Kite Day at Coyner Springs: A Day to Always Remember

  Saturday, September 29 from 10-3pm bring out the entire family for Kite Day at Coyner Springs Park.   I once heard someone say that kites are the perfect combination of art and science. To me, kites never seemed that specific—as a kid I didn’t even care so much what my kite looked like, I […]

National Forest Vs. National Park- Learn the Important Differences!

  Most don’t consider the differences between a National Forest and National Park pressing information. Regardless, there are striking differences between the two that signify history and even shape American laws. For example, bring your dog to a National Forest and enjoy the scenery together, bring your dog to a National Park, and you could […]

7 Things to do at this Year’s Chamber of Commerce Fall Celebration

  With 100+ likes on Facebook the, Good Times, Tastes, and Traditions, celebration is sure to be a good time! Held at the Frontier Culture Museum in nearby Staunton, this two-day event will keep you entertained and culturally fulfilled. Trust me, it’s a guaranteed good time considering the Chamber of Commerce pulls out all the […]

5 Types of People who should Visit Shenandoah National Park

  With each passing season, Shenandoah National Park has something new to offer. Blanketed in snow or basking in crisp sunlight, this Park always offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Only 20 minutes from Cabin Creekwood, this mountaintop hideaway has more than just scenic views to offer. Shenandoah wouldn’t be […]

5 Reasons to Visit the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum

Perched atop Gospel Hill, the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum is ripe with mystery and charm. Once home to Woodrow Wilson, it is now a waltz through history. Here are 5 reasons you should indulge in a visit.   Virginia is a State full of history–the buildings alive with the charm of America’s beginning days. […]

Augusta County Railroad Museum – The Best Open House in Town

Calling aboard all train and history enthusiasts, this September 8, Augusta County Railroad Museum has some surprises just for you.   Trains Helped Build America “The historical and cultural foundations of the Nation should be preserved as a living part of our community life and development to give a sense of orientation to the American […]

Rockingham County Fair: An American Summer Tradition

Nothing helps usher the summer transition into fall like a good county fair. It is always fun to see the exhibitions of farmers, gardeners, and crafters that are able to show the fruits of their long summer labor, by entering livestock and crops, and artwork into competition. There are two nearby county fairs that will […]

Half the Fun is Getting There

Post by Aura Walker Road trips are a big deal in my family. I have learned many lessons on what works and doesn’t work when it comes to having a comfortable and fun trip, you can read about it in another article entitled “Epic Roadtrips – 5 Tips to Ease the Pain of Car Travel with […]

Natural Bridge – History and Nature Together in One Place

Natural Bridge is one of Virginia’s most cherished and prized natural monuments, it has been said to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. The naturally formed limestone crossing was declared as holy land by early Native-Americans; it has been an inspiration to authors, painters, presidents and other historical figures. For over […]