Great Family Photo Shoot Locations
Family photo shoots create memorable experiences and keepsakes. Choosing a location and a photographer can also accentuate that experience. Whether you are drawn to a more traditional backdrop or interested in a unique and off the beaten path locale, this is our guide to great family photo shoots.
Oatlands Historic House and Gardens has more than 415 acres of gardens, green lawns and historic architecture to serve as backdrop for beautiful family photos.
Morven Park similarly has a large historic home and beautiful gardens to provide secluded, beautiful settings for a family outing and picture-taking.
Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield4
The former golf-course turned ecological preserve by Shenandoah University still sports 18 "holes" worth of paved walking trails with views ranging from a perch high above the river to being enveloped by bluebells in the marshland.
The George C. Marshall International Center5
The George C. Marshall house (Dodona Manor) is a great place to take photos on patriotic holidays, as there's usually a presentation of the colors plus the house and museum.