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Welcome to Staunton, VA

Explore the Home of the Heifetz Institute

Staunton is the perfect base from which to explore Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Heifetz Institute’s headquarters is located in the heart of the city’s charming historic downtown – home to a vibrant arts and theater scene, a sizzling reputation for delicious local food, and an array of independent shops and galleries clustered along the main drag of Beverley Street. Explore all the Queen City has to offer, and be sure to visit our local sponsors and partners below.

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Staunton Ranks on USA Today’s Readers’ poll of Best Small Town Cultural Scene.

"USA today 10 best reader's choice 2019" logo over top of a skyline photo of staunton

Accomodations

Book your overnight accommodations with one of our local hospitality partners:

stonewall jackson hotel

The Stonewall Jackson Hotel

berkley house bed and breakfast

Berkeley House Bed & Breakfast

blackburn inn

The Blackburn Inn

Attractions

Take in a show, stroll a gallery, or experience history at a local museum.

american shakespeare center

American Shakespeare Center

Woodrow Wilson Museum

Woodrow Wilson Museum

Frontier Culture Museum

Frontier Culture Museum

Staunton Augusta Arts Center

Staunton Augusta Arts Center

Sunspots Studios and Glassblowing

Sunspots Studios and Glassblowing

Food

Find out why Vogue has called the Shenandoah Valley the South’s New Foodie Hot Spot by checking out some of our local favorites:

barren ridge vineyards glass of red wine

Barren Ridge Vineyards

blue mountain coffees

Blue Mountain Coffee

Blu Point Seafood

Blu Point Seafood

By & By

The By & By

Cranberry’s Grocery & Eatery

Cranberry’s Grocery & Eatery

 Emilio's Italian Restaurant

Emilio's Italian Restaurant

firkin pie

Firkin Pie Company

lundch

Lundch

Newtown Baking & Kitchen

Newtown Baking & Kitchen

Réunion Bakery & Espresso

Réunion Bakery & Espresso

Shenandoah Pizza & Tap House logo

Shenandoah Pizza & Tap House

table 44

Table 44

The Split Banana

The Split Banana

Yelping Dog Wine

Yelping Dog Wine

Zynodoa

Zynodoa