10 Lesser-Known Things to Do In Virginia

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! Once you learn about the state, you might fall in love with all the things to do in Virginia, too.

Combine Thrilling Family-Fun and Historical Experiences in One Place

Did you know that America’s largest living history museum, world-class amusement parks, epic resorts, and waterfront towns are all located in one place?

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Take a Music Road Trip

While Nashville is the capital of country music, Virginia is the birthplace of country music. So make a playlist of your favorite hits and hit The Crooked Road, the state’s Heritage Music Trail.

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Explore a Smithsonian Museum Without Traveling to D.C.

Located right next to the runways at Virginia’s Dulles Airport is a museum so massive in scale that it often takes people’s breath away.

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Step into the Scenes of Your Favorite TV Shows and Movies

If you’re a fan of “Homeland,” “Mercy Street,” or “The Walking Dead,” you can follow the footsteps of your favorite stars by visiting the places where they filmed episodes.

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Be Loud & Proud

When Virginia says it’s for lovers, they don’t put an asterisk at the end of their statement. So whether you visit for a special event or festival, a weekend escape, or a family vacation, you’ll find LGBTQ+ friendly activities, accommodations, & businesses across the state.

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