Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
Staunton, Augusta, and Waynesboro
Nelson and Albemarle Counties
Northern Neck of Virginia
Martinsville and Henry County
Eastern Shore of Virginia
Alleghany, Bath, Craig, and Highland Counties
Winchester and Frederick County
The Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe, and the Cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford
Choose from the many creative excursions and activities available as you plan your trip to Virginia! The Artisan Trail Network will help you navigate a unique adventure. We invite you to explore the byways and back roads, visiting craft artisan studios, agri-artisan gardens & farms, wineries & breweries, galleries & craft related venues, local businesses & eclectic shops and historical & cultural points of interest.
Create your own personalized itinerary using our interactive trip planner to map all the delightful places to visit via the “Virginia is for Lovers” traveler’s gateway. Discover unique trail sites to visit by searching by media, type of business, keywords and other search options. Select the places and talented artisans you want to visit and print out the driving maps that will get you to their door.
Enjoy the local flavor of your destinations by choosing unique dining and privately owned lodging as you wind your way from studio to farm enjoying the scenic landscapes and points of interest along the way.
Plan using the calendar feature to look ahead for seasonal events like arts & craft festivals, exhibitions, farm market activities and cultural holidays.
"I delight in weaving and love to see the patterns take shape."
Rappahannock Artisan Studios
"My work has been greatly influenced by my love of nature and of primitive pottery."
"My work is inspired by nature, created by hand, using Old World technique combined with the technology of today."
Rappahannock Artisan Studios Glass: Functional (non-wearable),
"I love creating art with glass and stones incorporating nature's ever-changing light."