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Trip Location Ideas
The Adventure Park, at Virginia Aquarium- Check out this High Adventure, Climbing, Zip, and Obstacle Course!
Luray Caverns- Attractions includes the attraction entry and Luray Caverns tour, a self-guided tour of the Car and Carriage Caravan, and the Luray Valley Museum.
USS Wisconsin, Nauticus- Battleship Overnighter, Sounds Great. Check it out!
Appalachian Trail- 2180+ Mile long public trail through the Appalachian Mountains. Plenty to do and see!
Civil War Defenses of Washington- On forested hills surrounding the nation's capital are the remnants of a complex system of Civil War fortifications. Built by Union forces, these strategic buttresses transformed the young capital into one of the world's most fortified cities. This month CWDW will talk about Battleground National Cemetery
Claude Moore Colonial Farm- Step back in time and experience life on a small farm in northern Virginia. Living history programs and demonstrations offer a glimpse of what life was like for a poor farm family, just before the Revolutionary War.
Fort Monroe: Fort Monroe National Monument spans the American story through the 21st century: American Indian presence, Captain John Smith's journeys, a safe haven for freedom seekers during the Civil War, home of the US Army Artillery School, and a bastion of defense for the Chesapeake Bay.
Harpers Ferry- A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, is like stepping into the past. Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike our trails and battlefields.
Petersburg National Battlefield- Nine and a half months, 70,000 casualties, the suffering of civilians, thousands of U. S. Colored Troops fighting for the freedom of their race, and the decline of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of No. Virginia all describe the Siege of Petersburg. Explore the Past!
Yorktown Battlefield- Discover what it took for the United States to be independent as you explore the site of the last major battle of the Revolutionary War.
and many more!
Virginia State Parks: Check out our Geocaching and GPS Activities
Claytor Lake State Park- Trails, Swimming, Fishing and Boating
Holiday State Park- Beaches, Boating, Picnic Area, Swimming, Fishing and Trails
James River State Park- Trails, Swimming, Fishing, Boating and Horse Trails
Pocahontas State Park- Cabins, Camping, Trails, Swimming, Fishing, Boating and Horse Trails
Westmoreland State Park- Trails, Swimming, Fishing and Boating
and Many More!
Wintergreen Resort- wintergreen offers Skiing, Snowboarding, Hiking, Archery, Mountain Biking, and Summer Tubing
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