Harrisonburg is a very old city with a lot of history. Having played an important role in the American Revolution, your charter bus group will find a lot of Colonial influence in this town.
Charter a stop by the Virginia Quilt Museum and your charter bus group will see their displays of some amazing needlework from Colonial times to the present. Another great museum for your charter bus gang to check out is the D. Ralph Hostetter Museum of Natural History where they can learn about the indigenous people of the Virginia area and the animals that roam these lands.
Show your charter bus group a good time at the Beauty Spa. Your charter bus gang will be treated to a massage, sauna, relaxing whirlpool baths and even a manicure and/or pedicure if they want!
To continue the relaxation theme of your charter bus tour, stop in at The Edith Carrier Arboretum and see a scenic world of natural beauty at this outdoor living plant museum that is the only active, publicly oriented arboretum on a Virginia state-supported University campus and features an array of forests and gardens for your charter bus group to experience.
For some truly breathtaking scenary, charter a stop by the Shenandoah Mountain Facility, and you and your charter bus group can experience a guided tour via mountain bike in the George Washington National Forest. The heavily foliaged forest is home to a multitude of wildlife and if you take your tour in the morning or later in the afternoon, you are almost guaranteed to spot some of the local woodland residents checking your charter bus gang out.
If your charter bus gang loves to golf, a stop by the Lakeview Golf Course will be richly appreciated. This relaxing course is a great way to play 18 holes. Practice on the putting and chipping greens, and afterwards relax in the clubhouse and talk about who on your charter bus tour cheated on their score. Another more challenging course for your charter bus gang to play is Heritage Oaks Golf Course. This scenic 18 hole, par 70 public course features a wide variety of holes, including links style holes and some challenging holes. No matter how experienced, everyone on your charter bus tour will enjoy this stop.
Court Days is a very fun and festival of times past that your charter bus group will love. Recreating 1850 Rockingham County Circuit Court days, this event includes reenactments, arts and crafts, walking tours, street musicians, wagon rides, and a period ball in the evening. This is definite must see for your charter bus group.
As far as eating, Harrisonburg has some great choices - try Calhoun's Restaurant which is known as the Shenandoah Valley's premier microbrewery. This restaurant offers some of the best food, beer, and atmosphere in Harrisonburg. They serve up a unique all American menu of which includes a full range of great sandwiches, salads, specialty entrees, desserts, and daily specials, is served all day Monday through Sunday.
For something purely Virginian take your charter bus gang to Padow's Hams & Deli for a meal on the go. Padow's specializes in box lunches and has over 75 different sandwiches for your charter bus group to choose from. If sandwiches aren't what your group is craving, Hank's Smokehouse for another taste of Virginia specialties that are 100% completely made from scratch.
If your charter bus group wants to take in some drinks, a snack and a song or two from a live band, you can't do better than The Pub. A Harrisonburg standard for years, The Pub is well known as a place to come hang out and tip a few glasses and listen to some great bands.
Now that you know the fun your charter bus group can have in Harrisonburg, book your charter bus tour today!