10 Things to Do in Virginia for Your Next Vacation

Virginia is for lovers. But not in the way you might be thinking. Virginia is for lovers of music, history, wine, family fun, luxury getaways, nature, golf, and a whole lot more!  

Did you know the state of Virginia is within a day’s drive (or less) for 60% of Americans and much of Southeastern Canada? 

So if you’re one of the millions of people not comfortable flying right now or looking to avoid costly vacation flights, Virginia might be the destination you’re looking for.  

Image Credit: Virginia Tourism Corporation. 

1. Visit One of America’s Stunning National Park

Seventy-five miles from Washington D.C. lies Shenandoah National Park in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains.  

2. Stay at the Ultimate Family Four Season Resort

Massanutten Resort is around the bend from the Swift Run Gap entrance of Shenandoah National Park.  

3. Experience Wine Country Without Flying to the West Coast

In 1984 the area’s first vineyard, Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, opened, and almost 40 years later, there are 40-plus wineries in the area. 

4. Splurge on a Special Getaway

If you’re looking for a luxurious stay, take a look at The Salamander Resort, also in Wine Country. It’s one of the D.C. area’s Forbes 5 star rated hotels.  

5. Play World-Class Golf

The state’s diverse terrain, mid-Atlantic temperate climate, and 200 days of sunshine a year make it a top golf destination.  

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