Looking for a fun indoor getaway that will excite children of all ages? Harrisonburg's Explore More Discovery Museum invites you to a creative hands-on learning atmosphere that is filled with a multitude of exciting exhibits!
Swartz Photography has major talent. They capture the intricate beauty of our very own Shenandoah Valley and have adorned our gallery walls with their glorious portraits. Stop in any time from now through August to take a look! If you see something you like, they can have one printed for you!
Take a tour of the scenic Wildwood Park, nestled along a bend in the river in the Town of Bridgewater, featuring an abundance of shade, short walking path, playground, suspension bridge, picnic shelter, and much more.
Dry River Road, situated behind Marshall's Distribution Center, Shickel Corporation, and Perdue, connects the Town of Bridgewater with Route 257 heading west of Dayton and into Montezuma. This is a heavily traveled road for folks with a variety of transportation needs: vehicles, big rigs, buggies, tractors, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Though the speed limit is only 25 mph, it can prove quite dangerous with such heavy traffic on a "commute" route. Enter VDOT...
For the third park in our Area Parks Series we visited the always colorful and aptly named A Dream Come True Playground. This park really is a dream come true, not only because of the fantastic and extensive play equipment, but because it all started with a small Girl Scout Troop who had a big dream. They dreamed of a playground where all children, regardless of age or abilities could truly play side by side. Now that’s a dream worth fighting for! After 9 years, this fully accessible and inclusive park was a reality.
Most people have driven past Ashby Recreation Area (ARA) -- known to many as "Ashby Pool" -- a thousand times without giving it a second thought. But I ask you to stop and consider the possibility of a sweet, refreshing spot for the whole family to hang out during the summer months. Tucked away off Mount Crawford Avenue in Bridgewater, drive up the private street and into a wide open space with peaceful countryside views adjacent to endless greenery. Behold, a fabulous little known members-only pool and recreation area that has been around for over fifty years.