Fall in Love with Shenandoah Waterfalls

Fall in Love with Shenandoah Waterfalls

by Patressa Kearns There’s just something about waterfalls. When your soul and body need refreshing, resting beside a waterfall is just about the most perfect experience you can have. Waterfalls are feasts for the senses, and a whole lot less pricey than going to a...
Stars Shine Bright and Right Above You in Shenandoah

Stars Shine Bright and Right Above You in Shenandoah

by Patressa Kearns Night skies have always been a source of wonder, art, poetry and romantic pop songs. Vincent van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” still has the world gazing upon it in awe 133 years after it was painted. There’s just something about the night sky that...
A Dozen Reasons to Visit Shenandoah This Winter

A Dozen Reasons to Visit Shenandoah This Winter

by Patressa Kearns     Think it’s true that Shenandoah National Park is best visited in spring, summer, and fall? Think again. Yes, spring is life affirming here. Summer is a blast, and fall…well, fall is hard to beat, with its scarlets, oranges, and...
Winter Hiking Tips

Winter Hiking Tips

by Patressa Kearns   A little bit of planning will help ensure you have a good time and get back home safe and sound. Here are some things to keep in mind as you prepare for your winter hike in Shenandoah.              1) Let someone know your plans. Before you...
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

by Patressa Kearns More than a half-decade ago Barbra Streisand proclaimed to the world in song that on a clear day, you can see…well, pretty gosh-darn far. Lucky you, the Shenandoah National Park visitor, because wintertime in the Blue Ridge is filled with...
How To Get The Most Out Of Your Fall Visit To Shenandoah

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Fall Visit To Shenandoah

by Patressa Kearns Upon signing the Constitution, Benjamin Franklin said “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Well, ol’ Ben, while right about a lot of things, was wrong about that one, because there is a third certainty in this...
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