Martinsburg/Berkeley County, WV

Martinsburg/Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau

115 North Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401

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Charles Town/Jefferson County, WV

Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

37 Washington Court
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

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Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

29 Keyes Ferry Road, Suite 200
Charles Town, WV 25414

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Winchester/Frederick County

Winchester/Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau & Visitor Center

1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
Winchester, VA 22601

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Clarke County

Clarke County Chamber of Commerce

101 East Main Street
Berryville, VA 22611

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Front Royal/Warren County

Front Royal/Warren County Visitor Center

414 East Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630

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Shenandoah County

Shenandoah County, Virginia Office of Tourism

Cyndi Pulis
Phone: 888-367-3965
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Mount Jackson Chamber of Commerce

5901 Main Street
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
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New Market Area Chamber of Commerce

100 West Lee Street
New Market, VA 22844

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Strasburg Chamber of Commerce

157 N. Holliday Street
P.O. Box 42
Strasburg, VA 22657

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Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

140 North Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664


Luray/Page County

Luray/Page County Visitor Center

18 Campbell Street
Luray, VA 22835

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Harrisonburg/Rockingham County

Harrisonburg Tourism

Located inside the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center
212 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Staunton/Waynesboro/Augusta County

Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau

116 West Beverley Street, 2nd Floor
Staunton, VA 24401

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City of Waynesboro / Waynesboro Tourism

301 West Main Street
Waynesboro, VA 22980
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Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce

30 Ladd Road
Fishersville, VA 22939

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Greater Augusta Regional Tourism

301 West Main Street
Waynesboro, VA 22980

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Highland County

Highland County Chamber of Commerce

Carolyn Pohowsky, Director
Phone: 540-468-2550
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Lexington, Buena Vista/Rockbridge

Lexington & Rockbridge Area Tourism

106 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450

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Bath County

Bath County Tourism
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Alleghany County

Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce

241 West Main Street
Covington, VA 24426

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Fincastle/Botetourt County

Botetourt County Office of Tourism

13 West Main Street - Suite 1, Box 10
Fincastle, VA 24090

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Roanoke, Salem/Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

101 Shenandoah Avenue N.E.
Roanoke, VA 24016

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Salem, Virginia Visitor Center

Debra Hite, Public Relations Associate
540-375-4044 or 1-888-VASALEM
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Highland County, Virginia

Highland County, one of Virginia’s most sparsely populated, is mostly devoted to national forests and cattle grazing. Pastoral valleys are drained by two rivers called Bullpasture and Cowpasture.

Monterey, the Highland County seat, is more than a quintessential small and uncomplicated American town. It is a way of life for 222 people - all friendly, some funny. They like their peace and quiet, and especially like having four distinct seasons, even when winter sets in. Monterey knows how to celebrate the holidays, and it is definitely the place to be in early December, with the weekend-long Wintertide Celebration. Enjoy music by strolling carolers in Victorian garb, maple pecan pie, and exquisite holiday crafts. If you can’t make it that weekend, don’t fret, because the celebration starts a few weekends before and ends a few weekends later.

Make plans to visit Virginia’s “Little Switzerland” in March for the renowned Highland Maple Festival. Enjoy the ‘opening’ of the trees, as taps are drilled into the local sugar maples; take a sugar camp tour; and watch as maple sugar is processed into maple syrup. You’ll certainly want to save room for pancakes so you can try out that freshly made syrup! The festival has been designated a “Local Legacy” by the Library of Congress and is one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events.

There are a number of B&B’s, rental homes, guest homes, and cabins in the area, from rustic to sublime. The Highland County Chamber of Commerce can help you find just the right place for your taste and budget.


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