Staunton, Virginia CVB — 2010-11 Visitors Guide
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The streets in Downtown Staunton are lined with delightfully different shops to appease the antiquer, the art collector, the foodie, the wine connoisseur, the party planner, the outdoor enthusiast and the child in us all!

There are over a dozen stores in Staunton in which to find your home, bath and kitchen needs. Arthur’s is a local tradition where you’ll find elegant furnishings and accessories for your home or office. If you’ve got a hobby, Staunton is your solution. From art supplies and model trains to beads and quilts, we’ve got the purveyor of your pastime. Rachel’s Quilt Patch is located in an 1860 railroad freight station where quilters gather for classes and clubs and yards and yards of fabric are bought and sold. A piece of local art can be one of the best shopping finds on your vacation and Staunton has galleries galore for you to choose from such as Beverley Street Studio and Co-Art Gallery, which is a cooperative gallery with over forty members.

In addition to art, antiques and housewares, there are several stores in Staunton for that hard-to-find children’s gift. From Grandma’s Bait and Pufferbellies to Wilderness Adventure, you’ll find something to put a smile on any child’s face. Pufferbellies Toys & Books for Children has become a destination in itself in Staunton. It is the largest independent specialty toy store in the Shenandoah Valley and offers the finest classic, educational and unique toys and books for kids. Gifts of food or wine always turn out well and Staunton has several merchants to satisfy your appetite such as The Wine Cellar, Staunton/Augusta Farmers’ Market or Newtown Bakery.

With over one hundred shops, galleries and restaurants, Staunton is a haven for that one-of-a-kind small town shopping experience.