Things to Do in Virginia

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Owners Carol and Gary Konkel share 20 years experience and a discerning eye for mid-18th to mid-19th century American antiques with a specialty in... Read More

Pamper your palate tasting the award-winning wines at this winery and hotel, owned by northern Italians; then take in the views of the Blue Ridge... Read More

The Warehouse District shop sells flirty silk tops and Frye boots. Read More

On summer Saturdays, take in concerts at the outdoor amphitheater. Read More

While the masses descend on the North Carolina portion of the famed 469-mile-long parkway, those in the know head to this 121-mile portion from... Read More

A dimly lit college watering hole. Read More

For more than 40 years, folks have flocked here for hand-rubbed, air-cured meats. Sandwiches are piled high with silky slices; pick up a bone-in whole... Read More

The music scene was fertile here B.D.M.B.—that is, before the Dave Matthews Band, which formed in Charlottesville in the early 1990s. These days,... Read More

The antiques store is a warren of vintage radios, kerosene lamps, tools, and beautiful objects, where you could disappear for hours. Read More

Chrysalis Vineyards, located outside Washington, D.C. near Middleburg, Va., encompasses 71 acres on which 20 grape varieties are grown. Production... Read More

Chuck Miller turns corn into Virginia Lightning, using an old family recipe and one of the state’s only legal moonshine stills. Read More

Wander the cobbled streets of this national treasure. Try on period outfits (for a fee), learn to make cabinets or shoes, tour an old printing office,... Read More

Cross Country International, which plans deluxe horseback adventures in Ireland, Peru, and beyond, recently introduced its first trip in Virginia: the... Read More

Occasional signs read CROOKED ROAD, referring to the many historic bluegrass and country music sights that dot this lonely road, most famously the... Read More

Artisanal cheese from nearby farms Read More

The store is filled with Deco furniture at reasonable prices. Read More

Floyd might have a lunch counter, but it’s best known for its music: Friday nights at the Floyd Country Store, a “jamboree” of... Read More

Take ahalf-day ride to 2,310-foot Kennedy Peak, overlooking other Blue Ridge peaks to the east. The excursion comes with a brown-bag lunch. Read More

A network of self guided tours takes in four key Civil War battlefields. Read More

Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia, this small, family-run vineyard was founded in 2004. Owned by Bill and Aleta Saccuta Gadino, who began making... Read More

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