Cruise the Shenandoah Valley on a Virginia Bus Charter
Rent a Bus to take in Mountains, Military History & More in Harrisonburg
Not many places in the Shenandoah Valley combine small town charm, exciting outdoor recreation and top-shelf amenities like Harrisonburg. Bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, the city boasts a vibrant downtown rich in Civil War history as well as trendy restaurants and museums such as the Virginia Museum of the Civil War to the Virginia Quilt Museum.
Don’t miss the drama as the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets as they take to the school’s parade ground for their Friday afternoon Dress Parade. Then head out to enjoy the city’s rocking bar scene or take in a show at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts.
Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a corporate retreat or a friend’s bachelor party, US Coachways can handle groups of any size with its extensive fleet, ranging from party buses to large coach buses. We offer city bus rentals to destinations throughout Virginia, including Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk. Great bus rental rates and personal customer service make us an ideal choice for community and church groups, school trips and team travel as well as wedding festivities, anniversaries and birthdays. Give us your itinerary and our account specialists, private drivers and dispatchers will do the rest. You just get to sit back and enjoy the ride.
Find Out Why “It’s Better in the Burg”
With scenic mountain views and cultural venues that pay tribute to the region’s military history, quilting traditions, and even William Shakespeare, Harrisonburg and the surrounding Shenandoah Valley is a must see stop on any trip to Old Dominion. Below are some of the points of interest visitors should not miss on your travels through the region.
- Entertainment & Amusement Parks — Harrisonburg is a college town and that means an exciting bar and pub scene. When dusk sets on Harrisonburg, a variety of locally-owned restaurants bring a vibrant nightlife scene to the city's downtown and uptown, many hosting live music and entertainment each week. Enjoy world-class theater at the Forbes Center at James Madison University. Looking for a fun day with the family? Visit the Massanutten Indoor–Outdoor Water Park in nearby McGaheysville.
- Arts & Cultural — Beyond the galleries at the Spitzer Art Center, Harrisonburg’s museums cater to a broad variety of interests, ranging from the Virginia Quilt Museum to the 3,000-year-old mummy hand at the D. Ralph Hostetter Museum of Natural History to the exhibits at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War. If performing arts are your passion, enjoy Shakespeare’s greatest plays at the American Shakespeare Center, the world’s only recreation of the Bard’s own indoor theater, the Blackfriars Playhouse.
- Restaurants & Shopping — From the delicious baked good at the Harrisonburg Farmers Market and wines at the nearby Cross Keys Vineyards to the shops and restaurants in downtown Harrisonburg, the city has much to offer those looking for good food and retail therapy. Don’t miss the OASIS, a premiere artist cooperative showcasing works by 40 of Shenandoah Valley region artists and artisans.
- Golf Courses & Sport Venues — Be sure to pack your golf clubs. Harrisonburg and the surrounding area boast several challenging courses. Lakeview Golf Course is considered one of the finest public golf facilities in the Shenandoah Valley and stretches over four courses. Enjoy the scenery at Heritage Oaks and Caverns Country Club Resort, which sits high above the banks of the fabled Shenandoah River.
- Historical Sites & Landmarks — Harrisonburg and the surrounding Rockingham County are home to 30 Civil War sites, including six Civil War trail markers in the city’s historic downtown that are centered on Court Square. Don't miss a visit to the Miller Kite House, headquarters of General “Stonewall” Jackson during the beginning of the Shenandoah Valley campaign. Civil War buffs can experience a part of the first hour of the Battle of Cross Keys at Artillery Ridge or visit the Turner Ashby Monument or explore the Confederate graves at the Soldiers’ Cemetery at Woodbine.
- Parks & Outdoor Activities — Harrisonburg is a four-season destination featuring cross-country skiing at the 67-acre Purcell Park and snowboarding at Massanutten Resort, swimming at Todd Lake and hiking the trails at Shenandoah National Park. Enjoy the winding woodland trails at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at James Madison University or stop and smell the lavender at White Oak Lavender Farm.
- Zoos & Aquariums — Luray Zoo is the only true rescue zoo in Virginia, boasting more than 250 animals.
- Other Points of Interest — Enjoy the exhibits at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Museum in nearby Staunton, the shows at the John C. Wells Planetarium and the collections at the Explore More Discovery Museum. The Minerals Museum at James Madison University features a collection of more than 500 crystals and gemstones from around the world. Visit Route 11 Potato Chips, famous for its delicious, old style, kettle-cooked potato chips with all natural seasonings.
Book Now to Save on Your Harrisonburg Bus Charter Rental with US Coachways
Whether it’s a night out with friends, a school trip or a family vacation, discover Harrisonburg and the rest of the Shenandoah Valley aboard a US Coachways city bus charter. We make it fast and easy to rent a bus by phone or online. The sooner you book your bus charter rental, the more you can save. Our professional account specialists are available 24/7 to answer questions and help make reservations. For a free quote or to book your bus charter trip, contact us at 1-855-BUS-CHARTER (1-855-287-2427)