Virginia Bed and Breakfast Inn | Shenandoah Valley bed and breakfasts

Welcome to Luray VA,
Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley

We hope this book of local attractions helps you select the best activities for your visit.
Our Front Desk Staff will be happy to help you arrange any activity in this guide.

Attractions

The Luray Caverns

Our cabins are close to Eastern America's largest and most popular natural attraction the Luray Caverns; a U.S. Natural Landmark. Explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stores high filled with ancient stone formations. Don't miss the Great Stalacpipe Organ, the world's largest musical instrument. Stalactites covering 3 1/2 acres of the surrounding caverns produce tones of symphonic quality when electronically tapped by rubber-tipped mallets.
  • Hours
    Tours begin each day at 9 a.m.
    The last tour departs at:
    6 p.m., from April 1 to June 14
    7 p.m., from June 15 to Labor Day
    6 p.m., from the day after Labor Day to October 31
    4 p.m., from November 1 to March 31 (5 p.m. on weekends).
  • Rates
    $21.00 Adults
    $10.00 Children (6 thru 12 years of age)
    *No charge for children 5 and under when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    $18.00 Senior Citizen (62 years of age or older)
    See the Front Desk Staff at the Victorian Inn for Discount Passes for Our Guests.

The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum

The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum exhibit is a tour of milestones in transportation, including authentically restored cars, carriages, coaches and costumes, dating from 1725 to 1941. The centerpiece of the collection is the 1892 Benz, one of the oldest cars in the country still in operating condition. The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum entrance is included with paid admission into the Luray Caverns. It opens at 9 a.m. daily and closes 1 1/2 hours after the last Caverns tour.

The Garden Maze

A beautiful hedge maze with fountains, tunnels, overlook platform and mist to cool you. Unravel the mystery of the largest garden maze in the Mid-Atlantic States - a one-acre ornamental garden at Luray Caverns. Adults $6.00/ Children $5.00 (under 12)

The Singing Tower

The Luray Singing Tower, officially known as the Belle Brown Northcott Memorial, was erected in 1937 opposite Luray Caverns in memory of Colonel T.C. Northcott's wife. At 117 feet in height, the Luray Singing Tower contains a carillon of 47 bells. The largest bell weighs 7,640 pounds and is six feet in diameter. The smallest weighs a mere 12 ½ pounds. Recognized as one of the country's major carillons, 45-minute recitals are scheduled regularly throughout the spring, summer and fall. During April and May on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.; during June, July and August on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00 p.m.; and during September and October on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

The Luray Zoo

The Luray Zoo is a true rescue zoo. The zoo specializes in providing a home for unwanted, abused and confiscated exotic animals. The animals that arrive at Luray Zoo stay here. They can have confidence that they will not be traded, sold or bred to for sale. The zoo houses and cares for over 250 animals all with there own special story. When you visit Luray Zoo your admission goes directly to the animals. The money helps us build new homes for them, feed them and any other care or medical needs that they may require. The Zoo receives NO government funding.
  • Hours
    10-5 daily in the Summer
    Fall /Winter/ Spring: Please call ahead. Hours may vary.
  • Admission
    $10.00 for Adults
    $5.00 for children (ages 3 -12)
    Children 2 years and under are free
    Your admission to the Zoo includes: Reptile Jungle, Petting Zoo, Outdoor Animal Exhibits, and in the summertime, Animal Shows!

BB&T Center for the Performing Arts

Check their web site at www.performingartsluray.org for upcoming shows and prices. No credit cards are accepted at the box office- cash only.

The Warehouse Art Center

Featuring artwork from local artists. Call for hours, as they vary by season.

Luray Antique Mall

Located in Historic downtown Luray VA nestled among the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley, the Luray Antique Mall offers some of the finest antiques and collectibles in the valley. With over 30 active dealers you are sure to find that perfect piece for your home or collection. Hours Vary by Season.

Luray Antique and Design Center

Antiques and Interior Design for refined tastes.
  • Hours
    Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm.

Shenandoah Caverns

New Market- Thrilling visitors from around the world, the Shenandoah Caverns is the only cavern in Virginia with elevator service. Explorers of every age and ability will discover an underground world of wonder. With level walkways and no stairs, only our sights are breathtaking!
  • Hours
    June 16 through Labor Day: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last Tour may be 5:15 or 6:00 p.m.
    Day after Labor Day through October 31: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 4:15 p.m.
    November 1 through April 14: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 3:15 or 4:00 p.m.
    April 15 through June 15: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 5:15 p.m.
  • Rates
    Adults $22
    Senior Citizens $20
    Children 6-14 $10
    Children 5-Under Free

American Celebration on Parade

New Market- Come join the celebration – American Celebration on Parade! See our unique collection of stunning parade floats, props, and stage settings from famous presidential inaugurals. Over 30 floats from the Rose and Thanksgiving Day Parade on display. Admission included with Shenandoah Cavern Ticket.

Main Streets of Yesteryear

New Market- Experience the nostalgia as you wind your way down our Main Street at Shenandoah Caverns. See windows filled with colorful collections of fully animated antique department store displays. Admission Included with Shenandoah Cavern Ticket.

New Market Battle Field State Historical Park

New Market- Spend the day at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and enjoy the museum, explore the historic farm, scenic Shenandoah River overlooks, picnic spots and walking trails. The park, a National Historic Landmark, is open 9-5 daily, year round (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Year's Day). Adults $10/ Children $6.00

Stables

Fort Valley Horse Stables

Guided horseback rides on one of our gentle trail horses, Fort Valley Ranch, nestled in the Massanutten Mountains of the George Washington National Forest, has the perfect setting. We have miles of marked trails on the Ranch as well as direct access to trails in the George Washington National Forest.
Rates and Hours: Reservations are STRONGLY Suggested.
1 1/2 hour guided trail rides
10 am, Noon and 2 pm
$38.00/person
1 hour guided trail rides
4 pm only (April through October)
$28.00/person
Half day rides
Into George Washington
National Forest leaves at 9:30 am
$95.00/person (includes lunch)
48 hour advance reservation required
Full day rides to the highest peak in
the area with spectacular views
Leaves at 9:30 am
$145.00/person (includes lunch)
48 hour advance reservation required
Winter Riding
(Weather Permitting)
November through March
24 hour Advance Reservations Required

Down River Canoe Company - Bentonville

A well established medium size river outfitter operating in a remote little corner of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, just about an hour's drive west of Washington DC. We offer canoe, kayak, raft, and tube floats on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, a gently flowing mountain river.
Our base at Bentonville Low Water Bridge is the finishing point for most of our trips. After signing up for the trip of your choice, leave your car in safety at our base while we shuttle you to your starting point and let you float down river, back to our base, finishing at your leisure. Take your time to relax and enjoy the river. Since our trips are not guided, you will be given a detailed map and trip description.
Call for hours, days and reservations.

Long's Hunting and Fishing, Canoe Outfitters and Guide Service

Long's Outfitters have more than 25 years of experience hunting whitetail deer, black bear, and wild turkey. As professional outdoorsmen, avid hunters and outfitters we will guide you deep into the hollows and ridges of the Blue Ridge Mountains, into the meadows of the Shenandoah Valley, and also into the rough rugged terrain of the Massanutten Mountains. You can hunt Big Game as well as Small Game during regular seasons without additional fees. Long's Hunting and Fishing Outfitters Guides will drift you into rapids or calm deep holes of the Shenandoah River, in pursuit of the aggressive Small Mouth Bass, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Catfish. For those who prefer to Fly fish we can drift you to some of the finest "rapids" known on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Call for details and hours.

Restaurants

The Restaurant at the Victorian Inn

Reservations are strongly recommended for our restaurant, which features an amazing Prix Fixe menu. For $35.00 a person, select one of our tantalizing appetizers, succulent entrees and delectable desserts. With a wine menu featuring the best Virginia has to offer and some of the staff's favorites from around the world, a full bar with fresh seasonal drinks and a variety of beer, you are sure to find something to compliment your meal. A truly special dining experience for your romantic get away, big celebration or for a quiet evening "just because." Call for hours.

Main Street Market

West Main Market is a full-service delicatessen and sandwich shop located in Luray's Downtown Historic District. If you're planning a party, a day in the park or on the river, or if you're just looking for a great lunch, stop by and let them provide you with everything you need. Featuring unique sandwiches, soups, salads and side dishes.
  • Hours
    Tuesday through Thursday 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Friday and Saturday 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM Sundays 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM Closed on Mondays

Rancho Viejo

Delicious Mexican food and limited American fare. Dine inside or eat out on the patio. Full bar. Daily Specials.
  • Hours
    Open 7 days, 11am-10pm

Artisans Grill

Artisans Grill serves lunch and dinner in a historic landmark building at the heart of downtown Luray, Virginia. Specialty sandwiches, soups and salads, open flame-grilled specialties and locally grown produce and organic meats.
  • Hours
    Closed on Tuesdays. Open Wednesday thru Monday 11 to 9pm

A Moment to Remember

Our spacious dining room is set in a nostalgic theme reflecting the former days when our cafe was once a local hardware store. Relax and reminisce while you enjoy your meal, a sandwich, or one of many delicious baked goods. We are sure you will find something to satisfy you. Or enjoy a wide variety of coffees and hot teas from our espresso bar.
  • Hours
    Closed on Tuesdays

Southern Station Diner

Southern Home cooking in an eclectically decorated diner with a train station theme. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is served all day.
  • Hours
    Open 6am-8pm, daily.

Brick Oven

Fresh brick oven made pizzas.
  • Hours
    Open 10am to 11pm
Your arrival is awaited.
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540.743.1494
Virginia Bed and Breakfast Inn | Shenandoah Valley bed and breakfasts