Tour the Holy Cross Abbey and other Attractions in Berryville

The Holy Cross Abbey attracts many tourists to Berryville. It is a must-see attraction. When you travel to Berryville, BBonline recommends you pay a visit to the following attractions as well.

Holy Cross Abbey
Cool Spring
Berryville, Virginia 22611-2700

Holy Cross Abbey is a serene monastery in Berryville. It is located in the famous Shenandoah Valley and is looked after by the Trappist monks. They have dedicated their lives to prayer, physical labor and discipline. The Holy Cross Abbey is a very special and sacred place in Berryville, visited by people from around the world. The chanting by the monks is an experience that will touch your soul. The monastery also has a bookshop that is renowned for the delicious pastries. The fruitcake tastes heavenly and is a hot favorite in the town. The monastery also features a museum dedicated to the Civil war fought on the Cool Springs soil. Getting to this place is fairly simple, but ask for directions before you set out from your Berryville Inn.

Country Park
225 Smith
Berryville, Virginia 22611-3509
(540) 955-5140

The Country Park is one of the preferred recreational spots in Berryville. Set out from your Berryville Bed and Breakfast early so as to make the most of the park. It is spread over 102 acres of lush green land. The park has something for everyone. Sheltered picnic spots are scattered all over the park and make for a great family get-together. The park features a world class outdoor pool. Lounge around the pool or go in for a swim, a great way to relax and enjoy the sun. It also has soccer fields and tennis courts. Indeed a sports lover's dream come true. The recreational room comes equipped with a gym and other facilities.

Veramar Vineyard
Quarry Rd.
Berryville, Virginia 22611-4222
(540) 955-5510
http://www.veramar.com/default.aspx

This family-run vineyard is located on an estate which is around 100 acres. Set between a river and a mountain, it is a picturesque locale. The vineyard is famous for producing wines that have won several awards. You can indulge in tasting these wines and also take a tour of the facility. The vineyard has a gift store. You can buy high quality wines and other souvenirs from the store. If you visit the Vineyard on weekends, you will be able to witness some live performances from musicals to theatrical shows.

Jbit Ranch
Summit Point Rd.
Berryville, Virginia 22611-2142
(540) 955-4099
http://www.jbitranch.com/pages/special_events.htm

Want to experience life on a ranch? Head over to the famous Jbit Ranch in Berryville. Horses, cowboys and a ranch, this place brings to life the whole Wild West concept. The Ranch offers horseback riding lessons. No matter what your level of expertise is, the Ranch provides you with the training necessary to ride a horse. If you are visiting with kids, the Ranch caters to them as well. Chaperoned pony rides will keep the kids in high spirit.

River Tour
Rosemont
Berryville, Virginia 22611-1215
(540) 955-2716

Cruise though the Shenandoah River on this tour. This outfitter company is known for its adventurous but relaxing river expeditions. Set out on drift boats and experience the river and soak in the beautiful scenes. You can indulge in some fishing and will have a local guide with you at all times.