Category Archives: Central Virginia

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]