The City of Staunton, VA
The city of Staunton is located in the state of Virginia in Augusta County and has a population of 23,886 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Staunton is Harrisonburg, approximately 27 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Staunton, including Subway Sandwiches & Salads, Kentucky Fried Chicken, El Puerto, Arby's Roast Beef Restaurant and Burger King. For a larger selection of Staunton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Staunton Museums, Golf Courses and/or Ski Resorts, including the Plumb House Museum, Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, Ingleside Resort & Country Club, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Gypsy Hill Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Staunton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Staunton:
- Weyers Cave Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD)
Staunton, Virginia Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Staunton experiences an average high temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 21 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.91 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Staunton with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 43 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Staunton to receive an average of 2.63 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.7 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -16 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Staunton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.
Staunton, Virginia Attractions
1Cyrus McCormick Farm - Steeles Tavern,
The Cyrus McCormick Farm and Workshop is on the family farm of inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick known as Walnut Grove. Cyrus Hall McCormick improved and patented the mechanical reaper, which eventually led to the creation of the combine harvester. The farm is near Steele's Tavern, Virginia and Raphine, Virginia, close to the northern border of Rockbridge County, Virginia and Augusta County, Virginia, and is currently a museum run by the Virginia Agricultural Experimental Station of Virginia Tech.
2Devils Knob Course at Wintergreen Resort - Nellysford,
The Devils Knob Course at Wintergreen Resort is a 45 hole resort golf course in Nelson County Virginia. Built in 1977, this Nellysford course designed by Ellis Maples is open apr 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 90 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 434-325-2200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: Route 664, Nellysford, VA 22958
3Edith J. Carrier Arboretum - , James Madison University,
The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden on the James Madison University campus, located in Harrisonburg, Virginia in the US in the Shenandoah Valley. Groundbreaking for the arboretum took place April, 1985, under direction of Dr. Norlyn Bodkin, who is credited the first scientific botanical discovery along the Eastern Seaboard of Virginia since the 1940s, Trillium: Shenandoah Wake Robin, presently found at the arboretum.
4Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia - Staunton,
The Frontier Culture Museum, located in Staunton, Virginia is a living history museum that tells the story of the people who migrated from the Old World to America and the life they created in the Shenandoah Valley. The Museum is made up of original or reproduced examples of traditional buildings from the Old World and America.
5Gypsy Hill Golf Club - Staunton,
The Gypsy Hill Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Staunton City County Virginia. Built in 1890, this Staunton course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-332-3949. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton, VA 24401
6Harrisonburg Children's Museum - Harrisonburg,
The Harrisonburg Children's Museum is a non-profit museum focusing on interactive, multi-sensory learning experiences for children.
7Ingleside Resort & Country Club - Staunton,
The Ingleside Resort & Country Club is an 18 hole resort golf course in Staunton City County Virginia. Built in 1926, this Staunton course designed by Fred Findlay is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-248-1201. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1410 Commerce Rd, Staunton, VA 24401
8Lee Chapel - Lexington,
Lee Chapel is a National Historic Landmark in Lexington, Virginia, on the campus of Washington and Lee University. It was constructed during 1867-68 at the request of Robert E. Lee, who was President of the University at the time, and after whom the building is named. The Victorian brick architectural design was probably the work of his son, George Washington Custis Lee, with details contributed by Col. Thomas Williamson, an architect and professor of engineering at the neighboring Virginia Military Institute.
9Monocan/Shamokin Course at Stoney Creek at Wintergreen Resort - Nellysford,
The Monocan/Shamokin Course at Stoney Creek at Wintergreen Resort is a 45 hole resort golf course in Nelson County Virginia. Built in 1988, this Nellysford course designed by Rees Jones is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 434-325-2200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt required.
Address: Rte 664, Nellysford, VA 22958
10Mountain Greens - Mcgaheysville,
The Mountain Greens is an 18 hole resort golf course in Rockingham County Virginia. Built in 1972, this McGaheysville course designed by Arnold Palmer is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 540-289-4941. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Route 644, Mcgaheysville, VA 22840
Staunton, Virginia Hotels
Staunton, Virginia Restaurants
This is a list of Staunton Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Sandwich Shops, Seafood and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published September 25, 2010
We left New Jersey where all three of our sons were born and raised heading West. Our road trip was through Newark Delaware, West Virginia, Natural Bridge, Baltimore - our goal was to reach Roanoke.