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Virginia Travel Guide

Virginia travel and tourism industry is a major revenue earner for the state government. Famous for its beautiful landscapes and historical sites from pre-independence and civil war, Virginia attracts tourists from across the world.

The Commonwealth of Virginia is bounded by the states of West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia. The state is a traveler's paradise and the government of VA has taken special measures to support the Virginia travel and tourism industry.

The travel and tourism industry of Virginia is showing an upward trend over the last few years since more and more tourists are coming to the state from all corners of the world to watch its beautiful landscapes and historical sites. The Virginia travel and tourism sector earns maximum revenue among all states in the Southern US since it is the most significant state in American history.

Popular Virginia travel and tourism spots
The state of VA is divided into five distinct regions - Northern VA, Eastern VA, Central VA, Southwest VA, and Shenandoah Valley. Northern VA is a populated territory surrounding the city of Washington DC, the capital of U.S. This territory is influenced by the tradition of the city. Eastern VA is home to popular tourist sites such as Virginia Beach and Colonial Williamsburg. Central Virginia houses Richmond, the capital, and historic sites from the Civil War and War of Independence. Southwest VA is famous for its Appalachian legacy. The Shenandoah Valley is bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, a popular spot for nature lovers and home to the Shenandoah National Park.

Given below are some other Virginia travel and tourism spots:
  • Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County
  • Crabtree Falls in Nelson County
  • The Historical Triangle (Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, and Yorktown)
  • Maggie Walker Historical Site
  • Peaks of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains (famous fishing and hiking area)
  • Mount Vernon (famous for the residence of George Washington)
  • D-Day Memorial in Bedford