This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Virginia Summer Complete

If you’ve lived in Virginia long enough, you know that the best way to beat the heat is by taking to the water.

It’s no mystery, then, how tubing in Virginia became such a beloved warm weather past time. With refreshing waters and the promise of beautiful scenery along the way, a tubing trip showcases the best of what the Old Dominion has to offer. So the next time you’re wondering what to do in Virginia when the heat strikes, you can refer to this all-day float trip that’s the perfect remedy for that famous humidity. Here’s more on this unique adventure on the Shenandoah River that will surely make your summer complete:

If you’e been wondering about what to do in Virginia this time of year, embracing Virginia’s river tourism might just be the key. For additional information about this tubing trip, including reservations and directions, be sure to visit the Shenandoah River Outfitters website here. Have you enjoyed this excursion before? If so, be sure to tell us about it!

Address: 6502 South Page Valley Road, Luray, VA, 22835

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Tubing In Virginia

June 04, 2019

Where is the best place to go tubing in Virginia?

There are countless opportunities for river floats, kayaking trips, and canoeing adventures in Virginia. Some of the top-rated outfitters, in addition to Shenandoah River Outfitters, include Riverside Outfitters in Richmond, Rivanna River Company in Charlottesville, Hungry Mother Adventures in Marion, and New River Outdoor Adventures in Galax. Those who have embarked on a Shenandoah River Outfitters trip report that it’s some of the best scenery of the Shenandoah Valley that you can experience from the water.

What else can I do besides tubing at Shenandoah River? 

Measuring 55.6 miles long and winding its way through both Virginia and West Virginia, the Shenandoah River lends itself to all sorts of recreational activities in the Shenandoah Valley. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, nearby hiking trails, and riverside picnics. For a different perspective of the same river, head to Shenandoah River State Park, which is about a 35 minute drive from the Shenandoah River Outfitters. This state park is home to Virginia Canopy Tours, with thrilling zip lines and a canopy walk, as well as an array of breathtaking trails to enjoy. There is so much to enjoy in this region of Virginia that you could easily dedicate a week to exploring it all.

Does Virginia have clean rivers?

Yes, Virginia’s rivers are generally clean, especially those located away from major cities. Rivers closer to metropolitan areas are frequently monitored for safety. A report in June of 2018 indicated that 17% of samples taken from the James River did not meet water safety standards. However, most rivers in Virginia are as clean as they are refreshing.