Winchester / Frederick County, Virginia
Winchester - Frederick County
Only one place in America successfully ties together founding father, George Washington, and founding mother (of country music, anyway) Patsy Cline. Winchester, VA is a charming city that weaves history and culture to offer the best of the Shenandoah Valley.
Be sure to visit the world-class Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, a regional museum dedicated to interpreting the art, history, and culture of the Shenandoah Valley, including the Glen Burnie Historic House and Gardens. Civil war history includes a visit to the Civil War Orientation Center located at the Visitor Center in historic downtown Winchester. Another unique place to stop is the Old Courthouse Civil War Museum, where you can see a unique collection of relics and soldiers’ graffiti on the walls. How about something special for the kids at the
If history isn’t enough, country singer Patsy Cline was from Winchester. Folks here are just crazy about her. Celebrate Patsy Cline with a tour of her home and other places where country music lives.There are ten locations on the Patsy Cline Self-guided Tour, and pick up a copy of the tour map at the Winchester/Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau & Visitor Center.
Each spring Winchester plays host to over 250,000 visitors who converge upon the town to witness the famous Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, usually held the first few days in May. Visit the Marker-Miller Orchard Farm Market to taste the reasons why the area has long been known as the "Apple Capital”.
Get a better view of history as you explore the charm and beauty of the oldest city west of the Blue Ridge Mountains – stroll in Old Town, tour historic homes and gardens, visit a vineyard and stay for a variety of festivals.
To do justice to all that Winchester and Frederick County have to offer, you’ll want to stay over at least one night—preferably two or three. The area boasts a wide variety of lodging options to fit any budget, taste, or travel party, from first-rate hotels to upscale historic bed & breakfasts.
Winchester Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau
1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
Winchester, VA 22601