The Best Places to Live in Northern Virginia

Mount Vernon

Northern Virginia contains some of the richest neighborhoods and counties in the entire country, including Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria County, and the City of Falls Church. The region boasts the best of both worlds, with close proximity to world-class culture, arts, sports, and entertainment in the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C., as … Read more

Fairfax County Pools Guide

Swimming Pool

Fairfax County, Virginia features a large number of both indoor and outdoor pools, many of which are available on either a drop-in or membership basis. They are a great source of exercise and play, and they can be a great option for a Staycation all year round. Because of the colder Winter temperatures in the … Read more

Fairfax Rec Center Guide

Swimming Pool

Fairfax County in Northern Virginia has many excellent park and recreation facilities located throughout the county. I have been a member of the Fairfax County Park Authority Rec Centers (as they’re officially called), since I was a teenager. I first started using the Rec Centers back when I was probably about 5 or 6 years … Read more

2021 Northern Virginia Christmas Events

Nutcracker Doll

Every year, there are always a large number of Northern Virginia Christmas events. Whether you are interested in perennial concert favorites like The Nutcracker or Handel’s Messiah, dazzling light displays, historic presentations, or Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies, the area has something to offer just about everyone! Below are some of my top recommendations for Christmas … Read more

11 Northern Virginia Wineries to Visit in 2022


Virginia has an abundance of wineries located throughout the state that produce world-class wines and feature lovely scenery. Winery visits are a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or spend a weekend or a day off. Northern Virginia wineries are generally located in Loudoun County, Fauquier County, and other points to the west and … Read more