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Where is Virginia?

Located midway between New York and Florida, Virginia is in the Mid-Atlantic region. The Commonwealth is bordered by Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, and Maryland to the north; the Atlantic Ocean to the east; North Carolina and Tennessee to the south; and West Virginia and Kentucky to the west.

How do I get to Virginia?

Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport are both located in Virginia and all of the major airlines fly to both. You can also catch the Amtrak from NYC.

Additionally, road tripping through the United States is easy and convenient.

What are Virginia's most well-known attractions?

Virginia is famous for its fabulous beaches, great seafood, the beautiful Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, among many other destinations and attractions.

When is the best time to visit Virginia?

Virginia’s weather has been described as a “Goldilocks Climate” – not too hot; not too cold – and is officially considered a humid, subtropical region due to winter frost. During the summer, it can get a bit “sticky” due to the abundant water along the East Coast with the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Potomac, Rappahannock, York, and James rivers and their tributaries. But the air is cooler with less humidity in the mountains, on the average of 10 degrees cooler all four seasons.

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October 2020
  • Virginia's Amazing Spots for Star Gazers
    October 20 When the city lights are miles away, Virginia just shines brighter at night. Stargazing is the ideal social distancing activity for 2020, so spread a blanket under the night skies and catch a dazzling display of lights at one of these fantastic stargazing spots.
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July 2020
  • Marriott Virginia Beach Opens
    Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront resort is located just off the north end of the famous Virginia Beach boardwalk and is a part of The Cavalier Resort, with The Historic Cavalier Hotel and Beach Club and its famed Tarnished Truth Distillery and SeaHill Spa just across the street. Relax in the modern luxury of our hotel's 305 guest rooms and suites, all with sweeping ocean views.
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  • The Session Hotel showcases the character of the birthplace of Country Music in Bristol Virginia
    The Sessions Hotel is located in downtown Bristol on iconic State Street with one side of the street located in Virginia and the other side in Tennessee. The Sessions Hotel complex is comprised of historic buildings including the 1920’s Jobbers Candy Factory, the 1915 Bristol Grocery building and the 1922 Service Granary Mill.
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