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'Holland in Haymarket' Brings the Hues of the Netherlands to Northern Virginia

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

With flights from Washington, D.C. to Amsterdam averaging around $1500 this spring, my trip to the tulips may have to wait. But just 45 minutes outside the Nation's Capital is another garden with a propitious nickname: "Holland in Haymarket."

Richmond, Va.: A City of Historical Significance, Emerging Artists and Great Food

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Yes, Richmond's got broken storefronts and skeptical suburbanites, but there's a vibrant, youthful, Brooklyn-before-it-got-upscale vibe here, and it's worth at least a few days to explore.

5 Hip and Cool Yoga Destinations

Alison Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Take your yoga practice to new heights with these beautiful destinations with unique, hip and cool yoga classes. Regardless of the style of yoga you typically practice, you will find life-changing experiences here. Grab your mat and check out my top five picks.

Don't Break The Bank During Your Next Trip To Richmond

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

RICHMOND, Va. -- RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With terrain varying from the mountains to the coast, Virginia offers an array of fall colors for leaf-peepers...

A Helicopter Festival In Virginia

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum facility in northern Virginia is giving visitors a chance to get up close to l...

Bizarre Landmark Owned By Thomas Jefferson Goes On The Market

AP | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

ROANOKE, Va. -- A Virginia landmark and tourism attraction once owned by Thomas Jefferson is up for sale. The privately owned Natural Bridge, north o...

'Jamestown Day' Celebrations Mark 406th Anniversary

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Historic Jamestowne and Jamestown Settlement are preparing to mark the 406th anniversary of the founding of the first perma...

Rebecca Dolan Loves Williamsburg

Love Letters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

But, we know that the best way to really get to know Colonial Williamsburg is to run the boxwood hedges or jump the Governor's Palace wall.

A Road Trip Through The Blue Ridge Mountains

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

On the last leg of our journey we reversed direction and headed north to West Virginia through every back woods and windy road in Appalachia.

Driver Fatigue Was Factor In Fatal Virginia Bus Crash

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel

RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal officials say a Virginia bus crash that killed four people and injured dozens was likely caused by driver fatigue and several...

New To Colonial Williamsburg: Its Own App

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Colonial Williamsburg is unveiling a new mobile application to help tourists experience the 18th century historic area. Official...

Stepping Back In Time In Northern Virginia

Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Dolan

Lovely as Mount Vernon may be, it's a poor representation of the majority of buildings built back in Washington's day. What about the Colonial 99 percent?

Virginia Giving Travel Prizes To Web Visitors

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia tourism officials are hoping to draw 1 million visitors to the state's website in May, and they're giving away bigger prizes...

HuffPost Guides: Bryce Resort

The Huffington Post | Lesley Daunt | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

Bryce Resort in Virginia is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our g...

On the Culture Front: Tracing Americana Roots Through the Mountains of Southwest Virginia

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.11.2012 | Travel
Chris Kompanek

Modern culture and historical monuments from the Civil War reside side-by-side in Abingdon, where Lee's shadow still looms large.

HuffPost Guides: Massanutten Resort

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Massanutten Resort in Virginia is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offer...

Amusement Parks In Virginia Beach: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Debbie Bookstaber | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Virginia Beach have a special southern charm. From a European-themed park to one of the most intense collections of roller coasters...

Our Guide To Water Parks In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel

Water parks in Virginia offer a cool way to beat this state's typically hot and humid summer months. For families looking for the best entertainment v...

Eating Our Way Through Virginia Beach

Ysolt Usigan | Posted 11.11.2011 | Travel
Ysolt Usigan

Upon our arrival, we begged for seafood. I mean, what else are you going to eat in Virginia Beach?

PHOTOS: Hurricane Irene Hits The 18th Century At Colonial Williamsburg

Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel

From the Outer Banks to rural Vermont, tourist destinations are rebuilding after Hurricane Irene; cleaning up damage of varying degrees and reassuring...

Fourth of July Celebrations: 8 Quintessentially American Independence Festivities

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

It may be the most American of celebrations, but the Fourth of July is by no means a static observance. Sure, just the mention of Independence Day con...

Our Guide To Virginia Beach Area Water Parks

The Huffington Post | Shellie Braeuner | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel

Water parks in and around Virginia Beach provide an alternative to catching natural waves at the beach. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on ...

Black-Out Rides And Old World Europe: Amusement Parks In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Virginia offer a thrill-filled way for a family to spend the day together. Whether you want to scream your lungs out on a roller co...

Stepping Back In Time At Virginia's Nimrod Hall

Jenny Block | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel
Jenny Block

What began as a simple, two-story log cabin back then, has sprouted a motley assemblage of rooms and porches over the years.

Hooked On Virginia's Crooked Road

Lea Lane | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Interested in fiddle and banjo music, crafts, galleries, small towns and Americana? You'll find them on The Crooked Road, about 250 miles along Virginia's southwest corner.