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Welcome to Virginia, the Old Dominion State! Virginia is bordered by Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, and Maryland to the north; the Atlantic Ocean to the east; North Carolina and Tennessee to the south; and West Virginia and Kentucky to the west. It is a vastly changing state with 9 regions flows from the mountainous to level terrain. Western Virginia is covered by the Allegheny and Blue Ridge mountains with the great Shenandoah Valley falling between the ranges. The central piedmont region, has rolling hills, and then flattens out into the sandy coastal plain toward the Atlantic Ocean.

Virginia’s motto “Virginia is for lovers”, is why so many visitors flock here to vacation. There are ample beaches, and 2,500 miles of scenic drives through mountains, countryside and rolling hills. Come enjoy historic Gettysburg and Colonial Williamsburg, antique shops, amusement parks, and the small towns that are full of great local diners, wineries, soda fountains, and quaint B&Bs.
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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.

Brew Ridge Trail
Brew Ridge Trail Top Attraction!
Brew pub restaurant in Nelson, VA USA

5 brewery trail in Nelson Co. and Charlottesville VA Virginia's original craft beer trail, the Brew Ridge Trail celebrates the craft beer industry in Nelson and Albemarle Counties in the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia.

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.

Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre
Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre Top Attraction!
Skiing in Lynchburg, VA USA

VA's Premier Year-Round Destination for Mountain Activities! Located atop Liberty University's serene 5,000-acre mountain, Liberty Snowflex is Virginia's premier destination for year-round skiing, snowboarding, and tubing.

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.

 3rd Annual New Castle Cruise-In
3rd Annual New Castle Cruise-In
Recreation in New Castle, VA USA

Cruise-in, downtown New Castle, VA Take a step back in time as you visit New Castle for the 3rd Annual New Castle Cruise-In. Vintage and classic autos, trucks, farm tractors, motorcycles – maybe even a bicycle – will line Main and Court Streets between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

A Walk You'll Remember! Annual 5K Benefit Run and Concert
A Walk You'll Remember! Annual 5K Benefit Run and Concert
Sport in Harrisonburg, VA USA

A 5K benefit run dedicated to Barbara Louwers!

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.

Adventure Brewing Company
Adventure Brewing Company things to do on a rainy day in Northern, VA
Brewery or Distillery in Fredericksburg, VA USA

Adventure Brewing Company brings full flavored beers to the Fredericksburg VA region. Producing 600-1000 barrels per annually, our lineup of beers includes four year round styles and a number of seasonal or special batches.

Adventure Parasail
Adventure Parasail
Recreation in Virginia Beach, VA USA

After Edward Hopper: Themes of Solitude and Isolation
After Edward Hopper: Themes of Solitude and Isolation things to do on a rainy day in Northern, VA
Art Gallery in Alexandria, VA USA

Art Exhibit The great American painter, Edward Hopper, is famous for his canvases depicting the isolationist urban landscape as well as the sweeping solitude and unpopulated vacancy of the dunes of Cape Cod. His 1942 painting “Nighthawks” is Hopper’s most recognizable work.

Alexandria Black History Museum
Alexandria Black History Museum things to do on a rainy day in Northern, VA
Museum in Alexandria, VA USA

The mission of the Black History Museum is to enrich the lives of Alexandria's residents and visitors, to foster tolerance and understanding among all cultures and to stimulate appreciation of the diversity of the African American experience.

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center
Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center things to do on a rainy day in Shenandoah-Valley, VA
Arts and Craft in Clifton Forge, VA USA

Gallery, Art Shop, Classes We are a nonprofit agency which has been in operation since 1984, to stimulate an interest in and appreciation of visual arts in the Alleghany Highlands.

Animal Kingdom of Virginia
Animal Kingdom of Virginia
Nature in Pounding Mill, VA USA

exotic animals Animal Kingdom of Virginia is a small privately owned and operated exotic animal facility located in southwest Va. We are dedicated to the conservation of endangered exotic animals and provide a safe healthy educational exhibit for the community.

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.

Art by Mail II
Art by Mail II things to do on a rainy day in Northern, VA
Art Gallery in Alexandria, VA USA

Del Ray Artisans Online Art Exhibit Would you like to receive small, handcrafted artwork in your mailbox? Del Ray Artisans' "Art by Mail II" online gallery is viewable from September 1 through November 1, 2020.

Balloons Over Virginia, Inc.
Balloons Over Virginia, Inc.
Recreation in Ashland, VA USA

You will rise effortlessly above the earth for a picturesque view of the forested country-side. Watch closely for a herd of deer, a red fox running through the wheat field, a beaver repairing its dam or even the majestic eagle nesting its young.

Battlefield Golf Club at Centerville
Battlefield Golf Club at Centerville
Golf in Chesapeake, VA USA

Tidewater's newest golf course is also the most unique and challenging course layout in the area. A links-style treasure of 18 emerald fairways. Each hole offers a unique examination of one's golf game round after round.

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.

Bogati Bodega
Bogati Bodega
Winery in Round Hill, VA USA

Wine Tastings, tapas, and a beautiful place to enjoy them! Inspired by the culture and the wines of Argentina, Bogati Bodega is designed to provide guests a welcome respite from the everyday. Our passion encompasses more than the honored tradition of making wine and embraces innovation in our quest to produce world class wines.

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Places to stay



Best Places to Stay in Virginia

Best Western Kilmarnock Hotel
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From $110 / night.

Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Candlewood Suites Hopewell
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From $120 / night.

Free Internet.
Hampton Inn & Suites Herndon-Reston
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From $98 / night.

Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg University
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From $129 / night.

Free Internet, Restaurant.
The Village Inn
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From $119 / night.

Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

Best Time to Visit Virginia

The best time to visit Virginia is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the mid 60's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Virginia

Month Low Avg High
January 26.8 35.9 45.0
February 28.9 38.8 48.6
March 35.8 46.5 57.2
April 43.8 55.3 66.9
May 53.2 64.0 74.9
June 61.8 72.2 82.5
July 66.6 76.6 86.6
August 65.2 75.1 85.0
September 58.8 69.0 79.1
October 46.6 57.7 68.7
November 37.9 48.4 58.8
December 30.5 39.8 49.1

Destinations in and around Virginia to Visit

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