Stokesville, Va., is about 152 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to Interstate 81 south to Route 257/Route 682 toward Mount Crawford/Bridgewater. Turn right onto Friedens Church Road, then left onto North Main Street. Stay straight onto Mossy Creek Road, then turn right onto Natural Chimneys Road and left onto North River Road into Stokesville.
Stonewall Jackson Inn
547 E. Market St., Harrisonburg
A restored 1880s-era mansion close to downtown. Rooms start at $139.
398 Stokesville Rd., Solon
Chris Scott rents out a roomy house in the middle of mountain biking country. He prefers to rent in full to six people for $1,500 a week or $800 for the weekend. Up to five additional people are allowed for an additional $100 per person. Last-minute reservations are taken for $125 for a room or $50 for a bed in the loft if the lodge is not rented in full.
Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint
80 S. Main St., Harrisonburg
A variety of creative burgers and 100 craft beers. Entrees start at $3.49.
14 E. Water St., Harrisonburg
Tex-Mex that’s popular with the bicycling crowd. Entrees start at $5.
Shenandoah Mountain Touring
222 Campbell St., Harrisonburg
Full-day or multi-day guided tours for individuals and groups. Customizable trips range from beginner to advanced and include a professional guide and lunch. One person $150; two people $210; three people $260; four people $300. More than four is an additional $60 a person. Bike rentals (not included in tour price) range between $35 and $75 depending on bike quality.