10 Top Places to Eat in Staunton, Virginia

Outdoor restaurant table with food and drinks in Staunton, VA

Staunton, VA is a charming small town near the Shenandoah Valley. It’s located right next to Waynesboro, which is also worth a visit when you’re in the area!  Despite their small sizes, both towns are filled with a large variety of fabulous places to eat.  You’ll find a nice selection of local breweries, wine bars, … Read more

7 Best Luray Caverns Hotels and Cabins

Mimslyn Inn - one of the best Luray Caverns hotels

Looking for the best Luray Caverns hotels?  Luray Caverns is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Virginia, and for good reason!  The caverns are the largest caves east of the Mississippi River! They feature spectacular natural formations like The Great Stalacpipe Organ and Titania’s Veil.  When planning your next trip to Luray Caverns, … Read more

13 Great Weekend Getaways in Virginia

Colonial Williamsburg

If you’re looking for some top weekend getaways in Virginia, then you’re in the right place! One of my favorite things to do is to go on a long weekend vacation to some of my favorite Virginia towns and attractions!  Whether you’re interested in exploring some of the best parks, historic sites, wineries, breweries, restaurants, … Read more

Does it Snow in Virginia? (Where, When, + Ski Resorts)

Shenandoah Snow

Does it Snow in Virginia?  Yes, it does snow in Virginia! Virginia is located along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. It has four distinct seasons, including a cold winter, mild spring and fall, and hot summer.  Below is a summary of the average snowfall in many major Virginia cities.  Location Average Annual Snowfall … Read more

24 Epic Virginia National Parks

Shenandoah Mountains at Sunset

Virginia is home to 24 famous and gorgeous National Parks. They include some of the most visited National Parks in the United States. Some of the major Virginia national parks include Shenandoah National Park, Great Falls National Park, Assateague Island National Seashore, and the Appalachian National Trail. National Parks are a great way to take … Read more

Is Virginia Worth Visiting In 2023? Things To Do & Reasons To Visit

Colonial Williamsburg, VA house and garden

Is Virginia Worth Visiting in 2023? Yes, Virginia is definitely worth visiting in 2023! The Commonwealth of Virginia is home to some of the most important historic sites in the country, including Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.  The state is also home to eight presidents and features the homes of many of the most prominent … Read more

North Carolina to Virginia Drive: Best Routes & Stops

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - one of the best stops on the drive from North Carolina and Virginia

Looking for the best way to get from North Carolina to Virginia? Then you’re in the right place! A North Carolina to Virginia drive can give you a lot of options for fun road trips in the region.  The two states are relatively easy to travel between, particularly because of I-95, which is the main … Read more

12 Best Things to Do in Waynesboro, VA

Stream and trees at Riverview Park

Looking for the best things to do in Waynesboro, VA? If you’re like me, you may have grown up in Virginia and not even be too familiar with Waynesboro, VA. It was only recently that I got a chance to explore and learn more about the city.  Waynesboro is located in the Shenandoah Valley, just … Read more

15 Best Restaurants in Winchester, VA

Fish Dishes

Winchester is a lovely historic town located about 60 miles west of Fairfax County in the Shenandoah Mountains.   Winchester is home to a number of excellent restaurants serving Italian, Thai, Mexican, French, wood-fired pizzas, southern comfort food, and much more! No matter what your taste, you will definitely be able to find a great meal … Read more