Virginia is home to some of America’s most delicious domestic wines and more than 150 wineries located from the mountains to the coast. Most wineries not only feature locally produced favorites, but also host wine tastings and other special events. Sampling the exceptional quality and variety of Virginia wines is a highlight of every visit.
Fun in the water can be a part of every Virginia vacation. Take a canoe or kayak adventure in clear mountain streams. Fish in the state’s clean lakes and rivers. Enjoy a boat cruise or a dip in the ocean at the beach. Water-fun parks and marinas with watercraft rentals are located throughout the state.
Historical sites are found everywhere in Virginia. From Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields to the landmark Jamestown colony and the living museum of American history in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia is filled with memorable places for history lovers. Many venues also feature heritage events and special family-themed activities.
Shopping in Virginia includes something for everyone, from factory outlets and flea markets for bargain hunters to antique stores and specialty shops for that one-of-a-kind gift. Nearly every town in Virginia also now has a farmer’s market that features fresh local produce. And check out the great deals at golf stores and pro shops on the Virginia Golf Trail.