Category Archives: Best of Virginia

22 Historic & National Parks in Virginia (+ Travel Tips for Each)

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 Waterfall Hikes in Virginia That Are Worth Your Time

Crabtree Falls lower section Virginia waterfall

Virginia may not be renowned for its waterfalls, but they definitely do exist and they are in various parts of the state.  This guide shows the best waterfall hikes in Virginia that you’ll want to add to your bucket list. If you have a favorite Virginia waterfall hike that was left off this list, please […]

7 Picturesque Lighthouses in Virginia Worth Visiting (+ Map)

Old and new Cape Henry Lighthouses on the water in VA

Are you a lover of lighthouses? This guide walks you through the seven lighthouses in Virginia and details their history and how to visit them (if you’re permitted to do so). We have omitted Virginia lighthouses that are completely off of the land or unable to be visited or seen visibly.  If you have a […]

13 Romantic Getaways in Virginia (that Couples Will Love!)

Primland Resort in Virginia

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect intimate escape with your loved one, look no further than Virginia! These are the most romantic getaways in Virginia. With its rolling mountains and beach-front resorts, Virginia has everything you need to escape from your daily life and enjoy some special time together. In this article, we’ve […]

10 Can’t-Miss Virginia Bike Trails (Including Rails to Trails)

New River Trail State Park bike trail in Virginia in Draper, VA copy

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you will love the many Virginia bike trails that exist throughout the state.  The trails vary in level of difficulty and all have a different history behind them. These are the best bike trails in Virginia.  We have excluded mountain biking trails from this guide as we will create a […]

20 Beautiful Lakes in Virginia to Visit This Year

Sherando Lake

Something that many people don’t know is that there are only two lakes in Virginia that are naturally formed. However, it doesn’t make the others not worth visiting! This is a guide to the best lakes in Virginia – including ones spread all across the state! What are your favorite Virginia lakes? Let us know […]