Fireworks on Norfolk Waterfront
4th of July FestivalsJuly 4th FestivalsCelebrate your independence in Virginia! Find a fun festival or parade.
Fireworks at Smith Mountain LakeFireworksFind a fireworks display with our interactive map.
Lockn' Festival Jay Blakesberg. Courtesy of Lockn' Festival.
Jazz Festival, RichmondSummer FestivalsMusic sets the scene for an outstanding summer in Virginia.
John Paul Jones Arena ConcertBig Names in ConcertDon't miss your favorite artists performing in Virginia's best venues.
Virginia Beach Surfing
Summer FestivalsSummer FunNo weekend plans? Summer festival season is in full swing starting in May.
VA BeachVirginia BeachVirginia Beach offers a great mix of beach life by day and endless fun after dark.
Outdoors Hiking
Kayaking on Lake 6530 AdventuresPassionate about adventure? Consider yourself a thrill-seeker? This list is for you!
CampingCampingSpring and Summer are great times for camping, RV-ing, and kicking back outside.
Virginia Chef
Tray VA Red WineVirginia WineVirginia's 200 plus wineries are winning awards and winning over wine lovers worldwide.
OysterBay StarsVirginia oysters are the stars of the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.
2014 Theme Parks
Kings Dominion CoasterTheme ParksBeckoning families every summer with two of the world's most spectacular theme parks.
Water Country USAWaterparksBring the camera, sunblock and plenty of laughs for these wild adventures!
Craft Beer on Tap
Beer SamplesQuench Your ThirstWine or Beer, Virginia is one of the hottest places on the East coast to quench your thirst.
August Virginia Craft Beer MonthCraft BeerCraft Beer Month comes in August. But there's no time like the present to discover Virginia's microbrew scene.
Cabin at Cove Ridge - Natural Tunnel SP
Cabins Cottages TrayCottages & CabinsHuddle up in a Virginia cabin or cottage - a great place for families to reconnect.
State Park CabinsState Park CabinsVirginia's top-rated state parks also have some great overnight options.

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Taste the Virginia Wine Experience

Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other, with more than 250 wineries and dozens of wine trails surrounded by lavish scenery, breathtaking views, quaint small towns and monumental historic sites.

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30 Favorite Virginia Hikes

Which Virginia hikes are the best? See this list of favorite hikes as mentioned by our Facebook and Twitter fans!

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What’s Happening in Sports in Virginia

July 01, 2015

Local and national events make Virginia a top destination for sports in 2015 and beyond. From the UCI Road World Championships to AAU ...

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17 Virginia Cities You’re Going to LOVE

July 01, 2015

If you’ve enjoyed reading about some of Virginia’s small towns (parts one and two), these bring the fun on a larger scale. ...

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Castleton Festival. Image by Molly M. Peterson.

Eight Music Festivals in July You Need to Attend

July 01, 2015

Summer is the time to get out and enjoy all the music festivals Virginia has to offer. In July, the great music festivals are not . . .

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Virginia’s Hidden Beaches

June 30, 2015

Most people have heard of Virginia Beach, and other Virginia beaches are on the rise for name recognition, too. However, there are ...

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10 Suggested Itineraries for the Food and Wine Lover

June 30, 2015

Come to Virginia for a culinary adventure guaranteed to whet your palate! From farm-raised oysters to home-grown ham and peanuts, there is ...

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