Things To Do Luray VA & The Shenandoah Valley

Outdoor Recreation

Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive

When it comes to in things to do in Luray VA, Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive are the main events!  If you want to do more than just enjoy the tranquility of the South Court Inn and you enjoy the outdoors and nature hiking, Skyline Drive has it all.  Find over 100 different trails that lead to peaks, vistas, water falls and even a portion of the “AT” (Appalachian Trail) plus two lodges to just enjoy the view in comfort.

Phone: (540) 999-3500
Luray Zoo

Yes Luray has a zoo!  It’s quirky and fun and for real. This is actually a rescue shelter that has an amazing variety of animals on exhibit including a tiger! Your $10 admission goes toward care of the animals and is money well spent for a somewhat different adventure here in the valley, just 6 minutes away.

Phone: (540) 743-4113
Birdsong Pleasure Garden

Birdsong Pleasure garden is a non-profit garden open to the public that tries to recapture the essence of Elizabethan era English Pleasure Gardens. Nestled near the Shenandoah River west of town, it's only a 12 minute drive away. It features strolling trails that take you by various gardens, orchards, woodland paths and landscaped areas with spectacular mountain views and conversational areas. You have to see it to believe it.

Phone: 540-742-9389
Page Valley Fishing

If fly fishing is your thing, the Page Valley stretch of the Shenandoah River has a world class experience waiting for you!

If fly fishing is your thing, this stretch of the Shenandoah River has a world class experience waiting for you!

Phone: (540) 743-7952


Luray Caverns

One of the best things to do in the Shenandoah Valley is a visit to the world famous Luray Caverns? Only 5 minutes away this is a major sight to see and world-class. We offer a number of packages that include discounted tickets to the "Caverns" so browse around our Packages tab and see if there is not something there that interests you.

Skyline Caverns

A fun alternative or different cave tour experience, Skyline will be passed by many of you on the way or leaving Luray as it’s just outside Front Royal. These caverns boast unique and delicate crystal formations you will not see at any other cavern in the area.  It’s a one hour tour about 27 minutes from the B&B, admission $20.

Phone: (540) 635-4545
Shenandoah Caverns

There are several caverns around the Shenandoah Valley.  If you hadn’t gotten enough at Luray Caverns here is a good choice! It’s a one hour tour about 29 minutes from the B&B, admission $24.

Phone: (540) 477-3115
Endless Caverns

Somewhat off the beaten path and therefore much less crowded is Endless Caverns where you can not only enjoy another fine cavern experience but they also offer Nature Trails, biking and catch and release fishing. ! It’s the longest underground tour in the area at 75 minutes and is located about 31 minutes from the B&B, admission $20.

Phone: (540) 896-2283

Indoor Activities

Performing Arts Luray (PAL)

Culture was never so fun as at PAL. Performing Arts Luray offers a yearly selections of plays, musical acts, comedians, check out the schedule and see if you wouldn’t like to see the show, prices very reasonable. 13 minute walk, 2 minute drive.

Canoeing & Tubing

Downriver Canoe Company

Canoeing or tubing is just 21 minutes from the Inn.

Phone: (540) 635-5526
Front Royal Outdoors

Join Front Royal Outdoors for a Shenendoah River adventure! They provide  
rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fishing kayaks, and tubing.  Beat the heat on a  
hot day floating the Shenendoah River.  You-take-it rentals or structure  
shuttle trips available just 26 minutes from the South Court Inn!

Phone: (440) 781-2899
Shenandoah River Adventures

26 minutes away

Phone: (888) 309-7222
Shenandoah River Outfitters

17 minutes from the inn.

Phone: (540) 743-4159

Horse Riding

Fort Valley Ranch

20 minutes from the B&B.

Phone: (540) 933-6633
Jordan Hollow Stables

11 minutes from the inn

Phone: (540) 778-2623
Mountaintop Ranch

45 minutes from the B&B.

Phone: (540) 298-1455


Luray / Page County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (540) 743-3915
Mystic Pet Resort & Spa

We don’t allow pets at the inn, BUT if you are traveling with a furry friend we can highly recommend this pet resort and spa, just 5 minutes away.

Phone: (540) 743-5004 Shenandoah Valley

B&Bs of the Historic Shenandoah Valley   Luray & Page County