Harrisonburg, VA, located in the Shenandoah Valley, provides excitement for all types of travelers, from outdoor enthusiasts to history buffs. The Virginia Quilt Museum and similar attractions celebrate the local heritage, while you can also find places to enjoy breathtaking scenery.
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For an in-depth look at the Civil War's local impact and history, as well as information about the town's attractions and events, stop by the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center. Built in 1848 for the town's first mayor, this house is a fascinating venue with a knowledgeable staff.
One of the best ways to enjoy Harrisonburg's unspoiled beauty is by strolling through the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, just off the James Madison University campus. The graceful architecture of the pavilion, education center, labyrinth and stage garden blend harmoniously with the natural radiance of the botanical preserve.
For some indoor fun the whole family can enjoy, head to the Explore More Discovery Museum. Children will have a great time at the museum, where they can milk a real cow in one area and pretend to fix a car in another.
To get a real feel for the local heritage, spend some time at the Virginia Quilt Museum, which features a collection of almost 300 quilts. Located in the historic Warren-Sipe House, this museum also showcases works by new artists, as well as toy sewing machines, a Civil War gallery and gifts.
When you are ready for some shopping, Mint should be at the top your itinerary. This highly praised boutique offers a combination of art, trendy clothing, unique gifts and accessories such as jewelry and scarves.
To learn more about the Shenandoah Valley and its historic spiritual legacy, visit the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center. Tour old structures and learn interesting facts about this remarkable way of life from the docents who are on hand to answer questions.
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