Virginia is for Lovers

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Welcome to Virginia!

FRANÇAIS

Canadian

Virginia awaits you and you’re going to love it here! From the Blue Ridge Mountains to miles of beautiful beaches and coastline, Virginia's rich history and diverse landscape make it the perfect place for Canadians looking for a holiday close to home. Our area is a foodie’s paradise, with close to 300 wineries, 200 craft breweries, and a culinary scene like no other. Golf fans will enjoy our 200+ public courses and with most of them open year-round, there’s no need to travel further south to enjoy your favorite sport. As for motorcycle enthusiasts, they’re in for a treat in Virginia, which offers hundreds of miles of curvy, hilly roads for rides to remember. Love the great outdoors? Our multiple national & state parks provide the perfect setting for playing outside with the ones you cherish. You can choose from hiking, mountain & road cycling, to an array of watersports. We are eager to help you plan your holiday. Click on the links below to start exploring and get ready to fall in love with Virginia!

Plan Your Trip:

Mileage Map

Located midway between New York and Florida, Virginia is the gateway to the South. It is also sometimes classified in the Mid-Atlantic region. Many of Virginia's great destinations are within a day's drive of Canada's largest cities, and the moderate climate makes activities such as golfing and motorcycle year-round a reality.

From Toronto: 8-11 hrs. (Approx: 480 mi/780 km) From Montreal: 9-12 hrs. (Approx: 600 mi/970 km)

Popular Destinations:

Traveling From:

London, ON

Ottawa

Montreal

Toronto

  Virginia Beach

1,161 km (12.5 hrs) 1,137 km (12 hrs) 1155 km (12 hrs) 1,089 km (12 hrs)

  Williamsburg

1,071 km (11.5 hrs) 1,147 km (11 hrs) 1184 km (11.5 hrs) 999 km (11 hrs)

  Shenandoah Valley- Luray

843 km (9.5 hrs) 975 km (9.5 hrs) 1096 km (10.5 hrs) 762 km (8.5 hrs)

  Shenandoah Valley- Winchester

757 km (8.5 hrs) 897 km (9 hrs) 991 km (10 hrs) 684 km (8 hrs)
 

  Average Temperatures: 

 

March
Average Temperature

July
Average Temperature

  Coastal Virginia Region: includes
  Williamsburg & Virginia Beach

40-60 (F) 4-15 (C) 71-85 (F) 22-30 (C)

  Shenandoah Valley Region

30-53 (F) -1-11 (C) 65-87 (F) 18-30 (C)

  Northern Virginia Region

33-55 (F) .5-13 (C) 61-86 (F)16-30 (C)

Directions to the Region
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contact Information:

Brigitte “Bri” Bélanger-Warner
Canadian Media Relations & Marketing Specialist
804-389-4688 | bwarner@virginia.org

To request a Virginia Travel Guide, golf directory, map or "Travel Kit" of brochures in Canada, call 905-831-0006 or email mail@envoynetworks.ca.

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