. Empanadas from Cristina’s Café– this farm to table restaurants features a daily empanada special with flavors found all over the world including chicken tikka, spicy chorizo, and sweet potato just to name a few. Cristina’s uses locally sourced ingredients for most everything on the menu including the coffee which uses locally roasted beans.
  3. Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum– this historic mill is one of the few Mills to escape Sheridan’s “ Burning” during the Civil War. Now, The Mill serves as a museum walking visitors through the history of the valley as well as exhibits on agriculture, fashion, cameras and an amazing collection of Red Cross memorabilia.
  4. Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse– Visit the oldest working courthouse west of the Blue Ridge in continuous use. Originally built in 1795, the historic courthouse is also home to a visitor center and museum which shares historic information about the county.
  5. Kary Haun’s Pottery Studio– Located just behind a historic home just north of historic downtown Woodstock, you’ll find local artist Kary Haun hard at work throwing clay and painting. Kary is a juried artist with the Artisans Center of Virginia whose work includes tableware with decorative graphics inspired by nature.
  6. Our Soldiers Cemetery– located within the town of Mount Jackson, this is the burial site of more than 400 confederate soldiers representing 11 southern states.
  7. Meem’s Bottom Covered Bridge–   Just a short distance off Route 11 is one of the best-known covered bridges in Virginia, a 204 foot single-span Burr arch truss known as Meem’s Bottom. The bridge site takes its name from the Meem family that owned the Strathmore estate west of the Shenandoah River. Today, it is the only publicly maintained covered bridge in the state that one can still drive through.—