Category Archives: Northern Virginia

15 Best Things to Do in Alexandria for First-Time Visitors

City Hall and Market Square in Old Town Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria is definitely one of the cities in Virginia that deserves the tourism it receives. This is a guide of things to do in Alexandria, VA for first-time visitors to the Northern Virginia city.  If you have your own tips- please drop them in the comments! Where is Alexandria, VA? Alexandria is located in Northern […]

11 Essential (and Delicious!) Things to Do in Falls Church, VA

Scotts Run Nature Preserve - Things to do in Falls Church VA

Located in Northern Virginia, Falls Church is a charming city and suburb of Washington D.C. The small town has played its part in American History, especially in the American Civil Rights Movement. Despite its small stature, there are many things to do in Falls Church VA. This guide will take you through some of the […]

9 Magnificent (and Tasty!) Things to Do in Manassas, VA

Manassas Virginia things to do

Located in Northern Virginia, Manassas is a charming little town that grew to prominence as a strategic railway junction during the American Civil War. While the town doesn’t boast much pre-war history, it still packs a punch when it comes to things to do. This guide will take you through some of the best things […]

15 Fun and Fantastic Things to Do in Arlington, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery during spring

Are you booking a trip to Arlington, Virginia and are looking for what to do? This guide lists the best things to do in Arlington, Virginia for first-time visitors. If you have additional tips for what to do in Arlington – we would love for you to drop them in the comments! Where is Arlington, […]

11 Absolutely Awesome Coffee Shops in Alexandria, VA

Best coffee shops in Alexandria VA

There are so many incredible reasons to travel to Alexandria, Virginia (and coffee is one of them)! These are the best coffee shops in Alexandria, VA. We have included a diverse array of Alexandria cafes and hope that we didn’t leave your favorite off of the list! Hitting up the cool local businesses is definitely […]

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 […]