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Front Royal

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Front Royal is in the US state of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley and is the county seat of Warren County.

Get in[edit]

  • The town is at the intersection of Interstate 66, US-340 and US-522 near US-55. It is just miles from the intersection of Interstate 66 and Interstate 81

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Royal Cinemas, 117 E Main St, 540 635-6080. Independent local cinema showing first-run films on 3 screens, with digital sound & lots of candy.
  • Skyline Caverns, [1]. M-F 9AM-5PM,Sa-Su 9AM-6PM;. A series of caverns turned tourist attraction, one of only a few places in the world where you will find Anthodite formations - minerals shaped like orchids. There are also a series of underground streams and a waterfall to see here, as well as a miniature train. Adults $14, Children (7-13) $7, Children (under 6) free..  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

The 2100 miles Appalachian Trail passes through here, on it way through Virginia.

  • Warren Riffles Confederate Museum, 95 Chester St. 540 636-6982[9] Relics and records of the War Between the States." Also books and gifts. Weekdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. noon to 4 p.m. April 15 ~ Nov. 1; by appointment rest of year.
  • Blue Ridge Hot Air Balloons, 552 Milldale Hollow Rd, ''540'' 622-6325, [2]. Hot air baloon rides over the Shenandoah valley, to see the area from above. From $180 per-person.  edit
  • Breaktime Billards, 460A S Commerce Ave, 540 636-8424, [10].
  • Front Royal Canoe Company, 8567 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, ''540'' 635-5440 (), [3]. Offers both Canoe, Kayak and Rafting trips down the Shenandoah river. Trips from 3-40 miles (5-65km) From $40.  edit
  • Highlander Horses, 5197 Reliance Rd, ''540'' 636-4523, [4]. Offers both horse riding lessons, and short guided riding tours on trails through the Shenandoah Valley, ranging between 1-2 hours. From $30.  edit
  • Royal Family Bowling Center, 430 Remount Rd, 540 636-3113.
Blue ridge golf course
  • Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club, 456 Shadows Drive (on US522/340: 2 miles north of I-66), 540-631-9661, [5]. Featuring views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this award-winning golf course offers five sets of tee boxes ranging from 4,994 to 7301 yards. The front nine plays as a traditional mountain course with vast elevation changes, tight fairways and numerous bunkers on most holes. The back nine, on the other hand, plays as a lakes course with wider fairways and water on almost all 9 holes, including the Signature Waterfall at the 18th green.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Crooked Run Plaza, 135 Crooked Run Plaza, [6]. Strip mall featuring a Target, Petco, Staples, Virginia ABC liquor store, and TGI Fridays.  edit
  • Riverton Commons, 10 Riverton Commons Plaza, [7]. Large retail center featuring a Walmart, Lowe's, Hibbett Sports, Anytime Fitness, Cracker Barrel, Applebees, and Starbucks.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Fretwells of Front Royal, 205 E Main St, 540 622-6066.
  • Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, 510 S Royal Ave, 540 635-7348.
  • Jimbo's Restaurant, 1411 N Shenandoah Ave, 540 635-3466.
  • L Dee's Pancake House, 522 E Main St, 540 635-3791.
  • Spelunker's Frozen Custard & Cavern Burgers, 116 South St, 540 631-0300, [11]
  • The Fox Diner, 20 South St, 540 635-3325.
  • Villa Giuseppe Italian Restaurant, 865 John Marshall Hwy, 540 636-8999.
  • Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar, 101 Hospitality Drive (on US522/340: 2 miles north of I-66), 540-631-3045. Houlihan’s offers relaxed, casual dining and bar seating for 196 guests, featuring quality American fare freshly prepared with contemporary flavors and creativity. Houlihan's features a 98% made from scratch kitchen. From fresh-baked artisan breads to mini martini flights, you’ll find a variety of popular dishes along with interesting new tastes delivered to the table with smart presentations.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Bed & Breakfast[edit]

  • Killahevlin Bed & Breakfast Inn, 1401 N Royal Ave, 540 636-7335, [12].
  • Lackawanna Bed & Breakfast, 236 Riverside Dr, 540 636-7945, [13].
  • Woodward House on Manor Grade, 413 S Royal Ave, 540 635-7010, [14].


  • Blue Ridge Motel, 1370 N Shenandoah Ave, 540 636-7200.
  • Bluemont Inn, 1525 N Shenandoah Ave, 540 635-9447.
  • Cool Harbor Motel, 141 W 15th St, 540 635-2191.
  • Hampton Inn Front Royal, 9800 Winchester Road, Front Royal, Virginia, 22630, USA , 540 635-1882, [15] Free breakfast & WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows, 111 Hospitality Drive (on US522/340: 2 miles north of I-66), 540-631-3050, [8]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 12 Noon. 2012 IHG Torchbearer Award Winner (Holiday Inn's Highest Honor) and 2011 IHG Newcomer Award Winner (Best New Holiday Inn). A conference hotel with 124 Guest Rooms, 26 one bedroom suites and conference facilities seating up to 300 people for banquets. The hotel offers free wireless internet, coin-op guest laundry, 24 hour fitness center and business centers and a heated indoor pool/whirlpool. Guest rooms come with 32-inch LCD TVs with HBO, Refrigerators and oversized desks with ergonomic chairs. (38.98824,-78.18184) edit
  • Pioneer Motel, 541 S Royal Ave, 540 635-4784.
  • Quality Inn, 10 Commerce Ave, 540 635-3161, [16]
  • Relax Inn, 1810 N Shenandoah Ave, 540 635-4101.
  • Super 8 Motel, 111 South St, 540 636-4888.

Get out[edit]

Routes through Front Royal
ENDMiddletown  W noframe E  ManassasWashington, D.C.
Berkeley SpringsWinchester  N noframe S  SperryvilleCulpeper

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