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    From late July through early August of 1927, artists such as The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers and more made musical recordings in a makeshift studio in downtown Bristol. Those recordings became known as the 1927 Bristol Sessions, and they made Bristol the birthplace of #countrymusic. Tomorrow, 87 years later, a museum dedicated to the history of country music, starting with those 1927 Sessions, opens to the public in downtown #Bristol. This is a must-visit for music fanatics and connoisseurs! Photo props to @amandastrav. #bcmm #birthplaceofcountrymusic #oldschoolva #vatravel #loveva #records #virginia #musiclovers @bcmbristol
    If you're in #VirginiaBeach and looking for a killer #breakfast with local gourmet #coffee, you HAVE to check out Zeke's Beans & Bowls. Their #acai bowls, made-to-order with fresh fruit, will knock your socks off! This is their North Pole Bowl, acai topped with granola, banana, mango, blueberries, cocoanut and almonds. The cafe's eclectic, retro-beach vibe is also a #morning mood lifter. #loveva #vafood #goodmorning #wakeup #getinmybelly #freshfruit @visitvabeach @zekesvb
    #Goodmorning from the #VirginiaBeach Fishing #Pier. It looks like another beautiful day is in store for #Virginia. #LoveVA #sunrise #photooftheday #todaysunrise #vatravel #bigsky @visitvabeach #vaoutdoors
    Behind-the-scenes on today's photo shoot in #VirginiaBeach with photographer @meatkinson. We're #paddleboarding in front of the Cape Henry Lighthouse with Tula Adventure Sports. @tulasports #loveva #photoshoot #behindthescenes #photooftheday @visitvabeach
  • Archive for the ‘Fall in Virginia’ Category

    Adieu #FallinVA – 7 Final Fall Instagrams of 2013

    by Casey | Posted on November 13th, 2013

    It’s been great watching fall progress via your Instagram photos. Thank you for sharing them with the #FallinVA hashtag, and enjoy these final seven that have been taken over the past three days in Virginia.

    Click an image to learn more about the location.

    Lake Merriweather from View Rock at Goshen Pass by @lynchburgexplorer

    Lake Merriweather from View Rock at Goshen Pass by @lynchburgexplorer

    Wythe County by @lynzy30

    Wythe County by @lynzy30

    The Appalachian Trail by @bestetson

    The Appalachian Trail by @bestetson

    Ravens Roost on the Blue Ridge Parkway by @racin_camerabug.

    Ravens Roost on the Blue Ridge Parkway by @racin_camerabug

    The James River near Jamestown by @jlochoa

    The James River near Jamestown by @jlochoa

    Hiking the backcountry in Shenandoah National Park by @danielleemerson

    Hiking the backcountry in Shenandoah National Park by @danielleemerson

    Follow us on Instagram (@VisitVirginia) and tag your images #LOVEVA to show off the places you’re visiting and enjoying in Virginia.

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    Our 7 Favorite #FallInVA Instagrams this Week

    by | Posted on November 6th, 2013

    Seven new Instagrams show off what’s to love this #FallinVA. Show us what fall in Virginia looks like through your eyes with a real-time Instagram that includes the #FallinVA hashtag. We’re sharing our favorites via our blogour Facebook page, and even in our Fall Foliage Reports.

    Click the image to learn more about the location.

    Shenandoah National Park by @ahubka

    Shenandoah National Park by @ahubka

    Virginia State Capitol by @daven10

    Virginia State Capitol by @daven10

    Onancock by @chasva

    Onancock by @chasva

    Primland Resort by @packdsuitcase

    Primland Resort by @packdsuitcase

    Lynchburg by @akpink

    Lynchburg by @akpink

    Colonial Williamsburg by @kwicki

    Colonial Williamsburg by @kwicki

    Shenandoah National Park by @jennnnnn7

    Shenandoah National Park by @jennnnnn7

    Sarah is your friendly neighborhood Virginia Tourism photographer. You just might see her out and about capturing our next wave of beautiful images, and she’s the gal behind the @VisitVirginia Instagram account. Give us a follow and don’t forget to tag your shots #FallinVA for fall and #LOVEVA for everything else Virginia beautiful.

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    5 New #FallinVA Instagrams

    by | Posted on October 30th, 2013

    Here are five new Instagrams that show off a variety of  what’s to love this #FallinVA. Show us what fall in Virginia looks like through your eyes with a real-time Instagram that includes the #FallinVA hashtag. We’re sharing our favorites each week via our blogour Facebook page, and even in our Fall Foliage Reports.

    Click the image to learn more about the location.

    Colonial Parkway Fall Foliage

    Colonial Parkway Fall Foliage by @beciminlove

    Afton Mountain Vineyards

    Afton Mountain Vineyards by @sirbacknahan

    Pumpkin Patch

    Pumpkins in Pittsylvania County #miss_lizanne

    Apple in a hand

    Apple Picking at Carter Mountain Orchard @irresistibleicing

    High Bridge State Park Bridge

    High Bridge State Park by @bestetson

    Sarah is your friendly neighborhood Virginia Tourism photographer. You just might see her out and about capturing our next wave of beautiful images, and she’s the gal behind the @VisitVirginia Instagram account. Give us a follow and don’t forget to tag your shots #FallinVA for fall and #LOVEVA for everything else Virginia beautiful.

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    Halloween at Virginia Theme Parks

    by Casey | Posted on October 25th, 2013

    If you have yet to experience the haunted parks of Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion this month, you need to go this weekend. It’s your last chance! Eeek!

    Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

    Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

    Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens is in its 15th year and spookier than ever with four themed Terror-tories™ and killer food and drink options:

    • Ripper Row® in England
    • Vampire Point™ in Germany features Blood Banquet™
    • Demon Street™ in France features Demon Drinks
    • Ports of Skull™ in Italy features Pirate Baarrrgh™
    • Cut Throat Cove™ in Festa Italia features Buccaneer Galley

    Buy Now | $62-$72

     

    Halloween Haunt

    Halloween Haunt

    Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion has more than 450 monsters roaming the park as shrieks and screams fill the night.

    • 10 haunted mazes including to new ones – Miner’s Revenge and Zombie High
    • 5 spooky shows
    • 6 scare zones
    • Planet Snoopy transforms to Planet Spooky for daytime family fun – treasure map adventure, hay maze, pumpkin painting and more.

    Buy Now | $38.99-$64.99

     

    Find more Halloween fun!

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    6 Great #FallinVA Instagrams

    by | Posted on October 23rd, 2013

    Hey! Here are six awesome Instagrams that show off a variety of  what’s to love this #FallinVA. But we want MORE! Show us what fall in Virginia looks like through your eyes with a real-time Instagram that includes the #FallinVA hashtag. We’re sharing our favorites each week via our blogour Facebook page, and even in our Fall Foliage Reports. Show off!

    Click the image to learn more about the location.

    Chrysalis Vineyards by @jennnnnn7

    Chrysalis Vineyards by @jennnnnn7

    Cahas Mountain by @Melissa_Durham

    Cahas Mountain by @Melissa_Durham

    View from the Appalachian Trail by @aponyrider

    View from the Appalachian Trail by @aponyrider

    UVA Rotunda by @Ashleylynngreene

    UVA Rotunda by @Ashleylynngreene

    Stinson Vineyards by @monicalverastegui

    Stinson Vineyards by @monicalverastegui

    The Virginia Creeper Trail by @visitabingdonva

    The Virginia Creeper Trail by @visitabingdonva

     

    Sarah is your friendly neighborhood Virginia Tourism photographer. You just might see her out and about capturing our next wave of beautiful images, and she’s the gal behind the @VisitVirginia Instagram account. Give us a follow and don’t forget to tag your shots #FallinVA for fall and #LOVEVA for everything else Virginia beautiful.

    Virginia is for Lovers.
    FREE Virginia Travel Guide
    Fall Foliage Report Subscription

     



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