Discover Unique Places to Visit 

 

From the calming and relaxing waters of the Chesapeake Bay to the iconic Blue Ridge Mountains, there’s a scenic backdrop to suit all tastes within Virginia’s ten regions. Explore charming small towns, visit fun attractions for the kids, and travel along our scenic byways to discover lesser-known destinations where you can unplug and reconnect with the ones you love. Plan your next getaway below.  

Virginia Regions

Central Virginia

Settlers arrived in Central Virginia as early as 1617. Today's living history interpreters love sharing those stories at…

Coastal VA - Hampton Roads

The Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads region continues to draw visitors year after year. There's so much to see and do year…

Shenandoah Valley

The Shenandoah Valley begins at the top of Virginia via I-81 and is approximately 140 miles long with the Blue Ridge to the east…

Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is next door to our nation's capital - Washington, D.C. - yet has kept its own character reminiscent of…

Coastal VA - Eastern Shore

Step back to a time of old railroad towns and intimate fishing villages. Listen for the unique old-world accents spoken here…

Virginia Mountains

The Virginia Mountains Region is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts with lakes to boat, rivers to fish, and peaks to conquer…

Blue Ridge Highlands

As the Birthplace of Country Music, this area invites you to travel The Crooked Road on a musical journey. The hotspots include…

Southern Virginia

Once the heart of Virginia's rich tobacco growing region, the rhythms of life rose and fell here with tobacco fortunes.

Heart Of Appalachia

At Virginia's westernmost tip, the Heart of Appalachia region is one of rugged beauty in its landscapes, culture and people…

Chesapeake Bay

Virginia's Chesapeake Bay region features George Washington's birthplace, the estate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee…

The Crooked Road

The Crooked Road winds through almost 300 miles of scenic terrain in southwest Virginia, including…