Steal away for a few-day getaway. You deserve an enjoyable scenic drive through the foliage, the opportunity to savor Virginia's culinary and beverage delights, and above all, the time to reconnect with your loved ones. Virginia clothed in autumn colors is a beautiful sight…
Have you been promising your partner some quality time? Relaxing sunset views, fresh seafood, and a side of adventure might be just what you both need to tune out your daily lives and tune in to each other. During the beauty of a Virginia fall, plan a weekend in Kilmarnock…
Isn’t it time for a getaway? Recharge all your senses with a relaxing escape to the Shenandoah Valley’s Rockingham County, where stunning vistas, savory dining, and global artistry will greet you around every turn!
48 Hours with the Family at BellThe whir of cars passing by, the click of keyboards, the buzzing of text messages, and sounds of sirens--these are the sounds of the daily bustle of your city life. Whether you live in Washington DC, Fredericksburg, or Richmond, you may love these…
Orange County has so much to offer: country roads, charming towns, award winning vineyards, historic homes, and vintage shopping experiences. Treat yourself to a weekend at one of our beautiful B&Bs and let the fresh air and mountain views refresh you.
Christmas shines brightest at Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™. The world’s most beautiful theme park is aglow with eight million lights, one of the largest light displays in North America. It's an experience that will fill you and your family with the holiday…
With the summer season coming to a close, we set our sights on what may be the best time of year to make a visit to Virginia Beach. With perfect weather and smaller crowds, there may be no better time to explore the diverse outdoor landscape of the coastal city.
King Street is beautifully decorated for the holiday season. So much so, HGTV named Alexandria a Top 10 Christmas Town! Fantastic shopping, traditional annual events like the Scottish Christmas Walk, and sweet brick-lined streets make this a trip you won't soon forget.
The Omni Homestead in Hot Springs is 3,000 acres of fun! This family-friendly resort offers something for everyone, and with its inclusiveness, there's no need to leave!
Located in the Blue Ridge mountains of Southwest Virginia, the town of Abingdon is known for its artsy vibe, historic charm and its proximity to some of the most spectacular outdoor recreation in the state.
The Maury River is a summer playground for locals and visitors alike. From sunbathing on the rocks to fly-fishing with a guide to maneuvering the boulders through Goshen Pass on a kayak, it’s a river destination with many opportunities for adrenaline or relaxation.
Just south of the day-to-day buzz of our nation’s capital, Northern Virginia exudes its own historical charm and cherished character. To the west you’ll find scenic country sides dotted with wineries, craft breweries, and family friendly farms ready for your arrival…
Mountain explorations are especially refreshing in the fall. Take the scenic drive of Shenandoah National Park, but then park the car and become one with the sights, sounds and beauty of the mountains.
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, winding through the rugged, beautiful Appalachian Mountains, leads you to the major hotspots of bluegrass, old time and traditional American mountain music. This getaway will create memories you'll treasure for a…
This fall when you visit Page County, Cabin Capital of Virginia, you can bring your dinner jacket and tie but you'll also want to pack your favorite jeans, some comfy shoes and an old sweater!
Fishermen appreciate the undiscovered jewels along the shorelines of Virginia's tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean such as both freshwater and saltwater fish in the same river!
Framed by both ocean and bayside beaches, Virginia's Eastern Shore accommodates every beach vacationer. With the Bay's gentle waters, nature trails and more than 142 campsites as well as value hotels, this is an ideal vacation spot for families with small children. And…
Available in all seasons, cabins can accommodate girlfriend getaways, family reunions and motorcoach groups. From riverside to mountaintops we love sharing breathtaking views with visitors and encourage you to cozy up in our cabins.
The Nelson 151 Trail provides a convenient way to sample Nelson County's many wineries and breweries, all along scenic Rt. 151 – the destination for Virginia wine, craft beer, local food, and outdoor recreation lovers.
The historic Town of Washington, founded in 1799, serves as the county seat and is home to the five-star, five-diamond The Inn at Little Washington, America's most celebrated country inn and restaurant. Christmas is the perfect time to visit!
Thirteen cabins, three lodges and a multitude of camping options await you at Claytor Lake State Park in Dublin. The 4,500-acre lake is the crown jewel of the park with a beach swimming area and dive tower, plentiful fishing and four miles of hiking and biking trails.
Virginia's coastal regions are packed with so much to do. Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads, Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay regions are the go-to destination for fun!
Nothing says romance like chocolate! Begin with a chocolate and wine pairing at 8 Chains North, which features carefully crafted chocolates from a local artisan and delicious Virginia vino. Curl up by the fireplace or enjoy the outdoor patio overlooking the vineyards.
Let’s meet in the middle, Middleburg that is. Named because it is the halfway point between Winchester and Alexandria, Middleburg is a wonderful introduction to Loudoun County. Known as the Nation’s Horse and Hunt Capital, Middleburg is home to several boutique…
Nestled beside the York River sits one of Virginia’s best kept secrets. Yorktown is known for its history—but you’ll also find fresh seafood, specialty shops, and romantic sails!
Explore the Northern Shenandoah Valley where you can kayak from the Shenandoah River Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. State Park, do a wine tasting at Valerie Hill Vineyard, shop Main Street in Woodstock, enjoy Dayton’s Farmers Market, and tour Civil War sites…
From parks (both natural and amusement) to education (history, arts and sciences), your children (and you too!) will have a blast this fall as you take in the scenery along the way.
Winter sends locals inside to nest. Spring marks the beginning of tourist season. Summer is synonymous with trips to the nearby DC National Mall. But fall ... fall is when you'll find Fairfax County, Virginia and the surrounding area at its authentic best.
Escape to the historic town of Purcellville, which is considered, “everybody's home town." Named after the town store in the early 1800’s, this town carries a history spanning the Quakers, African Americans, Civil War, transportation and more.
The beauty we can’t hide it - it surrounds us, consumes us - especially during the fall season. Our valley location provides viewing for “leaf peepers" from the highest peaks of Skyline Drive to the lower banks along the Shenandoah River.
Take Rt. 11 into Woodstock to enjoy the fall foliage and sprawling fields before stopping for dinner at The Other Place where you can enjoy great burgers and brats and unwind over their great selection of craft brews.
With four distinct seasons, each offering an unparalleled experience, plan an unforgettable trip— any time of year—to the heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.
Explore the beautiful nature Chesapeake has to offer, including a leisurely hike, boating, and exploring the wonders along the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail.
For wine lovers, fall is the perfect time for a long weekend because it's harvest season! Savor the best of Virginia's wine during Wine Month in October, or anytime throughout autumn.
Stop at Bold Rock Hard Cider, located just 20 minutes from Wintergreen, in Nellysford. Spend the afternoon sipping a crisp, refreshing and flavorful taste of the region while gazing out upon the mountains slowly transforming into a kaleidoscope of red, orange, yellow and green.
Begin your fun family trip with a bit of friendly competition at TopGolf. This entertainment center features a unique twist on the classic game as you hit microchipped golf balls onto a large target. Order lunch from their extensive menu or relax on the roof deck.
The family will have all kinds of fun in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge. With an outstanding selection of museums, attractions, events, and outdoor activities, the entire family will be excited about getting to spend a Blue Ridge Day together!
Fauquier County if full of LOVE! Begin with Warrenton’s very first LOVEwork in Airlie before heading into town for an afternoon of shopping, food, and plenty of history.
Finding LOVE in Manassas and Prince William isn’t hard. Your heart steadily grows more in LOVE as you find your way into the heart of Prince William County and Historic Old Town Manassas.
Explore Central and Northern Virginia, stay at a Quaint B&B, sample unique farm to table cuisine, visit one of Lake Anna’s Marinas or campgrounds and explore our many backroads and quaint Hamlets.
This two day itinerary takes you on a search for LOVE in the Virginia Mountains. Visiting the Virginia's Blue Ridge area includes a wide variety of outdoor recreation, amazing museums and some of the best scenery in Virginia.
Home to some of the nation’s most beautiful natural scenery, Virginia is the perfect destination for an RV vacation. Marc and Julie Bennett have been travelling the country for five years now in their RV, exploring all the open road has to offer.
Surrounded by water on three sides, Virginia’s Eastern Shore is an outdoor paradise with over 78,000 acres of parks and refuges and one of only 10 U.S. national seashores.
Called the Playground of the Potomac since 1892, Colonial Beach & Montross offer eclectic shops, unique restaurants, museums and relaxed beaches all with an hour’s drive of Fredericksburg and Washington D.C. Small towns hidden in coves and creeks, the Northern Neck…
Submerge yourself in the historic charm, vibrant atmosphere, and fresh energy in the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth. You’ll be amazed with the history and modern urban influences that come alive.
This two day trip includes a LOVEwork itinerary for finding the LOVE in the Blue Ridge Highlands. Visiting the Blue Ridge Highlands area includes a wide variety of outdoor recreation, great music and some of the best scenery in Virginia.
This LOVE-filled road trip will take you from the Atlantic coastline in Virginia Beach to Richmond, Virginia’s capital city. Enjoy sun and surf, kayaking, parks, murals, museums, craft beer, unique neighborhoods, and a wide variety of wonderful dining options on this…
Right in the center of Virginia is the state’s capitol. Along with it being a thriving financial district and center for government, Richmond has a vast array of historical sites, restaurants, shopping malls, and places to simply hang out with friends.
True foodies will want to take in as much as there is to offer on the Salty Southern Route. From RV and campsites to luxury accommodations and top-of-the-line chains - you'll find somewhere to stay that matches your style and budget.
Start your day in Bassett, VA and begin to explore the history, moonshining and motorsports in Martinsville-Henry County. Begin with a visit to the Bassett Historical Center.
One of Virginia's oldest counties is one of its newest delights. Your getaway will reveal the history, charm and hospitality of life in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Fredericksburg is a gateway to adventure, welcoming all experience levels and all ages. Fredericksburg sits on the fall line of the longest free flowing river in the eastern United States, the Rappahannock River. The banks of the river provide opportunities for paddling, rock…
Enjoy a two night getaway in Coastal Virginia! With over 22 miles of wave- and wind-free water, locals and visitors consider Chesapeake Waterways one of the best kayaking spots in the country. An exceptional hiking experience awaits you at Northwest River Park with 763 acres of…
Seeing as how Virginia is for lovers, it’s only fitting that lovers of all kinds come spend some quality time in a Virginia town with a profusion of heart- Bristol. This romantic southern getaway will provide you and your partner with a nice balance of adventure and…
Enjoy every watersport imaginable at Buggs Island Lake - Virginia's largest lake and the location of the world record blue Catfish catch! It also is home to John H. Kerr Dam.
With many accommodations in downtown Richmond, visitors can walk up and down the cobblestone streets to lively restaurants, historic sites and shops. There is so much to do on foot that you may need to come back again!
Explore a variety of architectural styles on display in the Richmond Region’s beautifully preserved homes and gardens. Exquisitely landscaped gardens can be enjoyed year-round, but are especially stunning during the fall.
It’s time to experience ultimate romance “Southern” style. Grab your hiking boots, life jacket, and sense of adventure as you explore Southern Virginia through scenic drives, visiting our local wineries, incredible eateries, fall foliage on nature hikes, and…
Escape to the quiet, laid-back land by the Bay with outdoor activities, day cruises, crabbing from the pier, nature walks, biking and delicious seafood.
Don’t let fall pass you by. Take a break and visit the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Have a fun-filled, affordable, three-day fall metro-mountain getaway.
This exciting getaway for families includes hands-on exploration at a children's museum, fresh air and mountain views, fun on the farm, and two classic retro attractions that parents will love too!
There are so many ways to have fun in the Natural Bridge area. Getaway guilt-free this fall as you visit the Natural Bridge, a spectacular immense natural wonder and nature trail; and dig into more nearby guilt-free fun!
Easy to get to, hard to forget. There are so many ways to have fun in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains when you're based in the middle of it all at Natural Bridge!
More major Civil War battles were fought in Virginia than any other state. The war divided the nation and transformed Richmond into the Capital of the Confederacy. Trace the course of the conflict that changed our nation.
Known as the Crossroads of the Civil War, modern-day Spotsylvania County boasts small-batch bourbon, craft beer and world-class recreation at the beautiful Lake Anna. There's a lot to LOVE in this Virginia destination including three LOVEworks!
Whether you love history, shopping or seasonal events, we're bringing on the cheer and adding extra glitz to make a winter getaway well worth your while. Here are just a few of the treasures you'll find when you stay in Fairfax County.
This winter, escape to a cozy winter weekend getaway to Harrisonburg, VA. With several holiday events highlighted on historic Harrisonburg's Main Street throughout December, you'll find plenty to do.
Beautiful seasons call for a road trip, and wine is an attractive lure. Let us virtually escort you around Virginia’s Blue Ridge to take in our views, tour our wineries and vineyards, and sip our finest vintages.
Don’t throw away your shot at a fantastic Hamilton-themed getaway in Arlington and Northern Virginia! Using Arlington as your central home base, this is your chance for you to explore a little of the true Hamilton story while being ‘in the room where it happens…
Take a journey through Virginia's mountain paradise and experience an outdoor enthusiast's delight. Visit two LOVEworks reflecting the natural, industrial and cultural heritage of the region.
Skyline Drive – a National Scenic Byway – traverses 105 miles in Shenandoah National Park and affords outstanding vistas from 75 overlooks. Discover the fall colors by hiking trail, guided horseback ride or at nearby attractions.
As your taste buds will discover, "farm-to-table" is more than a culinary buzzword in Lexington. Dozens of small farms dot the surrounding countryside, along with wineries and micro-breweries. Micro-seasons keep the local produce selection fresh and diverse year-round…
Virginia is home to some of the most talented makers, farmers, artisans, restraunteurs and small business owners in the country. Enjoy a taste of Virginia with these local farm and foodie getaways.
Southern Virginia, once rich in the tobacco industry, is now home to quaint and historic communities. The eight counties offer a number of attractions and history including speedways and raceways, historic trails, nature trails, scenic byways, and a number of waterways.
Come experience Tazewell County's rich heritage with beautiful scenery. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia, Tazewell County lies on the Alleghany Plateau and is characterized by its mountainous terrain.
Mountain LOVEworks are inspired by history, culture and nature! Included are the Wytheville, VA LOVEwork, Beagle Ridge Herb Farm LOVEwork and the Big Walker Lookout and Wolf Creek Indian Village LOVEworks.
Tour the scenic backroads of the Shenandoah Valley to seek out our LOVEworks. Take country roads, over rolling hills of farmland and through towns large and small to see how different places interpret the word "LOVE".
Come and enjoy what Virginia’s Rail Heritage Region has to offer. Explore the Virginia Museum of Transportation and the mighty 611 steam engine in Roanoke, see where the Bedford Boys departed at the Liberty Station Restaurant, and walk on the Blackwater Creek Trail along an…
Explore the far west territories of Virginia on a three-day “Western Front” LOVEwork road trip. This diverse topographic region features the beginning edge of the Cumberland Plateau as well as the western range of the Alleghenies.
Virginia is for adventurers, and if you’re looking for a true mountain adventure, look no further than this 3 day getaway in the majestic mountains of the Shenandoah Valley.
You deserve a getaway. Come ... Taste fresh-from-the-tides seafood. Smell the ocean's breeze. Feel complete relaxation wash over you. This is Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Brimming with historic charm and natural beauty, Waynesboro lies just three miles from the junction of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, and Appalachian Trail.
This LOVEwork road trip will take you through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley - one of the most popular getaway destinations in Virginia - alive with history, culture, farms, wineries, and exceptional opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, viewing wildlife or taking scenic…
The Central Shenandoah Valley is the perfect spot to experience a full range of rails-to-trails activities, all within easy access to spectacular outdoor recreation, a thriving local food movement and rich small town cultural offerings.
A vacation is one that celebrates our freedom – an experience that is truly American. As Veterans’ Day approaches, reflect on freedom and its many sacrifices with a trip to Stafford – less than an hour from Washington, DC and Richmond.
By beginning in the Town of Ashland and heading North, visitors are close to many of Virginia's most LOVEable stops along I-95. There's history, hot-air balloons, craft beer, Kings Dominion, and the birthplace of Secretariat - plus 4 LOVEworks!
Journey through Virginia’s magnificent Shenandoah Valley by horseback, kayak, and on foot during this 3 day getaway in the foothills of Shenandoah National Park and George Washington and Jefferson National Forest.
Fields of Gold is a regional agritourism program designed to invite visitors to experience Shenandoah Valley’s agritourism sites and activities. Visitors can create their own customized farm tour.
The Shenandoah Valley is a paradise for the Outdoor Lover. Secluded trails, scenic byways, and picturesque blueways offer a natural getaway from the hustle and bustle. With so many options for outdoor fun, you may wonder where to start!
We offer a mixture of historic museums and main streets, outdoor adventures and unique shopping and dining. With our kid-friendly attractions, there is bound to be something to please children of all ages.
Southern and Central Virginia are both known for their rich history and beautiful landscapes. Southern Virginia was once booming in the tobacco industry and is now full of quaint and historic communities.
Journey to Southern Virginia for fun on the farm. From offering farm tours to leading riding lessons, Southern Virginia locals are proud of their agriculture and enjoy sharing what they do with you.
Mother and daughter duo, Latisha and Jaithyn Boone, are the ultimate Virginia LOVEworks road warriors. They've traveled from the shores of Virginia Beach to the Shenandoah Valley to visit as many LOVEworks as possible.
Alexander Hamilton and his buddy, the Marquis de Lafayette, had some of the most dramatic moments of their history-making lives in the Greater Williamsburg area. Today, you can visit the places where it all happened more than two centuries ago, well before the nation’s…
Explore the coast of two Chesapeake Bay towns (Gloucester and Mathews Counties) on the Middle Peninsula by kayak, charter and stand-up paddle board (SUP)! Taste the best of the peninsula’s seafood in-between waterway tours.
Explore Loudoun, Virginia: DC’s Wine Country® with visits to three of our 40 wineries, dine at some of our farm-to-table restaurants, stroll through a few of our historic small towns, and experience the beauty of the county along our scenic byways.
Skip the chocolate! Give your fun-loving, adventure-seeking sweetheart a spectacularly stellar experience instead! Surprise him/her with a getaway to Waynesboro, and the two of you will be talking about this adventure for years to come.
Set Chesapeake as your affordable hub and go on a wine-filled adventure! Explore a winery for the ages, and then make-your-own at a unique new winery. Take time to shop among historic sites along the way. This is a getaway you won’t want to miss!
While visiting the biggest city in Virginia, make sure to experience the LOVE that surrounds you! Virginia Beach is a unique and dynamic destination for locals and tourists alike, offering miles of beautiful coastline, delicious dining, and exciting activities.
Virginia's Historic Triangle is full of living history and fun for the whole family. Located in Coastal Virginia between the James and York rivers – Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg together are named the Historic Triangle for their historical significance and…
A visit to charming Smithfield (home of the world-famous ham) is a true “step back in time” to a genuine small-town experience. Smithfield, incorporated in 1752, maintains its quaint river town feel and is known worldwide for its famous ham curing process.
Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah County is home to breath-taking scenery, a vast array of outdoor recreation, rich history, unique shopping, diverse restaurants, and fabulous vineyards.
Plan a getaway weekend to coastal Virginia during the off-season for an affordable vacation, stay at a winter resort to hit the slopes, or spend a romantic weekend cozied up in front of a fire with your special someone at a luxury resort.
Experience the fun of winter sports while surrounded by the sites and sounds of fall ... or spring ... or summer! Discover a place where you can ice-skate, snow-ski, snowboard, tube downhill AND snuggle up with your "snow bunny" year 'round ... discover Lynchburg!