Stay close to a variety of things to do in Harrisonburg

Nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the Country Inn & Suites, Harrisonburg places the area’s top attractions—from James Madison University to Shenandoah National Park—within easy reach. Book one of our hotel rooms to stay within 10 minutes of downtown, where you’ll find charming boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries. To reflect on the beauty of nature, you can stroll around the Tranquility Gardens at Edith J. Carrier Arboretum or tour the stunning cave features at Endless Caverns. Looking for more family-friendly things to do? Your little ones will love the hands-on exhibits at the Explore More Discovery Museum, located less than four miles away.

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Shenandoah Heritage Market

0.94 mi / 1.52 km from the hotel
Browse for trinkets and treasures among the antiques, collectibles, and handcrafted items for sale at this country market.

White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard

4.87 mi / 7.84 km from the hotel
Picnic at this beautiful vineyard, take a tour of the farm, or enjoy a wine tasting. Kids will love the Discovery Area with alpacas, miniature horses, rabbits, and goats. Don’t forget to sample lavender ice cream, available year-round.

James Madison University

2.97 mi / 4.78 km from the hotel
Over 21,000 students call this renowned public university home. Don your purple-and-gold gear to cheer on the Dukes football team at Bridgeforth Stadium, located on campus.

Court Square Theater

3.75 mi / 6.03 km from the hotel
This Harrisonburg venue hosts independent films as well as theatrical and musical performances throughout the year.

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at James Madison University

3.01 mi / 4.85 km from the hotel
Enjoy the serenity of this 125-acre preserve, nestled in the beauty of the JMU campus. The arboretum boasts a mixture of botanical gardens and forests, as well as an outdoor amphitheater and terraced gardens for relaxation.

Explore More Discovery Museum

3.67 mi / 5.91 km from the hotel
Learning about science is far from complicated at this museum, where visitors are encouraged to engage in hands-on activities and experiments.

Heritage Oaks Golf Course

2.87 mi / 4.62 km from the hotel
Pack your clubs for an afternoon on the rolling fairways and manicured greens of Heritage Oaks Golf Course. The course offers challenging rounds for golfers of all skill levels.

Valley Mall

3.94 mi / 6.34 km from the hotel
Take home a new outfit, pair of shoes, or piece of jewelry from Valley Mall, home to all your favorite stores, including Target, Belk, Old Navy, and JCPenney.

Virginia Quilt Museum

3.58 mi / 5.77 km from the hotel
Admire the exhibits on display or shop for quilting items at the Virginia Quilt Museum, featuring three floors of gallery space. The museum displays works from its permanent collection as well as traveling exhibitions.

Endless Caverns

17.95 mi / 28.89 km from the hotel
Thrill seekers won’t want to miss a tour of this impressive cave system, which measures six miles in length.

Shenandoah National Park

24.82 mi / 39.95 km from the hotel
Hike to waterfalls and scenic overlooks at this sprawling national park. If you visit during the fall, you can snap stunning photos of the foliage from the top of Old Rag Mountain.