Local Guides | Northeast | Washington, DC

Explore Getaway Shenandoah North

Located just two hours outside of DC, in Basye, VA, (and our second DC outpost) Getaway Shenandoah North is nestled in a bustling town with plenty of spots to explore. Here are a few of the spots we’d recommend you check out while you’re on your Getaway.

Walks in the Woods

Laura Lake Trail Loop
Distance: 2.5 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed
This trail loops around Laura Lake, and it’s the perfect hour-long stroll to enjoy some time in nature with those who matter most.

South Link, Bradford Trail and North Link
Distance: 2.3 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

This loop trail will lead you through the forest, across streams, and through patches of wildflowers. This trail takes about an hour to complete and is best visited between May and September.

North Mountain
Distance: 4.6 miles
Difficulty: hard
Dogs allowed

For more seasoned hikers, North Mountain is the perfect out-and-back trail for a great workout. Be prepared for steep inclines, rocky terrain, and great views.

Sustenance and Snacks

Community Store
~ 6 minutes from Outpost
Make a pitstop at the Community Store near the Outpost to grab those final ingredients you’ll need to create your favorite campfire recipes.

Broad Porch Coffee Co
~ 48 minutes from Outpost
Head to Broad Porch Coffee Co for a delicious breakfast and the best cup of joe around.

Rhouse Wine + Café
~ 6 minutes from Outpost
Enjoy a beautiful dinner at Rhouse Wine + Café with some amazing local wine.

Things to Do Around the Outpost

Hawksbill Brewing Company
~ 49 minutes from Outpost
Try some local craft brews and enjoy an afternoon at the brewery with those who matter most.

Bank Street Books
~ 48 minutes from Outpost
Stop at Bank Street Books to pick up some new titles to escape into on your Getaway.

Luray Caverns
~ 45 minutes from Outpost
For the more adventurous travelers, head to Luray Caverns to head underground to explore the Luray caves.

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