Overview McGaheysville

Visiting McGaheysville

Nestled in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, McGaheysville boasts majestic mountain landscapes, historic battlefields, fascinating caverns and fun-filled resorts, making it an ideal family-friendly destination for any vacation.

The sprawling Massanutten Resort in the Shenandoah Valley is a great place for family fun of all types. Dad might enjoy a round or three on the resort’s scenic Woodstone Meadows and Mountain Greens golf courses, while mom won’t mind kicking back in the spa. Skiing and snowboarding is another popular option here, as is the waterpark and the beautiful hiking trails that wind through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Shopping for crafts and handiworks is always an option in McGaheysville, with standbys like Ginger SNAPP House and ... Read More
Nestled in the scenic Shenandoah Valley, McGaheysville boasts majestic mountain landscapes, historic battlefields, fascinating caverns and fun-filled resorts, making it an ideal family-friendly destination for any vacation.

The sprawling Massanutten Resort in the Shenandoah Valley is a great place for family fun of all types. Dad might enjoy a round or three on the resort’s scenic Woodstone Meadows and Mountain Greens golf courses, while mom won’t mind kicking back in the spa. Skiing and snowboarding is another popular option here, as is the waterpark and the beautiful hiking trails that wind through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Shopping for crafts and handiworks is always an option in McGaheysville, with standbys like Ginger SNAPP House and Blue Mountain Pottery providing some of the area’s best. Spelunkers young and old flock to the Shenandoah Caverns for mile-long tours through the 17 interconnected chambers, past ecological highlights like the Grotto of the Gods and the Rainbow Lake. Those with a real taste for cave exploration can continue to nearby Grottoes, VA, with its Luray Caverns, Endless Caverns, Skyline Caverns and Grand Caverns.

So once you’ve booked your flight and found the right hotel, peruse our pages to create an itinerary inspired by fellow travelers to McGaheysville.    Close

Stories and Tips McGaheysville

Tubing

Written by eleina on 23 Dec, 2005

Tubing park of about 9 lanes. Three short hills are great for all ages and fear levels. I don't do roller coasters or heights but found myself loving this. Two-hour sessions cost $18 (all ages) or $9 with activity card. Kids and…Read More


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Things to do in and around the area

Written by jbow on 23 Jan, 2005

The main thing to remember when visiting here is to BUY THE ACTIVITY CARD! It is soooooo worth it. There are TONS of activities on the grounds for everyone, and most of them become free when you buy the activity card. It is…Read More


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A day in DC

Written by Arciek on 14 Sep, 2004

We visited Washington DC on Tuesday. The baby was fussing as we arrived, so we quickly looked for a place to stop and nurse her. Arlington National Cemetery was not on our short list of things to see,…Read More


Fun in the sun & snow

Written by hattiebean on 07 May, 2003

We love staying at this resort. The timeshare options are wonderful and on this weekend it was even a little crazy. We have always stayed during ski season but couldn’t this year so we went a little later in the year than normal.…Read More


Arlington Cemetery

Written by danielle77 on 28 Feb, 2006

The Arlington Cemetery is one of the places I would recommend that you see at least once in your life. I have been to D.C. about three times previous to the visit in February 2006, but had never been. It's a huge, huge area, didn't…Read More


Travelling along Rte 230 E-W

Written by DonnieR on 18 Aug, 2004

One of the more interesting adventures we took was when we decided to take an afternoon trip while we were in Middletown, PA. We figured we take a couple hours out of our day and head down Rte 230. This area has also…Read More


Indian Trail Road

Written by DonnieR on 18 Aug, 2004

For a most unique experience, we again wandered on a side trip, and found this great Indian Trail Road on Rte 620 in Keezletown, VA. There was a feeling of "otherness" as we travelled, and the sights and sound was something out of another era. It…Read More


Hershey's Chocolate World

Written by DonnieR on 03 Aug, 2004

This was more or less an "introduction" of sorts to Hershey, and it didn't cost us anything. What we basically did was go the Visitor's Center and be greeted by the Hershey's characters, and suddenly we were ushered into the delightful world of attractions, foods, and…Read More


Water Awareness Class

Written by DonnieR on 03 Aug, 2004

This was one of those "freebie" amenities at Massanutten, and we took advantage of this for our twin girls, who were about 18 months old at the time. From 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM, for children ages 6 months to 3 years old, we had a…Read More


Eagle Trace at Massanutten

Written by gail k on 02 Dec, 2002

This resort is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and is somewhat remote from major highways. It takes 20 - 30 minutes to reach the resort from the closest interstates. The resort itself is spread out; therefore, a car is mandatory. Recreational facilities are…Read More


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