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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food
“Our CEO, Caleb, recommends Bluemont Vineyard to those looking for great wine in the area! Bluemont Vineyard also has spectacular views and outstanding pizza for those who get hungry during their visit. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“ Rich in history, this park provides recreational offerings that engage visitors and help connect them with farming practices that formed its unique pastoral landscape. This 1,860-acre park has scenic views, woodlands and the rolling pastures of a historic farm that captures the colonial through modern life of the Crooked Run Valley. Nature and history programs are offered year-round. Hiking, picnicking, fishing and primitive hike-in camping for families and groups are favorite activities in this peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park has 10.5 miles of bridle trails, 22 miles of hiking trails, 9 miles of bike trails and Appalachian Trail access.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Food
“Red Merl is my favorite. The flat bread is delicious. Beautiful views too.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Campground
“Beautiful views, just a short drive away! You can do a <1 mile hike to the top, or drive to the top and take in the gorgeous scenery. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Highly recommend this wonderful 1700s home turned tavern providing locally sourced British grub in quaint digs with outdoor seating just a 2 minute walk from Ups a Daisy Cottage.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Gorgeous views and great beer. Sits on top of a mountain right by Bears Den Trail. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Food
“Twin Oaks has the best view of Loudoun County that I have ever seen. Plus, the pizza, wine, and live music are fantastic! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
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“EXCELLENT food and service 5* relaxed atmosphere with fine wines and fabulous food. Pretty decor, very worth the trip!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“The Raven Rocks hike will take you through what is commonly known on the Appalachian Trail as the "Roller Coaster". Rolling up and down the hills of the Blueridge this section of the Appalachian has some of the most challenging and beautiful areas of the entire trail.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Horseshoe Curve has burgers, chili and beer and wine. The atmosphere is shabby chic. Very friendly. Some nights they have entertainment, usually on the weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great reasonably priced Greek and American fare in a casual environment. A few miles from Red Schoolhouse Antiques.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local-delicious reliable-From breakfast through dinner-you need never cook! Reasonable reliable delicious healthy food.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great river for tubing, kayaking or canoeing. Clear, cool water and beautiful views”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“This is a high scale restaurant that is just wonderful. We went for my birthday and though a little pricy, worth every penny. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This place has been around a long time and it hasn't changed over the years. There is a large gift shop and outdoor dinosaur park. Local treasure that has been a favorite for generations of families.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Gourmet meals, coffee, great wine selection-take out . Organic and local freshly made Gourmet shop one mile from the farm. Drive left out the driveway. You will see it on your left about one mile down at the little village called Millwood. Across the street from Burwell Morgan Mill-also a great museum historic.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Highly recommend this wonderful 1700s home turned tavern providing locally sourced British grub in quaint digs with outdoor seating just a 2 minute walk from Ups a Daisy Cottage.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Lodging
“EXCELLENT food and service 5* relaxed atmosphere with fine wines and fabulous food. Pretty decor, very worth the trip!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Horseshoe Curve has burgers, chili and beer and wine. The atmosphere is shabby chic. Very friendly. Some nights they have entertainment, usually on the weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great reasonably priced Greek and American fare in a casual environment. A few miles from Red Schoolhouse Antiques.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local-delicious reliable-From breakfast through dinner-you need never cook! Reasonable reliable delicious healthy food.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“This is a high scale restaurant that is just wonderful. We went for my birthday and though a little pricy, worth every penny. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
“Best Italian in Winchester, not for the location, but the food. Love this place more every visit. Their name couldn't be more perfect! Authentic food and friendly staff who welcome you into their family and from experience will make it however you like. You know--it's more like a discussion with that Italian uncle who asks everyone what they REALLY want before he recedes into his kitchen to show you how much he loves you. Menu, schmenu.”
  • 1 local recommends

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