National Geographic : 1933 Mar
The Glorious SHENANDOAH VALLEY of Virginia Qhe Land of a QTousand Lures ARE you beginning to think about the 1933 call of the great out-of-doors, with its motoring, its fishing, its golf, and the hundred and one other joys of vacation time? Then turn your eyes toward the great Shenandoah National Park, with its magnificent new mountain-height Parkway of a Thousand Vistas, unap proached in America and unrivalled in Europe. r.f And from that inspiring vantage-point look down on the loveliest Valley in all the world. A thousand mosaics, each a hundred thousand acres broad, ' made up of field and forest, mountain and stream, town and country, wild areas, and well-tilled farms, will stir your soul. History, hospitality, gorgeous scenery, and glorious recreational advan tages in this wonderland of Eastern America never fail to bring the glow of joy and the thrill of rapture to the souls of those who go there. Titania's Veil and Saracen's And the climax of it all is that great quartette of Natural Wonders, un- Tent in the Beautiful Caverns matched in beauty, unapproached in splendor, unequalled in charm, and un- of Luray. rivalled in grandeur-the beautiful Caverns of Luray, the enchanting Endless ^ Caverns at New Market, the historic Grand Caverns at Grottoes, and the sublime Natural Bridge. These great Caverns are as different as Bagdad and Rio, as contrasting as an' Rigoletto and Lucia, and none of them more than half an hour's ride from the Parkway of a Thousand Vistas. Ci '| The Natural Bridge was once owned by Thomas Jefferson, and was pronounced by John Marshall "God's greatest miracle in stone." Science has now made its walls ring, The Snowdrift, one of the rare as never a cathedral built by man has rung, less Caverns at New Market. with the sublimest music in the world. A ya' splendid hotel on the grounds accommodates C "IL those who desire to see the nobly conceived night pageantry. Whether you are looking for the supreme in vacation joy, wanting to become a resident / of one of the finest areas in all America, or i desiring to discover the perfect way to Dixie, The historic Natural Bridge. write for information. T with its sublime music and pageantry, has stirred the souls of millions of visitors. For Booklets Address: The Lindbergh Bridge, one of a multitude of noble formations in Grand Caverns, which in clude the historic Weyer's Cave. The Lee Highway, the Val ley Pike, and the Boulevard of a Thousand Vistas are un rivalled roads through Amer- INCORPORATED ica's "Land of Pure Delight." DRAWER SV, STAUNTON, VA.