Virginia is for all kinds of outdoor lovers

Whether you're a fall mountain hiker, a spring dock sitter (because you're not a mountain hiker!), or a summer beach lounger, Virginia's got something for every type of outdoor lover.

A four season destination with an abundance of adventures, Virginia’s outdoor experiences are seemingly endless. From the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the calming Chesapeake Bay, the beauty of Virginia’s landscape is legendary. 

But look closer and you’ll see there’s far more than a static landscape. Virginia’s outdoor destinations are also home to wineries and breweries, vibrant small towns, luxury resorts, cozy cabins, secluded campgrounds, epic hiking and biking trails, and every type of paddling

So what kind of outdoor lover are you? We've included trip planning inspiration below - find your perfect Virginia adventure and come love it for yourself.

 

Outdoor Experiences

Family Floats

Virginia is blessed with paddling waters aplenty — slow moving blackwater streams drifting into the Atlantic coastal plain, tidal…

16 Amazing Camping Spots

With a sky full of bright stars overhead and the soothing sounds of crickets chirping, the experience of camping connects you to…

30+ Freshwater Swimming Holes

Summer calls for a dip in the water, and we have fresh mountain streams and rivers that you’ll find most refreshing on a hot day…

Hiking With Kids

Moments as simple as discovering some fascinating bug, or collecting different colored autumn leaves, or maybe having a picnic in…

Backpacking Trips

The state of Virginia is blessed with plentiful tracts of wild lands, places where backpackers can find large parcels of terrain…

Outdoor Adventure Road Trips

When road tripping through Virginia, you will experience an incredible variety of landscapes, terrain, and habitats in which to…

30+ Outdoor Activities for Kids

Every spring, summer, and even autumn, outdoor adventures in Virginia should be on your agenda. But with so many options, how do…