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Central VA Attractions

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

Top Richmond Attractions

The top 10 Richmond attractions are a matter of opinion, but the following 10 are hard to beat.

Jefferson’s Monticello

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

Maymont Park and Estate

Maymont farm animalMaymont 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

Booker T. Washington National Monument

Located in Franklin County, Virginia the National Monument of Booker T. Washington honors an exceptional man come from humble beginnings.

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.

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

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.
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 Beach Attractions
Southern Virginia Attractions
Washington’s Mt. Vernon
Historic Jamestowne
Berkeley Plantation
Blue Ridge Parkway
Top 20 Virginia Attractions
Lewis Ginter Garden Tour
Amazement Square - Rightmire Children’s Museum
Busch Gardens
Hampton Roads Attractions
Carytown Blends Old South and Hipster for Shoppers
Madison’s Montpelier
Kings Dominion Amusement Park
Virginia Aquarium
Norfolk Botanical
Mill Mountain Zoo
Yorktown Battlefield
National Museum and White House of the Confederacy
Southwest Virginia Attractions
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