Luray & Page County
Just 90 miles out from the hustle and bustle of Washington D.C, Luray and Page County are the perfect retreat for a relaxing day trip or weekend getaway out of town. After a day of exploring the wonders the county has to offer, here are some great outdoor dining spots where you can chill with friends.
In the mood to feast on baby back ribs, smoked chicken or sirloin? Triple Crown BBQ is the place for you! Located just in the vicinity of the Luray Caverns and Zoo, it is the perfect lunch or dinner stop after a day of exploration.
Craving some carbs after burning calories the whole day? Gennaro’s menu of pasta, pizza, and wings is bound to satiate your cravings.
Located along the main street amongst plenty of B&Bs and inns, it is also a great supper spot for a night snack!
Hiking in the Shenandoah National Park? The Big Meadows Lodge offers a good variety of dining options for you and your furry four-legged friends! Yes, they even have a separate pet-friendly menu!
Bonus: The outdoor terrace seating has amazing valley views to accompany your meal.
Image courtesy of goshenandoah.com
Priding themselves as a “cool small town with a local food ethos”, Harrisonburg is definitely a destination for foodies. Here are some places you cannot miss on your trip there.
Magpie is the newest restaurant to enter Harrisonburg’s diverse culinary scene. Located in a refurbished 1950’s tire showroom Magpie offers delicious lunch and dinner on a spacious patio, where they serve coffee from the adjacent Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters. It is definitely the place to go for hearty good food – from breakfast, brunch, lunch, and baked goods!
Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint
How does a pint of craft beer and a 100% Wagyu burger sound to you? Harrisonburg is home to the original Jack Brown’s location, which has since expanded across the region, and this location is now proud to offer expanded outdoor seating with a view of a colorful mural!