Stay close to I-81 and the best things to do in Winchester

Conveniently located just off I-81, the Country Inn & Suites, Winchester, VA places you a quick drive from many of the area’s top things to do. We’re located just five miles from Shenandoah University and within 20 minutes of multiple vineyards on the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. For a relaxed afternoon with your family, explore the numerous shops and historic sites of charming Old Town Winchester, including ice cream shops, cafés, and the Patsy Cline Historic House. If you’re in town for the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, book one of our hotel rooms to stay close to the action.

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Shenandoah University

3.68 mi / 5.91 km from the hotel
With more than 4,000 students and 90 academic programs, Shenandoah University has been recognized as one of America’s top educational institutions.

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

4.48 mi / 7.2 km from the hotel
Interactive, educational fun awaits at this museum, complete with a replica emergency room, a climbing wall, and natural history exhibits.

Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail

4.79 mi / 7.7 km from the hotel
What better way to tour the scenic beauty of the Shenandoah Valley region than with a glass of wine in your hand? Don’t miss Valerie Hill Vineyard & Winery and other top local vineyards.

Rocking S Ranch

13.27 mi / 21.36 km from the hotel
Explore the beautiful Shenandoah Valley on horseback through an excursion with Rocking S Ranch. If you want to get in some practice before hitting the trails, you can take lessons from the highly trained staff.

Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters

4.98 mi / 8.01 km from the hotel
Built in 1854, this Gothic Revival house was once home to General Stonewall Jackson. Inside, you’ll find Jackson’s personal belongings, including his prayer book, uniforms, and swords.

Bright Box Theater

4.67 mi / 7.52 km from the hotel
Since 2013, Bright Box Theater has charmed attendees with live music, comedy performances, and entertainment of all kinds. Be sure to check the schedule for upcoming acts.

Belle Grove Plantation

9.06 mi / 14.59 km from the hotel
Built in 1797, this authentic plantation manor house was once home to President James Madison’s sister. Today, the house serves as a museum and the surrounding acreage is a working representation of area agriculture.

Kernstown Battlefield

1.8 mi / 2.89 km from the hotel
A must-see for history buffs, this is the site of the Civil War’s First and Second Battles of Kernstown. Walk through these remarkable battlefields and visit the 1854 Pritchard House.

Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery

4.17 mi / 6.71 km from the hotel
Make an autumn visit to the Marker-Miller Farm to pick your own apples, sample homemade baked goods, or take a wagon ride around the property.

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

4.53 mi / 7.3 km from the hotel
Visiting this museum is the best way to learn about the history of the Shenandoah Valley. Wander through the museum before heading outside to take in the sprawling beauty of the Glen Burnie Gardens.

Old Town Winchester

4.52 mi / 7.27 km from the hotel
Eclectic local shops, quaint cafés, and performance venues make Old Town Winchester an inviting destination for a family outing.