Category Archives: Hiking & Outdoors

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 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 […]

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 […]

Everything to Know Before Visiting First Landing State Park

Rainbow sheen in Cypress Swamp at First Landing State Park

If you’re planning a trip to First Landing State Park, you should definitely do your research before going. This is a First Landing State Park travel guide including what to do, why you should visit, and more! About First Landing State Park Just outside of Virginia Beach is the historic and beautiful First Landing State […]