9 Oldest Founded Towns to Visit in Virginia – WorldAtlas

Christiansburg, founded in 1792, has grown into a local hub for college students from nearby Virginia Tech University. Downtown Christiansburg is famous for being the site of the Lewis-McHenry duel in 1808. Both men died, which resulted in the passage of the Barbour Bill in 1810, thus outlawing dueling in Virginia.


Complete Guide to Lexington, Virginia | SmarterTravel

Tucked in Virginia’s western Shenandoah Valley, Lexington Virginia in Rockbridge County offers a fun-filled vacation for the entire family. Home to two major schools: Washington and Lee …


Travelers should pack a lot of patience for the summer vacation season …

The official kick-off of summer travels begins this Memorial Day weekend and industry experts predict it could be one of the busiest travel seasons in nearly two decades. That means travelers should pack precaution and patience before traveling to their planned vacation destination, says Mahmood Khan, a travel and tourism professor at Virginia …


The Best Things to Do in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

Whether you want a day trip or a weekend away, here are fun outdoor adventures that are an easy drive—including scenic hikes, sunset kayaking, treetop ziplines, and a relaxed bike ride around an island. On the edge of Shenandoah National Park, Page Valley, Virginia—composed of the valley towns …


Top things to do in Bath County, Virginia – Lonely Planet

Pedal, hike and paddle Bath County’s forests and valleys. Forests blanket 89% of the county, known for its ridge-and-valley terrain. Mountain biking destinations include Beard’s Mountain, Douthat State Park and the Sandy Gap Trail, where Civilian Conservation Corps rockwork is impressive.


Virginia Beach-Bound? Here’s What’s New in 2023

We Scream, Virginia Beach’s newest ice cream and coffee shop, just opened in May. It’s at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Get a sundae for $12. The Sea Turtle sundae, with a chocolate chip brownie and turtle candy, could be a favorite for you and the kiddos. Or try a milkshake for $10.


Best places to visit in Virginia – Lonely Planet

Spend time in the sun at Virginia Beach. Everyone loves a good beach, and you can’t ask for much better than sunny Virginia Beach and its not one but two coasts: the Atlantic and the Chesapeake. Expect golden sands, lapping blue waters and plenty of room to sunbathe, play volleyball and splash in the waves.


The Best Virginia Vacations for Every Type of Family

Along Virginia’s Eastern Shore, you can kayak through marshlands, visit historic lighthouses, and witness the region’s famous wild ponies at Assateague Island National Seashore. Also worth a visit are the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and the Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve, which contain a variety of options for hiking …


Virginia’s growing statewide trail network needs more …

Virginia already has a guiding document for trail development: a 2009 statewide trail action plan published by the Virginia Greenways and Trails Task Force. But that plan is mostly focused on connecting long-distance trails into a statewide network rather than outlining a roadmap for environmentally-sustainable projects.


Vice President Harris to visit Richmond business

Published: May. 2, 2023 at 6:01 PM PDT. RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is coming to the River City on Thursday. Harris will travel to Richmond in honor of Small Business …