Waynesboro / Augusta County, Virginia
I-81 Exit 222 and I -64 Exits 91,94, 96 and 99.
In Waynesboro, it’s all about the river! The South River runs through Waynesboro’s downtown area and continues on through farmland and villages. The South, along with the Middle and North Rivers, make up the mighty Shenandoah River as the branches converge at Port Republic, split to flow around Massanutten Mountain, and join again at Front Royal, near the Valley’s northern end.
Waynesboro puts on at least two major festivals each spring, highlighting the advantage of having a river in your downtown. The Virginia Fly Fishing Festival is held each spring on the banks of the South River in Waynesboro, Virginia, drawing anglers from across the Mid-Atlantic with nonstop free lectures and tips on where, when, and how to fly fish in the Old Dominion and across the globe as well as wine-tasting and live music. The city also celebrates fall with Apple Days and Fall Foliage Festival in October.
Wine is a Shenandoah Valley favorite and the Barren Ridge Vineyards is the place to relax and joy the fruit of our labor amid mountain views. Plan your stay at one of the area’s comfortable and affordable hotels or try a local favorite. The Speckled Trout Bed & Breakfast offers a quintessential bed and breakfast experience — an elegant home in a historic Waynesboro, Virginia neighborhood… luxurious guest rooms with vintage four poster beds… delicious gourmet breakfasts… beautiful gardens for outdoor relaxation.
While in town, visit the P. Buckley Moss Museum on US 340, off I-64 at Exit 94. Dedicated to the art of Patricia Buckley Moss, the museum houses a permanent display of the artist’s work. Guided tours are available, and a large gift shop offers prints, etchings, originals, and gift items.
In downtown Waynesboro, you’ll also find the best work of Virginia’s finest artisans, from quilts to furniture, lamps to baskets. Stop at Willow Oak Plaza with 25 stores, you are sure to find everything you need.
Waynesboro is conveniently located just off the famed Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Maine to Georgia and draws thousands of hikers each year. It’s also where the Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park meets the Blue Ridge Parkway, two of America’s favorite National Scenic Byways.
Rockfish Gap Information Center
130 Afton Circle
Afton, VA 22920