Sperryville is a 200-year-old, still small, and still charming village that lies in the Blue Ridge foothills outside the park and serves as a gateway to the park’s central section. It is situated on US 211, which climbs the Blue Ridge for seven wiggly westward miles to connect with the park’s Skyline Drive. The village itself has a friendly and tranquil atmosphere, specialty shops, antique stores (including one with a sign that says antiques are made there daily), B&Bs, and fruit and vegetable stands which, during summer and fall, offer peaches, apples, and other fresh local produce.

 
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Expert Review of Sperryville

Parks and Outdoors Review of Sperryville

Away Travel Expert: Paul Elliott
ParksExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Scenic Drives
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The seven-mile drive along US 211 between Skyline Drive and Sperryville is truly scenic, providing a combination of mountain and forest scenery3and passing several tempting trailheads and birding spots.
  • Explore Sperryville by doing a short scenic walk in the form of roaming the village's tree-lined streets, checking out the stores, and stopping at Rae's, a café and art gallery.
  • If you're feeling adventuresome, also use US 211 to head westward across the park to enjoy the scenery leading to Luray, where you'll find the Luray Caverns and many amenities.

Address:
at the intersections of US 211 and Rt. 522
Virginia


Visitor Information


Email: rba@rappcova.com
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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