Category Archives: Beyond Virginia

19 Picturesque Waterfalls in Tennessee (+ Map)

Best Tennessee Waterfalls

Tennessee is one of the most naturally beautiful states in the US. This is a guide to the best waterfalls in Tennessee. One thing I love about visiting places in Tennessee is that no matter where you go, you’re never too far removed from mind-blowing scenery. These Tennessee waterfalls are proof of that!  Did we […]

15 Festive Christmas Tree Farms in North Carolina (+ Choose & Cut Options!)

NC Christmas Tree Farms

Although fake trees have grown more and more popular around Christmas because of their affordability, safety, and durability, real Christmas trees have never lost their charm and allure. Having a real tree in your home can truly take you back to the times when you were a child enjoying the holiday with family, and the […]

15 Cozy Things to Do in Asheville NC in Winter (+ Seasonal Tips)

Biltmore Estate at Christmas - Delaney Juarez -Shutterstock.com

Are you visiting Asheville NC in winter? This guide will detail all the wonderful things to do, winter activities, and what to expect for your trip! Asheville is a city in North Carolina located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. Known for the Biltmore Estate, America’s largest home, the city is home to plenty of activities […]

Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg in Winter: What to Do + Regional Tips

Snow in Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg is one of the most popular resort towns in the United States. Located in Eastern Tennessee in the Smokies, visiting Gatlinburg in winter is an epic bucket list item as there is so much to do and see! With ski lifts, resorts, parks, cabins, and more, Gatlinburg is the place to be each winter […]

18 Best Day Trips From Louisville (Within 3 Hours!)

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Historical Park

Although there is plenty to do in Louisville, Kentucky, what better way to make the most out of your vacation than to go on a day trip? This guide details the best day trips from Louisville, Kentucky! Whether you want to check out the beautiful nature, go to an amusement park with your family, or […]

12 Unforgettable Weekend Getaways in Kentucky

Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

Are you looking for an epic place to visit in Kentucky? This guide contains the best weekend getaways in Kentucky – including nature, cities, and more.  There are several interesting destinations in Kentucky that can make for an unforgettable couple of days. These weekend trips in Kentucky offer some of the best the state has […]