Category Archives: Central Virginia

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 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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

Best BBQ in Richmond: 13 Mouthwatering Places to Check Out

Best BBQ in Richmond VA

Something I just can’t get enough of is BBQ. These are some places to find the best BBQ in Richmond, VA. One great thing about Virginia BBQ is that we have the best of all worlds – you can find Texas BBQ, Carolina BBQ, and more.  We can also whip up some of the tastiest […]