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This well-preserved historic district a short drive from Washington D.C. has modern art and designer fashions lining 18th-century cobblestone streets.
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Discover the popular shops in Crystal City, and if you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Crystal City Station.
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You'll enjoy the beaches and parks in Sandbridge. You might want to make time for a stop at Sandbridge Beach or Dam Neck Beach.
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Downtown Richmond is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Broad Street and Shockoe Slip while in the area.
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While visiting Northeast Virginia Beach, you might make a stop by sights like Virginia Beach Boardwalk and First Landing State Park.
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The Commonwealth of Virginia isalive with history, from early settlement through the Revolutionary and CivilWars. The first European settlement in North America was in 1607 at Jamestown.Visit the living history museum of JamestownSettlement to see the re-creation of life 400 years ago. With over amillion artifacts recovered, the site accurately depicts a fort, Indian villageand settlers’ ships.
Virginia was one of the original13 colonies. It became the 10th state of the United States in 1788. Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center celebratesthese days of early U.S. history. Take one of more than 20 self-guided tours tointeract with people in period dress as they conduct daily activities ofblacksmithing, churning butter, rolling hoops and discussing the politics of RevolutionaryWar times.
Richmond has extensivehistory as the Confederate capital during the U.S. War Between the States. Tourthe American Civil War Center atHistoric Tredegar to learn about war and emancipation. Try a Segway guidedtour, ghost walk or river cruise for a unique perspective on these historicsites. The modern city also offers ballet, symphony, opera and stageperformances as well as NASCAR and horse racing. Visit in mid-summer to see theWashington Redskins’ football training camp.
In the mountains of Virginia,you’ll find plenty of outdoor adventure opportunities, ranging from rockclimbing, kayaking, fishing and falconry in summer to skiing, ice skating andsnowmobiling in winter. Choose your accommodations from backpack camping toluxury spas.
Shenandoah National Park contains a 104-mile (167-kilometer) section of the AppalachianTrail, providing quiet hiking opportunities with views of ridge after ridge ofuntouched forests. Near the park, find LurayCaverns, where you can spelunk among colorful stalactites and stalagmites,including a limestone formation that looks and sounds a bit like an organ.
Virginia has varied beachlocations along the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean and Potomac and James Rivers.Select from family-friendly spots on the EasternShore and more lively Virginia BeachBoardwalk locations.