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12 Days of Christmas in Staunton

Dec 01, 2022 / egnidziejko

We don’t have any partridges or pear trees on this list, but if you’re looking for something fun for your true love, your family, or yourself, this season, you're in luck. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy the twelve days of Christmas in Staunton. More

Top Ten Comfort Foods in Staunton

Nov 03, 2022 / egnidziejko

The days are getting shorter, and you don’t need to worry about swimsuit season for months and months. Make up for the fading sunlight and the uncertainty of daily life with the feel-good serotonin you get from eating really good comfort food. More

5 Top Tacos in Staunton

Oct 27, 2022 / egnidziejko

Are you team hard taco or soft taco? Steak or chicken? Salsa or guacamole? This endlessly versatile food was first officially eaten in Mexican silver mines. Popular because they were easy to carry and didn’t need utensils, tacos have since traveled the world and evolved to incorporate all sorts of available ingredients. More

Haunted Staunton

Oct 20, 2022 / Lauren Hartog

Staunton is known for its beautiful, historic Victorian architecture, but buildings that old come steeped in history…and quite possibly ghosts! Halloween is fast approaching, and it’s time to finalize your spooky plans. More

Staunton’s Fall Treats

Oct 06, 2022 / madden

It’s sweater weather, y’all! It’s time to frolic in the leaves, settle down for football, and start thinking of all the fall-themed food and drink you’re going to devour between now and Thanksgiving. More

Grab a Selfie in Front of The Murals of Staunton

Sep 15, 2022 / madden

You can’t beat the Shenandoah Valley for its natural beauty, but many of its towns are introducing man-made scenery to the landscape. If you’ve spent any time in downtown Staunton recently, you’ll have noticed the murals brightening up walls and sides of buildings. More

Use Your Paid Time Off with a Long Weekend in Staunton

Jul 07, 2022 / madden

So many Americans don’t use banked paid time off and lose it at the end of the year. Don’t be like them! Even if you don’t have the time (or budget) to take a far-flung vacation, you can still take your vacation days by planning a “micro-cation,” a long weekend in which you travel less than 100 miles and stay fewer than four nights. More

Wool Week 2022 at the Frontier Culture Museum

Apr 21, 2022 / madden

Have you ever wondered what people from the past did when they wanted to update their wardrobes? Today, we go to the store or even order our outfits online, but the process was much more involved for our ancestors and the early settlers of the Shenandoah Valley. More