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    Where is the LOVE?

    Click for a map of the LOVEwork locations.

    Take a photo with LOVE.
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    Testing out Instagram's new #hyperlapse app at Lewis Ginter #Botanical #Garden in Richmond. What do you think? #loveva #virginia #rva #lewisginter #orchid #vatravel #vaoutdoors @lewisginter @visitrichmondva
    If you haven't notice, fields of #sunflowers are in bloom throughout the state. This one calls Lickinghole Creek Craft #Brewery it's home in Goochland. This is both an awesome photo and tasting op. 😉 #loveva #virginia #vabeer #vacraftbeermonth #sunflower #photooftheday #drinklocal #craftbeer Photo creds to @lickingholecreekcraftbrewery
    Here's a view of Damascus Old Mill #Inn. Since 1910 the Old Mill has stood along the South Fork #River, serving the community of Damascus as a grist/saw mill until 1965. Now you can rent rooms overlooking the river and this beautiful man-made #waterfall stretching across the South Fork. The river (and falls) are four to five times wider than what you see here. It's breathtaking to stand in the middle of the riverbed like this with the water roaring past. #LoveVa #Virginia #sunset #swva #southforkriver #vaoutdoors #vais4lovers
    What a beautiful capture of a #foggy #Virginia Blue Ridge #sunrise by @jingram623. These are the #majestic mountains of Tazewell. Keep tagging your #VA photos with #LoveVA for a chance to be featured here. #photooftheday #epic #fog #vablueridge
  • Archive for September 1st, 2011

    Who’s Got the LOVE? Abingdon, That’s Who

    by Casey | Posted on September 1st, 2011

    LOVE Unveiling in Abingdon

    Rita McClenny, Vice President of Virginia Tourism Corporation and Danielle Emerson, Public Relations Specialist at Virginia Tourism Corporation pose with the LOVE letters in Abingdon.

    LOVE was unveiled in Abingdon Wednesday before a crowd of tourism supporters, community, and smiling faces awaiting their turn for a photo.

    Twenty-one Virginia localities nominated themselves to host the LOVE letters for the month of September. After 33 hours of online voting via Facebook and Twitter, nearly 24,000 votes were cast in the “Bring LOVE to Your Town” contest. In the end, it was Abingdon, receiving more than 5,600 votes, that won the chance to host the LOVE letters.

    Should you find yourself in Abingdon partaking of the delightful tourism opportunities like The Barter Theatre, The Heartwood Center, The Virginia Creeper Trail, or the The Martha Washington Inn & Spa, be sure to put on your best smile and pose with LOVE. We’re hoping you’ll share your photos on our Facebook page or on Twitter. If using Twitter, be sure to add #VALOVE to your post.

    The LOVE letters will reside in Abingdon through the end of September, and after that … well, keep an eye peeled! Congratulations, Abingdon, on bringing LOVE to your town!



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    Back to School with VIFL

    by Casey | Posted on September 1st, 2011

    Virginia is for Lovers Merchandise (not to scale)

    Virginia is for Lovers Merchandise (not necessarily to scale)

    School is starting next week (or has already started for some of you), and I found these cool Virginia is for Lovers themed items that will brighten up your back-to-school pile. Come, take a look!

    See more Virginia is for Lovers merchandise at www.TheVAStore.com.

    After school gets rollin’ for a couple of weeks and the family is all back in the groove, steal away for a weekend! There are fall getaways, discounts, and special events calling your name.



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