The famous slogan depicting that Virginia is perfect for lovers, has completed 50 years in 2019 and has been popular among the tourists and native citizens alike. This southeastern state of U.S is sprawled across the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay with the stunning Atlantic coastline never losing its charm. Quite evidently, the verdant and snowy mountains, golden beaches, vibrant theme parks, extensive outdoor sports opportunities, iconic plantations, finest of wineries, colonial estates and revolutionary-era museums are some of the many attractions of Virginia.
Visiting Virginia and its interior counties like the Culpeper will let you soak in the rich past of the state and while exploring the various tourist spots, you would need a temporary residence. To get the perfect treat of colonial lifestyle, you can choose the classy residential townhomes or condos. Those looking for a laid-back beachside holiday can go for the coastal apartments, many of which are also designed as bachelor apartments having important functional attributes.
According to your choice of attractions, it is recommended to choose your accommodations within close proximity so that your trip is not cut short by journey to and from the hotel.
Digital: Sis Loves Me
If you aren’t sure which places you want to visit while being in Virginia it’s good to start with clearing your mind.
Sis Loves Me has been launched back in 2016 and it continues to provide us with step sisters entertainment in 2019. It’s particularly popular in VA state and there is a reason for that. One of them being the exclusivity and constant weekly updates. With over 200 free videos available on its website you can be sure you won’t be bored. And your mind will thank you later.
Barboursville Vineyards And Old House Vineyards
Tucked in the pristine countryside blessed with meadows, deciduous plantations, lakes and staircase vineyards sprawled over valleys, the Barboursville Vineyards is one of the finest wineries of the state. In its Tuscan Tasting Room and the Library 1821 you can enjoy tasting the vintage wines from the estate. You can take a stroll around the ruins of Governor Barbour’s mansion or have some sumptuous sides along with wines at the Library overlooking the valley. Guided Tours of the estate including Octagon Barrel Room takes place every weekend.
Another famous winery Old House Vineyards on the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills stand as a perfect wedding venue and gathering place for wine tasting. Vast land dominated by overgrowing alfalfa and award-winning grape field are the main attractions of the estate if you minus the guided winery tours that show you the grape processing and wine making process.
Belmont Farm And Moving Meadows Farm
If you are visiting with kids, planning a trip to the Belmont Farm in the Stillhouse Distillery can be a perfect choice as this will let you enjoy wine tasting while the kids can check out the barns in the Belmont Farm, learn about the food habits of different animals, pet and interact with the domesticated animals and also learn about the way the animals are reared.
Give your kids a slice of farming life at the Moving Meadows that is created specially with all the natural resources, therefore keeping the naturalness intact. You can explore with your kids various freshly grown farm products and taste different types of farm-fresh food like the cinnamon bun and bread. You will also see how organic milk and coffee is prepared.
Old Town Alexandria
A nationally acknowledged historical district, Alexandria stands on Potomac Riverfront and is blessed with various historic museums like Market Square Museums and the famous George Washington National Masonic Memorial. Enjoy water taxi and boat tours or just have a walk along the waterfront and then along the historic King Street, among the “Great Streets” of the U.S, stretching around a mile. For easy access to historic sites, you can take a discount pass for Key To The City that will let you explore nine historic sites.
Virginia Beach And Aquarium
Along Virginia’s southeastern coast, the Virginia Beach is an independent beach-city flanked by Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. You will find Mount Trashmore Park that has the 60 feet hill, the highest peak of the beach and the Lake Trashmore and Lake Windor. The Red Wing Park with Miyazaki Japanese Garden is another attraction having moon bridge and various play features. The Aquarium and Marine Science Center will show you various marine animals like sea turtles, rays and sharks in their natural habitats.
Flanked by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachians on east and west respectively and Potomac River and James River on north and south respectively, the Shenandoah Valley is bliss for hikers and nature lovers. Enjoy trekking through wildflower laden meadows or ski through the snow-laden ridges, bike along the trails or enjoy kayaking and fishing in the rivers –there are lots to do. There are campgrounds and RV Parks for accommodation.
Hotels In Virginia
On the Virginia Beach, you will find the 19 Atlantic Hotel, a contemporary chic resort in close proximity of the Boardwalk, having rooftop decks and sprawling views of the oceanfront. The Shepherd’s Rest Vacation Rental can be a great choice if you are travelling in groups –it has three units with two suites having fully functional kitchen, small office, diner-cum-living room and large bathing area. The pet-friendly Acorn Hill Lodge is is close distance from the residential areas of Lynchburg and has standard lodging facility with southern charm. Another posh choice of hotel would be Affordable Suites Of America in Charlottesville that has fully furnished corporate style hotel rooms available in weekly as well as monthly rates.
No matter whether you plan on spending the night in rustic cabins or in posh hotels, beachside resorts or camps, the natural, historical and leisurely attractions of Virginia will enchant everyone.
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