• Points of Interest

    Main Street Staunton Photo by Warren Faught

    Downtown Staunton: As the only full service hotel located in Downtown, we give you the best opportunity to walk and see all the sights.  From independent shops to restaurants, the city’s five historic districts have it all!  Use the app Traipse for a special themed walking tour!

    Mary Baldwin University: Just a short two block walk away from campus.  Inquire about special rates for Parents & Students

    Frontier Culture MuseumOnly three miles from the hotel, this outdoor living history museum that tells the story of the thousands of people who migrated to colonial America and of the life they created here for themselves and their descendants. The Museum shows how a new and unique culture evolved in early America from its roots in the Old World. Living History interpreters work in original and reconstructed buildings from Europe, Africa, and America to illustrate how diverse people and cultures blended together into a new American way of life. The Museum operates on about 200 acres with 11 major exhibits divided into 2 sections: The Old World, and America.

    Bike the ValleyFor the cyclists among us, there is no better way to see the heart of the Shenandoah Valley than on the back of your Mountain or Road Bike.  This website helps you narrow down your routes and gets you out int he great outdoors!

    The Great Outdoors:  In the Shenandoah Valley, we find ourselves very fortunate to have such accessible outdoor activities so close.  From the George Washington and Shenandoah National Parks to Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, there is no shortage of wide open spaces.

    Golf: Staunton features 3 courses within a 10 minute drive.  Start at the Gypsy Hill Golf Course located just a mile from the hotel.  Other local options include The Club at Ironwood and Ingleside.

    Polyface Farms: Famous for his “Lunatic Farmer” blog and inclusion on movies such as Food Inc and Farmageddon, Joel Salatin and his family has revolutionized how we think about the food we eat.

    photo credit Leslie Kipp