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Elkton is a rural town at heart, but it is growing and becoming more active. There’s plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the sweeping mountain views in Elkton and eastern Rockingham County. Elkton sits at the intersection of 33 and 340, so the commute to Harrisonburg or Charlottesville is a breeze.

Key Features

Shenandoah National Park: Shenandoah National Park is located just minutes down Route 33 from Elkton, bringing scenic Skyline Drive, summit hikes, and horseback riding within easy reach. Be sure to include Dark Hollow Falls and Herbert Hoover's Rapidan Camp on your Shenandoah National Park bucket list!

Anchored by Industry: Pharmaceutical giant Merck and legendary brewer MillerCoors both have a strong presence in Elkton. These industry powerhouses continue to expand their footprint in the Shenandoah Valley, bringing numerous jobs to Elkton and the surrounding areas.

Nest Picks

Elkton Autumn Days Arts and Crafts Festival

Held every third weekend in October, this harvest festival features food, crafts, kids’ activities, live entertainment, and so much more. Gather with your neighbors to celebrate crisp air, changing leaves, and the skill of local artisans.

Blue Elk Coffee

If you’re looking for a place to sit back and relax over a really good cup of coffee, Blue Elk will make your caffeinated dreams come true. This downtown coffee shop and roastery offers delectable seasonal drinks inspired by nature, including Autumn Glory, Winter's Dream, and more. One sip and you’ll agree…the elk is blue!


The largest change in elevation in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, Massanutten not only has a variety of ski runs, but also features year round fun for the entire family. Be sure to check out the indoor water park! Located in nearby McGaheysville, the Massanutten Resort is an Elkton area favorite.

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