Virginia Valley & Mountains – The Route 340 Corridor: Front Royal

The modern US 340 corridor between US Route 50 and Interstate 64 encompasses some of the most beautiful landscapes and intriguing Civil War history in Virginia. During the war, the territory east of the Massanutten Mountain was connected by a variety of roads, most of them inferior to the “improved” and more famous Valley Pike … Read more

Virginia Valley & Mountains – The Route 250 Corridor

Another option for touring sites associated with the various Valley campaigns is to use U.S. Route 250 east and west. The road west of Staunton roughly parallels the old Staunton-to-Parkersburg Turnpike. This route will take you, sometimes on the original road, from rolling landscapes in the Valley into beautiful and nearly unspoiled areas in the … Read more