Arrive a Visitor...Leave a Local
You might arrive to our Luray Page county area for the first time or multiple times and not know of some of the special places here. You can download our SRO Gazette that has a list of attractions and restaurants too.
Luray Caverns is a given–but more is there–the Luray Valley Museum, the Toy Town Junction(trains & toys), the Antique Cars, the Fudge Kitchen and a new lunch spot-Heartpine Cafe with wine tastings at the Luray Valley Museum.
Horseback riding and Mountains are perfect together and we have great stables for all levels of riding. Fort Valley Stables is just over the mountain from the Outfitters; Jordan Hollow Stables is close to Stanley; River Hill Stables lets you bring your own horses; trail rides are in the Shenandoah National Park too.
River Hill Distillery for smooth Corn Whiskey and fruit wines. Watch for their sign on the way to the Outfitters. Also sold at the local ABC store by Food Lion. They also have for sale farm raised beef for that perfect cookout with a smooth whiskey!
Hawksbill Brewery is our local ‘grow and brew’! Local hops and grains are used in many of their custom brews.
For your Saturday morning doughnuts–you have to get there early–Fairview Store just outside of Luray–Fresh, homemade, yummmy! and just maybe country ham biscuits too! Check them out on Facebook.
Rope Courses & Zip Lines–The Rope Adventure Park for those over 48″ and under 48″ is at the Luray Caverns. Zip Lines are at Bear Mountain just out of Luray with Baby Bear course for 36″ and Bear for older ones. High, flying fun!
Trackside Theater offers plays and events thru the year for youth and adults. Good family entertainment for all. Check for schedules.
Get your “Bike on”–Spring bike races, August triathlons, Dec race. To race or to cheer on!
Willow Grove Market–Locally Grown!
Perfect for the Memorial Day Cook-outs or any time for locally grown veggies, fruit, beef, and more. Check each week on their facebook page to see what is fresh out of the ground for you to put on your table! 571 Virginia Ave, Luray 540-742-3081
The Art Warehouse Gallery Luray VA–Local Art by local artists! From 6 ft Steel Sculptures to the perfect earrings, you are sure to fine the perfect art object for you or your family. From Painting, Photos, Pottery, Jewelry and so much more! 15 Campbell St across from the Visitor’s Center. Hours:12-5 540-843-0200 and 540-742-3620 appt. The Art Warehouse Gallery Luray VA
The Luray Zoo–a rescue zoo for reptiles, tigers, emus and more! great for kids to learn about many animals up close. http://www.lurayzoo.com
Marathon Millwork offers Craftmanship in the heart of Luray/Page County. If you want a special table, side table, custom windows, doors and so much more. Check out http://www.marathonmillwork.com to see MIke Rowles’ craftmanship–from Church windows, State Capital windows, custom doors/windows., book cases and DOORS! 540-74-1721 119 Planing Mill Rd, Luray
Hiking in the Shenandoah National Park is year-round with over 500 miles of trails. There are beginner circle hikes, other trails to the many water falls and the Appalachian Trail goes on for miles. With the leaves down, the views are even better than ever. The food services close down after Thanksgiving so bring your drinks, food, camera and hiking boots!
Switz-Mix Records: Have a lonesome turntable at home? Looking for the song of your youth? or Purple Rain?
Switz-Mix Records is the new record store in Luray for old albums, vinyls and much more! Open weekends for now. Call 540-843-2522, 183 Blue Bell Ave Luray VA Check them out on Facebook.
The Hawksbill Diner–Country Dining at its Best–from Lima Beans to hand-cut prime rib; Country Fried Steak & White Gravy; Pork chop fritters, pinto beans & homemade cornbread, etc etc and desserts and did I mention breakfast!!
Food like your Southern Grandmother made!
Just 7 miles south of Luray–1388 SR Bus 340 Stanley VA 22851 540-778-2006
Dunkin’ donuts and Baskin Robbins out by Walmart on 211 W. Stop in for your coffee & donuts!
The Cre8ive Honey Bee shop inside the Hawksbill Trading Post, Luray–cornhole boards, decals, tiles, dog bowls and much more (540-742-1913)
Crush Fridays in Luray with SRO–Crush Friday
The perfect way to Crush Friday and take back those vacation days is to come out for a long weekend in the beautiful Page Valley. Plan a hike, a brew or wine, or just to relax on the beautiful Shenandoah River with us. Paddle or Float!
Keep checking back as we add more ‘secrets’…