Are you an antique lover and thrifter extraordinaire? Then, you won’t want to miss the annual Route 11 Crawl during your stay in the Shenandoah Valley. Travel along Route 11, also known as Old Valley Pike, to discover yard sales, sidewalk sales, and vendor booths full of trinkets and one-of-a-kind items. If you’re looking for the perfect souvenir to bring back in your suitcase, then this is the best place to find something unique and chic! From artwork to vintage clothing to eclectic knickknacks, there is sure to be a hidden gem at the Route 11 Crawl.
For more information on where to find the perfect vacation mementos during your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn, download our free Vacation Guide. It features a variety of local boutiques and shops for you to browse, along with restaurants, attractions, and outdoor activities.
What You Need to Know About the Route 11 Crawl
The Route 11 Crawl winds through several picturesque towns, each one a few miles down the road from the next. You’ll travel through the historic towns of New Market, Mount Jackson, Edinburg, Woodstock, and even our very own Stephen’s City, among others. You’ll be able to take in the gorgeous scenery of the Shenandoah Valley as you explore the route and discover treasures along the way. Crowds of bargain hunters gather to discover the best deals in bulk. You’re sure to have fun as well as discover a treat for you or gift to bring back after your vacation.
When is the Route 11 Crawl This Year?
This year, the Route 11 Crawl will take place on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 7 a.m. through 11 a.m.
What to Bring With You During the Route 11 Crawl
Be sure to pack your walking shoes if you plan on heading to the Route 11 Crawl. Also, bring bottled water, sunscreen, some sunglasses, and small bills perfect for those cheap finds! There are plenty of food options along the way, but you can also bring some snacks if you don’t want to take any time away from your bargain hunt. Since it is a morning event, you can grab lunch right after at the High Point Restaurant on Main Street in Stephen’s City. Then, continue your shopping adventures by heading to Old Town Winchester for more delightful boutiques and one-of-a-kind storefronts. Or head back to The Inn at Vaucluse Spring and relax for the afternoon.
Stay at The Inn at Vaucluse Spring During This Favorite Shopping Venture
Plan your week-long or weekend retreat to The Inn at Vaucluse Spring during this fun event and join the thrifters on a thrilling shopping adventure. You’ll love coming back to our peaceful inn after a long “shop-’til-you-drop” morning. Relax in our garden oasis or take a rejuvenating soak in your private tub. Curl up for a nap in your luxury bed or stroll the grounds and enjoy more serene mountain and meadow landscapes. We can’t wait to see you here in Stephen’s City!