Category Archives: Regions

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 […]

7 Jaw-Dropping Waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park

Overall run falls in the fallOverall Run waterfall

If you love waterfalls as much as I do, you will be obsessed over these incredible waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park! There are several amazing Shenandoah National Park waterfalls.  We have picked a handful of our favorites and many of them are reachable with an easy hike within the park (and are accessible from Skyline […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]