Luray Caverns: Virginia's largest
lighted caverns and most popular caverns in the East.
See the antique transportation collection at the Car and Carriage Caravan.
See links below for other caverns nearby.
Lake Arrowhead: freshwater lake and
recreation area operated by the town of Luray.
Fishing, swimming, sand beach, picnicking and nature trail
Downtown Luray: Theater, restaurants,
antiques and craft shops.
The Luray Zoo:
has Virginia's largest live reptile collection
and some life-sized dinosaur models.
Guided trail rides: on horseback (and
pony rides for ages 7 or younger) are available at
both Skyland Stables and Fort Valley. Check links below
Historical buildings & tours: the Mauck
Meeting House, the White House Bridge, Calendine, Massanutten School and Hamburg
New Market Battlefield, Hall of Valor
Shenandoah River, canoe, tube, fish and
swim in this scenic river.
George Washington National Forest: Lots
of trails to hike and wonderful scenery
Meems Bottom Bridge: the longest
covered bridge of nine in Virginia and
the only one left in the Shenandoah North of Route 11 on the way to Mt. Jackson.
Shenandoah Caverns is right near the bridge.
Shenandoah River Outfitters: From April
through mid-November offers canoe,
kayak and tube rentals and will deliver lunch at a stopover on the river or
drive you back
to their place a few miles west of town for a barbecue dinner with live music.
IF you have your own canoe, They do a pick-up
service so long as the canoe owner starts/stops at Shenandoah's usual start/stop
Golfing: is available in several
locations nearby. See the links below.
Wineries: Shenandoah Vineyards and
Winery is about a 20 minute drive from Luray.
There are quite a few others you can visit within a 45 minute drive called the
Blue Ridge Wineway Tour.
Within an hour drive:
1st Manassas and 2nd Manassas Battlefield
Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862
An hour and a half drive:
Thomas Jefferson's home, "Monticello", in
Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Chancellorsville
Battlefield National Parks
Antietam and Harper's Ferry Battlefield
Vienna Metrorail Station, 30 minute trip to
Washington, D.C. via Metro
In addition, Page and surrounding counties are
an antique lover's mecca. Country estate auctions are held somewhere in the county almost every week-end
from spring through autumn. Below are some links to area sites and attractions.
Marksville Manor Farmhouse Vacation Rental Property
Joan & Arthur Buckley
1093 Marksville Rd.
Stanley, VA 22851