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The Greene County Visitor Center
There is always a friendly person to greet and guide you through the expansive assortment of resources. As a state certified Visitor Center we offer brochures and maps covering the coastal sands to the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You will receive a nice introduction into the history, dining, shopping and culture of the county and region. With the county centrally located to so many wonderful venues, we can easily guide visitors to presidential homes, wineries, potteries, antique shopping and national parks within a short distance away.
We offer a wonderful space to relax, enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee and connect to our free wi-fi. A short visit to the Greene County Visitor Center will leave you feeling like you are home. Stop by, say hello, stay a while and you’ll agree.
With more than 75,000 square feet of antiques, fine arts and collectibles, Greene County is an "antiquers" dream! Travel from shop to shop using our Ruckersville Antique District guide and enjoy the unique characteristics of each establishment. Period furniture, rare books and vintage glassware are just a few of the wonderful antiques to be found.
Start your culinary journey in the historic town of Stanardsville and continue throughout the county. From fine dining to casual eateries, the family owned restaurants welcome visitors into the fold. Dine at an award winning restaurant located in a charming historic inn or enjoy fresh locally-sourced meats and veggies on a quaint front porch with stellar Blue Ridge Mountain views.
Beautiful Greene County is the ideal central location to stay while visiting many of our regional historic sites. A scenic drive east takes you to Montpelier, home of James Madison. Or, head south through Charlottesville to tour Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and James Monroe's Ashlawn-Highland. Don't miss the experience of enjoying an 18th century lunch at Michie Tavern. The region is rich in Civil War sites and is part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground, a National Heritage Area.
EXPLORE GREENE COUNTY
Welcome to Greene County, one of the few gateways to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah National Park. This Central Virginia county offers the stunning beauty of the Piedmont and mountains for visitors, cyclists, hikers and naturalists. With convenient access to Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail, Greene County is the perfect place to explore our natural beauty and revitalize your senses.
Greene County is a small, rural community that offers an array of unique experiences. Explore over 75,000 square feet of antiques in the Ruckersville Antique District. Discover the creativity of local artisans from potters to metalworkers, painters to woodworkers. Relax in a cabin, cottage, inn, or a bed and breakfast. Enjoy a taste of Virginia wines at our intimate vineyards. Celebrate your special occasion with breathtaking views at a rustic, formal, or outdoor venue.