• Holiday 2020 Local Pie and Baked Goods Guide for Winchester

    Image by Winchester-Frederick County Tourism. Taken at West Oaks Farm Market. Are you looking to find out where you can purchase a locally home-baked pie (and a variety of other incredible baked goods!) in the Winchester and Frederick County area? Yo … Read more

  • Top 10 Must-Do List for Fall Around Winchester

    Fall starts in the Northern Shenandoah Valley in September, and every year the communities of Winchester and surrounding Frederick County gear up for the many travelers that come through from all over the region, nation and world. Of course this year … Read more

  • 15 Local Spots (29 total restaurants) for Dining alfresco around Winchester

    On the right day, nothing beats a relaxed outdoor meal at a great restaurant, especially during these times.  When my wife and I are looking for a place to eat, outdoor dining is a huge plus because, well, we’ve got a little girl and a toddler and as … Read more

  • A Wealth of Picnic Spots in the Winchester Area

    On a recent family road trip during these COVID-19 times, my family and I were determined to patronize as many local restaurants as possible. We found ourselves, though, eating several take-out meals from these restaurants in our car. If you have kid … Read more

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    15 Winchester Area Live Music Hot-Spots

    Flickr image by Richele Cole (embedded), taken at the Bright Box Theater It took a few months of living here (probably because I have two little kids in my house) to start to grasp the depth of the live music scene in the Winchester area.  With all o … Read more

  • The 2019 Guide to Halloween in Winchester

    Excited for Halloween, but not sure what to do? Don’t freak out! Instead, let out a sigh of relief because we’ve got you covered. Here is a guide compiling some of Winchester’s Halloween happenings all throughout the month. Blog post by Winchester-Fr … Read more

  • 8 of Winchester’s Can’t-Be-Missed Fall Festivals of 2019

    As summer comes to a close and schools are back in session, don’t expect there to be a shortage on things to do in the area. As we welcome in the time of breezy weather and leaf-covered grounds, make sure to keep an eye on these eight fall festivals. … Read more

  • 10 Ice Cream, Custard and Cool Treat Hotspots around Winchester

      Okay, let me begin by saying this area has a serious addiction to ice cream.  And let me be clear that this isn’t a criticism in any way.  In fact, pair this with the affinity for great coffee (see our local coffee shops post), and you’re pretty mu … Read more