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Exploring Virginia Wine CountryVirginia’s forested Blue Ridge Mountains lie within the state’s verdant central region, where vineyards grow on its slopes and within the lush foothills. The abundant vines are a reminder of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson’s legacy in envisioning the region as the site of America’s first wines. And now, taking inspiration from this historical significance, the Monticello Wine Trail has been established to bring together and showcase over 30 of the Virginia Wine Country's vineyards. Take a look at our Monticello Wine Trail guide to seek out the best this region has to offer.

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In search of history: Civil War sites in Richmond

by Giverny December - last edited December

In Search of History: Civil War Sites in RichmondMost people know that the American Civil War brought an end to slavery in the United States and reunified the nation. But go to Civil War sites in Richmond and other major centres of action during the war and you quickly understand the magnitude of what took place in the years between 1861 and 1865.

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A neighbourhood guide to Richmond's Church Hill | Segway Tours

Virginia’s capital, Richmond has long drawn travellers in as one of the most historic cities across the States. And amidst this riverside urban sprawl, no setting better reflects Richmond’s heritage than Church Hill, which displays its roots through its 18th century architecture. But there's more to this district than historic sites, with an array of artisanal eateries and tours led by the residents themselves. This is our neighbourhood guide to Church Hill.

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Exploring the James RiverThe James River, which flows through Richmond, Virginia, is a dream for anyone who loves getting out on the water. With conditions ranging from flat water to white, and scenery that changes from urban to wild as you wind your way along the river, there’s plenty for adrenaline junkies, nature lovers, and adventurous tourists to enjoy.

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West Virginia White Water Rafting Adventures

by AndrewCothern April 2014 - last edited October by Community Manager

West Virginia | White Water RaftingLooking for excitement? Feel the rush of adventure (and water) wash over you as you relive those "Deliverance" moments and navigate the danger and wonders of West Virginia white water rafting.

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Richmond's Best Dessert Restaurants

by AndrewCothern January 2014 - last edited September

Richmond's Best Dessert RestaurantsFor many, dessert is the most important dish of the day. Luckily, finding the perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth isn't a problem when visiting the River City. From cakes and ice cream to designer doughnuts, Richmond offers an incredible range of all-too-tempting treats. Best order dessert first then…

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