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Wanderlust For Waynesboro

COVID-19 may be keeping you home at the moment, but Waynesboro will be here for you when the pandemic is over!

Wanderlust For Waynesboro

Take this time at home to plan the perfect trip to Waynesboro, and when restrictions lift, you can pack and come for a visit!

Enjoy a lunch after a hike to the top in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Relax with your feet in a fresh, cool stream.

Stop and smell the flowers – they’re everywhere!

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YOU get a flower, YOU get a flower, and YOU get a flower! ☺️🥰❤️ #flowersforeveryone Finding joy, calm and sanity in the small things: a walk in nature, admiring flowers, or trees! in bloom, making wholesome meals and baking sweet treats, feeling grateful for the health of my loved ones and the technology that keeps us connected 🙏🙏🙏 There are so many unknowns, and so many things that are out of our control right now but what we CAN do is gently refocus our attention on what we have, what works, what is available and in loving ourselves a little better! 🌟 This period is a great opportunity to practice mindfulness and gratefulness, habits that uplift, restore, expand and nurture not only our present, but a more potent future as well! ❤️🙏 #staygrateful #enjoythelittlethings #springtime #yellowtulips #alltheflowers #gratefulheart @visitwaynesboro @visitvirginia

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Visit an old cemetery and think about the people who came before.

Try these delicious shrimp tacos from E&J’s Deli.

Go fishing on the South River.

Spend a day in nature with your best friend.

Just admire the beauty of the clouds rising above the Appalachians!

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Purdy ain’t she! I got quite an incredible view once the sun came up. My morning started early and the clouds you see in the picture were what I was walking in. It was also raining, but not all that cold. The down side to this is that since I was wearing my headlamp for the dark first couple hours of the day,and I needed to keep it dry under my hood. I had to wear my rain jacket, and while I was not worried the precipitation above, the precipitation underneath certainly was a thing. One that I can smell now that I am sitting down to type this! People always tell me to be safe. I do my best, but I’ve always seen myself as safer out in the woods than most people are in civilization. I don’t know exactly what to think about this whole virus ordeal, but it’s pretty wild that even on the trail I hear about it every day. I just hope that by the time I get to Maine I have more options than walking to my next stop. Now that I’m in a position of isolation from people I get to extend my wishes for y’all. Be safe!

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Visit one of the local vineyards.

Or a local brewery if that’s more your style – Waynesboro has both!

See animals being rehabilitated at the Wildlife Center Of Virginia.

See how trains have evolved throughout the years at the Augusta County Railroad Museum.

Take a trail ride on horseback through the woods.

See how Thomas Jefferson lived at Monticello.

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Like the rest of the country, we have been monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation with great concern. While there are no confirmed cases connected to Monticello, the gravity of the situation—and the critical importance of slowing the spread of this virus—is clear. For the safety of our community, Monticello will temporarily close to the public beginning Monday, March 16. If public health conditions allow, we intend to reopen on Monday, March 30. Like the growing list of cultural institutions, athletic leagues, and businesses that have elected to close, we know this is the socially responsible thing to do. We must all do our part to #flattenthecurve. We are committed to keeping you informed and will post updates as we have them. For more information on Monticello’s policies and response, visit monticello.org/visitor-update.

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Explore underground in the Grand Caverns.

Take the kids to the Massanutten Waterpark.

Waynesboro is a beautiful town in a gorgeous part of Virginia – start planning your visit now!

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