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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

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

Twin Lakes State Park

Twin Lakes State Park is a sprawling, 495 acre park located in Central Virginia, crowned by the side-by-side Prince Edward and Goodwin Lakes.
> Green Bay > Central Virginia > State Parks

Museum of Fine Arts

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

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

Petersburg National Battlefield

During the Civil War, the historic town of Petersburg played an important role in what has since been called the longest siege in American warfare.
> Petersburg > Central Virginia > National Parks

Staunton River State Park

Staunton River State Park offers plenty to do in and out of the water, making it an attractive park choice for children and and adults alike.
> Halifax County > 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

Virginia Zoo: 500+ Animals
Historic Jamestowne
Old City Cemetery
Virginia Aquarium
Northern VA Attractions
Lewis Ginter Garden Tour
Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall
Washington’s Mt. Vernon
Top 20 Virginia Attractions
Southern Virginia Attractions
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