Go Outside and Play in Rockingham County, Va.

Year-round attractions truly make Rockingham County a four season destination. Ski the slopes in the winter, fly fish cool mountain waters in the spring, listen to live music in the summer, and hike among the changing leaves in the fall. The rolling farmland connects you to wineries, apple orchards, small towns, rural communities, and local favorites that’ll keep you coming back for more.

Hiking Bearfence Mountain, photo courtesy Rockingham County Tourism

Morning
Wake up with breakfast from Thunderbird Café. Take a short drive to the overlooks and trailheads along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park or fish for largemouth bass, channel catfish, and musky in Lake Shenandoah. 

Fishing in the South Fork, photo courtesy Rockingham County Tourism

Afternoon
Grab lunch to go from Fulks Run Grocery or The Dayton Market. Spend the afternoon picking apples at Showalters Orchard and sipping cider at Old Hill Cider. The whole family will love the games and attractions at Back Home-on the Farm or visiting the animals at White Oak Lavender Farm.

Evening
Stop at Hanks Grille and Catering, Dayton Tavern, or Old 33 Beer and Burger Grill for a delicious post-adventure dinner. Catch a band at Cave Hill Farms Brewery or Elkton Brewing Company before settling in for a cozy night at Massanutten Resort or Silver Lake Bed and Breakfast. 

Hidden Gem
Surrounded by Shenandoah National Park, head to Mountaintop Ranch for horseback riding, private waterfall hikes, mountain biking, and more.

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Cover photo: Showalters Orchard & Greenhouse, photo courtesy Rockingham County Tourism

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