Harrisonburg boasts a vibrant arts community, specialty shopping, a farmers market featuring local produce, entertainment venues, Civil War history sites and a variety of museums. The must-see Shenandoah National Park includes 196,000 acres of protected wilderness and recreational opportunities. Visitors converge on the area every autumn to take a drive on the Blue Ridge Skyline Parkway, which affords the best view of the changing colors. Downtown Harrisonburg also offers excellent dining choices from local cuisine to Thai-fusion, Greek, Ethiopian and more.

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Virginia is for lovers, so they say, and if you visit the spectacular Shenandoah Valley, you'll probably understand why. Nestled into its heart, and bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Harrisonburg, Virginia, is a vibrant city with a colorful past. The lifestyle is relaxed, people are friendly and the average listing price of a home here is $198,102.

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