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Virginia isn’t called the ‘Old Dominion State’ because of its wealth of politicians. At about two hundred twenty-six years old, it’s one of the oldest states in the US. The home of the nation’s capital, Washington D.C., Virginia stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Allegheny Mountains to the Blue Ridge. With all that country it’s no wonder why tourists flock to the more than 60 wineries Virginia has to offer. But wine isn’t the only attraction Virginia has to offer. The Shenandoah Valley in the West is full of lovely secluded caverns, waterfalls and hiking More...
Norfolk is located in the metro area called Hampton Roads, in the state of Virginia. It is a port city with a large Navy and shipping presence.
Neighboring cities are Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth. Norfolk has always been a Navy town. The world's largest naval base is located here. Attractions
• Chrysler Museum of Art
• Virginia Botanical Garden
• Norfolk Naval Station Tour
• Nauticus - National Maritime Center
• Spirit of Norfolk More...
Historic Leesburg, with an old town feel, is at the heart of one of the fastest growing sections of the country. Loudoun County, Virginia is the second fastest growing county in the United States in 2005. Leesburg is the County Seat of Loudoun County.
Rural Leesburg is only a few years ago, with large tracts of housing development quickly replacing many of the history horse farms in the area. With several Virginia wineries, outlet malls and lots of open space a short drive from the center of Leesburg, there is much to draw visitors there.
Leesburg is less More...
Charlottesville, in Albemarle County, Virginia, is ranked the number one place to live in the United States by Frommers. Charlottesville is a lovely university town with lots to offer.Get Around
Getting around the University of Virginia is easy using the free University Transit System (UTS) buses. And the city is reasonably well connected by city buses (CTS). There is a free trolley bus that runs in a loop from the University to the downtown mall approximately every 20 minutes. It is not easy to find parking around the University area, however More...
• Reagan National Airport (DCA) is in South Arlington, and is used by several major regional airlines.
• Dulles International Airport (IAD) is also nearby and accessible via shuttle bus and taxi.
• Union Station in Washington, DC is the closest railway, about 10-15 min. by taxi from Arlington, or 30 minutes by "Metrorail" subway. There is also a regional bus station several blocks away from Union Station, though less accessible to Metro.
• Highways entering More...