Collected by Anna Slezak
Natural Bridge, VA 24578, USA
Considered the pride of Rockbridge County, VA, this naturally carved 215-foot high limestone formation was once owned by Thomas Jefferson, who built a cabin there for visitors and was surveyed by a teenage George Washington who was said to have...
Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20560, USA
One of my favorite spots in D.C. is the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art. The block-long green space is filled with oversized modern art pieces from the gallery’s permanent collection. You'll see work by artists such as Claes...
Skyline Dr, Virginia, USA
Just less than two hours outside D.C., enter through one of its four entrances to gain access to this majestic 105-mile long National Scenic Byway located within the grounds of Shenandoah National Park. As you meander Skyline Drive at the maximum...
Eagle Rock, Back Creek, VA 22654, USA
The rewards of completing a strenuous hike along the Virginia/West Virginia border. Admiring the colors of the Shenandoah Valley at elevation of over 2,595 feet atop Eagle Rock. This huge rock earned its moniker for the view from behind—it is...
10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA
Sixty million years in the making yet discovered in 1937, Skyline Caverns is the closest set of caverns the D.C. area. Highlights feature unique stalactites and stalagmites, three underground streams, and the 37-foot Rainbow Waterfall. However,...
1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228, USA
No matter the time of year, a visit to a garden can be transportive. Richmond's botanical gardens have something for every season: a cherry blossom walk in spring, fragrant roses in summer, colorful Japanese maples in the Asian Valley in fall, and...
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