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 [...]

You’re getting married? That’s fantastic! Now the planning can begin… and if you’re dead set on making a Virginia lodging facility the site of your “I dos”, you’re in luck.

This “southern, but not too southern” state is a family vacation destination and boasts mountains and a relaxing shoreline. However, you need to know the ins and outs of getting a marriage license in Virginia before you can proceed with your dream wedding.

  • If you’ve been married before, you may have to provide proof that you’re either divorced or widowed. This depends on the county; if you already have any of the numerous Virginia condos in mind as your destination, the staff there may be able to help you find out if their county requires documentation in this area.
  • The fee to get married in Virginia is relatively low – under $40 as of the writing of this post. [...]
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