3655 US Hwy 211E, Luray Virginia 22835
Shenandoah National Park encompasses one of the highest and most scenic portions of the Blue Ridge; the park extends approximately 105 miles along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, between Front Royal on the north and Waynesboro on the south. The park's 196,466 acres contain hundreds of miles of hiking trails and scenic viewpoints; the park is a wildlife sanctuary, providing refuge for about 50 species of animals. The park is open all year, although facilities close in winter. Free guided hikes, trail maps and nature walks are available as are guided horseback rides and picnic facilities.
(Luray) Shenandoah National Park
07/31 Coming to The Luray area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival West Friendship MD May4-5 A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28