Category Archives: Regions

9 Best Trails for Hiking Near and In Richmond (All Levels)

Hikes in Richmond VA

Virginia’s capital city of Richmond is located in a very strategic and optimal place to take advantage of some of the state’s best nature.  This is a guide for where to go hiking near Richmond.  There are many hikes in Richmond that are perfect for all levels of fitness and desires. We are detailing the […]

13 Best Things to Do in Fredericksburg, VA (+ Where to Eat)

Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg

A fantastic stop in between Richmond and Washington DC is the city of Fredericksburg, VA. This is a guide to the best things to do in Fredericksburg VA for first-time visitors. Over the years, whenever I made a day or weekend trip from Richmond up to Northern VA or DC, my family would often stop […]

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 Day Trips from Richmond (Nature, Cities, & History)

Best day trips from Richmond VA

Are you looking for the best day trips from Richmond, VA? This guide details the best Richmond day trips that are in close proximity to Virginia’s capital city.  It also tells the distance from Richmond and things to do in each place. Richmond Day Trips While there are plenty of things to do in Richmond […]

12 Exciting Weekend Trips from Richmond, VA (+ Map)

Babcock State Park in West Virginia

As much as I love Richmond, sometimes you do need an escape from the city and to wake up with different scenery. These are some diverse weekend trips from Richmond VA that you can jaunt off to for a few days! I grew up in Richmond and I love the place. However, I spent most […]