Things to do in Virginia

Virginia is officially the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern regions of the United States and lies between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. These are 5 fun things to do and places to visit in Virginia.

1. Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns

The Luray Caverns is also known as Luray Cave. It is the most beautiful place in Virginia. The caves were discovered in 1878. Now they are the biggest cave system of commercial variety in all of America. The Luray Caverns is situated 164 feet underground with a huge size and gorgeous features. It is considered a National Natural Landmark. The caves are abundant with natural wonders such as draperies, mirror pools, flowstones, stalactites, and stalagmites.

 

2. Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park is National Park Service, located in Virginia, United States. This park is one of the smaller tourist attractions with this status in Virginia. The place covers 800 acres of land. It can be found in the north of Fairfax County. And close to some of the Patowmack Canal. Even if it is not connected to the George Washington Memorial Parkway, it is considered a part of it. The park also has many viewing platforms that provide visitors with vantage points overlooking the falls.

 

3. Wolf Trap National Park

Wolf Trap National Park

Wolf Trap National Park is unlike most other parks. This park is completely dedicated to the performing arts. It is located in Vienna, Virginia. The Wolf Trap National Park can be head to for both indoor and outdoor shows in every season. The park also has concession stands and restrooms. This place is good for children and families.

 

4. National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum of the Marine Corps

The  National Museum of the Marine Corps is a historical museum, located in Triangle, Virginia near MCB Quantico. The museum honors the United States Marine Corps. It got opened on November 10, 2006. The  National Museum of the Marine Corps is one of the most popular places to see in Virginia. The museum is spread over 135 acres. It itself tells the tale of the marine corps, their bravery, and their contributions. Every year more than 500,000 visitors come to explore this place.

 

5. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

This garden is located on land that was once part of the Powhatan Indian hunting grounds. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens is spread over 50 acres. Visiter will get a historical domed conservatory. It is a most wonderful and gorgeous garden, all are themed themselves. There are several events that can be done in this garden such as gardening classes, Pok├ęMondays!, and outdoor yoga as well.

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