You'll Get a Bang Out of the NRA National Firearms Museum

The NRA National Firearms Museum, in Fairfax, VA, is home to more than 3,000 firearms spanning nearly 700 years of firearms. If you're a fan of guns or history, you owe it to yourself to come see this museum's absolutely amazing collection. The NRA's National Firearms Museum has been around since t...

Discover the Great Channels of Virginia in Channels State Forest

Come explore the maze-like, sandstone slot canyons of the Great Channels of Virginia. The area, located in Channels Natural Area Preserve, near Abingdon in southwest Virginia, is a hidden gem for hikers. Slot canyons are a fascinating geological feature and can be a lot of fun to explore. Slot cany...

Visit the Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond, is a sobering yet absorbing museum dedicated to depicting the Holocaust to visitors through the personal stories of its victims. The museum’s collections contain historical objects, documents, photographs, and oral histories related to the Holocaust...

The American Shakespeare Center Blackfriars Playhouse

Fans of the Bard either already know about the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley or they should. It's home to the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s famous indoor theatre, the Blackfriars Playhouse. Shakespeare’s original indoor venue, Blackf...

Tour History at James Madison's Montpelier Estate

Come explore James Madison’s Montpelier, the historic estate of our country’s 4th president and his famous wife, Dolley, in Orange County, Virginia. The historic estate and museum offers tours, exhibits, a groundbreaking exploration of slavery, and much more. James Madison Jr. was one o...

Explore Dixie Caverns in Salem, VA

Come explore Dixie Caverns, located in Salem, VA. This unique and gorgeous show cave is filled with passages, rooms, and weirdly beautiful stone formations. Dixie Caverns have been attracting visitors to Salem, VA since 1923. According to the legend, the caverns were discovered by two farm boys in...

Nauticus Maritime Science Museum and the Battleship Wisconsin

Fans of the ocean and Naval history will very much enjoy a visit to Nauticus, a maritime science museum and home to Battleship Wisconsin on Norfolk, VA's downtown waterfront. The 120,000 square-foot museum explores the economic, naval, and natural power of the sea through hands-on exhibits, high-de...

The Mount Vernon Estate - George Washington's Beloved Home

Come walk in the footsteps of the father of our country at the most visited historic estate in the United States: George Washington's Mount Vernon! Mount Vernon, George Washington's beautiful, riverside estate has been restored to look just as it did in 1799, the year of Washington's death. Visito...

Step Into History at Manassas Battlefield Park

Virginia’s Manassas Battlefield Park is the historic location of the the first major land battle of the American Civil War, also known as the First Battle of Bull Run. Guided tours, historic sites, scenic vistas, walking trails, and more transport visitors back in time at the park. No one wit...