Category Archives: Regions

10 Best Things to Do in Chincoteague for First-Timers (+ Map)

Assateague Horse or Chincoteague Ponies - what to do in Chincoteague

Is Chincoteague on the top of your Virginia bucket list? If so, here are the best things to do in Chincoteague for first-time visitors! Chincoteague, Virginia was a place that I became familiar with almost immediately after moving to Virginia as a child. I partially blame my school’s librarian for introducing me to ‘Misty of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

17 Fun and Historical Things to Do in Portsmouth, VA

Homes in historic Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia is a city that is teeming with history. From its founding in 1620 to the tragic yellow fever epidemic, the Civil War, and its current revival, there are many amazing things to do in Portsmouth VA! The historic seaport also offers plenty of unique architectural sites, museums, restaurants, and opportunities to educate visitors […]