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Casey Higgins

Nine Virginia Cities You Need to Visit this Fall

Peak color is fast approaching on the western side of the Commonwealth, which means it's high time you take a scenic drive to enjoy the beauty of these cities and the fall flavors and fun that await. -- ROANOKE & SALEM -- photo credit: Creative Dog Media, IG account: @creativedogmedia The…

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10 Virginia Resorts for Fall Fun (and Romance)

It's a beautiful, colorful season. Get out and enjoy it as a family, a couple, or on your own. Don't miss the wave of color as it sweeps across Virginia. In fact, enjoy it somewhere comfortable. Somewhere that has plenty of fun AND romance. Enjoy it at a Virginia resort. SALAMANDER RESORT & SPA |…

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Favorite Virginia Fall Vacations

In case you are unaware, Virginia is one stunning fall destination. So much so that when we pondered which specific areas would be the cream of the crop for autumn vacationing, we simply shrugged our shoulders. The boss said, "Let's let Facebook decide," and sure enough, our followers came through…

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Farm to Fork: Foodie Experiences You Won't Forget

There's a story in every meal. "Which farmer planted, tended, and harvested these beans?" "Is this local, pastured chicken?" "I wonder if this cornbread was made with locally grown and ground corn." "Where was this Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab caught?" What a pleasure it is to know the answers to those…

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Eleven Places for Virginia Crafts: Beer and Burgers

Arguably, pizza is beer's BFF, which we have acknowledged. However, there's a place for delicious farm-fresh burgers in this conversation concerning Virginia crafts. We've searched high and low to find Virginia restaurants that dedicate an equal amount of time to sourcing (and boasting about) fresh…

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Relaxing Beach Getaways for Couples

When you're vacationing as a couple, a place to stay and maybe a suggestion for something good to eat is all you really need. How you fill your time is only limited by your imagination. Are you ready for the "stay here/eat this" part? Good. Plan away ... --- SANDBRIDGE --- This quiet beach…

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Dinner With a Side of Sunset: 12 Rooftop Hot Spots

Who doesn't love a great sunset? And how better to enjoy it than with someone you love to be with while enjoying drinks and dinner? Head for a rooftop for a memorable night out with someone special. -- COMMONWEALTH SKYBAR | CHARLOTTESVILLE -- If love people watching, there's not many spots better…

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Eight Central Virginia State Parks You Might Be Missing

The virtue of being in Central Virginia is the perk of being central to most of Virginia. Not far from these Virginia State Parks are cities, small towns, mountains, and yes, even beaches to explore. Be sure to check out the green pins on the map at the end for locations. -- JAMES RIVER STATE PARK |…

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Virginia's Hidden Beaches

Most people have heard of Virginia Beach, and other Virginia beaches are on the rise for name recognition, too. However, there are "local" beaches that are easily accessible and remain fairly hidden gems. No doubt, a number of our readers will be familiar with some of these and think we're crazy…

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