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Massanutten-Resort is located in Rockingham County in northern Virginia. There is also a small town named Massanutten built around the ski resort. The permanent population of the town was 1,945 as of the 2000 census. Massanutten is part of the Harrisonburg metropolitan area. Massanutten Resort has humble beginnings going back to 1968 when John L. Hopkins II, a local farmer, sat at the kitchen table of his great-grandfather's house, gazing out the window at the spectacular view of Massanutten Peak. By 1971, the development of 5,200 acres in Massanutten, by a group of ten investors, was announced at a luncheon held at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. Fast forward 30 years and Massanutten Resort is a thriving four-season resort and community. The resort offers something for everyone, including snow skiing, snowboarding and tubing, fantastic golf, an indoor and outdoor water park, spa treatments, craft classes, fine dining and much more. Shopping is also an experience at Massanutten Resort, with everything from unique souvenirs, a Teddy Bear factory, a general store and general necessities. Some of the special events at Massanutten Resort include a wine fest, summer music fest and mountain jamboree and a fall festival. Massanutten is also near many of northern Virginia's other famous attractions such as the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, Natural Bridge, many caverns and historic spots.

Surrounding areas: Harrisonburg, Virginia (6.8 mi), Elkton, Virginia (7.0 mi), Shenandoah, Virginia (9.0 mi), Roaring Run, Virginia (12.1 mi), Stanardsville, Virginia (18.7 mi), Quicksburg, Virginia (20.0 mi), Luray, Virginia (23.9 mi)

Massanutten Resort Vacation Rentals

Massanutten Resort Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Hampton Inn85 University BlvdHarrisonburg, VA5.1 mi.(540) 432-1111
Candlewood Suites Harrisonburg1560 Country Club RdHarrisonburg, VA5.3 mi.(757) 952-0115
Candlewood Suites1560 Country Club RdHarrisonburg, VA5.3 mi.(540) 437-1400
Courtyard By Marrott Harrisonburg1890 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA5.3 mi.(540) 432-3031
Motel 610 Linda LnHarrisonburg, VA5.3 mi.(540) 433-6939
Sleep Inn1891 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA5.3 mi.(540) 433-7100
Comfort Inn Harrisonburg1440 E Market StHarrisonburg, VA5.4 mi.(540) 433-6066
Holiday Inn Harrisonburg1400 E Market StHarrisonburg, VA5.4 mi.(540) 433-2521
Jameson Inn - Harrisonburg1881 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA5.4 mi.(540) 442-1515
Shoneys Inn45 Burgess RdHarrisonburg, VA5.4 mi.(540) 433-6089
Affordable Efficiency20 Pleasant HL RdHarrisonburg, VA6.8 mi.(540) 432-7992
Howard Johnson Inn605 PRT Republic RdHarrisonburg, VA6.8 mi.(540) 434-6771
Ramada1 Pleasant Valley RdHarrisonburg, VA8.3 mi.(540) 434-9981
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson27 Covenant DrHarrisonburg, VA8.5 mi.(540) 433-2400
Super 83330 South Main StHarrisonburg, VA8.5 mi.(540) 433-8888
The Village Inn4979 South Valley PikeHarrisonburg, VA9.1 mi.(540) 434-7355
Quality Inn Shenandoah Valley162 W Old Cross RdNew Market, VA17.1 mi.(540) 740-3141
Knights Inn70 Lodge Ln I-81 Exit 227Verona, VA19.9 mi.(540) 248-8981
Best Western In Town Of Luray410 W Main StLuray, VA23.4 mi.(540) 743-6511
Guesthouse Inn42 Sangers LnStaunton, VA23.4 mi.(540) 885-3117
Days Inn138 Whispering HL RdLuray, VA23.8 mi.(540) 743-4521
Hampton Inn Waynesboro/Stuarts Draft15 Four Square LnFishersville, VA24.4 mi.(540) 213-9500
Sleep Inn222 Jefferson HwyStaunton, VA24.4 mi.(540) 887-6500
The Cardinal Inn1005 East Main StLuray, VA24.5 mi.(888) 648-4633
Best Western Charlottesville Airport Inn & Suites5920 Seminole TrlRuckersville, VA24.5 mi.(434) 985-1855
Comfort Inn1302 Richmond AveStaunton, VA24.6 mi.(540) 886-5000
Econolodge East1031 Richmond AveStaunton, VA24.6 mi.(540) 885-5158
Super 8 Motel1015 Richmond AveStaunton, VA24.6 mi.(540) 886-2888
Comfort Inn640 W Broad StWaynesboro, VA24.6 mi.(540) 942-1171
Howard Johnson Express Inn268 N Central AveStaunton, VA24.8 mi.(540) 886-5330
Stonewall Jackson Hotel24 S Market StStaunton, VA24.8 mi.(540) 885-4848
Best Inn-staunton96 Baker LnStaunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 248-5111
Days Inn Staunton372 White Hill RdStaunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 337-3031
Econo Lodge Hessian HouseRt 2 Box 364Staunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 337-1231
Hampton Inn Staunton40 Payne LnStaunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 886-7000
Holiday Inn Staunton Golf & Conf CenterI-81 And Rt 275 (exit 225)Staunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 248-6020
Shoneys InnRR 4 Box 99e I-81&250Staunton, VA24.9 mi.(540) 885-3117
Microtel Inn200 Frontier DrStaunton, VA25.3 mi.(540) 887-0200
Budget Inn Of Staunton816 Greenville AveStaunton, VA25.4 mi.(540) 886-1504
Hampton Inn - Staunton1490 Greenville AveStaunton, VA25.6 mi.(540) 886-7000

Massanutten Resort 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 40°F 20°F 2.55 in. -
February 44°F 22°F 2.14 in. -
March 53°F 30°F 2.86 in. -
April 63°F 37°F 2.64 in. -
May 73°F 48°F 3.67 in. -
June 81°F 57°F 3.56 in. -
July 85°F 61°F 3.78 in. -
August 83°F 59°F 3.42 in. -
September 76°F 52°F 3.50 in. -
October 66°F 41°F 2.82 in. -
November 54°F 32°F 2.76 in. -
December 45°F 24°F 2.42 in. -

Massanutten Resort Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Shenandoah Valley Regional airport (SHD) located about 12 miles southwest of Massanutten Resort in Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Virginia, the Charlottesville Albemarle airport (CHO) located approximately 24 miles southeast of Massanutten Resort in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Winchester Regional airport (OKV) located roughly 60 miles northeast of Massanutten Resort in Winchester, Virginia, Ingalls Field (HSP) located around 66 miles west of Massanutten Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia, and finally Manassas Regional Harry P Davis Field (HEF) located about 70 miles east of Massanutten Resort in Manassas, Virginia.

Massanutten Resort Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Paramount's Kings DominionDoswellVA79.7 mi.
Golf Courses
Lakeview Golf CourseHarrisonburgVA4.6 mi.
Packsaddle Ridge Golf ClubHarrisonburgVA6.8 mi.
Meadows Farms Golf CourseLocust GroveVA21.0 mi.
Somerset Golf ClubLocust GroveVA21.0 mi.
Country Club of StauntonStauntonVA21.5 mi.
Luray Caverns Country Club & ResortLurayVA23.9 mi.
Gypsy Hill Golf ClubStauntonVA25.3 mi.
Swannanoa Country ClubAftonVA26.5 mi.
McIntire Park Golf CourseCharlottesvilleVA29.7 mi.
Meadowcreek Golf CourseCharlottesvilleVA29.7 mi.
Ski Areas
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA6.8 mi.
Bryce ResortBasyeVA27.6 mi.
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA37.1 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA65.0 mi.
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD85.7 mi.
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA108.1 mi.
State Parks
Lost River State ParkWV36.0 mi. 
Toaster Museum FoundationCharlottesvilleVA30.3 mi.(Technology)
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleVA30.3 mi.(Art)
James Madison MuseumOrangeVA36.6 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA46.3 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC98.6 mi.
Mill Mountain ZooRoanokeVA101.9 mi.

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