Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, Staunton’s historic downtown delights visitors with its vibrant arts scene and great restaurants. And the amazing architecture and compact downtown make for great walking and exploring opportunities. 

See firsthand why Travel+Leisure named Staunton one of “America’s Favorite Mountain Towns.”  Enjoy a night of theater at the Blackfriars Playhouse, the only re-creation in the world of Shakespeare’s legendary indoor theatre. Experience the Frontier Culture Museum, a living history museum illustrating the daily lives of Shenandoah Valley’s early settlers or discover the life and legacy of Woodrow Wilson at his birthplace, museum and research library, which is the first presidential library in Virginia.

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Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Staunton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) increases awareness of the City of Staunton as a visitor destination through a collective sales and marketing approach that stimulates overnight stays, enhances visitor spending and ultimately produces a substantial economic impact for the City of Staunton.  The Staunton CVB provides information and coordination to group tour operators, meeting planners, travel writers and film scouts.  The CVB also manages the downtown Staunton Visitor Center, located at 35 South New Street.