Winchester is an independent city and serves as the county seat of Frederick County, VA. Like its neighbors, Winchester is defined by its rural heritage. Winchester, VA enjoys the title of “Apple Capital.” Winchester is home to Shenandoah University and the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Residents of Winchester are well situated with easy access to the outdoor offerings of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
Quality of Life:
Winchester County has a vast array of activities to do. From history and museums to family fun, to outdoor recreation to shopping, arts and entertainment to a historic downtown there is something for everyone.
Winchester is really known for the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Thousands of people come together to celebrate the apple blossoms. It has been going on since 1924 and is still a huge tradition. Parades, a carnival, dances, concerts, a 10K race, wine festivals and a golf tournament are the few of the 30 plus events.
Casual and fine dining is big in Winchester County. There is almost every kind of cuisine you could imagine. Along with the extensive dining options there is a magnificent nightlife. A draft house cinema, first Friday’s, wineries, grilles and lounges are only the start of the wonderful nightlife in Winchester County.
Win Tran is a transit that operates regular routes throughout Winchester that takes passengers to local dining or shopping or anything else they need to access in the City of Winchester. The Shenandoah Valley Commuter Bus offers weekday commutes to Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Arlington County and Fairfax County. I-81 is very easy to access.
Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport: < 34 miles
Washington Dulles International Airport: < 68 miles
Cumberland Airport: < 72 miles