Across Virginia
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Jefferson’s Monticello

MonticelloThe home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello has an aura unlike so many other historical attractions.

Arlington Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery gravestonesArlington National Cemetery is the country’s largest and most honored military burial ground.

Lewis Ginter Garden Tour

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden flowersLewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers more than 50 acres of gardens on historic property in Richmond.
Things to Do in Virginia

Westmoreland State Park

Westmoreland State Park, located near the Potomac River in the northern region of Virginia, is close enough to Richmond and Washington D.C. for a day trip, but beautiful and secluded enough to feel worlds away
> Westmoreland County > Northern Virginia > State Parks

James River State Park

The James River has played a major role in much of the state’s history. Once the setting for sprawling plantations, today the James River is a favorite destination for those who enjoy spending time outdoors.
> Buckingham County > Central Virginia > State Parks

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park

Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park, located in the heart of Central Virginia, commemorates a battle pivotal to the history of the United States.
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Virginia Golf Courses

Shenandoah Valley Golf Club

The Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, located 8 miles north of Front Royal, is 27 holes of Virginia’s best golf. Its scenic beauty is unparalleled with views of the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge and Massanutten mountain ranges on every hole.

This superbly conditioned course on 250 rolling acres features bentgrass tees and greens and plush ryegrass fairways. With three nines, the red, white, and blue, you have a great chance to get in 27 holes.

The club has hosted many golf championships, including the PGA Tour’s Kemper Open qualifiers, numerous VSGA tournaments, and Middle Atlantic Section PGA events.

Constantly lauded for its condition, playability and overall value, Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, located just minutes from I-81 and I-66 between Winchester and Front Royal, is golf in the country at its best.

> Shenandoah Valley > Golf Courses
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Virginia Wineries

Doukénie Winery

Located near historic Leesburg, Virginia, in the town of Hillsboro, Doukénie Winery is made up of 500 acres nestled in Loudoun County, Virginia’s famed “wine country,” just 45 miles from Washington, DC. This wine farm provides visitors and locals an escape from reality while increasing their knowledge of grapes and wine making. Founded in 1983, Doukénie Winery produced its first vintage in 1995 and within the last several years has received numerous prestigious awards. Doukénie Winery produces five white wines, nine red wines two fruit wines and. Wine can be purchased through the winery’s Heritage Club and in the tasting room.
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July Events

Hanover Tomato Festival

The Annual Hanover Tomato Festival showcases more than 200 art, craft and food vendors, as well as plenty of tomato tasting.
> Mechanicsville > Central Virginia > Festivals > July

Chincoteague Pony Swim

The annual roundup of wild ponies living on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge takes place every July on Assateague Island in an event known as the Pony Swim and Auction.
> Accomack County > Eastern Shore > Festivals > July


FloydFest is a four-day celebration in July of music and art nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Loudoun County Fair

The Loudoun County Fair, located in Leesburg, Virginia, is a five-day event is packed with activities for all ages and interests.
> Loudoun > Northern Virginia > Fairs > July

Virginia Cantaloupe Festival

The annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival takes place at Berry Hill Resort. Fun, food, beverages, and music in an historic location.
> South Boston > Southern Virginia > Festivals > July

Chincoteague Blueberry Festival

The Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival takes place every year in mid July.
> Chincoteague Island > Eastern Shore > Festivals > July
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