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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Roanoke, Salem / Roanoke County, Virginia

Southern hospitality awaits you as you drive the I-581 corridor into Roanoke. Roanoke’s downtown area has an eclectic mix of shops, as well as the state’s oldest continuously operating open-air market, the historic Roanoke City Market. Vendors are always selling their wares, but during cold-weather months, Saturdays are your best bet to pick up a unique knick-knack. And you won’t want to miss the holiday activities at the market. The first three Fridays of December, the market is bustling with Dickens of a Christmas activities.

The world-class Mill Mountain Theatre, also downtown, has been bringing comedies, dramas, holiday shows, children’s shows, family musicals, and education productions to Virginia for over 40 years. While in town, be sure to take in a performance.

You’ll also want to take a walk back in time on the O. Winston Link Railwalk, which runs along Roanoke’s River of Steel, just outside the front door of the historic Hotel Roanoke. The Railwalk is a series of sidewalks, interpretive panels, and actual railroad artifacts. Start by touring the O. Winston Link Museum, located in the former Norfolk & Western Railway Passenger Station, also home to the Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Next, continue down Norfolk Ave. to the Virginia Museum of Transportation, housed in the N&W Freight Station. This museum is home to Virginia’s most extensive collection of locomotives.

See the star atop Mill Mountain? The Merchants’ Association sponsored the construction of the star back in 1949 to promote a festive holiday shopping season in Roanoke. The star has been shining ever since! Drive up Mill Mountain - or hike the Mill Mountain Greenway to get there. You will be able to take in a view of the entire city!

From Mill Mountain, hop onto the Blue Ridge Parkway to enjoy the changing of the seasons. Or, visit the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests for 1.8 million acres of recreational opportunities.

In neighboring Salem, family fun is given top priority. Every year, thousands come to enjoy the small town friendliness and warm-weather events that liven up the community. From outdoor recreation to indoor enjoyment, Salem is guaranteed to please every taste.

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