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Central Virginia

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

Maymont Park and Estate

Maymont park in Richmond is a unique blend of mansion, gardens, farm, zoo and park.
> Central Virginia > City & County Parks > Gardening > Richmond > Educational > Historical > Natural > Theme Parks and Zoos

Top Richmond Attractions

The top 10 Richmond attractions are a matter of opinion, but the following 10 are hard to beat.
> Richmond > Central Virginia > Richmond > Cultural > Educational > Historical > Natural

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

Central VA Attractions

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

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

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.
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

Historic Jamestowne
Virginia Air and Space Center
Jefferson’s Monticello
Berkeley Plantation
Norfolk Botanical
Busch Gardens
Mill Mountain Zoo
Museum of Fine Arts
Kings Dominion Amusement Park
Southwest Virginia Attractions
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