Great Virginia Weekend Getaway Ideas

Virginia Is For Lovers¬†has been the tourism board’s official slogan for over 50 years. The state features an abundance of natural beauty from the Appalachian Mountains to Chesapeake Bay. Charming historic towns like Colonial Williamsburg pre-date the founding of the United States. Here are some great Virginia weekend getaway ideas from Washington, DC and elsewhere!…

Florida to Washington, DC: Great Road Trip Stops

When we moved from Orlando to Washington, DC we decided to turn the 850 mile drive into a week’s vacation. Rather than bang it out in a day or two, we took the scenic route to explore the route in more depth. Savannah and Charleston are typically considered musts, and we stopped in both for…

Prospect Hill: A Historic Virginia B&B Getaway

Like many city dwellers, we appreciate a relaxing break to the countryside. Two and a half hours south of Washington, DC, is the lovely and historic town of Charlottesville, where among other things, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia. Visitors can tour his former home at Monticello. Nearby is historic Prospect Hill Inn, where…