While it once covered a million acres of the Colonies, the Great Dismal Swamp, now protected by the Great Dismal Swamp NWR founded in 1974, encompasses 112,000 acres of pine uplands and cypress-tupelo swamps criss-crossed by ditches and levees used by loggers for more than a century.
Articles from our travels in Virginia
I was fortunate to grow up in a small town where the Appalachian Trail danced along the mountaintops that I could see from my bedroom window.
At Historic Jamestowne, history is a living, breathing thing, changing daily according to the finds pieced together at the archaeological digs in America’s oldest English settlement
On Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the fame of one fictional pony brought world awareness of the wild ponies of Assateague Island and fueled every little girl’s desire to have her own pony.
On our visit to Yorktown, I saw the city as the French first did in 1781, when the fleet of Admiral De Grassein arrived to support General Washington’s attack on Yorktown.
Exploring Yorktown by Segway puts a new spin on the Historic District and waterfront, allowing you to cover ground far more quickly than you would by foot.
It’s not often that you get a behind-the-scenes look at a museum before it opens. The new 80,000 square foot American Revolution Museum at Yorktown should open later this year.
Bassett Hall, from 1753, served as the Rockefeller family’s quiet getaway from socialite life in a Williamsburg they helped transform as a showpiece of Colonial history
Wolves in Williamsburg? We didn’t expect them in this historic Colonial center, but between the Great Wolf Lodge and Busch Gardens, there were enough to set a theme