Category Archives: Best of Virginia

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

14 Haunted Places in Virginia (+ Where to Find Them!)

Swannanoa Palace - Haunted places in Virginia

There are so many historic places in Virginia and many of them have creepy stories to tell and share with the world! These are some of the most haunted places in Virginia! Did we miss any of the best Virginia haunted places that you should visit this Halloween (or any time)? Please share them in […]

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 […]