Virginia Travel Guide

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.

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

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.

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.

The store is filled with Deco furniture at reasonable prices.

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.

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).