• Hiking

    Trail Trek  Feed your craving for the great outdoors and crisp air through national parks, national forests and more. True adventurers will want to tackle at least a portion of Virginia's 540 miles of Appalachian Trail. Lace up!

    Roller coaster

    Brand new rides and adventure make this the best year yet for theme park explorations. From "The World's Most Beautiful Theme Park" to Virginia's one-stop coaster-shop with expanded Planet Snoopy fun, your summer will be bursting with excitement for the whole family.

    Wilderness Road State Park topper

    Wilderness Road State Park

    Virginia Beach

    Center of the action Virginia Beach's famed boardwalk is the longest in the country and a place where families can take in the ocean views while biking, rollerblading or just strolling along for some great people watching.


    Shopping is always better in groups, so grab some girlfriends and find a discounted shopping and spa deal. Make some memories and leave the kids with Dad for the day.

    golden horseshoe

    World Class The Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg, VA is listed in the "Top 75 World-Class Golf Resorts Around the World," by Conde Nast Traveler.

    wine trails

    Travel Virginia's Wine Trails to discover award-winning wines from intimate farm wineries to immaculate tasting rooms. There are 17 trails and counting!


    Canadian You’re going to love it here. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to miles of beautiful beaches and coastline, Virginia's rich history and diverse landscape make it the perfect place for Canadians looking for a holiday close to home. We'd love to help you plan your holiday to Virginia. Click on the links below to start exploring.


    Virginia Trip Ideas

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    Virginia Wine Trails

    Follow the trail to picturesque vineyards and sample a variety of delicious Virginia wines along the way.

    Unique Shopping Experiences

    Unique Shopping Experiences

    Fill your shopping bags with amazing finds from the region's unique shopping venues, from boutiques to outlet shopping, find it all here!

    Outdoor Adventures

    Outdoor Adventures

    Take to Virginia's beautiful State and National Parks for a wide range of outdoor experiences. Hiking, biking, on the water or in the mountains, you’re going to love Virginia's outdoors!

  • Drive Times:

    From Toronto: 8-11 hrs. (Approx: 480 mi/780 km) From Montreal: 9-12 hrs. (Approx: 600 mi/970 km)

    Directions to the Region

    Contact Information:

    Sana Keller, Director- Canada
    Pulse Communications and Travel Marketing Inc.
    Canadian Representative- Virginia Tourism Corporation
    12 Belfry Avenue
    Toronto, ON M8Z 2L2
    Tel: 416-231-5692 — Fax: 416-231-6216

    Barbara Simon, Quebec Representative
    Virginia Tourism Corporation
    P.O. Box 88021, P.O. Du Fer-à-Cheval
    1700, du Fer-à-Cheval Road
    Sainte-Julie, QC, J3E 1G0
    Tel: 514.325.4998 — Tel: 800.671.4195

    To request a Virginia Travel Guide, map or "Travel Kit" of brochures in Canada, call 1-800-671-4195.
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