May Day at the Frontier Culture Museum
Photo courtesy of NPS
Woodrow Wilson Museum

Group Activities

Group activities: GET OUT & EXPLORE

Staunton’s downtown delights visitors with its distinctive architecture featuring historic sites along with a vibrant arts scene. The compact downtown make for great walking and exploring opportunities and is ideal for groups. Choose from the City’s area attractions many of which offer specialized group activities and hands on experiences tailored for your group’s special interests.
Check out the many group tour activities we offer:

 

Group Activities: Arts & Culture

  • American Shakespeare Center

    10 S. Market St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-885-5588 ext.24

    Shakespeare is serious fun at the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theater. Take a backstage tour or perform your favorite scenes on stage with a hands-on workshop; perfect for groups! Or take in an award-winning show.

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  • Downtown Architecture

    Guided Tours

    35 S. New Street
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-332-3865

    By bus or foot, see four of Staunton’s six historic districts featuring an array of architectural styles while learning about the history and architecture of this award-winning “Main Street.”

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  • Virginia Hot Glass Festival

    Sunspots Studios

    22 S. Lewis St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-885-0678

    Feel the heat of the furnaces as you watch artists create original art glass during live glassblowing demonstrations. Join the fun and make your own keepsake as you “Blow Your Own Ornament.”

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Group Activities: Historic Sites & Museums

  • Frontier Culture Museum

    Frontier Culture Museum

    1290 Richmond Rd.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-332-7850 ext. 149

    Be immersed in the daily life of Shenandoah Valley’s earliest settlers. Enjoy a personalized tour as you explore this living history museum, visiting original farmsteads with costumed interpreters. 

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  • Downtown Architecture

    Guided Tours

    35 S. New Street
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-332-3865

    By bus or foot, see four of Staunton’s six historic districts featuring an array of architectural styles while learning about the history and architecture of this award-winning “Main Street.”

    Learn More > 

  • Woodrow Wilson Museum

    Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

    18 N. Coalter St.
    Staunton, VA 24401
    • 540-885-0897 ext. 106

    Discover the life and legacy of the country’s 28th President in the city where he was born. Led by an interpreter, get a behind the scenes look at Wilson’s birthplace, historic gardens, and interactive exhibits. 

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Group Activities: The Great Outdoors

  • Crabtree Falls

    Adventure Bound: Scenic Drive & Nature Walk

    • 540-332-3865

    Take in the sights and scenes of the Shenandoah Valley on a guided excursion through the mountains. Start with a driving tour, stopping along the way to explore the many scenic overlooks, spectacular waterfalls and breathtaking mountain views. Then stretch your legs with a nature walk discovering the area flora and fauna culminating in a catered picnic lunch.

  • Farm Fresh: Fields of Gold Farm Trail

    • 540-332-3865

    Discover the home-grown side of the Shenandoah Valley as you spend the day learning about sustainable farming, pick your own lavender, wild flowers or seasonal fruit, tour a fish hatchery, snuggle goats or enjoy the many wineries or breweries the region has to offer. End the day with a specially prepared farm to table meal.