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Five Refreshing Summer Lake Getaways

July 22, 2014
Five Refreshing Summer Lake Getaways

Virginia’s lakes are excellent summer destinations for families, couples, friends, reunions … you name it! Take a few-day getaway to enjoy everything lakes have to offer. Tuck away into a private cove in a rental home, hit the water on jet skis, or swing the hours away in a waterside hammock. It’s your playground,...

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Virginia’s Music Heritage

July 22, 2014
Virginia’s Music Heritage

At its core, music is all about emotion and storytelling. As Vince Gill puts it, “I just think it’s important to know your history. Period.” And the history of country music starts with the 1927 Bristol Sessions – “the Big Bang of Country Music,”...

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Hang On Tight! Ten Rock Climbing, Bouldering and Rappelling Spots

July 18, 2014
Hang On Tight! Ten Rock Climbing, Bouldering and Rappelling Spots

Climb Virginia! Hanging off the edge of a rock isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, nor is it for the faint of heart. For those who dare, Virginia has rock climbing, bouldering and rappelling adventures galore. And if you’re up for the challenge with a...

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Scenic Motorcycle Drives to Try Out

July 17, 2014
Scenic Motorcycle Drives to Try Out

There are more than 2,500 miles designated as scenic byways in Virginia. The regions highlighted here offer a very small sample of the wonderful variety you’ll find on these...

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Enjoy Local Shopping in Virginia’s Historical Districts

July 16, 2014
Enjoy Local Shopping in Virginia’s Historical Districts

It’s hard to believe that summer is more than halfway over. But don’t fret! Now is the perfect time to score some great deals on everything from clothing to...

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30 Fresh Water Swimming Holes

July 14, 2014
30 Fresh Water Swimming Holes

Summer calls for a dip in the water, and we have fresh mountain streams and rivers that you’ll find most refreshing on a hot day. Our list has been...

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Stand Up Paddleboarding Spots

July 11, 2014
Stand Up Paddleboarding Spots

You’ve heard the buzz and read the magazine articles.  Maybe you’ve even seen some stand up paddlers down at the beach or know someone who has hopped on a...

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Virginia is for Oyster Lovers

July 9, 2014
Virginia is for Oyster Lovers

We already know Virginia is for Lovers, right? Well how about for Oyster Lovers? Virginia is now known as the “Oyster Capital of the East Coast.” Virginia is the...

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Virginia’s Craft Beer Pairs Nicely with Summer’s Bounty

July 8, 2014
Virginia’s Craft Beer Pairs Nicely with Summer’s Bounty

Fresh fruits and vegetables are the staples of summer in Virginia, as are signature, summer-only, craft beer. Why not pair the best of summer’s bounties? Blue Mountain Brewery With...

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Experience primitive tent camping

July 2, 2014
Experience primitive tent camping

There is no other way to get back to nature than to pitch a tent and take on wilderness the primitive way. You’ll find hundreds of camping facilities around...

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