The last days of summer are here and it’s time to get in one last escape. Here are seven places that will get your mind off the busy streets, hectic schedules and remind you of what life is all about.
A week stay or a weekend getaway, here are the spots Northern Virginians can go for a quick jaunt to fun in the sun.
Destroyed in 2006 after a brutal storm, the Virginia Museum of transportation’s Aviation Gallery has been brilliantly redesigned and restored from the ground up.
Staunton, Norfolk and Lynchburg offer history, ocean views and some of the best theaters in Virginia.
Looking for an outdoor oasis that isn’t a crowded beach? Check out these lake getaways surrounded by forested beauty.
The next sunny day, take the opportunity get in tune with Mother Nature and discover the myriad of birds beyond your windowsill with these three birdwatching loops.
Give the neighborhood swimming pool a break this summer and cool off at any of these three wet and wild waterparks.
Have a relaxing weekend and enjoy live jazz, gorgeous Shenandoah Valley scenery and gourmet meals at the three-day annual Virginia Jazz and Blues Festival on the side of Warm Springs Mountain.
Several parks are spread across NoVA that make for great outdoor adventures when the weather gets nicer. Venture out to a park a little less well-known to avoid crowds but still get everything you would want out of a regional park.
No matter the weekend, we’ve found 52 day trips to fill up the time. Go ahead, find an excuse to jump in the car and go.