Harrisonburg offers a welcome respite from traveling with a variety hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts offering a range of comfortable affordability and one-of-a-kind luxury. While you’re here, find out why the city is a shopping and dining hub of the Shenandoah Valley. You can shop your favorite national retailers or visit historic downtown to find antique shops, specialty boutiques, and galleries. Dining in the city can be its own adventure with ethnic eateries, national favorites, and local flavors.
Begin your adventure by visiting downtown Harrisonburg. The first stop for visitors to the area is the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, home to Mrs. Hardesty’s Tea Room, and The Valley Turnpike Museum. So when you stop by, you’ll be able to get brochures and find out what’s going on in the area.
Go for a stroll and enjoy the warmth and charm of downtown as you take a self-guided downtown walking tour. Downtown is part of the Arts & Cultural District highlighting music, the arts and unique places such as museum homes like the Virginia Quilt Museum. From there might you may want to visit Oasis Gallery and take home a piece of Valley art that reminds you of your visit.
Surrounded by the Shenandoah National Park to the east and the George Washington National Forest to the west, the region is known as the gateway to adventure. The region has guides, equipment, and services for canoeing, fishing, caving, biking, and hiking. Whatever you are interested in, you are bound to find it in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.