Choose Our I-81 Hotel near Winchester’s Best Things to Do
Conveniently located just off I-81, the Country Inn & Suites, Winchester, VA is a quick commute from the area’s top attractions. We are just five miles from Shenandoah University and only a 15-minute drive from a vineyard on the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. Visit for festivals throughout the year, or tour important Civil War sites like Kernstown before picking apples at Marker-Miller Orchards. For a relaxed afternoon with your family, explore the numerous shops and historic sites of charming Old Town Winchester.Family Fun
Museums and Historic Sites
- Old Town Winchester (4.8 miles)
Eclectic local shops, quaint cafes and performance venues make Old Town Winchester an inviting destination for a family outing.
Phone: +1 (540) 535-3661
- Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum (4.8 miles)
Interactive, educational fun is just a short drive from the hotel. With a replica emergency room, natural history exhibits and a climbing wall, the museum keeps your little ones entertained all day.
Phone: +1 (540) 722-2020
- Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery (6.2 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (540) 662-1391
- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (6.4 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (888) 556-5799
- Belle Grove Plantation (10 miles)
Built in 1797, this authentic plantation manor house was once home to President James Madison’s sister. Today, it serves as a museum and the surrounding acreage is a working representation of area agriculture.
Phone: +1 (540) 869-2028
- Kernstown Battlefield (2.3 miles)
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.
Phone: +1 (757) 593-8227
- Shenandoah University (4.7 miles)
With more than 4,000 students and 90 academic programs, Shenandoah University has been recognized as one of America’s top learning institutions.
Phone: +1 (540) 665-4500
- Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival (5.9 miles)
Visiting during the month of April? Take part in this festival’s exciting mix of carnivals, concerts, games and competitions. The celebration also hosts one of the world’s largest firefighter parades.
Phone: +1 (540) 662-3863
- Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail (6.3 miles)
What better way to tour the scenic beauty of the Shenandoah Valley region than with a glass of wine in your hand? The trail comes closest to the hotel at Valerie Hill Vineyard & Winery, only a 15-minute drive away.
Phone: +1 (540) 436-9463