Virginia

Virginia Travel Guide

Park and walk this 1.8-mile round trip path, a wildlife-rich hike with educational signs along the way.

Slumber in good conscience at the certified-green B&B, tucked in the hills near Floyd. The homey farmhouse has views of the garden and the rolling landscape beyond.

Revel in the gorgeous countryside of the Nature Conservancy’s Warm Springs Mountain Preserve and hiking the easy 2.4-mile Ingalls Overlook Trail, where you’ll see catawba rhododendrons, ruffed grouse, migratory songbirds, and possibly even a bobcat or black bear.

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

The store is filled with Deco furniture at reasonable prices.

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 ham to bring home.

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

The shop sells John Robshaw quilts and Blissliving bedsheets.

Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia, this small, family-run vineyard was founded in 2004.

Known for “Travel experiences form a sort of wardrobe,” Scully says. And in this respect, her repeat-trip record with clients makes her their personal shopper. She carefully assesses taste, style, and comfort levels to craft trips that fit to a T.

The just-opened Mountfair Vineyards focuses on small-batch, Bordeaux-style blends.

Where wartime homesteads and fighting trenches remain intact.

The outfitter has everything you need to paddle into the wilderness. For a lazier way to keep cool, try a three-to-five-hour tubing trip. Chow down on char-grilled steaks over an open campfire after your day on the river (part of a dinner-and-canoe package).