Category Archives: Central Virginia

10 Delicious Coffee Shops in Charlottesville, VA

Best coffee shops in Charlottesville

It’s no secret that I love coffee!  These are the best coffee shops in Charlottesville, VA.  These Charlottesville cafes have something for everyone, but most importantly, they serve up a great cup of joe! Did we leave one of your favorite cafes in Charlottesville off of this list? Please let us know in the comments! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Fantastic Campgrounds near Richmond, VA (+ Map!)

Camping on Shenandoah Mountain

Are you looking for a fun, outdoorsy getaway? These are the best campgrounds near Richmond VA to head to for a weekend of nature, adventure, and relaxation! We have hand-picked some of our favorite places to go camping near Richmond. From Virginia state parks to independent campgrounds to RV parks, we have listed some popular […]

10 Best Trails for Hiking Near and In Charlottesville (All Levels)

Appalachian Trail Virginia hiking near Charlottesville : Best hiking near Charlottesville

The historic city of Charlottesville, Virginia is often associated with the University of Virginia and once being the home of Thomas Jefferson.  However, this Virginia city is the perfect place to get outdoors and soak in the fresh air.  One of the most popular activities for active travelers is to go on an adventure hiking […]