Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

Shenandoah National Park in Winter: Is It Worth Visiting?

Winter in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia

One of my favorite places in Virginia (and the US as a whole) is Shenandoah National Park. The park comes to mind when people think of fall, but there is plenty to keep one occupied in Shenandoah National Park in winter. This is a guide to winter in Shenandoah National Park– including what to do, […]

10 Best Things to Do in Chincoteague for First-Timers (+ Map)

Assateague Horse or Chincoteague Ponies - what to do in Chincoteague

Is Chincoteague on the top of your Virginia bucket list? If so, here are the best things to do in Chincoteague for first-time visitors! Chincoteague, Virginia was a place that I became familiar with almost immediately after moving to Virginia as a child. I partially blame my school’s librarian for introducing me to ‘Misty of […]

14 Fantastic (and Historical) Things to Do in Abingdon

Things to do in Abingdon Virginia

If you are looking for the best things to do in Abingdon, Virginia – we have you covered! This guide talks about what to do in Abingdon and gives some quick tips for those visiting Abingdon for the first time. If you have any Abingdon travel tips, please leave a comment below! Where is Abingdon, […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 Caverns in Virginia That You Can Visit (Practical Info + Map)

10 Caverns in Virginia That You Can Visit (Practical Info + Map) - Luray Caverns Virginia

Growing up in Virginia, one thing I quickly noticed about my state was the sheer amount of caverns that exist throughout the western regions. Visiting caverns in Virginia is a very popular activity for both the solo traveler and families, especially during the scorching summers. This is a guide to the best caverns in Virginia […]