Category Archives: Central Virginia

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 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! […]

25 Best Things to Do in Lynchburg, VA (+ Nearby Attractions!)

Best things to do in Lynchburg VA

One of Central Virginia’s most underrated places is the city of Lynchburg. This guide will discuss the best things to do in Lynchburg VA, especially for first-time visitors! In VA, we associate Lynchburg with universities (especially Liberty University), but what people don’t realize is that there is so much to do in the city that […]

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 […]

30 Best Things to Do in Richmond, VA (for First-Timers)

Best things to do in Richmond VA

Are you looking for the best things to do in Richmond VA for your upcoming trip? We have you covered! This guide contains the best attractions in Richmond, including historical and natural sites that locals and travelers will both love! You’ll also find some of the nation’s most famous landmarks in Richmond, all waiting to […]