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Gore is a small, unincorporated town located in Frederick County, northern Virginia, near the West Virginia border. It's located off the Northwestern Turnpike, or U.S. Route 50, on Gore Road west of the town of Winchester. The community of Gore is nestled in the Back Creek Valley and serves as the western terminus of the Winchester and Western Railroad. Several historic sites are located in Gore. Sunrise House (or Muse House) was originally started as a simple log cabin and later turned into a multi-room farmhouse with several porches. Two other places of interest are the Willa Cather Birthplace (1850) and Willow Shade (Willa Cather House, 1851.) Willa Cather was an American author who wrote about the American frontier. All three places are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Gore is also near The Cove Campground. The Cove is a privately owned, certified tree farm. It covers about 3,000 acres ranging from one to three thousand feet in altitude and has been developed to provide outdoor recreation for the general public. In addition to 100 campsites, Cove Campground offers swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, a target range, cabins and hot showers. The town of Gore is approximately 80 minutes from Washington D.C.

Surrounding areas: Winchester, Virginia (10.5 mi), Fort Valley, Virginia (22.2 mi), Front Royal, Virginia (25.0 mi), Flint Hill, Virginia (36.8 mi), Mount Jackson, Virginia (39.1 mi), Bryce Resort, Virginia (39.6 mi)

Gore Vacation Rentals

Gore Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Green Lantern MotelBox 123Capon Bridge, WV6.0 mi.(304) 856-2653
Country Inn & Suites-Winchester141 Kernstown Commons BlvdWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(540) 869-7657
Courtyard By Marriott Winchester Medical Center300 Marriott DrWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(540) 678-8822
Echo Village Motel3632 Vly PikeWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(703) 869-1900
Fairfield Inn & Suites250 Frnt Royal PikeWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(540) 665-8881
Holiday Inn Express & Suites142 Fox Ridge LnWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(540) 667-7050
Wingate Inn150 Wingate DrWinchester, VA10.5 mi.(540) 678-4283
Comfort Inn1601 Martinsburg PikeWinchester, VA10.9 mi.(540) 667-8894
Econo Lodge Winchester North1593 Martinsburg PikeWinchester, VA10.9 mi.(540) 662-4700
Hampton Inn Conference Center204 Berryville AveWinchester, VA11.1 mi.(540) 678-4000
Days Inn2951 Valley AveWinchester, VA11.2 mi.(540) 667-1200
Hampton Inn-univ/mall Area1655 Apple Blossom DrWinchester, VA11.4 mi.(540) 667-8011
Quality Inn East603 Millwood AveWinchester, VA11.4 mi.(540) 667-2250
Shoneys Inn1347 Berryville AveWinchester, VA11.7 mi.(540) 665-1700
Holiday Inn1017 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA11.9 mi.(540) 667-3300
Red Roof Inn991 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA11.9 mi.(540) 667-5000
Travelodge Of Winchester160 Front Royal PikeWinchester, VA11.9 mi.(540) 665-0685
Sleep Inn & Suites140 Costello DrWinchester, VA12.1 mi.(540) 667-7636
Super 8 Motel - Winchester1077 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA12.1 mi.(540) 665-4450
Candlewood Suites1135 Millwood PikeWinchester, VA12.2 mi.(540) 667-8323
Comfort Inn Stephens City167 Town Run LnStephens City, VA14.2 mi.(540) 869-6500
Holiday Inn Express165 Town Run LnStephens City, VA14.2 mi.(540) 869-0909
The Wayside Inn7783 Main StMiddletown, VA16.4 mi.(877) 869-1797
Hampton Inn4758 Gerrardstown RdInwood, WV16.9 mi.(304) 229-6677
Super 8 Motel2120 Reliance RdMiddletown, VA19.0 mi.(540) 868-1800
Budget Inn28999 Old Vly PikeStrasburg, VA19.1 mi.(540) 465-5298
Hotel Strasburg213 Holliday StStrasburg, VA19.1 mi.(800) 348-8327
See's MotelMain StWardensville, WV19.3 mi.(304) 874-2666
Ramada21 Signal Knob DrStrasburg, VA20.3 mi.(540) 465-2444
Pikeside Motel2138 Winchester AveMartinsburg, WV21.5 mi.(304) 263-5189
Wheatland Motel1193 Winchester AveMartinsburg, WV22.1 mi.(304) 267-2994
Hampton Inn Front Royal9800 Winchester RdFront Royal, VA22.3 mi.(540) 635-1882
Scottish Inns1024 Winchester AveMartinsburg, WV22.6 mi.(304) 267-2935
Hampton Inn975 Foxcroft AveMartinsburg, WV22.7 mi.(304) 267-2900
Days Inn Shenandoah209 Viking WayMartinsburg, WV22.9 mi.(304) 263-1800
Holiday Inn Martinsburg301 Foxcroft AveMartinsburg, WV23.0 mi.(304) 267-5500
Comfort Suites1937 Short RdMartinsburg, WV23.2 mi.(304) 263-8888
South Branch Inn RomneyUs Rt 50 ERomney, WV23.3 mi.(304) 822-2444
Econo Lodge5595 Hammonds Mill RdMartinsburg, WV23.7 mi.(304) 274-2181
Krista-lite MotelMartinsburg, WV23.7 mi.(304) 263-0906

Gore Weather & Climate

Northwest Virginia , near the West Virginia border, has a distinct four-season climate. Bryce Mountain is a mountain summit in Shenandoah County in the northwest portion of the state. The mountain climbs to 1,699 feet (517.86 meters) above sea level. As such, it's one of the snowiest regions of the state. Some of the heaviest snowfalls in the United States occur in the Appalachians of West Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The climate consists of moderately cold winters and comfortable cool summers. The normal average temperature is 47.6 degrees F., with summer temperatures averaging 70-80 degrees F. The average annual precipitation is 42 inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 39°F 22°F 2.74 in. -
February 43°F 24°F 2.15 in. -
March 51°F 32°F 3.45 in. -
April 63°F 42°F 2.88 in. -
May 72°F 52°F 3.65 in. -
June 80°F 60°F 3.65 in. -
July 85°F 65°F 3.05 in. -
August 83°F 63°F 2.82 in. -
September 76°F 55°F 3.35 in. -
October 65°F 43°F 2.96 in. -
November 54°F 35°F 3.19 in. -
December 43°F 27°F 2.51 in. -

Gore Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Eastern Wv Regional Shepherd Field (MRB) located about 20 miles east of Gore in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the Washington Dulles International airport (IAD) located approximately 51 miles southeast of Gore in Washington, District Of Columbia, the Ronald Reagan Washington National airport (DCA) located roughly 75 miles southeast of Gore in Washington, District Of Columbia, and finally the Shenandoah Valley Regional airport (SHD) located around 75 miles southwest of Gore in Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Gore Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersRockvilleMD64.4 mi.
Marshall Hall ParkBryans RoadMD79.8 mi.
JeepersGreenbeltMD80.1 mi.
Idlewild ParkLigonierPA83.0 mi.
Lakemont ParkAltoonaPA86.8 mi.
Six Flags AmericaMitchellvilleMD88.4 mi.
Water Parks
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD104.5 mi.
Sandcastle Water ParkPittsburghPA120.0 mi.
Golf Courses
Carpers Valley Golf ClubWinchesterVA12.7 mi.
Shenandoah Valley Golf ClubFront RoyalVA21.5 mi.
Bowling Green Country ClubFront RoyalVA21.9 mi.
Front Royal Country ClubFront RoyalVA22.6 mi.
Stonebridge Golf ClubMartinsburgWV23.7 mi.
Woodbrier Golf CourseMartinsburgWV23.7 mi.
Locust Hills Golf CourseCharles TownWV25.3 mi.
Sleepy Hollow Golf & Country ClubCharles TownWV25.3 mi.
Jacksons Chase at Pine HillsFront RoyalVA25.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Bryce ResortBasyeVA40.1 mi.
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA45.2 mi.
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD58.2 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA63.3 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA71.6 mi.
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA100.1 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA119.1 mi.
State Parks
Cacapon State ParkWV17.1 mi. 
Berkeley Springs State ParkWV25.3 mi. 
Sky Meadows State ParkVA27.1 mi. 
Fort Frederick State ParkMD29.8 mi. 
Fort Tonoloy State ParkMD30.3 mi. 
Rumsey Monument State ParkWV30.7 mi. 
Rock Gap State ParkMD34.6 mi. 
Wills Mountain State ParkMD36.3 mi. 
Lost River State ParkWV37.8 mi. 
Gathland State ParkMD38.2 mi. 
Dans Mountain State ParkMD38.5 mi. 
Loudoun MuseumLeesburgVA42.4 mi.(History)
Schifferstadt Architectural MuseumFrederickMD50.3 mi.(History)
Old Bedford VillageBedfordPA53.0 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA25.0 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC74.0 mi.
The Baltimore ZooBaltimoreMD92.0 mi.
National Aquarium in BaltimoreBaltimoreMD92.0 mi.
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife ParkHersheyPA113.8 mi.
Pittsburgh ZooPittsburghPA120.0 mi.
National Aviary in PittsburghPittsburghPA120.0 mi.

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