Betty James did not start hiking until she was in her mid-50s. Her brother and his wife had hiked Old Rag in the Blue Ridge Mountains and talked about the experience so ... more

Jan 23, 2017 10:37 AM FEATURES

If you’re a fan of Octobers, there’s no better place to be than the mountains of Virginia. And while there is no bad time of year to head for the hills, we are entering the most glorious time of the year to seek a Virginia mountain destination. more

Oct 16, 2015 4:15 AM TRAVEL


Sharks at the Virginia Aquarium; Photo courtesy of Virginia Beach Tourism

When the leaves have all fallen, leaving the sharp silhouettes of trees against the sky, it’s time for snow, right? Time for winter sports, playtime in the fluffy stuff, sleigh rides, and blankets of sparkling white crystals? Perhaps, but not in... more

Nov 11, 2014 12:54 PM TRAVEL

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