A Family-Friendly Guide to Cape Charles

There’s a lot to love about Cape Charles. The word is officially out about this quaint town on the bay—accolades include Southern Living recently naming Cape Charles as the best little beach town in Virginia. As you’re considering family-friendly beach vacations in Virginia, you’ll want to have…

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A Family-Friendly Guide to Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is the largest city in Virginia and the world’s longest pleasure beach, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Blessed with 35 miles of sparkling coastline, the city is traditionally recognized as a summertime hotspot, but its temperate climate makes it an alluring…

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Your Virginia Summer Bucket List

Summer is a great time to get outside in Virginia, whether four-wheeling on a rugged ATV trail, catching waves on a sandy stretch of coastline, or cooling off at a splashy water park. There are great indoor options, too, for when all you want is the chill of air conditioning. Think historic homes…

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Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in May 2024

Music festival season is in finally upon us, and plenty of musicians will be performing at venues and festivals around Virginia in May. Whether you’re a rock-and-roller or a country lover, catch your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth. NOTE : This is not a complete list…

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Scenic Train Rides in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

“All aboard!” Embark on a journey like no other on Virginia's only regularly-scheduled tourist trains: the Alleghany Special and the Blue Ridge Flyer. These trains have quickly become the hottest tickets in town, offering exclusive three-hour sightseeing excursions through the breathtaking…

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Your Vacation Guide to Smith Mountain Lake

Created in the 1960s with the construction of the Smith Mountain Lake Dam, Smith Mountain Lake has been a popular draw ever since. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the breathtaking scenery of the mountains envelops all parts of the lake. Smith Mountain Lake is bounded by Franklin, Bedford…

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