Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

12 Best Places for Apple Picking in Virginia (+ Orchard Map)

Apple picking in Virginia (Best VA orchards)

As a kid, I remember schools and families going apple picking in Virginia during the fall and I always thought it was one of the coolest seasonal activities! As an adult, I still agree! Virginia has a deep apple history and we even have a festival in Winchester that celebrates the famous fruit. In fact, […]

7 Fun and Diverse Things to Do in Waynesboro, VA

Humpback Rocks Visitor Center

One of the most picturesque places in Virginia that remains underrated is the city of Waynesboro, Virginia in Augusta County. These are several things to do in Waynesboro VA, showcasing how diverse its offerings are! I used to travel to Waynesboro as a kid for sports tournaments and always found the city to be particularly […]

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! […]

14 Jaw-Dropping Waterfalls in Kentucky (+ Map!)

Best Kentucky Waterfalls

Kentucky is such a green and picturesque state. And these waterfalls in Kentucky make it an even more exciting place to visit! This list of Kentucky waterfalls is not conclusive as there are several throughout the state, but we tried to gather our top picks, including some of the best waterfall hikes in Kentucky. Did […]

15 Best Small Towns in Kentucky (+ Bourbon Trail Towns!)

Midway

Kentucky is known for its large cities that have a small-town feel and its small towns that have a relaxing vibe – perfect for a getaway! These are our top picks for the best small towns in Kentucky. I used to live on the border of Kentucky for a while, actually (in Virginia, however). I […]

7 Fantastic Places to Go Hiking Near Lynchburg VA (+ Map)

Hiking in Amherst

Virginia is teeming with beautiful nature and Lynchburg sits in an area where the east meets the west. For me, this means that there is some fantastic hiking near Lynchburg VA for all skill levels! We tried to keep this guide focused on day hikes near Lynchburg rather than extended weekend hikes more toward the […]