Eco Tours

With the “green” movement that has been getting more and more popular in the country in recent years, many people on Virginia Vacations are interested in learning more about the environment and how to preserve it. The Virginia Natural Bridge, by its very definition, is one of the green and environmentally friendly Virginia Attractions found in the Shenandoah Valley Virginia. Once you have toured the Natural Bridge in Virginia and taken in all the history, culture and natural settings it has to offer, be sure to visit some of the other eco tour Attractions in Virginia.

The Highland Scenic Tour was designated in 1989. The National Forest Scenic Byway snakes through a landscape of scenic views, unique rock formations, and an abundance of regional flora and fauna. This region was once a thriving mining community, and along the Highland Scenic Tour you can still find several historic places from that time.

Wade’s Mill is a working water-powered grist mill that lies in Northern Rockbridge County. Built in the 1750s, the mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors to the mill can buy some of the products made here – stoneground flours, bagged flour, mixes, kitchenware and gifts. It even offers cooking classes taught by the miller’s wife!

People from all over the country choose to take their Virginia Vacations in this region of the Shenandoah Valley VA. The Natural Bridge VA is one of the most popular Virginia Attractions in this area, and visitors to the Natural Bridge enjoy all the historic, cultural and natural splendor it affords. Be sure to visit some of the eco tours in Virginia on your visit to the Natural Bridge in VA.