Fall Vibes Around Every Corner in Luray-Page County
As we wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, Page County becomes a canvas of colorful leaves and cozy vibes. Crisp mornings, trees exploding with reds, oranges, and yellows, and the smell of Fall on the breeze are just part of the charm that Luray-Page County has during the month of October. No matter where you look during the month of October, you’re sure to find and feel the Fall vibes around every corner. There is an endless number of things to see and do this fall in Page County.
Crisp, Cool Air
Now that the heat of summer has left, we’re in the perfect time of year for enjoy the great outdoors. The crisp cool air that October brings is the perfect partner for a day of hiking, kayaking, or just enjoy the beauty of nature in Luray-Page County.
For endless views of Fall in the Valley, hit the trails or the Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park. With over 500 miles of hiking trails and over 70 overlooks along the Drive, you’ll find plenty of views along the way. Or, you could book a tour of the Skyline Drive with The Mountains Are Calling LLC, which will take you the length of the Drive and even takes you on a guided hike. The George Washington National Forest also offers fun and challenging trails that are surrounded by the smells, colors, and views of Fall. For those that want to hike closer to the Shenandoah River, check out the Shenandoah River State Park. There, you can enjoy fishing, hiking, picnicking, and more on a crisp October day.
The weather may not be quite as warm, but this time of the year is still a perfect time to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, or fishing along the Shenandoah River. No matter what river activities you enjoy, Shenandoah River Outfitters, Shenandoah River Adventures, and Downriver Canoe Company has you covered. Each sitting on different stretches of the Shenandoah River, they all offer their own unique beauty and adventure.
If you have a truly adventurous crew, a canopy tour with Bear Mountain Ziplines is a Fall must. They offer zipline tours through the forest, giving you a birds-eye view of what fall truly looks like in the forest. After that, if you’re in need of a slower pace, make sure to book a garden tour with Birdsong Pleasure Garden. While you stroll these perfectly manicured gardens, you’ll see the beauty that the comes from the Earth during Fall.
Nothing pairs better with the cooler days and nights of Fall than comfort foods. While you’re visiting Luray-Page County in October, there are plenty of chances for enjoying comfort foods.
For the breakfast lovers, there are plenty of options for pancakes, French toast, and other breakfast favorites. Places like Rudy’s Diner and Jess’s Main Street Bar and Grill, serve up delicious country style breakfast foods that are sure to make your whole group happy. If you’re more of a coffee or tea person, you’re in luck. Broad Porch Coffee pours a delicious cup of hot and bold coffee, as well as offering freshly made sandwiches and pastries. Compass Tea Room also offers up warm and delicious tea that is perfect for a Fall morning.
For classics like chili, warm soup, and fresh baked bread, Main Street Bakery is calling your name. Their menu changes daily and is always filled with warm food that will make your soul happy. The sandwich lovers in your group will also be happy when they visit West Main Market. Their menu is full of unique and tasty sandwiches, soups, and salads, and they even have a beer garden for you to enjoy. Taste: The Southern Market also serves up delicious deli sandwiches, as well as some of the best fried chicken you can find.
There’s nothing like grabbing a locally brewed glass of beer, wine, or spirits while you’re visiting Luray-Page County in October. Your friends and family are sure to love the Hawksbill Brewing Company, Wisteria Farm & Vineyard, Castle Vineyards, River Hill Distillery, Blue Shepard Spirits, and Copper Fox Distillery. These beers, wines, and spirits are sure to make you warm and offer the perfect chance to unwind with your group.
Who hasn’t heard the term sweater weather? Fall is the perfect time to get yourself some new and cozy clothes. While you visit us in October, make sure to check out the local shops throughout Luray-Page County for Fall styles, décor, and more.
For the latest styles, shops like Curated, Madison Grace Market, Henhouse Shoppe, Virginia Gift Shop, and Nest & Hive have you covered. They all offer trendy and comfortable clothes for every season of the year. It’s also the time of year for pumpkins, gnomes, and other classic fall décor for your home. Make sure to hit up shops like Massanutten Country Corner who offers plenty of seasonal souvenirs. You’ll also be able to find the perfect pieces and gifts at Shenandoah General Store, Hawksbill Trading Company, Luray Copy Service, and any other shop throughout Luray-Page County.
Front Porch Sitting
Sometimes, it’s nice to just have a Fall getaway where you focus on rest and relaxation. Considered the Cabin Capital of Virginia, Luray-Page County has the perfect cabin, bed & breakfast, campground, hotel, motel, or inn for you.
If privacy is what you crave, then a cabin is the place for you. With cabins in the mountains, on the river, and even close to things like restaurants and shops, you’re sure to find a place to call home for a few days. You’ll get to enjoy endless views, fires under the stars, and more at any of the cabins in Luray-Page County. For a romantic October getaway, check out the bed & breakfasts throughout the area. All offer a unique style, maximum comfort, and place to reconnect with your partner. A night around the campfire and under the stars also sounds like a perfect way to enjoy Fall. You’ll find plenty of campgrounds throughout our area that give you the chance to enjoy nature both day and night. Finally, for anyone that wants a place to just drop your bags, our cozy hotels, motels, or inns are perfect for you. They all give you the chance to drop your bags, enjoy everything Luray-Page County has to offer, and still have a comfy bed to enjoy at night.
October in Luray-Page County offers not just beautiful views, but also a chance to explore new styles, enjoy comfort foods, and see all the beauty and fun that Fall brings. When you plan a trip to Luray-Page County this October, you’re sure to find plenty of Fall vibes to enjoy.