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Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the largest in Virginia with more than 500,000 square feet of exhibits.

Central VA Attractions

MonticelloCentral Virginia has numerous attractions that will spark the interest of all kinds of travelers.

Berkeley Plantation

Berkeley Plantation is a must-see attraction for anyone who is interested in Virginia colonial history.
Things to Do in Central Virginia

Old City Cemetery

Visiting a cemetery is never really a pleasant outing, but the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia is an entirely different experience when it comes to graveyards.
> Lynchburg > Central Virginia > Historical

Maggie L. Walker National Historical Site

The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site is honors a woman who dedicated her life to advancing the civil rights of women and African Americans.

National Museum and White House of the Confederacy

The National Museum and White House of the Confederacy stand in the city of Richmond as a remnant of the Old South.
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Historical

Jefferson’s Monticello

MonticelloThe home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello has an aura unlike so many other historical attractions.
> Charlottesville > Central Virginia > Charlottesville > Educational > Historical

Appomattox Court House

Appomattox Court House National Historic Park, located in South Central Virginia, marks quite literally the end of the Civil War.
> Appomattox Court House > Central Virginia > National Parks

Staunton River Battlefield State Park

Staunton River Battlefield State Park is a site important to the history of the Civil War.
> Randolph > Central Virginia > State Parks
Central Virginia 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.
Date: Saturday, Jul. 09
> Mechanicsville > Central Virginia > Festivals > July

Best Events in October

Choosing the 10 best Virginia events in October is no easy task because it’s festival season.
Date: Monday, Sep. 30

Carytown Watermelon Festival

The Carytown Watermelon Festival is held every year in August. This fruit celebration involves more than 3,000 watermelons and 115,000 people, making it the largest one-day festival in the state of Virginia.
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 16
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Festivals > August

Dinwiddie Christmas Parade

Visit downtown Dinwiddie from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the annual Dinwiddie Christmas Parade.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 23
> Dinwiddie > Central Virginia > Festivals > December

Greene County Fair

Come to Greene County, Virginia to experience the fun and back-home warmth of a real, rural county fair and its people.
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 09
> Stanardsville > Central Virginia > Fairs > August

Mineral Bluegrass Festival

The Mineral Bluegrass Festival presents three days of bluegrass music bands at Walton Park in the town of Mineral.
Date: Thursday, Jul. 21
> Mineral > Central Virginia > Festivals > July

State Attractions

Amazement Square - Rightmire Children’s Museum
Historic Jamestowne
Top Richmond Attractions
Old City Cemetery
Luray Caverns Tips
Museum of Fine Arts
Madison’s Montpelier
Top 20 Virginia Attractions
Carytown Blends Old South and Hipster for Shoppers
Central VA Attractions
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