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Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in December - Virginia's Travel Blog

December brings the holiday season to the Commonwealth, with everywhere from the smallest charming towns to the largest cities decked out in their finest decor. From parades and seasonal events like “Breakfast with Santa” to festive hotels and brilliant lights tours, this is a magical time to visit the Commonwealth. You’ll find all of these […]

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Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in December 2022 - Virginia's Travel Blog

The holidays are here and many big name musicians will be coming to Virginia in December. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, The holidays are here and there’s a great amount of music coming to Virginia in December. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, celebrate the season with your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth.

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Small Town Love: The Top Things to Do in Yorktown - Virginia's Travel Blog

Founded in 1691, Yorktown rose to prominence as a trading port in the 1700s and is perhaps best known as the location of the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War. It’s a must for history buffs who can explore 18th-century battlefields and buildings during a visit. Yorktown is easy to navigate on foot, […]

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LGBTQ+ Virginia History - Virginia's Travel Blog

Created in 1969, the Commonwealth’s “Virginia is For Lovers” tourism slogan was created, and is now one of the most beloved and iconic travel slogans in the world and inducted into the Madison Avenue Advertising Walk of Fame in 2009. While it has meant a lot of different things to a lot of different people […]

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Sampling Fall Flavors from Central Virginia Craft Breweries - Virginia's Travel Blog

When fall rolls around, we look forward to the creative releases from Virginia’s 300+ craft breweries, who infuse their brews with everything from pumpkins and sweet potatoes to fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. We sampled a few of our Central Virginia favorites, comparing notes with the breweries to share our thoughts on these autumnal […]

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Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in November - Virginia's Travel Blog

Planning a trip to Virginia this November? You’ll always find plenty to do in Virginia’s cities, such as Richmond, Alexandria, and Charlottesville, but this is an excellent time to explore the smaller coastal towns and sample one of Virginia’s most unique (and delicious) draws: the oyster. And as November is Virginia Oyster Month, there are […]

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Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in November 2022

Many big-name musicians will be performing at venues around Virginia during November. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, catch There’s a great amount of music coming to Virginia in November. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, catch your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth.

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Virginia’s Queer Past Is Alive Through Storytelling: Samantha Rosenthal - Virginia's Travel Blog

Ask most people what Virginia is known for, and 9 out 10 will say History. The majority of that history is colonial, revolutionary and civil war. During the past few decades, more Virginians have become interested in mining and sharing stories from their own distinct people, heritage and current culture: Indigenous / Virginia Indians, Black […]

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Your Guide to Visiting Virginia in October - Virginia's Travel Blog

Fall is officially here, and that means it’s time for chilly nights by the fire, the changing of leaves, and taking a trip through Virginia’s colorful mountains. Start with a drive through stunning Southwest Virginia on one of our incredible scenic roadways, such as the Blue Ridge Parkway or Skyline Drive. Southwest Virginia offers some […]

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Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in October 2022 - Virginia's Travel Blog

Many big-name musicians will be performing at festivals and venues around Virginia during October. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, catch your favorite artists and discover new ones all over the Commonwealth. NOTE: This is not a complete list of shows and certain schedules may change. Please check with […]