Downtown Staunton
Fall in the Shenandoah Valley

Group Itineraries

group itineraries: choose your adventure

Choose from these unique experiences below or let us help create one-of-a-kind group itinerary for your group. See the sample itineraries below.  

Spring in Bloom: A Tour of Staunton and Augusta County >
Your Winter Escape to Staunton and the Shenandoah Valley >
Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail Adventure >
A Blue Ridge Christmas >
Alternative Fall Foliage Tour >  
Staunton and the Shenandoah Valley: 3 Day Tour > 
Discover the Valley: 4 Day Tour >
Student Tour of Staunton >

Satisfy Your Cravings: A Culinary Tour and Tasting
Staunton Olive Oil Company

Start your day at Staunton Olive Oil Company learning about the health benefits of olive oil, watching a cooking demo, and tasting over 30 different oils. Next, tour Meadowcroft Farm’s pickle factory where they produce all natural-pickles relishes and spreads. After your tour, head to The Cheese Shop where foodies will delight in the unique snack selection, gluten-free products, old-fashioned candies, hard-to-find baking ingredients and much more. Learn to ice and decorate like a pro with helpful hints and  techniques by Pastry Chef Erinn Paris of Paris Cake Company. Take home your newly decorated creation to enjoy later. Then, wind down your day with a cheese making class paired with wine. Join cheesemaker Louella Hill  with master vinter and owner of Ox-Eye vineyards, John Kiers with a 101 on the basics of home cheesemaking. Taste your way from fresh to aged cheeses and learn why cheeses are so different from one another. Next work on pairing a final cheese tasting fleet with the award-winning wines of Ox-Eye. 

Interested? Call: 540-332-3865


Farm Fresh: Fields of Gold Tour >
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Malcolm’s Market Garden

With over 200 working farms in the Shenandoah Valley, spend a day picking your own seasonal fruit, wild flowers or even lavender; participate in a hard cider tasting; or visit a local farm to learn about sustainable farming and  have lunch. You could even do a “hands-on” canning class or snuggle goats!

Fields of Gold >
Interested? Call: 540-332-3865

 

Elegantly English: Tea, Tour and Performance >
Inn at Meadowcroft

Enjoy a southern inspired English tea in a beautifully renovated 1795 log home surrounded by pastoral views. Pair this high tea luncheon with a tour of the Blackfriars Playhouse—the world’s only recreation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre. End the day with an award-winning performance by the American Shakespeare Company.

Inn at Meadowcroft>
331 Glebe School Road
Swoope, VA 24479

American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse >
10 South Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401
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Group Sales Contact: 540-885-5588
Email: groupsales@americanshakespearecenter.com

Mountains & Scenic Drives
Wildland Trekking

Take in the sights and scenes of the Shenandoah Valley on a guided excursion through the mountains. Start with a driving tour, stopping along the way to explore the many scenic overlooks, spectacular waterfalls and breathtaking mountain views. Then stretch your legs with a nature hike discovering the area flora and fauna culminating in a catered picnic lunch.

Wildland Trekking >
Interested? Call: 540-332-3865

 

 

Summer Music Scene Itinerary >
Staunton Music Festival

During the summer months, Staunton abounds with the sounds of music! The festival season  kicks off in June with the Heifetz Institute’s Festival of Concerts and culminates with the Staunton  Music Festival in August. Add the Red Wing Roots Music Festival and nightly performances at Gypsy  Hill Park and we have over 8 weeks of live music featuring all genres and perfect for all ages.

 

 

 

 
Traipse Walking Tour
Staunton Rooftops

Seeking adventure? Get out and explore Staunton using this innovative smartphone application that is part walking tour/part scavenger hunt.Fully customizable, create a unique and active experience for your group. Users discover the historic and vibrant City of Staunton through experiential tours based on their special interests like a pub crawl, foodie adventure or a team-building exercise.

Traipse >
Interested? Call: 540-332-3865