Virginia March 03, 2017
The Fascinating Town In Virginia That Is Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale
One of the best aspects of small towns in Virginia is their ability to stand the test of time. One beautiful example of this is the town of Waynesboro. This Blue Ridge Mountain community is set in the most breathtaking location and seems like something you might find in a fairy tale. Here’s more on why you’ll want to plan your trip to see one of Virginia’s most scenic small towns.
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town of Waynesboro is located just west of Charlottesville on I-64.
Arriving in Waynesboro, you’ll breathe in the fresh mountain air and immediately notice how pristine and welcoming this town of just over 20,000 is.
Every corner of this town has a unique decoration or historical landmark, pulling you into a larger story of the community.
The town’s beginnings date back as early as 1798, and it was officially incorporated by 1834.
A comparison of this photograph with the one taken in the 1890s shows that the feel of this mountain town has remained the same for decades.
Mixed in with an extensive history, you'll find also a vibrant energy fueled by the enchanting surroundings.
Photographed above is the scenic Constitution Park, home to the Farmer's Market and soccer fields.
Even the architecture of Waynesboro is like something you'd find in a storybook.
Photographed above is Fairfax Hall, constructed in the late 1800s.
By far, though, it's the exquisite natural beauty that transports Waynesboro into the realm of a fairytale.
Even in the heart of winter, this Shenandoah Valley gem looks as inviting as ever.
Looking to get out and explore? The town is situated near several trail systems.
For a gorgeous overlook, you can hike the nearby Humpback Rocks trail.
There are also plenty of delicious dining options around here.
This soft-shell crab sandwich and sweet potato fries from Green Leaf Grill won't disappoint.
And if you're looking to stay for the weekend, there are plenty of charming bed & breakfasts to choose from.
Photographed above is Belle Hearth bed & Breakfast, a Victorian accommodation located in the heart of town.
You won't forget your trip to this mountain town anytime soon.
From the beautiful landscape to the friendly town it holds, there's no question that you'll be spellbound by Waynesboro.
Have you visited Waynesboro recently, or are you lucky enough to call this beautiful town home? Either way, we’d love to hear from you! For more enchantment, be sure to read about why
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