October 21, 2014

Chestnut Horse on Trail

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This gorgeous horse awaits a trail ride with his owner in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Horseback riding is one of the many activities you can choose for enjoying this park that’s within a day’s drive for many on America’s eastern coast.

Photo Feature: VIrginia is for Lovers

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Virginia is a great vacation destination for domestic travelers. There are myriad opportunities for low-cost entertainment. Museums like the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, for example. Or any museum, for that matter! If camping is something you enjoy, the Shenandoah National Park would be a [...]

Chrysler Museum of Art a True Treasure for Norfolk

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; On a recent business trip to Norfolk, I had the opportunity to spend a morning visiting an East Coast treasure I never knew existed. The Chrysler Museum of Art, a venue housing tens of thousands of works exemplifying a number of styles and artists, represents a significant cultural resource for the [...]

Photo Feature: Arlington Ceremony

THPF 19 Washington D.C. 025 from Art Explosion

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Arlington National Cemetery is a popular stop for tourists visiting Washington, D.C. and parts of Virginia. Other nearby vacation options include Shenandoah National Park and Harrisonburg, Virginia. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Photo from the Road: Embellished Stained Glass Window

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This embellished stain glass window is one of the many beautiful things to see at the White Oak Lavender Farm in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The venue holds craft classes, and provides a fun family getaway for children wanting to have an animal cuddling experience in the country.

Photo from the Road: Classic Agritourism Image from the White Oak Lavender Farm

Hay Bale White Oak Lavender Farm

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; This image of the White Oak Lavender Farm exemplifies what agritourism is all about. A giant hay bale behind a well-maintained fence with a pasture in the background is iconic in its own right. Factor in the lavender bushes in the foreground, and you have a scene that you simply can’t [...]

Camping in Shenandoah National Park: Trails, Lodging, Weather and Wi-Fi Info

SNP Byrd Visitor Center

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Strategically located within a day’s drive of a large portion of the U.S. population, Shenandoah National Park offers a relaxing respite for those who enjoy a quite natural getaway.

CrossKeys Vineyards: Rural Virginia or Tuscany?

CrossKeys Vineyards Sign

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Just outside the town of Harrisonburg, Virginia is an exquisitely-situated winery known as CrossKeys Vineyards. Aside from the quintessentially- American farmhouses dotting the surrounding countryside, the establishment’s design  and rolling vineyards would have you feeling as though you had turned a corner and been transported to [...]

Union Station: Harrisonburg, Va’s Hot Spot for Happy Hour, Po’ Boys and More

Union Station Decor

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My first thought upon walking into Union Station?

Things to Do in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Harrisonburg Historic Downtown

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From family fun and farmers markets to pub crawling and park activities, there are any number of things to do in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

The Virginia Quilt Museum: Preserving an Art Form in Harrisonburg, Va

Virginia Quilt Museum Bird Quilt

medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On a recent day trip to Harrisonburg, Virginia, I had the opportunity to visit the Virginia Quilt Museum. Established in 1995, this nonprofit venue is staffed by volunteers and funded through a fiscal medley of admissions, memberships, fees, grants, fund-raising events and donations.