Whether you enjoy access to shops, unique restaurants, clubs or national parks; want to serve the local community; or crave the culture, internships, museums and entertainment of a metropolitan region, you can find it here. 

 

Historic Winchester

IMG_7290_cWinchester’s historic ambience is the backdrop of everyday pleasures, delicious restaurants and the Old Town Mall. The downtown Loudoun Street Pedestrian Mall is home to upscale boutiques, specialty shops, local music, restaurants and a campus residence hall for students 21 and older. Festivals, live music and patio seating enliven the Old Town Walking Mall throughout the year. Centuries-old architecture, numerous historical landmarks, and museums wait to be explored by you.

 

Entertainment 

Bright-Box-Winchester-300x221Take in hot movies, delicious snacks, drinks and meals at The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema; listen to the cool sounds of jazz, raucous jams, comedy stand ups and art house films at the Bright Box Theatre; or enjoy a cadre of musicians performing at the Shenandoah Conservatory and you’ll soon realize there is never a dull moment for Shenandoah University students in Winchester. 

 

Outdoor Adventure

100_5830Shenandoah University students enjoy the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia—ready made for exploring and adventuring.

  • Enjoy spectacular natural vistas on Skyline Drive
  • Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • Canoe the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers
  • Camp in national forests
  • Explore limestone caves

Community Service

DSC_0945Shenandoah University’s Center for Public Service & Scholarship supports students in their development as active citizens, opening the door for you to become active in the local community. Students can:

  • Visit patients at the Winchester Medical Center
  • Prepare food for the Salvation Army
  • Tutor at a Winchester public school
  • Help clients of the Shelter for Abused Women
  • Be a Big Brother/Sister at the Evans Home for Children

Area Lodging 

The Winchester area is home to numerous places of comfortable accommodation. Visit our “Where to Stay” page for a listing of options available to you. Shenandoah University discounts are available at some area hotels. 

 

Regional Attractions

Links Type of Attraction Region
First United Methodist Church of Winchester Community Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Handley Regional Library Community Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Old Town Winchester Community Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Winchester Apple Blossom Festival Community Winchester City Limits and Beyond
National Mall Community Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Museum of Shenandoah Valley Educational Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Luray Caverns Educational Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Mountain Lake Biological Station Educational Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Skyline Caverns Educational Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
State Arboretum of Virginia – Blandy Farm Educational Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
National Gallery of Art Educational Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
National Geographic’s Explorer’s Hall Educational Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Baltimore Museum of Art Educational Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Library of Congress Educational Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Smithsonian Institution Educational Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Bluemont Summer Concert Series Entertainment Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Skyline Drive Entertainment Winchester City Limits and Beyond
The Winchester Blues House Entertainment Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Virginia Wine & Craft Festival Entertainment Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Winchester Events Schedule Entertainment Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Old Rag Mountain Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Seneca Rocks, West Virginia Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Caverns Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah National Park Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Sky Meadows State Park Entertainment Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Baltimore Inner Harbor Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Bull Run Regional Park Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Corcoran Gallery of Modern Art Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Jiffy Lube Live Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Oriole Park at Camden Yards Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Six Flags America Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Washington Opera Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Wolftrap Entertainment Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia Government Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Winchester-Frederick County Chamber of Commerce Government Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Abram’s Delight Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Belle Grove Plantation Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
George Washington’s Office Museum Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Glen Burnie Historic House and Gardens Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Historic Long Branch Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Official Patsy Cline Web site Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters Historic Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park Historic Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
Winchester, Virginia Information Winchester City Limits and Beyond
Shenandoah Valley Information Federick County & the Shenandoah Valley
District of Colombia Home Page Information Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Entertainment Guide – Washington Post Information Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Official Tourism Website of Washington, DC Information Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
Daily News-Record Media Winchester City Limits and Beyond
The Winchester Star Media Winchester City Limits and Beyond
WUSQ Radio Media Winchester City Limits and Beyond
The Washington Post Media Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area
The Washington Times Media Washington D.C., Baltimore, & the Metropolitan Area