Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown
See how life was for the pioneers with many interesting historical artifacts.
Located in Middletown, Va. 20 miles away off Route 11. Call (540) 869-2028 for hours. 30 minutes westof Paris.
Glen Burnie Estate, Winchester
Tour this beautiful historic home filled with grand gardens in addition to the museum situated on the estate. 25 minutes west of Paris.
Long Branch, Millwood
A wonderful historic home and much more. Located 7 miles west of Paris. (888) 558-5567. Also the site of the spring and summer Virginia Wine Festival and fall Hot Air Balloon Festival. 10 minutes west of Paris.
Oatlands Plantation, Leesburg
Antebellum estate located 20 minutes northeast of Paris. Open year round for tours and events. 45 minutes northeast of Paris.
Old Courthouse Civil War Museum, Winchester
A unique collection of relics and soldiers' graffiti on walls of the courthouse built in 1840 and used to house prisoners and wounded by both sides during the Civil War. Open Friday and Saturday 10 - 5 and Sunday 1 - 5. (540) 542-1145. 20 minutes west of Paris.
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, Winchester
Offering an interactive, hands-on, learning experience for the entire family. Open Monday-Friday 9 - 5, Sunday 1 - 5. Admission is $5 per person. (540) 722-2020. 20 minutes west of Paris.
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) tells the story of the art, history, and culture of the great valley for which it is named. First opened in the spring of 2005 and designed by the internationally acknowledged architectural firm of Michael Graves & Associates, the MSV joined Glen Burnie Historic House and Gardens—which opened to the public in 1997—to form a regional history museum complex in Winchester, Virginia. The Museum is open year–round; the house and gardens are open March through November. (540) 662-1473
Mosby’s Confederacy Tour
Half –day and full-day tours. Learn about the “Grey Ghost”, Where Mosby’s Rangers lived and fought. Contact David Goetz at 540-351-6073
Ghosts of Old Town Winchester
This guided walking tour of Old Town Winchester is conducted during the Summer months. $10 per person. Contact Mac Rutherford at 540-667-4090
Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
Located 35 miles northwest of Paris. Historic Civil War village. 45 minutes northwest of Paris.