The city of Waynesboro is located at the eastern part of the Shenandoah Valley, on the banks of the South River, a south fork of the Shenandoah River. It is about 30 minutes west of Charlottesville.
Major points of interest in Waynesboro include the pedestrian friendly historic downtown area, the P. Buckley Moss Museum, which hosts a collection of Patricia Buckley Moss works and the Plumb House Museum located at the grounds of the Battle of Waynesboro.
About two miles from downtown Waynesboro is the Rockfish Gap Entrance Station to Shenandoah National Park which features the famous 100 miles long Skyline drive in Blue Ridge Mountains.
Hotels and motels in Waynesboro serve as an ideal base camp for park visitors and all offer easy access to both downtown and to the I-64.