- TripBuzz found 97 things to do with kids in or near Winchester, Virginia, including 73 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Martinsburg, Harpers Ferry, Front Royal and Berryville.
- From Wagon Wheel Ranch to Skyline Paintball Winchester, the Winchester area offers 82 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Historic Sites, Theaters and History Museums.
- Home to Shenandoah University, Winchester is a small town in Frederick County, Virginia. Surrounded by apple orchards, the town is a large producer of apples and apple products. This college town also hosts numerous festivals and special events throughout the year including an Apple Blossom Festival and the Marker-Miller Peach Festival.
Used as a military office during the construction of Fort Louden in 1755-56, Washington's Office Museum is a two-room exhibit displaying information and personal artifacts from Washington's time in the Winchester area, including a cannon on the grounds. Open April through October.
Located within Jim Barnett Park, Winchester Dog Park is a fenced canine recreation facility with grass fields. The park provides sheltered picnic tables, drinking water, dog waste bags, double-gated entry and a separate small dog area.
An historical landmark, Third Winchester Battlefield is an educational, outdoor tourist destination. Visitors to the park can enjoy a nature walk while also learning about the battle via informational signs that are placed along the path.
A subsidiary of Carmike Cinemas, Apple Blossom 12 shows the most recent in movie releases. For added enjoyment, the theater offers concessions with snacks and treats such as soda, candy, ice cream and popcorn with special seasonings.
Situated on 170 acres, Jim Barnett Park features facilities for baseball, soccer, basketball and tennis, a disc golf course and a fishing lake. The park also offers a fitness trail, a war memorial, children's playgrounds and picnic areas.
Showcasing personal items belonging to General 'Stonewall' Thomas Jackson, Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters is an 18th Century cottage used by Jackson in 1861-62 during the Shenandoah Campaign. A costumed tour guide brings Civil War history to life through Jackson's story and possessions.
Abram's Delight traces the history of the Hollingsworth family through 200 years in oldest house in Winchester. A historical tour includes the main house, and a recreation of a log cabin circa 1780 similar to that of the original owner Abraham Hollingsworth.
In operation since 1929, the Winchester Little Theatre is a community theatre housed in the historic Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Station. The theatre now offers a full season of plays, along with classes for children and youth.