Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley.

Where big city culture and small town charm collide.

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Mountain Scape

Local Convenience with Global Connections

A mosaic of vibrant cities and family farms form the character of our iconic Virginia valley. Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, the Shenandoah Valley’s scenic back roads connect you to Interstates 81 and 64 for effortless travel to larger metropolitan areas along the East Coast. The Shenandoah Valley Airport (SHD) provides local convenience with global connections with daily round-trip flights to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) via Contour Airlines, a partner of American Airlines.



Top 10 Best Small Town Cultural Scenes Across the Country

USA Today, 2023

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton


Top 10 Most Livable College Towns in the US

Strategistico, 2022

Downtown Harrisonburg

Shenandoah National Park

Southern National Parks You Should Visit

Southern Living, 2023

Tunnel at Shenandoah National Park

Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta Metro Area

Top 10 Best Places in the U.S. to Work in Manufacturing

SmartAsset, 2020

Cadence, Inc.

New Market

Top 8 Most Charming River Town in Virginia

World Atlas, 2024

Canoeing in the Shenandoah Valley

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Ambassador Spotlight

Sarah Elson

Read why the Director of Business Relations at Massanutten Resort chose to live and work in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Ambassador Spotlight

Chiedo John

James Madison University brought Chiedo to the Shenandoah Valley. The strong feeling of community made him decide to stay.

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Alison Denbigh

Ambassador Spotlight

Alison Denbigh

Alison's entrepreneurial and adventurous spirit finds itself at home in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Ambassador Spotlight

Josh Grim

While still honoring his West Virginia roots, Josh and his family have made a life in the Valley.

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Chris Swecker

Ambassador Spotlight

Chris Swecker

A Shenandoah Valley native, Chris recognized his home as a top choice for quality of life, affordability, opportunity and safety for his family.

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