The Inn of the Shenandoah is within easy commute to excellent recreation, adventures, historical sites, shopping and dining. Come and explore all there is to experience in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley!
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Ballooning & Planes
Luray Balloon Rides
Phone: (800) 611-1298
Ascending in a hot air balloon and cruising over the picturesque landscape of Virginia is indeed the thrill of a lifetime. Virginia Balloon Rides has the largest hot air balloon network of it’s kind in Virginia with launch locations near Luray.
Scenic Airplane Rides
Phone: (540) 635-3570
Enjoy the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley from the sky! Also offering flight training and rentals.
Phone: (540) 743-1037 | 20 West Main Street Luray, VA 22835
Whether you’re a cyclist who wants to spend the day on the Luray Greenway, a cyclist who wants to test your skills on some of the local mountain trails, or a cyclist who wants to test the level of your endurance and speed on local Page County roads, Hawksbill has the right bicycle for you, along with a number of pre-mapped local routes featuring scenic local roads and challenging mountain trails and hills.
Phone: (540) 743-6551 | 101 Cave Hill Rd
Visitors by the millions have made Luray Caverns the most popular caverns in Eastern America. Guided tours along well-lighted, paved walkways lead visitors through cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10-stories high, towering stone formations, and natural wonders at every turn.
Fort Valley Ranch
Phone: (540) 933-6633 | 299 S Fort Valley Rd. Fort Valley 1 22652
Whether you own your own horse or are looking for a guided horseback ride on one of our sure-footed trail horses, Fort Valley Ranch, nestled in the Massanutten Mountains of the George Washington National Forest, has the perfect setting.
Parks & Hiking
Whether you’re looking for a scenic drive, a walk to a waterfall, want to visit one of the peaks, or just wander through the woods, there’s a trail for everyone along the Shenandoah National Park, in the George Washington National Forest, and right here in the town of Luray.
Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park
Accessible via Thornton Gap Entrance on Route 211 (10 miles from Inn)
Skyline Drive is a scenic drive that stretches for 105 miles and offers nearly 70 overlooks with stunning views through Shenandoah National Park. The speed limit is 35mph so you can roll down your windows, feel the breeze and experience every curve and turn of this beautiful drive.
Dark Hollow Falls
Mile Marker 50.7 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park
A moderately difficult 1.4 mile hike with some steep sections leading to beautiful 80 foot waterfalls in the Shenandoah National Park.
Luray Hawksbill Greenway
45 East Main Street, Luray
This two-mile, paved path meanders along scenic Hawksbill Creek through the center of historic Luray, Virginia.
Stony Man Mountain Hike
Mile Marker 39.1 of the Skyline Drive inside Shenandoah National Park
A pleasant 1.6 mile hike with some steep sections, and has some of the best vistas in the Shenandoah National Park.
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Shenandoah National Park, Old Rag Parking Lot, Etlan, Virginia
If you want a challenge, the Old Rag Mountain hike in the Shenandoah National Park is one of the most popular hikes in the mid-Atlantic region. This very strenuous, 9.2 mile hike has spectacular panoramic views and a challenging “rock scramble” with a climb through cracks in the rock.
Birdsong Pleasure Garden
Phone: (540) 742-9389 | 7 miles west of Luray
Birdsong Pleasure garden is a private, non-profit garden that is open to the public by appointment. Designed to recapture the essence of Elizabethan era English Pleasure Gardens, it features strolling trails that take you by various gardens, orchards, woodland paths and landscaped areas with spectacular mountain views and conversational areas.
Appalachian Outdoors Adventures
Phone: (540) 743-7400 2 | West Main St, Luray
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm, Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 1-5 pm
Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Running & Cycling Gear, Active Wear, Casual Organic Cotton/Hemp Clothing, Recreational & Casual Footwear, Birding Supplies & Gifts. Equipping outdoor enthusiasts to Thrive Outside.
Shenandoah River Outfitters
Phone: (540) 743-4159 | 6502 S Page Valley Road, Luray
Canoe, Kayak, Raft and Tube Rentals.
Court House Antiques
Phone: (540) 743-2333
Hours: Mon. 10:00am – 4:00pm; Tues & Wed: Closed; Thurs-Fri. 10:00 – 4:00pm; Sat. 10:00am-5:00pm; Sun. 11:00am – 5:00pm
Offering country collectibles, baskets, stained glass, tin signs, candles and more. Also offering chair canning and furniture restoration.
Caverns Country Club Resort
Phone: (540) 743-7111 | 910 TC Northcott Blvd, Luray, VA 22835
Phone: (540) 743-3915 | 18 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835
Located in the restored historic train depot in downtown Luray. Come by and visit with the hospitable staff, collect brochures and recommendations. Take a tour of the Railroad Museum while you’re there too.
Downtown Luray is filled with unique shops and stores. Whether you’re just browsing or searching for a specific collectible, the businesses of Luray downtown will delight you.
Bank Street Books
Phone: (540) 843-0690 | 201 W. Main Street, Luray
Hours: Fri & Sat. 12:00pm – 8:00pm; Sun & Mon. 12:00pm – 5:00pm; Closed Tues – Thurs.
Fine used books for the whole family. Separate rooms for children, mystery and SF/fantasy books.
Finders Keepers, LLC
Phone: (703) 539-7235 | 24 East Main Street, Luray
Hours: Friday, Saturday, Monday 10:00 am-6:00p m and Sunday 12-5 pm
Finders Keepers offers a mix of consigned treasures, upcycled and needful things.
Hunt & Peck
Phone: (540) 742-1239 | 56 East Main Street Luray, VA 22835
Hours: M – S: 10 am – 6 pm / Sunday: 1 – 4 pm
A unique retail shop with bargains galore. Check out our always changing selection of clothes, jewelry, accessories, tools, home decor,kitchenware and alot more. GREAT STUFF…DIRT CHEAP!
The Main Frame
Phone: (540) 743-5062 | 205 W. Main Street, Luray
Custom framing, local artwork, limited edition prints, and posters.
The Market Collective
Phone: (540) 743-7700 | 139 Virginia Ave, Luray
A cooperative marketplace created to showcase our local creative economy. – LOCAL GOODS ETC. crafted and grown by Artisans and Farmers.
Phone: (540) 743-1352 | 22 E. Main Street, Luray
Hours: Mon – Sat. 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sun. 12:00pm – 4:30pm
Antiques, glass, furniture, crafts, hand-painted china, and more!
Phone: (540) 843-0888 | 5 South Broad Street, Luray
Hours: Monday 11 am-7 pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday & Thursday 11 am-7 pm, Friday & Saturday 11 am-8 pm, Sunday 10 am-7 pm
Merchandise Includes: Framed Pictures, Board Signs, Tobacco Lath, Pictures,Wooden Blocks,Warmers and Scents, Craft Items for the Do It Yourselfers, Store Created Decor, Primitive Cabinets
Shenandoah Moon Jewelry, Beads & Fiber Arts
Phone: (540) 743-5810 | 58 West Main Street
Hours: Open Thursday – Sunday; Winter Hours: 10 am – 5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays or by chance or appointment thru mid March
Discover interesting jewelry and wearable art OR create your own with our distinctive beads, yarns, and embellishment supplies. Classes, parties, custom designs, basic jewelry repair.
Phone: (540) 843-0345 | 10 E. Main Street, Luray
Studio 10 offers a place to find some of Shenandoah Valley’s finest crafts.
Vivian’s Flower Shop
Phone: (540) 743-5420 | 47 W. Main Street, Luray
Florist with over 42 years of service to Page County – meeting all of your floral needs.
Virginia Gift Shop
Phone: (540) 743-4022 | 16 E. Main Street, Luray
Hours: Mon – Sat. 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sun. 12:30pm – 5:00pm
Vera Bradley, Pandora, Willow Tree, Caswell Massey, Webkinz, Yankee Candles, Wood Wick Candles, Apparel, Fair Trade from World of Good, Locally Made Jewelry, Virginia Products, Seasonal Decor and more
The Warehouse Art Gallery
Phone: (540) 843-0200 | 15 Campbell Street, Luray
Gallery showcasing a wide variety of artwork by local & regional artists in a converted warehouse.
Phone: (540) 743-4680 | 1 North Broad Street, Suite A, Luray Va. 22835
A full service Day Spa offering an array of services to calm the mind, body, and spirit. Their goal is to enrich the lives of those that come through the door. Guests will leave feeling refreshed, renewed and beautiful inside and out.
Dining & Spirits
Downtown Luray is bursting with flavor. Enjoy casual and fine dining, patios and pubs, even check-out the local hangouts. There are several options when dining in Luray.
Phone: (540) 743-1911 | 132 E. Main Street, Luray
A next door neighbor of the Inn featuring a rustic blend of international cuisines using unique ingredients sourced locally when possible. Vegetarian options.
Gathering Grounds Patisserie & Cafe
Phone: (540) 743-1121 | E. Main Street, Luray
A unique dining experience: serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads with a full-service espresso bar, homemade pastries and pies in a relaxing atmosphere. Wine and beer – on and off.
Triple Crown BBQ
Phone: (540) 743-5311 | 1079 US Highway 211 W, Luray
A family centered roadside eatery that offers delicious, slow smoked pork, beef, and chicken with homemade sauces and sides.
Gennaro’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Phone: 540-743-2200 | 402 W. Main Street Luray, VA 22835
Offering Italian cuisine for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.
Main Street Bakery & Catering
Phone: (540) 743-6909 | 127 E. Main Street, Luray
Offering a wide variety of breads, cakes, pies, and more – made daily from scratch! No preservatives are used. Call for your catering needs.
West Main Market
Phone: (540) 743-1125 | 123 W. Main Street, Luray
Full-Service Delicatessen, Homemade Soups & Salads, Fresh Produce & Specialty Groceries Beer, Wine & Cheese
Rancho Viejo Mexican Grill & Cantina
Phone: (540) 743-3775 | 709 E. Main Street, Luray
The go to place in Luray for Mexican food is very popular with the locals. The menu is large and varied. They have a good selection of Mexican beers and the Margaritas are very nice and won’t break the bank.
Phone: (540) 669-5110 | 113 E. Main Street, Luray
Cute hot dog, slider, and milkshake joint with a vintage vibe.
Stephan’s Sugar Shack
Phone: (540)743-4777 40 | E. Main Street, Luray
Serving a variety of popular ice cream and other desserts. Brands include Dippin Dots, Hershey, and Via Veneto Italian Ice.
Phone: (540) 743-2323 | 42 E. Main Street, Luray
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily – Great food, cocktails, beer & wine. Great atmosphere. Come and Enjoy!
Hawksbill Brewing Company
Phone: (540) 860-5608 | 22 Zerkel Street, Luray
Hawksbill Brewing Company is Luray’s original craft brewery. They use hops, fruit, and honey all grown in the area to create their recipes. From the farm, to the kettle, to the keg, to the glass – that’s why they say their beers are “grown here, brewed here!”
River Hill Distillery
Phone: (540) 843-0890 | 356 Ruffners Ferry Road, Luray
Local distillery offering aged bourbon whiskey, corn whiskey and fruit wines. All ingredients are from the farm. Stop in for a tour and tasting.
Copper Fox Distillery
Phone: (540) 987-8554 | 9 River Lane, Sperryville
Across the mountain, Copper Fox Distillery creates a distinct and wonderful whisky that uses fruit wood peat, the first applewood aged whisky in the world. Products: Single Malt and Rye Whisky, Vir Gin, Peachwood Single Malt, and Barrel Kits.
The Shenandoah Valley has emerged as a regional wine leader in the eastern United States. A tour of the Valley’s wineries offers a special experience, with rural scenery, entertainment, quality restaurants and award winning wines.
Phone: (540) 742-1489 | 1126 Marksville Rd, Stanley, VA
A small farm winery, nestled on the western slope of the Blue Ridge mountains. This is a working farm and vineyard; they have a flock of natural-colored Romney sheep as well as free-roaming chickens for your viewing pleasure while picnicking and enjoying your wine!
Phone: (540) 347-3475 | 6190 Georgetown Road, Broad Run, VA
Pearmund Cellars is located in the beautiful foothills of eastern Fauquier County. Their 7500-square-foot geothermal winery and 25-acre vineyard produces Chardonnay, Viognier, Riesling, Late Harvest Vidal, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Ameritage, and other award-winning Virginia wines.
Phone: (540) 984-8699 | 3659 South Ox Road, Edinburg, VA
A visit to the second oldest Virginia winery, Shenandoah Vineyards, is a casual and relaxing experience. Within their civil war era barn, you can taste award-winning wines and chat with their down-to-earth staff. There is always a large selection of wines to sample, so this is a great way to figure out your personal wine preferences and get to know this historical, family run winery.
Glen Manor Vineyards
Phone: (540) 635-6324 | 2244 Browntown Road, Front Royal, VA
Glen Manor Vineyards is situated on a western flank of the Blue Ridge Mountains and borders Shenandoah National Park. The surrounding mountains, ranging between 1400 and 3400 feet in elevation, form a Glen which gives the vineyards a unique environment. The vines grow high on very steep mountain slopes characterized by deep, well-draining, and rocky soils. The winery is open through the week for the opportunity to taste and enjoy wines from their home cellar.
Desert Rose Ranch & Winery
Phone: (540) 635-3200 | 13726 Hume Road, Hume, VA
Enjoy a tasting around the Horseshoe Bar while learning the history behind the wines, listening to a few entertaining tales and viewing mementos from across the globe! Open 7 days a week, year round. Also has a horse ranch, specializing in Arabian horses.
Phone: (540) 635-9398 | 14437 Hume Road, Huntly, VA
Rappahannock is open every day, has a large tasting room and gathering areas and makes a great set of wines as well! As large as they are, this is still a family owned and operated business. They hail from the wine making capitol of the US, California, bringing a formidable skill and knowledge level to Virginia.