Category Archives: Things to do

15 Best Things to Do in Alexandria for First-Time Visitors

City Hall and Market Square in Old Town Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria is definitely one of the cities in Virginia that deserves the tourism it receives. This is a guide of things to do in Alexandria, VA for first-time visitors to the Northern Virginia city.  If you have your own tips- please drop them in the comments! Where is Alexandria, VA? Alexandria is located in Northern […]

12 Interesting & Diverse Things to Do in Winchester, VA

Winchester, Virginia is a city in the northern part of the state that is often overlooked as a weekend getaway unless you have a reason to stop on by. This is a guide of things to do in Winchester… and proof that it is just not a pit-stop on a road trip, but a pretty […]

The 22 National Parks in Virginia (Reasons to Visit Each + Tips)

Shenandoah National Park in Virginia

You will currently find a total of 22 National Parks in Virginia.  They vary from nature spots to Civil War monuments all are pretty easy to visit independently. This guide will take you through the Virginia National Parks and gives reasons for visiting each (and tips on how to do it!) While Shenandoah National Park […]

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

For years, I put the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia at the top of my home state travel list. I never knew why I had such a desire to visit but perhaps that region of Virginia was so unexplored by me and I knew my state like the back of my hand when it came […]