National Geographic : 1933 May
YOU WILL FIND THE NE PLUS ULTRA OF MOTORING JOY INTHE FAMOUS SHEN ANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA AND ITS BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK AREA SPRINGTIME is here. Virginia's famous Garden Week has started the flow of the tourist tide. The azaleas, rhododendrons, and laurels are taking the places of redbuds and dogwoods. The famous Apple Blossom Festival at Win chester is upon us. The beautiful Shenandoah Valley is donning its most gorgeous robes for the vernal season. From the East and the West, from the North and the South, delightful highways are ready to bring you into this greatest wonderland of Eastern America. From Washington, a mighty Nation's glorious Mecca, one can reach the heart of the Shenandoah National Park area, and as soon as it is open, the great 40-mile Skyline Drive. The lovely Valley and its resplendent Park area are only a day's motor journey or less from forty million people. From the Potomac to the Roanoke the Valley constitutes one unending yet ever-changing scene of mountain-walled loveliness. History has given the great Shenandoah Valley a golden glamour. Man has cultivated this modern Garden of Eden until it has become a 200-mile mosaic set in an azure frame. In the Luray Caverns, the Endless Caverns, and the Grand Caverns you will find the world's masterpieces in subterranean architecture. Neither castles in Spain, cathedrals in England, temples in India nor palaces in China can rival the exquisite artistry of these Creator-built fairy lands. The Natural Bridge, marvel of all Nature, before which prehistoric In dian and such men as Jefferson, Marshall and Henry Clay have stood in awed and reverent silence, has, through the miracle of electrical reproduction, be come the singing rocks, reverberating with the greatest peans of the ages. Visit the Shenandoah Valley and its unrivaled Shenandoah National Park area in 1933. They offer you the supreme in vacation joy and mark the per fect route between the North and Dixie. For descriptive booklets and de tailed information, address henanaoaValey INCORPORATED _ DRAWER SV, STAUNTON, VIRGINIA r- Titania's Veil and Saracen's The Snowdrift, one of the The Lindbergh Bridge, one Tent in the Beautiful Cav- rare formations in the fa- of a multitude of noble for erns of Luray. mous Endless Caverns at mations in Grand Caverns. New Market. which include the historic Weyer's Cave. The historic Natural Bridge with its sublime music and pageantry has stirred the souls of millions of visitors.