Why Live in the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley, VA
It’s hard to imagine why you wouldn’t want to live here!
Visually, the Shenandoah Valley is stunning year round. Spring and summer are lush with color, and autumn is heralded by the changing of the leaves.
People travel from all over the world to see the Blue Ridge Mountains change into a patchwork of color. Even winter is beautiful here. Although the trees are barren, the mountains still hold a majesty that’s compelling.
The Shenandoah Valley, affectionately known as The Valley, is the heart of American history, especially the Civil War. From Winchester and New Market to Staunton and Lexington, you’ll find history at every turn.
For the outdoor lover, the Valley is the perfect place! The Shenandoah National Park is a major tourist draw because of its panoramic views, nature watching, and hiking trails galore.
Hikers will find different levels of trail difficulty with many of those trails leading to the famed Appalachian Trail.
The Shenandoah River runs through the entire region with the Massanutten mountain range at the center.
You’ll find various river outfitters that have tube and boat rentals. Campgrounds, motels, and lodges are nearby.
Lake Arrowhead, a 34-acre stream-fed mountain lake is another popular outdoor destination. With trails surrounding the lake, a sandy beach and picnic area, visitors can choose just how active they want to be.
Go for an outdoor sport or simply watch a Virginia sunset over the mountains.
The Shenandoah Valley is also home to many award-winning wineries and breweries. You can find many of those wineries on the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. For Virginia craft beer, the Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail has a list of all the participating breweries and of upcoming events.
The Valley is also the home of the American Shakespeare Center. The Blackfriars Playhouse is a world renown theater authentically replicated from Shakespeare’s time.
These stunning performances are year round with both contemporary works as well as Shakespeare’s plays.
The climate here is typically mild. Summers can be hot and humid, but there are plenty of festivals like Red Wing Roots Festival, Blues and Brews, and many other Shenandoah music festivals.
For people looking for a slower pace of life with a richer life experience, the Shenandoah Valley delivers in spades.
From history to vineyards, stunning outdoor venues to arts and entertainment, life is finer here in the Valley.
If you’re considering building a home in the Shenandoah Valley, please contact Virginia Modular Homes 1st. The Shenandoah Valley is our home and we have built many modular homes here. With a 10-year guarantee on our homes, our work is exceptional.