Blue Ridge Highlands

Liberty Mountain Trail System

4 Virginia State Parks with Incredible Mountain Biking Trails

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: May 2, 2018 | Updated: May 18, 2018

  Virginia has plenty of trail systems for mountain bikers eager to conquer new heights, but some of the most exciting and beautiful trails are . . .

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5 Small Towns in Southwest Virginia You Need to Visit

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: Feb 20, 2018 | Updated: Feb 4, 2019

  With dozens of critically acclaimed restaurants, nonstop entertainment, and easy transportation, the lure of Virginia’s bigger cities is obvious, but less likely are the . . .

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Virginia Museum of Transportation

Virginia’s Historic Train Depots: Part 1

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: Oct 5, 2017 | Updated: Apr 18, 2019

**This is Part 1 of a series, focusing on the Western part of Virginia.** Find Part 2 Here. Before thousands of miles of highways stretched . . .

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dan river paddling

Waterfront Wanderlust: A Guide to Fishing, Food, and Fun on the Dan River

by Patricia Keppel | Posted: Jul 12, 2017 | Updated: Aug 16, 2018

Virginia’s portion of the Dan River starts near Meadows of Dan, traveling south through Patrick County in the Blue Ridge Highlands before crisscrossing the border . . .

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Exploring Virginia’s Water Trails and Blueways

by Johnny Molloy | Posted: Jun 13, 2017 | Updated: Aug 30, 2017

The state of Virginia has an amazing array and variety of places to paddle, from the shores and coves of the Atlantic Ocean to the . . .

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