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Plan a Revolutionary Visit to Yorktown, Virginia

First, let me explain, it wasn’t that I had no interest in seeing Yorktown, Virginia. On the contrary. I'd been wanting to visit the historic location on the banks of the York River for years. But for whatever reason, each time I'd depart the region, it was always Yorktown which had me saying, I really need to get there on my next visit. Well, I am pleased to say,…
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Plan Your Visit To Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream

There's one event that keeps me returning to Busch Gardens Williamsburg year after year. Each fall, the popular amusement park located in Williamsburg, Virginia puts on its autumnal attire and on weekends at sunset, transforms into a frightening festival - Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream. Here's what you need to know to plan your trip to Howl-O-Scream.   Although my visit to Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream was hosted, all opinions are…
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24 Hours In Richmond, Virginia

Special thanks to Meghan Gearino and Erin Bagnell at VisitRichmondVA.com for assisting me with my itinerary and for the attractions guest pass. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.    Sometimes a quick change of scenery is good for the soul. We got in the car at nine-o'clock on a Saturday and headed north for a brief interlude in the Virginia capital.  Here's how we spent…
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What Happened at Appomattox Court House During the Civil War?

What happened at Appomattox Court House during the Civil War? On April 9, 1865, the small hamlet in south-central Virginia became eternally connected to one of the most historic events in U.S. History. That afternoon, General Robert E. Lee met with General Ulysses S. Grant to negotiate terms of surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to the Union Army. The small village remains today as a tourist…
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Is Brookneal, Virginia The Ultimate Escape?

Is Brookneal, Virginia the ultimate escape? That's a great question and the best way to answer it is another question. What's your idea of an escape? If it includes a quiet location with beautiful scenery, a few fun things to occupy your time, and an overall slower pace, then Brookneal in rural southern Virginia may be your ultimate escape. My family and I took a relaxing excursion to…
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Five Reasons You’ll Fall in Love With Lavender at White Oak Lavender

While touring the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail I made a stop at White Oak Lavender and fell in love at first sight, taste, and smell! This charming family-owned farm on the outskirts of Harrisonburg, Virginia is such a fun and unique attraction that even though I included it in an earlier post, I wanted to dedicate a little more time to this fragrant destination in the Shenandoah Valley. Here…
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