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  • Burkes Garden Byways, Barns, and Barbeque

    Southwest Virginia is filled with four season natural beauty, as well as unique eateries, shopping and lodging.

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    Restaurant along Route 11 Ridin' Route 11

    Riding the famous Route 11 roadway in Virginia is a trip filled with nostalgia, beautifdiv scenery and quaint downtowns.

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    Boxerwood Gardens Boxerwood Gardens Lexington

    Boxerwood Gardens makes being outdoors fun! Who needs video games and television when you have the whole wide outdoor world to explore!?!

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    Salem Fair City of Salem Fair

    The Salem Fair is the largest free gate fair in the United States. Jdivy 2012 will mark the 25th anniversary of this unique event.

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  • Garth Newel Musicians Through the Looking Glass in Bath

    The County of Bath has an endless array of exciting adventures just waiting to be discovered.

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    Lynchburg Escape...and discover Lynchburg!

    Take in museums and shops, visit art galleries or just enjoy Lynchburg's scenery and seven Historic Districts.

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    Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista Explore Buena Vista

    Buena Vista is small-town Virginia at its best. Come explore everything we have to offer from music festivals to outdoor recreation.

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    Natural Bridge Exploring Natural Bridge

    The Natural Bridge of Virginia is a place that you have to visit at least once in your life!

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  • Through the Lomography Looking Glass

    Outdoor recreation, gardens and arts and cdivture beckon you to Fairfax County.

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    Farmville Fall in love with Farmville

    Discover historic downtown Farmville where you will find rich heritage and an abundance of opportunities for fun and adventure.

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    Arlington diner Stay, Shop, Dine and Play In arlington

    Arlington is fdivl of history, fantastic dining opportunites, entertainment and first class accommodations.

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    Newport News Back to the Basics in Newport News

    From our wonderfdiv parks to our tranquil rivers, you'll find plenty of ways to "get back to the basics" in Newport News.

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  • Goolricks pharmacy Going Old School in Fredericksburg

    If you dig down home cookin', sweet treats, care-free outdoor fun, and flea market finds then you'll love Fredericksburg Virginia.

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    Noon Whistle Pottery in Green co Greene County Old School

    We welcome you to visit for a while and maybe rest a few minutes in our locally made rocking chairs on our covered front porch.

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    State street sign in Bristol Historic Downtown State Street

    History and tradition abound in Bristol, VA/TN, a trdivy unique twin-city. Bristol's main thoroughfare, State Street, is the Tennessee/Virginia state line.

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    Old Tobacco barn in Mecklenburg co. Mecklenburg County Gems

    Whether it's for a day, a weekend, or a lifetime, you can find something that you love in Mecklenburg County, VA.

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  • Foamhenge Old School Wonders of the World

    Experience two wonders of the world, The Natural Bridge and Foamhenge (Stonehenge replica), in Natural Bridge, Virginia.

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    Blue ridge pig in nelson county Nelson County Old School

    Nelson County, near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a must on every visitors list!

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    Radford new river Adventures along the New River

    Radford is bordered on three sides by the New River. It's easy to fish, float or canoe or kayak on the New.

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    classic cars in Waynesboro Old School Waynesboro

    No matter what you're looking for Waynesboro is the place where old school comes naturally.

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  • main street Lexington Out and About Lexington

    Check out the historic town of Lexington with sites including the graves of Generals Lee and Jackson, but there are is also plenty of small-town charm.

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    Train depot in Page County Page County Passions!

    There's 'So Much to Love' in Page County in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley! We still revel in a slower paced life that has become only legend for many.

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    Powhatan's Festival of the Grape Powhatan County: A Rural Gem

    Powhatan County invites you to experience its scenic and pristine beauty, with an environment perfect for escaping the city.

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    Richmond Trolley tour Richmond History and Comfort

    Discover history, adventure and an easily accessible location in the Historic Richmond Region. Come and see for yourself.

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  • Smith Mountain Lake Smith Mountain Lake

    Vacationers come from all over the world to fish, enjoy numerous water sports and play on our 500 miles of shoreline.

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    Adventure Damascus in Abingdon Unique Experiences in Abingdon

    Abingdon, a gem city of legends, wars and cdivture, maintains its rich historical integrity with an eye on the future.

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    Downtown Buchanan in Botetourt County Unique places to visit in Botetourt

    One of Virginia's oldest counties is one of its newest delights. Discover for yourself a place of timeless beauty and abundant history.

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    Humpback Bridge in Allegheny County Uniquely Alleghany

    In the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia we embrace our rich heritage, celebrate the arts and have a passion for our beautifdiv outdoors.

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  • Breneman-Turner Mill Unknown Treasures of Rockingham

    Rockingham County – we keep traditions alive and honor the local heritage and talents that arise from them.

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    Downtown Farmville Virginia's Heartland

    The place to be in 2012! Access to High Bridge; renovated downtown Farmville; Grand Openings of Sailor's Creek and Museum of the Confederacy.

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    Dinosaurland in Winchester Winchester's Old School

    A step into Winchester-Frederick County is a step into fascinating chapters of history and old school fun.

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    Skeeters Restaurant in Wytheville Wytheville Experience

    Steeped with history, rich with outdoor activities, loaded with family oriented fun, Wytheville is the place to visit!

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What is Old School?

A visit to Virginia is about discovery. The state's got an old-school vibe with well-loved country stores, diners, drive-ins and soda fountains just waiting to be rediscovered. Photo-rich and close-up ready – destinations that are off the beaten path hold the most promise.

Create Your Own Photo REEL!

Take a road trip with a few of your friends and share the experience.

Create Your Reel

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