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The original American colonies started in Virginia, and to this day, the Virginia tourist attractions all over the state keep its rich history alive, preserving the memory of our Nation’s humble beginnings. No classroom can match the first hand impression of witnessing up close and personal the atmosphere and experience of life and culture in 18th century America.
Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum in a town that is a must-see destination for the whole family on your Virginia vacation. Kids and adults alike will be thrilled by the painstaking re-creations of the lifestyle and culture in the early United States. Next stop, tour the rest of the Historic Triangle of Virginia by also visiting the first permanent English settlement in the city of Jamestown, Virginia, and site of the final battle of the Revolutionary War in Yorktown, Virginia.
There are plenty of fun vacation destinations in the state of Virginia for the outdoor [...]
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One of “The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013” by Smithsonian magazine, Lexington, Virginia is steeped in history, and best experienced by foot or carriage. Once home to Robert E. Lee, Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson and George C. Marshall, Lexington offers museums, galleries, shopping and dining experiences. Enjoy bluegrass at one of Buena Vista’s many festivals or take a scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Explore all the wonders of the Natural Bridge and Caverns, drive through Virginia Safari Park feeding exotic animals from your car and watch a movie under the stars at Hull’s Drive-In. Savor a tasting at Rockbridge Vineyard on the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail and take a tour at Devils Backbone Outpost Brewery. Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains, outdoor adventure abounds with hiking, biking and tubing.
Make memories of historic proportion in Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge [...]
Everything you’d expect from a world-class resort awaits you at Greensprings Plantation. Luxury accommodations include 2 and 4-bedroom units that include a full kitchen, washer dryer, Cable TV with VCR VCP and balcony or terrace. Relax in your private Jacuzzi and lounge in front of your very own fireplace.
Greensprings Plantation provides every essential amenity for your well-deserved vacation. Take a swim in the indoor/outdoor pools or play a set on the lighted tennis courts. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the adjacent Nicklaus-designed course.
Onsite amenities also include Fitness center, bike rentals, volleyball courts, miniature golf, basketball courts, barbeque area, shuffleboard, playground, laundry facilities, spa, sauna and gift shop.
Delight in 18th century villages, explore cultural museums and enjoy the excitement of the world famous theme parks. Nearby Virginia’s “Historic Triangle” brings colonial America to life with the nationally recognized historic sites of Williamsburg – one of the 13 original colonies; Jamestown – [...]