While vacationing in the wonderful city of Winchester, you will find that there are endless opportunities for fun and recreation. One of the things that you should do is visit the famous Winchester Country Club. Although it is primarily a golfing destination, this country club is also a popular recreational spot for families. You should take some time to explore other interesting attractions in the city as well. BBOnline recommends that you visit these attractions during your Winchester vacation.
Winchester Country Club
1300 Senseny Road
Winchester, Virginia 22602
If you are an avid golfer, you should definitely indulge in your favorite pastime at the Winchester Country Club. This country club has been providing excellent golfing opportunities for locals and tourists in Winchester since 1923, and it continues to be one of the most preferred golfing and recreational destinations in the city today. Golf is offered all year round at the country club. The golf course features a unique layout, and it provides a wide variety of challenges for golfers of all levels. Other golfing facilities that you can avail of at the club include a driving range, practice green and pro shop. Lessons by USPTA professionals are also offered on an individual or group basis. The country club has a swimming pool with a diving board, tennis courts, fitness center, formal dining room, formal lounge, family dining area and a grille.
To get to the country club from your Winchester Bed and Breakfast, you have to travel east on Cork Street. After it passes the Mt. Hebron Cemetery, it will take you straight into Senseny Road. You will see the Winchester Country Club on your right after you pass Interstate 81.
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
54 South Loudoun Street
Winchester, Virginia 22601
The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is another great destination for a family outing. Since it was established in 1993, this museum has contributed significantly to the science and cultural education of children in Winchester as well as the Shenandoah Valley region. The museum provides great fun and education to more than 30,000 visitors every year, through an extensive selection of interactive exhibits. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission rate is $6.00 per person. The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is situated at the Downtown Pedestrian Mall, and it should not be very close to your Winchester Inn.
The Wagon Wheel Ranch
5522 Cedar Creek Grade
Winchester, Virginia 22602
One excellent way to experience the great natural beauty around Winchester is to go horseback riding at The Wagon Wheel Ranch. This ranch offers a number of exciting trail rides as well as riding lessons, and it provides a memorable experience of Western hospitality, even though it's on the East coast. The rides will take you through the beautiful countryside of the northern Shenandoah Valley, and you will get the chance to see a wide range of animals such as deer, foxes, wild turkeys and bald eagles, as well as enjoy spectacular views of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains.