Photos courtesy of The Green Room
Staunton,VA is the perfect pit stop for travelers seeking savory lunch options traveling from central or eastern VA via 1-64 West in route to the first featured property in Rockingham County.
Once you arrive in Staunton, consider The Green Room. This local favorite offers a large selection of natural wine, craft beer, funky cider, and gourmet sandwiches and snacks. Choose from indoor or outdoor seating in the heart of downtown and try one of their baguette sandwiches or famous loaded tater tots – choose from pimento cheese, duck tots, or cheesy tots.
Photos Courtesy of Staunton, VA, The Foundry Pop-Ups
If you love shopping, check out some of the many (over 100!) independent shops, antique stores, and art galleries while you’re in town.
Unique stores like Made; By the People, for the People offer a modern-day twist with a focus on American-made products. You can find unique gifts, books, vintage clothing, and hand-made pieces. The Foundry Pop-Ups nearby also offers products created by local artisans like candles, wax melts, soaps and home fragrances and ceramics. Start your holiday shopping early!
Tip: Love vintage? Check out Nanny June Vintage for one-of-a-kind vintage clothing and accessories.
Photo courtesy of Yelping Dog Wine
Following an afternoon of shopping, wind down with drinks and apps at Yelping Dog Wine. This wine bar & store with a relaxing atmosphere has a wide variety of different blends and a great selection of cheese plates, grilled cheese sandwiches, crostini plates, and charcuterie boards. Join them on Wednesday’s for one of their “Wine Wednesday” tastings!
Before heading to your cabin for the night, grab some pizza from Shenandoah Pizza and Taphouse. Shenandoah Pizza has over 20 gourmet pizzas. Take your pizza to-go and head north approximately 30 minutes to your “Cabin by the Creek” in Rockingham County, nestled outside of Bridgewater.
This secluded “Cabin by the Creek” has a covered porch with an outdoor bar and has been recently restored and renovated. Close to hiking and mountain bike trails, this location is perfect for anyone looking for proximity to amenities and genuine tranquility.
Tip: Looking for more space for the whole family? Check out one of these options in close proximity to Staunton: