Category Archives: Best of Virginia

7 Places to See Spring Wildflowers in Virginia (& Nearby)

Wildflower Meadow, Virginia

Are you looking for the best places to see spring wildflowers in Virginia? This guide will show you where (and when!) to find the colorful beauties! This is a guide to where to see Virginia spring wildflowers, including some options in local areas outside of Virginia.  Let us know where your favorite destination for wildflowers […]

11 Places to Find the Prettiest Fall Foliage in Virginia

The Priest Wilderness

One thing I repeatedly miss not being in Virginia during fall are the colors. This guide showcases some of my favorite places for beautiful fall foliage in Virginia.  Many places on this list are the usual suspects as I have written this for those that may be visiting from out of state. But, there are […]

10 Colorful (and Fun!) Things to Do in Virginia in Spring

Monticello in spring in Virginia

The arrival of spring have you amped up for some new activities and nature? These are the best things to do in Virginia in spring! Spring is one of the best times of the year to visit Virginia (pending you don’t have extreme allergies), and there are several things to do for kids, adults, families, […]

12 Festive Pumpkin Patches in Virginia (+ Corn Mazes!)

Pumpkin patches in Virginia (+ Virginia corn mazes)

Fall is a fantastic time to visit Virginia. And one of the best things to do is to visit the pumpkin patches in Virginia!  This guide discusses some of the most popular Virginia corn mazes and pumpkin patches to enjoy during fall. Let us know if we missed any of your favorite VA pumpkin patches […]

10 Gorgeous Arboretums and Botanical Gardens in Virginia

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Virginia

Do you love getting lost in the flora and wonder of a beautiful garden? These are the best botanical gardens in Virginia (and Washington DC)! Be sure to stop by them if you’re in any of the cities they are located in! One of my favorite things about Virginia is that we have some unusually […]

15 Places for Strawberry Picking in Virginia (+ U-Pick Farms)

Self-pick strawberry farms in Virginia - The Old Major - Shutterstock

Are you looking for the best places to go strawberry picking in Virginia? This guide covers the best u-pick strawberry farms in Virginia and more! Let us know if we missed any amazing Virginia strawberry farms near you! Thanks! When is Strawberry Season in Virginia? Strawberry season tends to be a bit over a month […]