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Waltons Mountain Museum
Waltons Mountain Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Schuyler, VA USA

The Walton's Museum, in Nelson County is a special blend of history, nostalgia and entertainment. The Walton's Museum is housed in the same building young Earl Hamner, Jr. attended school, featuring replicas of sets from the The Waltons, the memorable television series he created.


Explore Nelson Wine
Explore Nelson Wine Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Winery in Nelson, VA USA

10 Wineries in Nelson County offering tastings and tours "Nelson County offers 9 wineries, 5 breweries, 3 cideries and 3 distilleries in a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain setting.

Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway Top Attraction!
Scenic in Lynchburg, VA USA

The Blue Ridge Parkway, with its many picturesque overlooks and point of interest, is ranked America's most scenic drive. Dubbed "America's Favorite Drive, The Blue Ridge Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountains for 469 miles in Virginia and North Carolina. The Parkway provides some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, ranging from 650 to 6,000 feet in elevation.

National D-Day Memorial
National D-Day Memorial Top Attraction!
Tour in Bedford, VA USA

Paying tribute to the allied forces, the 9-acre complex features a lush English Garden, haunting invasion tableau with statuary and landing scene, a powerful, permanent tribute to the valor, fidelity and sacrifice of D-Day service men and women. Located in the town suffering the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation, the National D-Day Memorial pays tribute to the Allied Forces participating in the largest land,sea, and air operation in history: the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944.

Jamestown National Historic Site
Jamestown National Historic Site Top Attraction!
National Park in James City County, VA USA

National Historical Park Jamestown National Historical is a part of Historic Jamestowne, site of the First Permanent English Colony in North America. The National Historic Site consists of 22.


A. Korotky Studio
A. Korotky Studio things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Arts and Craft in Charlottesville, VA USA

A weaving and surface design textile studio My name is Andrea Korotky and I am the proprietor of A. Korotky Studio, a weaving and surface design textile studio. My studio is located on the garden floor of my home in the heart of Fry's Spring, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
National Park in Appomattox, VA USA
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National Park Walk the old country lanes where Robert E. Lee, Commanding General of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his men to Ulysses Grant, General-in-Chief of all United States forces, on April 9, 1865.

Bear Path Acres
Bear Path Acres
Zoo in Franklin, VA USA

zoo - animal sanctuary Escape the city for the day and come to the wild side! Meet lions, tigers, and bear, oh yea! Up close and personal! Home to over 74 different species and still counting. An animal lover's dream, child friendly, hand feed some animals and have fun.

Bear Path Acres  Zoo
Bear Path Acres Zoo
Zoo in Franklin, VA USA

Bear Path Acres is a exotic animal sanctuary/zoo. Fun and adventure at an economical price. Come to the wild side and "Your Home Town Zoo" Meet lions tigers and bear of my and a whole lot more! Up close and personal! Very family oriented.


Bedford Museum And Genealogical Library
Bedford Museum And Genealogical Library things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Bedford, VA USA

The Museum showcases Bedford's history, including early Native American life through the War Between the States, and further into the Twentieth Century.

Colonial National Historical Park
Colonial National Historical Park
National Park in Jamestown, VA USA

National Historical Park Colonial National Historical Park (NHP) administers two of the most historically significant sites in English North America.

Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park
Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Deltaville, VA USA

Exhibits, Park, Markets, Groovin in the Park Located in Middlesex County on Mill Creek, just off the Chesapeake Bay in the heart of Deltaville, VA, the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park offer a unique opportunity to enjoy the area's boat building history and the serenity of river life.

Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood Cemetery
Historic Site in Richmond, VA USA

Historic landmark established in 1847 Tourists are drawn to Hollywood Cemetery for its historical importance. The Commonwealth of Virginia declared Hollywood Cemetery a historical landmark in 1967, and Hollywood Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Two U.S.

James Madison's Montpelier
James Madison's Montpelier
Historic Site in Montpelier Station, VA USA

MONTPELIER was home to President James Madison, Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, and Dolley Madison, America's first First Lady. It was here at Montpelier where James Madison shaped the ideas that would become the U.S. Constitution.

Johnson's Orchards
Johnson's Orchards
Farm in Bedford, VA USA

U-pic fruit in season & free visits to farm animals Johnson’s Orchards is a family owned and operated farm. Our farm is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and at the foot of the Peaks of Otter, about 8 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 8 miles from the National D-Day memorial.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA USA

One of the most-visited attractions in the Richmond, Va., area, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers year-round beauty on a historic property with more than 50 acres of spectacular gardens, dining and shopping.

Maximo Laura and Current Exhibits @ Art Works
Maximo Laura and Current Exhibits @ Art Works things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Art Gallery in Richmond, VA USA

5 new shows on display and 75 artist studios open! On display Tuesdays - Sunday 12-6 pm through July 23rd. Exhibits include: Cantores De Luz by Maximo Laura - Maximo Laura is Peru’s most prestigious weaver and is attributed for preserving the ancient methods of weaving.

Monticello Artisan Trail
Monticello Artisan Trail things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Arts and Craft in Nelson, VA USA

Monticello Artisan Trail - a network of artisan studios Nelson County is the perfect backdrop for the Monticello Artisan Trail. A 471-acre outdoor playground of unspoiled beauty, its borders include the first thirty miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the James River.

Oakland Museum
Oakland Museum things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Nelson, VA USA

Exhibits on Hurricane Camille and more in 18th c. tavern. Exhibits on Rural Electrification, Hurricane Camille and Nelson County Schools in an 18th century tavern. Gift shop includes historical maps of Nelson County, Hurricane Camille books, CDs and DVDs of Camille remembrances and books by local authors.

Patrick Henry's Red Hill
Patrick Henry's Red Hill things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Historic Site in Brookneal, VA USA

Last home and burial place of Patrick Henry. Patrick Henry embodied the spirit of American courage and patriotism. The orator of liberty, his compelling speeches kindled the fires of the Revolution and fueled the effort to secure freedom. The first governor of Virginia, Henry served five terms.

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