10 Great Romantic Getaways in Virginia for Couples

Virginia Getaway - Mimslyn Inn in Luray VA

If you’re looking for a vacation filled with relaxation, romance, and pampering, there are plenty of romantic getaways in Virginia that steer Cupid’s arrow to the center of the bullseye. The brooding Blue Ridge Mountains, magical mountain lakes, and wondrous waterfalls provide all the raw natural magnetism necessary to create a memorably romantic Virginia getaway. … Read more

20 Things to Do in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia

Mabry Mill on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia

The Virginia mountains encompass much of the western half of the state. Most of the mountain lakes, stunning summits, and incredible scenic vistas are part of the Blue Ridge Mountains range. The Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia offer an endless assortment of natural attractions, including activities ranging from camping and hiking to snow skiing and driving … Read more

The 5 Best Places for Snow Tubing in Virginia 2023

Wintergreen Tubing in Virginia

Rumored to date back to the 1820s, snow tubing is a fun winter pastime that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and experience levels. A perennially popular Virginia winter activity, snow tubing uses gravity to allow riders to slide downhill on an inflatable tube, with lanes designed to keep them on course. Snow in Virginia’s Blue Ridge … Read more

20 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Christmas in the Blue Ridge Mountains

During the Christmas holidays, there are countless things to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains region, which stretches from the state of Georgia all the way north to Pennsylvania.  Honestly, it’s hard to narrow down myriad ways you could celebrate Christmas in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains during the holidays recalls … Read more

The 10 Best Christmas Tree Farms in Virginia

Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farms in Virginia

Boone, North Carolina is the undisputed king of Christmas trees in the Appalachian Mountains region, annually providing millions of Frasier firs for families from Georgia north to New England.  But the Virginia mountains are nothing to sneeze at when it comes to agritourism, boasting an impressive array of apple orchards, pumpkin patches, wineries, and more.  … Read more

The 10 Best Virginia Wineries to Visit for Wine Tastings & Tours

Virginia Wineries

Whether you’re planning a girls’ trip, a family vacation, or a romantic getaway, visiting wineries in Virginia is a great way to see the beauty of my home state. You’ll find an abundance of great options all along the Virginia wine trails, from wineries in large mountain towns like Charlottesville and Roanoke to small towns in the … Read more