Rainy Day Fun at the Virginia Discovery Museum

Looking for something to do with the kids on a rainy day? The Virginia Discovery Museum is the perfect adventure for kids and adults to learn and have fun all at once. There are both permanent exhibits and new exhibits that are at the museum for a limited time. Two of the exhibits slated for […]

Blackfriars Playhouse, the World’s Only Reproduction

“Shamelessly Entertaining,” raves the Washington Post. About them The Wall Street Journal says, “All this would be of purely historical interest were it not for the high quality of the American Shakespeare Center’s fast-moving productions, which are authentic.” The Boston Globe says, “The poetry comes alive.” And who exactly are the people these critiques are […]

Crabtree Falls – The Highest Cascade East of the Mississippi

Waterfall and nature enthusiasts alike will not want to miss the chance to see the highest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. Crabtree Falls encompass a total of 1200 feet of falls. They are located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and are in the George Washington National Forest.   The trail that loops around the […]

Virginia Fly Fishing Festival in Waynesboro

If you’re an avid fly fisherman looking for new ideas, a beginner looking for guidance, or simply an observer who is interested in the sport, the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival exists especially for you. The festival, which is held in the spring in the town of Waynesboro on the banks of the South River, draws […]

James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland – Presidential History

Ash Lawn Highland is the 535 acre estate that was once home to President James Monroe and his wife Elizabeth Kortright Monroe. They owned the estate from 1793 until 1826. The estate is now maintained and operated by the College of William and Mary in Virginia. The college has taken on the task of preserving […]

“The People’s Artist” Museum in Waynesboro

Collectors and art lovers from all over the world have come to the P. Buckley Moss Museum to view the permanent collection of Pat Moss’s original work, and to experience a retrospective tour of her life and her art. Her art has a look that is quite distinctive and has gained popular appeal. Her work […]

Hot Air Ballooning – A Unique Way to Explore Central Virginia

Taking in the sights of the Charlottesville and Central Virginia area is an unforgettable journey. Make that journey all the more exciting and adventurous with a balloon ride from Blue Ridge Balloon Tours. This balloon company gives people the once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the world while floating freely high above the terrain. Their mission statement […]

Antique Mall in Central Virginia

Although many visit the Shenandoah Valley to hike in the Alleghany or Blue Ridge Mountain ranges, or for its wineries or to see friends and family, a little known secret that has been slowly leaking out are the antiquities found in the area. Unless it’s your life’s passion to burn gas and spend endless hours […]

The Natural Bridge – Virginia’s Natural Wonder

Situated at the southern end of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of the seven natural wonders of the modern world, Virginia’s Natural Bridge. Located in the town of Natural Bridge, close to Lexington, the bridge is a National Historic Landmark that has drawn visitors from all […]

Exploring Art in Charlottesville

Anyone who appreciates the time and talent needed to create a unique and inspirational piece of art will enjoy a visit to the McGuffey Art Center. The center is right in downtown Charlottesville and aims to support the growth of art and artists in both the visual and performing arts, while focusing on community participation. […]