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    “…Chincoteague Island, you’re more than just a dream. You’re more than just a vision. You’re paradise to me. I can’t wait to get there. I never want to leave, and I know the blue herons are waiting there for me.” more

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    Drive down Kilmarnock’s Main Street, and you’ll get an idea of what Small Town Virginia is all about. Besides a Main Street that looks like it could be a movie set, Kilmarnock offers virtually anything you might hope to find in a 21st-century... more

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    Small Town Virginia: Monterey

    I should know better than to take a trip into the mountains of Virginia. Every time I do, I come back to Richmond ready to pack my bags and head for the hills. Although, I had been wanting to visit Monterey, Virginia ever since I first heard about... more

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    Small Town Virginia: Beautiful and Historic Leesburg

    One thing I love about Richmond is that it sits in the center of so much of the state’s beauty and history. I can go two hours or so in any direction and be in some place that is completely different. That’s exactly what I did recently when I... more

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    Wine with a View

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains are one of the most scenic parts of America’s landscape. Winding its way through the heart of the mountains is the Blue Ridge Parkway, spanning 469 miles and offering visitors some of the best mountain views in the... more

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    Wining Our Way Along the Bay

    Is it the terroir of Virginia’s Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula or just the fact that we love our wine? Whatever the reason, you’ll discover several excellent wineries when you travel the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail. more

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    Small Town Virginia: Urbanna

    The search for a small-town living experience will take you off the beaten path. And that’s exactly where Urbanna, Virginia is. more

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    Hot and Cold Winter Getaways

    As we say goodbye to another beautiful fall, Virginians stand divided. Some will grieve the loss of warmer weather while others embrace the Winter. Luckily for ... more

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    The Grape Escape

    As the Birthplace of American Wine, Virginia wines are finally beginning to receive the respect they deserve and the recognition that Thomas Jefferson once dreamed of. The Monticello American Viticultural Area (AVA) has become Virginia’s most ... more

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    Discovering the Secrets of the Secret City

    As day dawned in Eastern Tennessee on December 7, 1941, likely none of the several hundred families living in the valley that encompassed portions of Roane and Anderson Counties had any idea that the events unfolding on the Hawaiian island of ... more

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