Bryce Resort is a proud and active member of the Chambers of Commerce from Winchester to New Market. Each chamber promotes many attractions and festivals throughout the year. Please click on the Chamber of your choice to be directly connected to their website. For directional purposes, Mount Jackson is the closest town to Bryce Resort - 11 miles east!
Mount Jackson, Virginia
Located 11 miles East of Bryce Resort, Mount Jackson is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and is rich in history and its culture. The town of Mt. Jackson was originally named Mt. Pleasant and was changed to honor Andrew Jackson who was a frequent visitor in his travels from Washington D.C. to his home in Tennessee. There are many historic buildings in town featuring a wide variety of architecture, several of which served as Confederate and Union Army field hospitals during the Civil War.
For more information, visit www.mountjacksonva.org or call 540-477-3275.
Approximately 6 miles north of Mount Jackson and nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Edinburg, incorporated in 1852, exemplifies the quaint, small town atmosphere of the valley. Along its streets are antique, craft, and gift shops as well as art galleries. A great time to visit Edinburg would be the third weekend in September when the town holds its Edinburg Ole' Time Festival--BUT, anytime of the year is eye-candy for the soul!
For more information, visit www.edinburgchamber.com or call 540-984-8318.
New Market, Virginia
Located 7.5 miles south of Mount Jackson, New Market's history began in 1796 when it was established by a charter of the Virginia General Assembly. Civil War buffs look upon the New Market Battlefield with reverance and awe, reminded of the sacrifices made by several hundred cadets of Virginia Military Institute under the command of General John C. Breckinridge.
For more information, visit www.newmarketvirginia.com or call 540-740-3212
Approximately 10 miles north of Mount Jackson, the citizens of Woodstock welcome everyone to their charming and historic town. Woodstock was established by charter in 1761 by none other than George Washington in Virginia's House of Burgesses and has been the county seat since Shenandoah County was formed in 1772. The limestone courthouse in the center of town was built in 1795 and was designed by Thomas Jefferson. It is the oldest continous working courthouse west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Woodstock is also the home of the North Mountain Vineyard and Winery and the Massanutten Military Academy.
For more information, visit www.townofwoodstockva.com or call 540-459-2542.
Approximately 24 miles north of Mount Jackson, Strasburg is known as the Antique Capital of Virginia. Like her Shenandoah sister towns, Strasburg is rich in history and visitors are encouraged to take a trip into the past by visiting the Stonewall Jackson, Strasburg or Jeane Dixon Museums or the Museum of American Presidents.
For more information, visit www.strasburgvachamber.com or call 540-465-3187.
Approximately 40 miles north of Mount Jackson, Winchester is the home of the Apple Blossom (spring) and Apple Harvest Festivals (fall). Rich in American history (5 civil war battles in the area and control changed hands many times). Headquarters of George Washington and "Stonewall" Jackson. Many shops catering to the seeker of modern items as well as those seeking antiques.
For more information, visit www.visitwinchesterva.com or call 1-800-662-1360 or 540-662-4135.