We’ve compiled a list of all the things you must do, see, eat and drink our your 48 hour getaway and made the perfect weekend itinerary just for YOU.
Check into your Accommodations
We have loads of lodging options, many of which are located in the heart of downtown and just steps away from dining, shopping, and evening entertainment. Choose from our historic properties boasting Southern charm, boutique hotels offering spacious suites, cozy B&Bs serving up gourmet breakfast or name brand properties.
Explore our charming Downtown
Recently named one of the “Most Beautiful Main Streets in America” by Reader’s Digest. Hit the highlights and check out Staunton’s celebrated main street which is made for exploring with over 100 independent boutiques, antique stores, galleries, museums and not to mention architecture. You won’t find any chains or big box stores here!
GRAB SOME DINNER AND A NIGHTCAP
Staunton’s restaurant scene is lively and often profiled on the pages of national magazines, not only for its chefs but also for its farmers. Save room for a nightcap at one of our downtown tasting rooms.
visit a museum
Check out our historic sites and museums. As one of the oldest cities west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Staunton’s history spans three centuries. A wide selection of historic attractions, archival collections, old buildings, museums, and even a presidential home are located in and around Staunton.
Check Out Our Wide Open Spaces
After lunch, discover the home-grown side of the Shenandoah Valley with its wide-open pastures and breathtaking mountain views. Spend the afternoon picking your own seasonal fruit, tour a working farm, or sit back and relax at a local vineyard.
eat your way around the world!
Experience a wide array of dishes and drinks while in Staunton. Choose from traditional fare to more exotic meals all within walking distance. Whether you’re in the mood for something classic or crave something a bit more contemporary, your culinary palate will sure to be appeased.
take a tour
Grab a map or download the Traipse app and explore Staunton on foot! With six historic districts, on the National Register, there is a lot to see and photograph. Get a head start and map out your very own walking tour:
GRAB some brunch
Wind down the perfect weekend with brunch. In Staunton, you’ll find a modern twist on traditional Southern cooking with an emphasis on locally-sourced ingredients.
Breathe in that fresh mountain air
Staunton is smack dab in the middle of some of the best hiking and biking around with close proximity to Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and both George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. Be sure and fit in a let-stretcher hike, biking adventure, or scenic drive before saying goodbye.