Leave the crowds behind and give yourself the gift of a small town holiday this season while visiting five charming towns in Shenandoah County!
*Photo courtesy of Brittany Clem*
Watch holiday parades as you sip on hot cocoa and listen to carolers along Main Street in the historic towns of Edinburg, Woodstock, Strasburg and New Market. Witness the lighting of an 85 foot tall Christmas tree in the Town of Edinburg. Listen to carolers and enjoy wagon rides in Woodstock’s Court Square. Enjoy homemade cookies and roasted chestnuts at Tis The Season in New Market.
*Photo courtesy of Jenna French*
In Shenandoah County, you’ll enjoy a holiday shopping experience with small, family owned businesses that can only offer personal attention, handcrafted quality, and small town charm. Discover Art Galleries filled with work created by local artisans, Flea Markets and Antique shops that hold local treasures, gift shops with unique flavors of the Valley and family owned restaurants that serve fresh, home style meals featuring locally sourced ingredients. Take a tour of the O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail for unique handmade gifts including decorative wreaths, knitwear, jewelry, pottery, photography and much more. Relax over a glass of mulled wine or a pint of coffee stout at one of Shenandoah County’s eight vineyards and two craft breweries.
*Photo courtesy of Andrew Thayer*
Every town in Shenandoah County has a Main Street situated like pearls on a strand along US Route 11, which makes it easy to plan a day to see their unique personalities. From Strasburg to New Market, each historic town has plenty of hometown holiday cheer and hospitality.
*Photo courtesy of Steve Sober*
Thinking of a trip to Virginia? Shenandoah County is a definitely a place to visit for the Holidays and some very unique shopping experiences!
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