Spending Time with Your Favorite People this January in Luray-Page County
January is a time for family and friends. With the beginning of a new year comes the desire to spend more time with the people you hold closest. Throughout the month of January, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy time with your friends, families, and the special people in your lives while visiting Luray-Page County.
Getaway with Friends
Getting away with friends is always a fun time. Throughout Luray-Page County, there are plenty of opportunities to spend time having fun and make new memories with your friends.
With chillier weather, you may not want to be outside. If you’re looking for something fun to do with your friends, head to the Page Theater. The Pink Theater in Luray offers showings of all the newest titles in theaters that are intricately decorated to transport visitors to another world while they enjoy the movies.
If the weather isn’t a huge factor for you, grab your friends and head up to the Shenandoah National Park. There’s plenty of hiking that you can still do in the winter, or you can just cruise along Skyline Drive, which runs 105 miles through the Park and has over 70 overlooks that offer stunning views of the Shenandoah Valley. While you’re spending time up there, you’ll be stunned by the views, wildlife, and beauty that surrounds you. Or if hiking isn’t really you’re thing, you can book a trail ride. At Jordan Hollow Stables, River’s Bend Ranch, or Fort Valley Ranch, you’ll get to go on a relaxing trail ride through the woods and have an afternoon of laughter and fun.
For anyone coming to Luray-Page County with friends, going out for drinks is the perfect way to spend your weekend. If you’re a wine lover, make sure you stop in at Wisteria Farm & Vineyard or Castle Vineyard. At both places, you’ll find delicious wine and a place to spend a relaxing afternoon with friends. For anyone who prefers beer, Hawksbill Brewing Company offers a great tap list filled with beer they make right on site. We can’t forget the whiskey lovers either. If you love whiskey, head out to River Hill Distillery or Copper Fox Distillery with your buddies to taste some tasty whiskey and even pick up a bottle or two to take home.
Kick-off the New Year with Family
Family time can be hard to come by. With school, work, and life in general finding time to get away with your family might be hard to do. In Luray-Page County, you can kick off the new year with plenty of family time.
For families with small kids, you know that they need to be able to fun off their energy. In Luray-Page County, you can head to Ed Good Park in Stanley, WigWam Village Playground in Shenandoah, or at Lake Arrowhead in Luray. At any of these playgrounds, your kids can run around, play on the playground equipment, and enjoy a day outside.
Does having fun with your family look more like learning new things and watching your kid's eyes light up in amazement at new experiences. During your family getaway in Luray-Page County, make sure you take the little ones to Luray Caverns. You’ll be able to learn about the rock formations, some neat history, and even get a chance to tour their Car & Carriage Caravan Museum, Shenandoah Heritage Village, and Toy Town Junction. Or, if animals hold more interest for your kids, Luray Rescue Zoo is a great spot, as well. You’ll get to learn about all of the animals they’re home to, get some cool souvenirs, and even get to enjoy the petting zoo they have.
For families with older children, you’ll find there is still plenty to do while in Luray-Page County. If you’re looking for a fun afternoon that will challenge you, book a time at Escape 211, where you can see if you and your group have what it takes to make it out of one of their three rooms in the allotted time. If your kids are art lovers, the Warehouse Art Gallery has a variety of artistic pieces from over 90 local and regional artists. Or, for those looking for adventure, book a canopy tour with Bear Mountain Zipline. Open year-round, your kids will be able to brag to their friends about soaring through the trees in Luray-Page County.
Keeping the Spark Alive – Spending More Time with Your Partner
What if you want to spend more time with your partner in 2022? Start the year off with a romantic getaway for you and the special person in your life with a trip to Luray-Page County.
For the couples that need time together without any obligations, book a stay at any of our many lodging options. Luray-Page County is the Cabin Capital of Virginia and is home to over 400 lodging options. With tons of cabins, hotels and inns, and even adult-only B&B’s, when you book a stay in Luray-Page County, you’re sure to have a restful and romantic weekend with your partner.
Couples that enjoy spending the day grabbing coffee, shopping, and having date nights at nice restaurants can benefit from a trip here, as well. Start your day by grabbing a hot cup of coffee or tea at Broad Porch Coffee or the Compass Tea Room. But source their products from as many local vendors as possible and are a great way to start your morning. After you’ve woken up with coffee or tea, you can stop in at the Shenandoah General Store in Shenandoah and pick up some great decorations and other things for your home, at Virginia Gift Shop in Luray for some unique and entertaining items like candles and clothes, or at R.P. Arnold Jewelers to pick up some jewelry for your partner. End your day with a reservation at Moonshadows Restaurant, where you’ll get to enjoy a seasonal menu made by a classically trained chef. After dinner, head down the street to The Valley Cork and enjoy wine and dessert in Luray’s only wine bar.
If you’re wanting to get rid of the stress that built up from the Holiday season and have a special experience with your partner, give Integrated Body Works a call for a couple’s massage. You can book a session with Kris, a licensed massage therapist with 25 years of experience. She offers services like massages, sugar foot scrubs, eco-fin deep conditioning/moisturizing treatment, and aromatherapy. You and your special someone can go to her location for your massage, or she’ll even come to your cabin.
The desire to spend more time with your friends, family, and partner in 2022 is the perfect excuse to book a trip to Luray-Page County. No matter who you’re craving time with, our restaurants, shopping, activities, and relaxing lodging options are the perfect way to spend some time in January with your favorite people.