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August, 2012
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Enter to tickets to Mumford and Sons in Bristol

Massanutten Mountain Jam

Super Summer Savings

Waterpark FunMake the most of your summer from now through Labor Day weekend with these great deals.

~ 3rd Night Free, Hampton
~ 30% Off Stay, Warm Springs
~ Fun in the Sun, Newport News
~ Dolphin Discovery, Virginia Beach
~ 3-Night Stay up to 15% Off, Virginia Beach
~ More Deals and Packages

Love on Tap: August Virginia Craft Beer Month

Williamsburg AleWerksVirginia will be serving up love on tap for the first-ever Virginia Craft Beer Month this August. For beer lovers this is a great time to visit Virginia for true local flavor at more than 40 craft breweries and restaurants and bars who have local love on tap. The month-long celebration culminates with the first-ever Virginia Craft Brew Festival August 25 at Devils Backbone Brewery in Nelson County.

~ Annual Hops Harvest, August 1
~ Beer Tasting Dinner, August 23
~ Summer Blues & Brews, August 25
~ Virginia Breweries

Check out LOVE artwork in Virginia

LOVE artwork at Kiptopeke State ParkLove is at the heart of every Virginia vacation and we’ve got the giant LOVE artworks to prove it!

Check out our new map at for places where you and your family can add more love to your vacation. We can’t wait to see your pics!

Tax-Free Shopping

Live music in Norfolk.

August 3-5 is tax-free shopping in Virginia.

» Shop & Stay, Williamsburg
» Nordstrom & You, Norfolk
» Shop 'til You Drop, Fredericksburg
» All Shopping Packages

Election-Free Zone

Shenandoah National Park

Travel scenic Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park to Skyland Resort or Big Meadows Lodge and enjoy Election-Free Zone accommodations for just $119 per night in the park!

» Skyland Resort
Big Meadows Lodge
» Election-Free Zone

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Shenandoah National Park.

Plentiful Peaches

Peaches at Chiles Peach Orchard

Summer's sweetest fruit is ready for harvest this month in Virginia. Have a taste.

» Peach Festival
Dog Days Peach Festival
Virginia Peach Festival
» Peachy Weekends
» U-Pick Peaches (and apples, too!)

Featured Travel Packages  Featured Discounts

Women's Wellness Weekend, $272 for 2

» Shenandoah Caverns Pkg, $244 for 4

» Girls' Weekend Pkg, $495+

» Natural Bridge Escape, $129+ for 4

 10% Off Tuesday Stays, Blacksburg

» Free Admission for Active Military, Roanoke

» 4th Night Free, Wintergreen Resort

» 33% Off 2nd Night B&B, Harrisonburg
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