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Exploring the Shenandoah Valley with Kids


Monday July 13, 2015

With mountains, farms, museums, history, adventure, festivals, and more, the Shenandoah Valley delights families searching for a kid-friendly vacation! 

Family Friendly Experiences in the Shenandoah Valley

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Explore Kid-friendly Loudoun County and Winchester in Virginia.

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Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail & Go Blue Ridge Travel

Check out a great family trip to Virginia’s Shenandoah and Piedmont Valleys. Just one hour from Washington, DC covering 160+ miles, Virginia Kids Trail is a partnership between attractions and visitor centers. Let the kids be in control of planning a family trip thru Go Blue Ridge Travel’s easy to use website. Check out the best family activities at Virginia Kids Trail exploring the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains. Kids and parents create their own bucket lists with our FREE itinerary planner.

Explore the Shenandoah Valley Kids Trail & Go Blue Ridge Travel

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Explore more of the Shenandoah Valley

Take a beautiful hike through Shenandoah National Park.

Hike the trails and enjoy the views from the Mt. Marshall Appalachian Trail in Luray.

Search for stalactites at Shenandoah Caverns in Quicksburg.

While waiting for the tour at the caverns, check out Main Street of Yesteryear on the grounds.

Check out Shenandoah National Park trails and lodging options.

Potato chip fans unite while touring Mount Jackson’s Route 11 Potato Chip Factory.

Put your imaginations to use at Harrionsburg’s Explore More Discovery Museum.

Talk with a park ranger and learn about local nature at the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Luray.

Slip and slide down the hill while snow tubing at Harrisonburg’s Massanutten Resort.

In Winchester, head to Shenandoah Children’s Museum and build a roller coaster.

Experience living history at Stonewell Jackson’s Headquarters Museum in Winchester.

Bring out your inner adventurer at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center in Purcellville.

Eat a scrumptious breakfast at the Thunderbird Cafe in Gaheysville.

Explore gardens and walk the historic grounds of the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester.

Shred the slopes at Massanutten Ski Resort in Harrisonburg.

Enjoy brunch with organic ingredients and a farm-to-table experience at Hunter’s Head in Upperville.

In New Market, watch a civil war reenactment at New Market Battlefield State Historic Park.

Spend time together as a family at the Family Drive-in Theater in Stephens City.

Do you pair vacation AND education on your family trips? If not, let us show you how to craft an engaging educational trip for kids. Or check out our Road School Guides!

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