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Where to Stay (& Sip!) in Virginia Wine Country - Virginia's Travel Blog

As we embark upon the summer season, Virginia wine lovers will be flocking to area wineries, from the Shenandoah Valley to the Charlottesville area and into Northern Virginia. That means exploring picturesque vineyards, picnics with friends and family, farm-to-table dining, stunning mountain views, delicious wines, and so much more to enjoy. Virginia is known for […]

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Black Pride RVA: Celebrating Five Years Strong - Virginia's Travel Blog

This July 13 – 17, Black Pride RVA is celebrating their 5th Black Pride RVA weekend in Richmond, VA. While known widely for it’s early history, greater efforts have been made to dig into Richmond and Virginia’s collective past and find more history and heritage reflecting Virginia’s Black, Queer and Transgender experiences, to share with all […]

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

Summer may have arrived in June, but by the time July in Virginia comes around, the season is in full swing. Many people opt for a beach, lake, or bayfront vacation during the summertime, but an underrated destination is Virginia’s mountains. With temps often about ten degrees cooler than in the lower elevations, you’ll discover […]

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The Tragic Life of Notable Virginian Edgar Allan Poe - Virginia's Travel Blog

Most people visiting the State Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia are drawn to the huge equestrian statue of George Washington, which sits above a circle of other famous Virginia Revolutionary war heroes including Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and John Marshall. But just 100 feet away, fittingly in the dark shadow of some trees, is a […]

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Virginia Food LOVE: Chef Joy Crump of Fredericksburg's FoodE - Virginia's Travel Blog

A Pennsylvania native, Chef Joy Crump built her culinary career throughout the country. From Los Angeles to Atlanta, her story started in the hustle and bustle of big cities, under some of the nation’s best chefs, but landed her here in Fredericksburg, where she brings her passion for farm-to-table cooking to a tight-knit, family-like community. […]

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Pride in Virginia - Virginia's Travel Blog

Virginia is all about love, and we work every day to become a more inclusive place where all people feel welcome, seek to better understand each other, and embrace diversity. When it comes to Pride and Pride Month, you can find an outpouring of love and support for the ever-growing LGBTQ+ community through festivals and […]

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

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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Celebrate America’s Upcoming 250th Birthday by Visiting Virginia’s Revolutionary History Sites - Virginia's Travel Blog

We’re less than three years away from what will certainly be the biggest celebration in the nation’s history – the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. While the actual shooting war started in 1775 in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, in the end it was Virginia, the richest and largest of the 13 colonies, that played […]

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A Family-Friendly Guide to Hampton Roads - Virginia's Travel Blog

Hampton Roads is an ideal destination for travelers seeking coastal views, fresh seafood, and endless fun. Located within 750 miles of most of the U.S. population, the region’s appeal spans well beyond Virginia as a favored place for summer getaways and exciting things to do, from theme parks to historic attractions. Here are places you […]

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

Welcome summer with a trip to Virginia in June! Not sure where to go? As temperatures begin to heat up, a great way to cool down is a waterfront getaway. And while beaches are always a popular choice for summer retreats, Virginia’s lakes provide a different coastal vibe. Enjoy a peaceful retreat along the water […]