Things to Do Near Winchester VA

Attractions in Stephens City near Old Town Winchester

The Inn at Vaucluse Spring in the Shenandoah Valley provides a peaceful retreat in the country while offering many nearby activities:

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A Peaceful Retreat Near Northern Virginia & the Shenandoah Valley

While staying with us, you’ll find that you’ll want to fit all the attractions into your scheduling. The Shenandoah Valley is a year round destination for families and weddings. Stephens City is located just south of Winchester, Virginia, a short 15 minute drive down Interstate 81. Here alone in Stephens City, there are many attractions to choose from. From the Valerie Hill Vineyard and Winery to the Appleland Sports Center, there are plenty of things to do near Winchester, VA. We can also recommend some of the best things to do near Winchester, VA and surrounding areas including Front Royal, VA.

The Shenandoah Valley

The Shenandoah Valley has long been a destination for those who love nature and adventure. Stretching 200 miles across two states between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, this region appeals to those who would love to spend a few days hiking in the Shenandoah National Park, biking through the rolling countryside or fishing in the Shenandoah River. This picturesque region also attracts history buffs, painters, photographers and novelists as well as travelers who want to escape their fast-paced life for a few days to a tranquil setting where they can do as much — or as little — as they like!

This scenic area is revered for its natural beauty and opportunities for adventure in every season and the Inn at Vaucluse Spring in Stephens City, VA, is a peaceful retreat in the country during your visit. The historic inn, located in the second oldest city in the Shenandoah Valley, is convenient to many attractions including Virginia wineries, Civil War and historical sites, shopping, antiquing, dining, the Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Old Town Winchester and much more. The Inn is conveniently located just 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and about an hour from Dulles International Airport.

So what are you waiting for?

The Inn at Vaucluse Spring and the Shenandoah Valley await!

Winchester, Virginia

In Winchester, you’ll find many shopping opportunities where you can go antiquing or explore the fine arts in Old Town Winchester. Or, take a wine tour at one of the local vineyards in Front Royal, VA.

Shenandoah National Park

The Shenandoah National Park is also one of more sought after things to do near Winchester, VA. Hikers and nature enthusiasts will love this attraction. The Shenandoah Valley will welcome you with beautiful cascading waterfalls, amazing vistas, and wooded hollows. Stroll along Skyline Drive or enjoy a picnic with the family. Whatever you choose to do, the Winchester area is an excellent destination for family or a couple’s retreat.

Restaurants in Winchester, Virginia

We also know that eventually you’ll want to take a break from all the things to do near Winchester, VA and enjoy a delicious meal. While our inn serves amazing cuisine, you might want to venture out to enjoy one of the many local restaurants nearby. We can recommend several dining options in the area, as well.

For more things to do near Stephens City, Old Town Winchester and surrounding towns, browse our recommendations for the best attractions.

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