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Cedar Creek Battlefield, also known as the Battle of Belle Grove, is a place that brings to life the history of Shenandoah Valley. The Cedar Creek Battlefield marks the location of that infamous 1864 campaign which was a crushing defeat of the Confederates and their last attempt to invade the Union during the Civil War. The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation made considerable efforts to erect a memorial on the location to commemorate the history of the battle and bought all the surrounding land including the visitor center. Every year the foundation sponsors a re-enactment of the battle which is a huge draw for Civil War enthusiasts.
Explore the intriguing underground Shenandoah Caverns and wonder at their beauty. The limestone formations are situated a few miles away from New Market and pose a great attraction for tourists who come here to explore the mystery behind these caves. Having been featured in National Geographic magazine, these caverns are of huge interest, especially to geologists. Few of the formations not be missed during your visit here include Capitol Dome, Diamond Castle and Rainbow Lake.