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Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA.

Instant Itinerary: Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA

Looking for things to do in Charlottesville, VA? With food, wine, historical sites, parks, and more, here's a four-day itinerary to help you plan your visit.
Ski lessons at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia

Mountain-Top Winter Fun at Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort in Central Virginia offers stunning views and year-round fun, but is most famous for its skiing and winter activities.
Meeting dogs in Colonial Williamsburg

A Day in Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is more than a place to learn about American history. We made friends - human and canine.
brafferton ghosts Williamsburg

Ghost Tours Offer Creepy Stories, Travel Memories

Ghost tours are big business in cities like Williamsburg that have a long history of bloody battles, disaster, and heartbreak.
colonial williamsburg revquest

RevQuest: A Modern Treasure Hunt in Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg's RevQuest: Save the Revolution! is the definition of edutainment. The modern treasure hunt immerses you in the history of the American Revolution and puts you in the center of the action as a spy.
Virginia Beach Shamrock Half-Marathon

What Drives You to Travel?

Travelers are increasingly looking for action and adventure as opposed to relaxation. Safaris, river cruises, glamping, ecotourism, and wellness vacations are on the rise, but people also travel for sport, music, and more.

2012 Travel In Review

While I've always enjoyed traveling, the past year was the first that I embraced travel as a passion and looked at every step beyond my front door from a travel writer's perspective. It's pretty amazing to view your travels in that manner. It's not just a vacation, day trip, or field trip, but a way to experience more in life, learn more about myself, and share that with others.