One of the 13 original colonies, Virginia is home to a vast array of landscapes. With stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline, breathtaking Appalachian Mountains and plenty of American history, Virginia is definitely a Southern state worth exploring. Here are some top Virginia vacation destinations.

Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA, hums with a cosmopolitan feel and a walkable lifestyle — perfect for a weekend getaway. Take a virtual tour of this charming city. Click HERE.

Old Town in Alexandria, VA

Take a virtual tour of Alexandria’s most iconic street — Captain’s Row. Image: Sam Kittner of Visit Alexandria

Loudoun County, VA

From wineries and breweries to beautiful historic villages, Loudoun County, VA, is the perfect combination of urban and rural. See for yourself in this virtual tour. Click HERE.

Bluemont Vineyard

With over 40 wineries and tasting rooms, it’s no wonder Loudoun County is D.C.’s Wine Country. Image: Bluemont Vineyard

Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, VA, is a 400-year-old port city and home to the largest naval base in the world. Explore all this waterfront city has to offer by taking a virtual tour. Click HERE.

Norfolk Botanical Garden

Catch a breath of fresh air at Norfolk Botanical Garden. Image: Visit Norfolk

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