Pelican Guide to the Shenandoah, The by Regina Pierce
This guide leads readers through the valley, and makes stops along the way. Each chapter focuses on a different county or town and highlights the must-see places of the area. Long famous for its breathtaking natural beauty, the Shenandoah Valley is alive with historic significance. From the two hundred year-old buffalo path that became a pioneer trail to Harpers Ferry National Historic Park to the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Valley of Virginia offers the traveler an array of activities, adventures, and scenic wonders. The Pelican Guide to the Shenandoah takes the visitor on a tour "up the valley," including stops at Winchester, Front Royal, Luray, Staunton, and Charlottesville. The book is arranged geographically by community, and each chapter highlights the history of the area. Accurate information on points of interest, recreational activities, shopping, dining, lodging, and seasonal events, plus phone numbers and addresses are also included. The Shenandoah Valley has a wealth of diverse attractions: Skyline Caverns, Strasburg's Passion Play, Natural Chimneys Jousting Tournament, George Washington's Office Museum, Thomas Jefferson's beloved Monticello, and the Fall Foliage Festival in Waynesboro. These and many more sites of interest are detailed in The Pelican Guide to the Shenandoah. The stunning vistas of the Allegheny Mountains frame the early history of our nation for the Shenandoah Valley wayfarer.
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