Category Archives: Virginia

Venture Out into the Beautiful Landscape of Virginia Beach, VA

Photo via Pixabay by Troy Cooper - Virginia Beach
Photo via Pixabay by Troy Cooper

Today’s post on Virginia Beach is a guest post written by Catherine W.  over at www.WellnessVoyager.com.  Catherine is passionate about seeing as much of the world as possible. Ms. Workman spreads her love of travel alongside her great colleagues at WellnessVoyager. Hope you enjoy today’s post. Please share any comments below.  Continue reading Venture Out into the Beautiful Landscape of Virginia Beach, VA

Our Unplanned Visit to Monticello – Jefferson’s Home

monticello-frontWhile traveling sometimes things don’t always go as planned.  While on a trip to Washington D.C. we had booked a tour that would take us all over the Mall and the local area. Can’t remember the tour group, but I was extremely upset to get to the pick-up location to find out that it was cancelled due to the million family march on the mall.  An email or phone call to cancel would have been nice, but we did get our money back. After much discussion, we decided to leave D.C. a day early (since there were too many people on the mall to do anything) and check out Monticello before we headed to our time share in Williamsburg.  We made the best of a bad situation and had a great time checking out the former home and plantation of our third president, Thomas Jefferson. Continue reading Our Unplanned Visit to Monticello – Jefferson’s Home

Visit the 18th Century in Colonial Williamsburg, VA

WilliamsburgColonial Williamsburg is a very unique city and I don’t really know where to begin, so I guess I will begin with the Colonial Williamsburg theme which is “That the future may learn from the past”. What makes this city so unique is that it has been restored as nearly as possible to its 18th century appearance. It is truly remarkable. Everywhere you walk you see people in period clothes and carrying period accessories. It is so fun. Each day they have a paper that tells the town what day it is and what historical events happened that day in the 18th century. The “townspeople” then act out that day as if it were actually the 18th century. Continue reading Visit the 18th Century in Colonial Williamsburg, VA