From the beaches to the mountains and everywhere in between, Virginia is the perfect destination for your next summer vacation. Pack up the kids for a memorable road trip and discover breathtaking scenery and hidden gems along the way, or simply relax and reconnect on a family beach or lake vacation.

For outdoor enthusiasts looking to jam-pack their vacation with activity, head west to the mountains for endless hiking , biking , kayaking , and swimming holes to cool off after a big day of adventure.

For families and individuals looking to avoid crowds, explore our lesser-known summer vacation ideas below. And always remember to observe Virginia’s current safety guidelines when you travel.