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Staunton’s Award Winners in the Best of Virginia 2024

May 08, 2024 / williamsjb

Every January, Virginia Living Magazine asks its readers to name their favorite businesses and attractions in a write-in poll. The magazine features them in its Best of Virginia issue, which is designed to guide readers to all the best places in five different Virginia regions. More

Let Your Senses Run Wild In Staunton

Apr 18, 2024 / egnidziejko

Many of us rely on sight when we experience the world, but if you slow down and pay attention, Staunton offers many chances to enjoy the community with your other senses, too. Whether you’re sipping coffee in cozy cafes, marveling at historic buildings, or immersing yourself in theatrical magic, Staunton promises an unforgettable sensory journey. More

Iconic Sites In Staunton

Apr 11, 2024 / egnidziejko

Staunton might be easy to visit, but it's nearly impossible to forget. Here you’ll step back in time to experience living history, historic architecture, and delicious treats at a retro ice cream shop. More

Your Guide to Getting to Staunton

Mar 21, 2024 / egnidziejko

Before the 1850s, the only way to get anywhere in the Shenandoah Valley was to travel by horseback or stagecoach along the Valley Pike (today’s Route 11), which connected Staunton to Winchester and beyond. When the Virginia Central Railroad arrived in 1854, Staunton became a hub for commerce and travel. More

Let’s Celebrate Staunton Women!

Feb 29, 2024 / egnidziejko

March is Women’s History Month, and it’s time to celebrate the contributions women have made toward history and society, especially close to home. Here’s a guide to what’s happening in Staunton for Women’s Day. More

A Journey through Black History and Culture in Staunton

Feb 08, 2024 / egnidziejko

The history of Black Americans in Staunton, Virginia, is a multifaceted narrative marked by struggle, resilience, and perseverance against the backdrop of racial injustice. From the time of enslavement through the Civil Rights Movement and beyond, Black individuals and communities in Staunton have played integral roles in shaping the city's cultural, social, and economic landscape. More