Category Archives: Shenandoah Valley and Southwest Virginia

15 Amazing Things to Do in Roanoke, Virginia (+ Travel Tips!)

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One of the most underrated cities in Virginia is Roanoke, the gateway to the western part of the state. These are some of the best things to do in Roanoke VA for first-time visitors! Do you have any tips for what to do in Roanoke (or even attractions in Roanoke that we missed)? Let us […]

22 Fun Things to Do in Harrisonburg, VA (+ Travel Tips!)

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Known best as the site of James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia is a vibrant and diverse community for anyone looking for a unique experience. These are the best things to do in Harrisonburg VA (for first-time visitors)! Here, you’ll get a taste of American history with its museums and monuments while enjoying the modern atmosphere […]

10 Best Easy Hikes in Shenandoah National Park (+ Map!)

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Are you a beginner hiker or traveling with kids to Shenandoah? These easy hikes in Shenandoah National Park are perfect for your trip! In total, Shenandoah National Park has 236 trails and they range from easy day hikes to difficult overnighters.  In fact, a large portion of the Appalachian Trail passes through Virginia and Shenandoah […]

15 Fantastic (and Historical) Things to Do in Abingdon

Things to do in Abingdon Virginia

If you are looking for the best things to do in Abingdon, Virginia – we have you covered! This guide talks about what to do in Abingdon and gives some quick tips for those visiting Abingdon for the first time. If you have any Abingdon travel tips, please leave a comment below! Where is Abingdon, […]

7 Jaw-Dropping Waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park

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If you love waterfalls as much as I do, you will be obsessed over these incredible waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park! There are several amazing Shenandoah National Park waterfalls.  We have picked a handful of our favorites and many of them are reachable with an easy hike within the park (and are accessible from Skyline […]

7 Fun and Diverse Things to Do in Waynesboro, VA

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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 […]