• Sunnyside Winchester Pancake Hotcake

    12 Tempting Homemade Breakfast Spots Around Winchester

    The good old greasy spoon breakfast is alive and well in Winchester and surrounding Frederick County. While we have our share of upscale dining in the area, often times nothing beats a hearty home-cooked breakfast. We’re very fortunate to have a wide … Read more

  • New Year’s Eve Guide for the Winchester Area

    Image from First Night Winchester Facebook page Got kids? Got grandparents and family visiting? Maybe you’ve got a party spirit rearing to go. Or maybe you prefer to enjoy New Year’s Eve in a peaceful, quiet setting. No matter what, we’ve got you cov … Read more

  • 9 Ways to Pass a Rainy Day in Winchester

    Image courtesy Aaron Riddle Photography We don’t get all of these beautiful natural surroundings for free here in the northern Shenandoah Valley – we must pay for them with the occasional rainy day. But don’t let that dampen your adventurous spirit o … Read more

  • The Most Civil War Markers in Virginia

    The Winchester – Frederick County area has the highest concentration of Civil War Markers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  This will be an ongoing blog where we continually update the marker locations, content, condition, etc. Click here for an over … Read more

  • How to Enjoy the 4th of July Around Winchester

    Yes, you can definitely get your fireworks fun tickets punched here over the Independence Day holiday. I’ve taken a look at those plus a few other activities that will round out your long weekend when you come visit us here in the Winchester area.  I … Read more

  • 6 Totally Unexpected Finds in and around Winchester

    There’s a certain advantage to being the new guy in town (in addition to being able to say “oops, sorry, I’m new here” when I mess something up).  I’m on a mission to discover things, and pretty much everything is new and exciting.  My wife and I hav … Read more

  • 7 Unique Boutiques in Winchester

    All images by Megan Valentine on behalf of the Winchester-Frederick Co. Tourism Office Living in the Winchester area my entire life, I’ve been able to scope out all the hot spots for shopping. So as my week-long internship with the Winchester-Frederi … Read more