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Fort-Valley is a mountain valley located in Shenandoah County in northwest Virginia. It's a "valley within a valley" that lies between the two arms of the northern Massanutten Mountain range in the Shenandoah Valley. The valley is closed at both ends, except for a very narrow gap at the northern end through which Passage Creek flows and a single road, State Route 678. It opens out as one moves toward the center, becoming about three miles wide at its widest, and 23 miles long. Several roads exit the valley along the way, however. Fort Valley is mostly rural, consisting of private farmland, surrounded by the George Washington National Forest. The Elizabeth Furnace and Camp Roosevelt recreational areas, belonging to the national forest, are located within the Fort Valley. Several small towns are found along the valley, each one with its own historic stories, architecture, unique shops and restaurants. All are a slice of small town, rural life set against a scenic mountain backdrop. History buffs will want to stop and explore Stonewall Jacksons Museum, Crystal Caverns, Museum of American Presidents , and the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. Other attractions in Fort Valley includeShenandoah Vineyards, North Mountain Vineyards and Shenandoah Caverns. Two world class golf resorts are located in the valley and other recreational activities include snow skiing in the wintertime, hiking and biking. The Shenandoah Valley is also home to the annual summer Shenandoah Valley Music Festival.

Surrounding areas: Front Royal, Virginia (6.4 mi), Flint Hill, Virginia (16.8 mi), Winchester, Virginia (18.5 mi), Sperryville, Virginia (20.3 mi), Luray, Virginia (20.8 mi), Mount Jackson, Virginia (22.1 mi), Gore, Virginia (22.2 mi)

Fort Valley Vacation Rentals

Fort Valley Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Ramada21 Signal Knob DrStrasburg, VA2.1 mi.(540) 465-2444
Budget Inn28999 Old Vly PikeStrasburg, VA4.1 mi.(540) 465-5298
Hotel Strasburg213 Holliday StStrasburg, VA4.2 mi.(800) 348-8327
Super 8 Motel2120 Reliance RdMiddletown, VA5.4 mi.(540) 868-1800
Cool Harbor Motel141 West 15TH StFront Royal, VA6.0 mi.(540) 635-2191
Hampton Inn Front Royal9800 Winchester RdFront Royal, VA6.3 mi.(540) 635-1882
The Wayside Inn7783 Main StMiddletown, VA6.3 mi.(877) 869-1797
Pioneer Motel541 S Royal AveFront Royal, VA6.5 mi.(540) 635-4784
Skyline Resort Motel622 S Royal AveFront Royal, VA6.5 mi.(540) 635-5354
Super 8 Motel111 South StFront Royal, VA6.6 mi.(540) 636-4888
Quality Inn-front Royal10 Commerce AveFront Royal, VA6.9 mi.(540) 635-3161
Comfort Inn Stephens City167 Town Run LnStephens City, VA10.7 mi.(540) 869-6500
Holiday Inn Express165 Town Run LnStephens City, VA10.7 mi.(540) 869-0909
Comfort Inn Shenandoah1011 Motel DrWoodstock, VA12.5 mi.(540) 459-7600
Holiday Inn Express1130 Motel DrWoodstock, VA12.7 mi.(540) 459-5000
Days Inn2951 Valley AveWinchester, VA15.5 mi.(540) 667-1200
Sleep Inn & Suites140 Costello DrWinchester, VA16.9 mi.(540) 667-7636
Travelodge Of Winchester160 Front Royal PikeWinchester, VA17.1 mi.(540) 665-0685
Candlewood Suites1135 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA17.2 mi.(540) 667-8323
Hampton Inn-univ/mall Area1655 Apple Blossom DrWinchester, VA17.2 mi.(540) 667-8011
Holiday Inn1017 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA17.2 mi.(540) 667-3300
Red Roof Inn991 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA17.2 mi.(540) 667-5000
Super 8 Motel - Winchester1077 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA17.2 mi.(540) 665-4450
Quality Inn East603 Millwood AveWinchester, VA17.3 mi.(540) 667-2250
See's MotelMain StWardensville, WV18.0 mi.(304) 874-2666
Country Inn & Suites-Winchester141 Kernstown Commons BlvdWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(540) 869-7657
Courtyard By Marriott Winchester Medical Center300 Marriott DrWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(540) 678-8822
Echo Village Motel3632 Vly PikeWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(703) 869-1900
Fairfield Inn & Suites250 Frnt Royal PikeWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(540) 665-8881
Holiday Inn Express & Suites142 Fox Ridge LnWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(540) 667-7050
Wingate Inn150 Wingate DrWinchester, VA18.5 mi.(540) 678-4283
Hampton Inn Conference Center204 Berryville AveWinchester, VA18.7 mi.(540) 678-4000
Shoneys Inn1347 Berryville AveWinchester, VA19.1 mi.(540) 665-1700
The Cardinal Inn1005 East Main StLuray, VA20.4 mi.(888) 648-4633
Days Inn138 Whispering HL RdLuray, VA20.8 mi.(540) 743-4521
Comfort Inn1601 Martinsburg PikeWinchester, VA21.0 mi.(540) 667-8894
Econo Lodge Winchester North1593 Martinsburg PikeWinchester, VA21.0 mi.(540) 662-4700
Best Western In Town Of Luray410 W Main StLuray, VA21.1 mi.(540) 743-6511
Super 8 Motel250 Conicville BlvdMount Jackson, VA21.8 mi.(540) 477-2911
Green Lantern MotelBox 123Capon Bridge, WV25.5 mi.(304) 856-2653

Fort Valley Weather & Climate

North Central Virginia's Piedmont Region has a humid, subtropical climate with four, distinct seasons. Heavy snows are common in the wintertime in the Piedmont region, while the rest of the state may receive only a fraction of snow. Cold air masses arriving from the Blue Ridge Mountains, especially during the winter, can lead to significant snowfall and ice storms from early November to mid-March. Thunderstorms are possible in all months of the year, but more common in the warm, humid days of summer. Although the temperature of Virginia varies according to location, it generally becomes increasingly warmer farther to the south. During the month of September, anywhere from 10 to 40 percent of Virginias rainfall comes from hurricanes and tropical storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 41°F 20°F 2.90 in. -
February 46°F 21°F 2.42 in. -
March 55°F 30°F 3.09 in. -
April 65°F 38°F 2.67 in. -
May 74°F 48°F 3.82 in. -
June 82°F 57°F 3.65 in. -
July 87°F 62°F 3.63 in. -
August 85°F 60°F 3.26 in. -
September 79°F 52°F 3.66 in. -
October 68°F 40°F 3.12 in. -
November 56°F 31°F 2.85 in. -
December 46°F 24°F 2.45 in. -

Fort Valley Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Eastern Wv Regional Shepherd Field (MRB) located about 36 miles northeast of Fort Valley in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the Washington Dulles International airport (IAD) located approximately 45 miles east of Fort Valley in Washington, District Of Columbia, the Shenandoah Valley Regional airport (SHD) located roughly 56 miles southwest of Fort Valley in Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Virginia, the Charlottesville Albemarle airport (CHO) located around 56 miles south of Fort Valley in Charlottesville, Virginia, and finally the Ronald Reagan Washington National airport (DCA) located about 68 miles east of Fort Valley in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Fort Valley Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersRockvilleMD62.8 mi.
Marshall Hall ParkBryans RoadMD69.3 mi.
JeepersGreenbeltMD77.1 mi.
Six Flags AmericaMitchellvilleMD84.2 mi.
Six Flags AmericaUpper MarlboroMD84.3 mi.
Paramount's Kings DominionDoswellVA87.7 mi.
Water Parks
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD97.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Front Royal Country ClubFront RoyalVA6.8 mi.
Jacksons Chase at Pine HillsFront RoyalVA6.8 mi.
Shenandoah Valley Golf ClubFront RoyalVA10.2 mi.
Bowling Green Country ClubFront RoyalVA10.5 mi.
Carpers Valley Golf ClubWinchesterVA16.9 mi.
Luray Caverns Country Club & ResortLurayVA20.8 mi.
Meadows Farms Golf CourseLocust GroveVA24.5 mi.
Somerset Golf ClubLocust GroveVA24.5 mi.
Ski Areas
Bryce ResortBasyeVA27.6 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA45.5 mi.
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA64.9 mi.
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD70.2 mi.
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA79.8 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA93.8 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA105.1 mi.
State Parks
Sky Meadows State ParkVA18.5 mi. 
Lost River State ParkWV30.7 mi. 
Cacapon State ParkWV39.2 mi. 
Loudoun MuseumLeesburgVA41.8 mi.(History)
James Madison MuseumOrangeVA49.4 mi.(History)
Drop Zone Virtual MuseumFairfax StationVA53.8 mi.(History)
Schifferstadt Architectural MuseumFrederickMD58.1 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA6.4 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC68.5 mi.
The Baltimore ZooBaltimoreMD94.1 mi.
National Aquarium in BaltimoreBaltimoreMD94.1 mi.

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