Ready to forgo normal weekend plans for some out-of-town adventures?
With summer coming to a close and the weather starting to cool down, it’s time to take that weekend or week-long getaway before the cold of winter sets in. There are a number of hidden gems in this region that are only a short drive away and full of local treasures.
Whether families are looking for a getaway on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, a high-energy whitewater rafting trip in the wild or a stay on a picturesque estate in the countryside, Virginia’s summer destinations offer affordable and fun options.
With the snow long gone and the flowers fully bloomed, Northern Virginia is flourishing with natural wonder, but have you had the opportunity to take advantage of it?
When the temperatures start dropping to near freezing in the valleys and the snow starts falling heavily on the mountains, it may signal the beginning of hibernation season for many, but for skiers and snowboarders, it marks the start of a super-fun season at their favorite winter playgrounds. And that time is now.
Amazing foodie everyday finds and fun weekend festivals practically abound in each and every Northern Virginian’s backyard.
Ahh, graduation season, such an exciting time! When someone graduates, whether it’s from middle school or medical school, there are lots of reasons for a family to celebrate. And perhaps nothing says celebrating like getting away from all of your responsibilities…
When it’s cold outside and the nights are long, it’s hard to beat snuggling up to your sweetie. But while doing so in the comfort of your home is nice enough, you’re surrounded by bills begging to be paid, laundry that won’t wash itself and a slew of other chores.
Who says summer is the only time that’s ripe for getting away? Not us! On the next few pages, you’ll find sensational escapes, all well within driving distance, that will have you perfecting your—non-football—plans for fall.
Whether you prefer high-class pampering in a countryside B&B or a resort that allows you to sail on the sea, are looking for serene quarters by mountains practically begging to be explored, or an oceanfront suite on the boardwalk…