Category Archives: Best of Virginia

15 Small Towns in Virginia for a Relaxing Weekend Getaway

Middleburg

There are so many fantastic places to visit in Virginia. These are some of the best small towns in Virginia – ranging from small coastal towns to ones nestled in the mountains. We have selected Virginia small towns that cover different areas of the state and they are all ones I have personally been to […]

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 […]

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 […]

12 Gorgeous Beaches in Virginia That You Need to Visit

Sandbridge Virginia - Beaches in Virginia 2

Virginia doesn’t have a huge amount of coastline (only 112 miles), but what we do have in the state is jam-packed with gorgeous beaches and a plethora of things to do.  These are the best beaches in Virginia. Most sit along the Atlantic Ocean, but we are also listing Chesapeake Bay beaches and a few […]

The 22 National Parks in Virginia (Reasons to Visit Each + Tips)

Shenandoah National Park in Virginia

You will currently find a total of 22 National Parks in Virginia.  They vary from nature spots to Civil War monuments all are pretty easy to visit independently. This guide will take you through the Virginia National Parks and gives reasons for visiting each (and tips on how to do it!) While Shenandoah National Park […]

12 Best Places for Apple Picking in Virginia (+ Orchard Map)

Apple picking in Virginia (Best VA orchards)

As a kid, I remember schools and families going apple picking in Virginia during the fall and I always thought it was one of the coolest seasonal activities! As an adult, I still agree! Virginia has a deep apple history and we even have a festival in Winchester that celebrates the famous fruit. In fact, […]