Culture

Wine and ‘shine in Smyth and Wythe counties

October 22, 2016

The hollows of Smyth and Wythe counties of Southwest Virginia were legendary for the making of illicit brews. Now this region, about five hours south of Washington, D.C., is fermenting and distilling legal beverages and […]

Artists' Studio

Artists’ Studio tours planned throughout region

October 17, 2016

Every fall, artists and galleries throughout the region organize self-guided studio tours. They are a great way to meet artists in the surroundings that inspire their creativity. It’s also a great way to combine a […]

Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Falling Spring Falls, Va.

October 5, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Falling Spring Falls in Falling Spring Park, Va. State: Virginia Location: Falling Spring Park Height: 80 feet According to Virginia’s […]

Breweries

Shenandoah Valley offers libations along the Spirits Trail

October 4, 2016

Just in time for the annual October Virginia Wine Month, tourism offices, wineries, craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries in the Northern Shenandoah Valley launched the Shenandoah Spirits Trail. The trail spans the area from Winchester […]