Category Archives: Things to do

30 Best Things to Do in Richmond, VA (for First-Timers)

Best things to do in Richmond VA

Are you looking for the best things to do in Richmond VA for your upcoming trip? We have you covered! This guide contains the best attractions in Richmond, including historical and natural sites that locals and travelers will both love! You’ll also find some of the nation’s most famous landmarks in Richmond, all waiting to […]

14 Haunted Places in Virginia (+ Where to Find Them!)

Swannanoa Palace - Haunted places in Virginia

There are so many historic places in Virginia and many of them have creepy stories to tell and share with the world! These are some of the most haunted places in Virginia! Did we miss any of the best Virginia haunted places that you should visit this Halloween (or any time)? Please share them in […]

17 Fun and Historical Things to Do in Portsmouth, VA

Homes in historic Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia is a city that is teeming with history. From its founding in 1620 to the tragic yellow fever epidemic, the Civil War, and its current revival, there are many amazing things to do in Portsmouth VA! The historic seaport also offers plenty of unique architectural sites, museums, restaurants, and opportunities to educate visitors […]

9 Cozy and Festive Places to Visit in Maryland in Winter

Sandy Point State Park in winter

Maryland is known for its lively beaches and being in close proximity to Washington DC, but one thing that people don’t often associate Maryland with is its lovely winter atmosphere. If you want to check out a destination that isn’t so crowded during the colder months, plan a trip to Maryland in winter! These are […]

10 Gorgeous Arboretums and Botanical Gardens in Virginia

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Virginia

Do you love getting lost in the flora and wonder of a beautiful garden? These are the best botanical gardens in Virginia (and Washington DC)! Be sure to stop by them if you’re in any of the cities they are located in! One of my favorite things about Virginia is that we have some unusually […]

50 Amazing Things to Do in Washington DC (+ Local Tips!)

Washington DC attractions

Washington DC is one of the most dynamic and exciting cities in the United States. This is a guide to the best things to do in Washington DC (for first-timers). The city of Washington DC was purposefully built to be the nation’s capital and is based around the fundamental institutions that built America as a […]