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Top Things to Do Near Front Royal, VA
If you're visiting our Camp-Resort this season, you'll probably need a few suggestions for things to do outside of our Shenandoah Valley campground! With all that we have to offer, you won't need to leave our Virginia campground unless you're itching to explore the surrounding area! Front Royal and neighboring towns have plenty of options for family-friendly things to do. Here is a mix of 10 things to do near Front Royal to keep in mind for your next stay with us!

Family-Friendly Attractions:

Shenandoah National Park

Front Royal serves as the northern gateway to Shenandoah National Park, making it an ideal spot for nature lovers. The park features over 200,000 acres of protected lands that are haven to deer, songbirds, and black bear. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, and scenic drives along the famous Skyline Drive when camping near Front Royal, VA.


Skyline Caverns

Just minutes from downtown Front Royal, Skyline Caverns offers a fascinating underground adventure. Guided tours will take you through stunning underground passages filled with unique formations, including rare anthodites, known as "orchids of the mineral kingdom."


Dinosaur Land

Looking for unique things to do near Front Royal? Dinosaur Land is a quirky, fun attraction that's perfect for families. This roadside park features over 50 life-size dinosaur statues, making it an exciting and educational stop for kids and adults alike.

Top Local Restaurants:

The Element

For a delightful dining experience, visit The Element. Known for its farm-to-table approach, this restaurant offers a menu full of fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy dishes like their signature steaks or delicious seafood options. Be sure to stop at this unique spot when camping near Front Royal.

PaveMint Smokin' Taphouse

PaveMint Smokin' Taphouse is a must-visit for barbecue lovers. This taphouse serves up delicious smoked meats and craft beers in a relaxed, outdoor setting. It's a great spot to unwind after a day of exploring.

Main Street Mill Restaurant and Pub

Located in a historic building in downtown Front Royal, Main Street Mill offers hearty American fare. With a cozy pub atmosphere and a diverse menu featuring everything from burgers to seafood, it's a great place for a casual meal.

Best Nearby Activities:

Front Royal Canoe Company

Experience the beauty of the Shenandoah River with the Front Royal Canoe Company. They offer canoe, kayak, and tubing rentals, providing a fun way to explore the river at your own pace. This is a great place to visit when camping near Front Royal!

Virginia Beer Museum

Beer enthusiasts will love the Virginia Beer Museum, which showcases the history of beer in Virginia. Located in a historic building, the museum offers tours and tastings, making it a unique and enjoyable stop. 

Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club

For golf enthusiasts, the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club offers an 18-hole championship course set against the stunning backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The well-maintained greens and fairways provide a challenging yet enjoyable golfing experience.


Warren Rifles Confederate Museum

History buffs will appreciate a visit to the Warren Rifles Confederate Museum. This small museum is packed with artifacts from the Civil War, offering a glimpse into the area's rich history.

Hopefully you're able to add a couple of these stops to your itinerary next time you stay with us! Our Camp-Resort is the perfect homebase if you're traveling to Virginia and interested in Shenandoah Valley camping. While there is plenty to do at our Camp-Resort, we hope you can venture out to Front Royal and other nearby towns to see some of our local favorites!