Category Archives: Beyond Virginia

15 Best Small Towns in Maryland for a Weekend Escape

Small towns in Maryland

You will find a plethora of amazing destinations in Maryland and one thing the state does well are small towns! These are the best small towns in Maryland to visit this year. We selected Maryland small towns that span the state – from coastal villages and towns to ones nestled in the forests… and beyond! […]

12 Fantastic Weekend Trips from Charlotte, North Carolina

Bald River Falls in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee

Are you looking for the best weekend trips from Charlotte, North Carolina? This guide has you covered! There are so many amazing places to visit near Charlotte, whether they be in North Carolina or somewhere outside of the state in Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, or South Carolina. Some of the weekend getaways from Charlotte are obvious […]

16 Charming Small Towns in West Virginia (+ Things to Do!)

Harpers Ferry

I have said it once and I’ll say it again – West Virginia is one of the most underrated places in the United States. And these charming small towns in West Virginia are some of the state’s best attractions! While most West Virginia towns and cities are not all that populated, to begin with, you’d […]

19 Best Day Trips from Baltimore (under 3 Hours!)

Gunpowder Falls State Park

You will find so many cool things to do in Baltimore that you don’t need to leave the city to enjoy your time. However, you will find so many cool day trips from Baltimore that you’ll want to plan more time into your itinerary so that you can enjoy some of them! We have listed […]

21 Best Things to Do in Gatlinburg, Tennessee (for First-Timers!)

Surely you’ve heard all about what Tennessee’s capital and the home of country music, Nashville, has to offer, but nowhere quite combines scenery and fun like Gatlinburg in the east! This mountain resort town is one of the most famous in the country and home to popular attractions such as the Great Smoky Mountains National […]