This region of Virginia is full of wonders and many people come to share in its delights every year. James Madison University is a lovely campus to explore. That's not all - with huge displays of flowers and some underground action, you'll have an unforgettable stay.
A campus tour is the perfect way to discover James Madison University. The tours are available almost daily and they start at Madison Hall. Parking and directions will be provided in your confirmation email. Shuttle buses travel to and from the university, stopping at Charlottesville airport, Greyhound bus station and Amtrak train station. It's also possible to rent a car on campus with Zipcar.
This arboretum is located on the James Madison University grounds and there is a lot to explore. Witness the sea of yellow in the Daffodil Garden and the different species of ferns in Fern Valley. There are hundreds of species of colorful flowers on display – the scents will tickle your senses. There are also trails covering an area of 125 acres through a mature Oak-Hictory forest.
Head 200 feet underground for the one mile guided tour through the Shenandoah Caverns. There are 17 chambers to explore, with fabulous rock formations such as the Diamond Cascade, the Grotto of the Gods and the Bacon formations. The colored lighting adds to the excitement. There's also an elevator if you don't feel like walking.