Holiday Shopping In The Shenandoah Valley

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The holidays are here but don’t worry, there is still time to book a restful getaway at The Blackburn. You can also select from local and unique gifts while strolling in Staunton, VA. Read on to learn where to shop and dine before the holiday season slips away!


Check out Staunton’s main street to see a collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques and retail shops. Wander the historic, brick-lined sidewalks and pop into the many locally owned, independent stores for a wide selection of antiques, art, and distinctive gifts.

Here are just a few stores that we recommend:

  1. Redwood + Co (Blackburn Partner): Redwood + Co, makers of quality fine fragrances for your home and body. Their products are meticulously hand-crafted in small batches, blending pure, sustainable and, nature-based ingredients. Redwood crafts the scents we use at The Blackburn! If you love it, visit Redwood to bring your getaway home with you. 
  2. CFO Trading Company: For the men in your life, check out CFO Trading Company, a men's apparel and gift store. 
  3. Burrow & Vine: Burrow &  Vine offers lush plants, curated home décor and gifts, local artisan creations, creative learning, and community connection. This is the perfect spot to find a gift for the plant lady in your life. 
  4. Billy Opal: Billy Opal is a new boutique outlet with rotating brands & styles. 
  5. Crucible Coffee (Blackburn Partner): Check out Crucible Coffee roasters for our delicious Blackburn blended coffee!

Have someone on your list who likes experiences? Book a massage, facial, or pedicure at The Spa at The Blackburn for the gift of relaxation. Tucked away on the grounds of The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center, the spa offers a full menu of services for relaxation, rejuvenation, and an opportunity to rediscover your own inner peace. Plus, locals can enjoy spa specials now through the end of the year. Learn more about the spa here:

Retreat to Our Relaxing Property

The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center is a gorgeous property that sits on 80 acres. It’s an ideal place to enjoy the picturesque scenery and breathe in some fresh air after getting your holiday shopping done.

The Blackburn is both a functional and full-service hotel. You can treat it as an opportunity to rejuvenate your body with the 24-hour fitness room or you can simply rest and relax with the spa and on-site dining. 

The Second Draft bistro at The Blackburn offers indoor and outdoor dining and a rotating tap list of craft beers, ciders, and wines with locally sourced and seasonal menus to discover. Try our charcuterie board to get started then one of our delicious main courses like our Braised Beef Short Ribs. 

With The Blackburn’s “S’more Fun” package, you can relax by a fire pit with all of the ingredients you need for s’mores for dessert. Learn more and book this package here

Your room will be filled with modern comforts and thoughtful amenities, and with dozens of room layouts original to the 1828 property, each visit offers the opportunity for an entirely new experience. Every room comes with luxury toiletries and everything you need for a restful night

Book your stay or purchase a gift card today: