Explore the Virginia Aquarium

For seafaring explorers, both young and old, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Centerhas a little something for everyone. With over 800,000 gallons of exhibits and animal habitats, there's a lot to explore among the museum's fresh and saltwater displays. The marine science center's primary…

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4 Places to See Something Unusual in Virginia

While it's nice to go to the pre-planned sights of interest in Virginia, sometimes you just want to wing it and do something different. We have a few unusual sights for you to check out at Virginia State Parks that allows you to step out from the status quo to see and do things many others do not…

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Edgar Allan Poe

Poe and Petersburg A little history of the Hiram Haines House. 12 West Bank Street started as an Inn and Restaurant in 1814, and by 1829 was operated by Hiram Haines as a coffee house. Its real claim to fame lies in the fact that in 1836 Edgar Allan Poe, a friend of Haines, spent his honeymoon in…

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Dog Friendly Norfolk!

We know how important your best friend is. Yes, the furry one with four legs who gives the biggest kisses! Norfolk recognizes and celebrates how dog friendly our society has become. After all, Millennial's are buying houses based on space for their dogs, so why not base your vacation spots on them…

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Girls Weekend Getaway Itinerary

Pack your bags, grab your girls, and hit the road! It's time for a girls weekend getaway! Whether you're looking for art and culture, delicious drinks, or unique shops, there's no better city to visit than Virginia Beach! Day One: Friday Afternoon: First things first, check into your oceanfront…

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Glamping on Virginia's Eastern Shore

Stay in a yurt on the Chesapeake Bay, a historic watch house at offshore oyster grounds or an off-the-grid guest house on a private Atlantic island. The Virginia Eastern Shore's nine campgrounds hug the Atlantic Ocean on one coast, and the Chesapeake Bay on the other, and have amenities ranging from…

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