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13 Off-The-Beaten-Path Places In Virginia That Are Nothing Short of Awesome

If you’ve been to the art and history museums, seen the major attractions in all of the guidebooks and visited all the monuments in and around D.C., then you’ll want to see this list for sure. While some of these places might be in larger “tourist” areas, like Williamsburg, they are not at always the first thing you’ll see on the tour. But rest assured, they are definitely worth seeing. From a D-Day memorial in the hometown of “The Bedford Boys” to a couple of colonial apothecary shops, both with links to George Washington, these not-so-average-attractions of Virginia will keep you fascinated from start to finish. It’s amazing what treasures you can find when you go off the beaten path even just a little…

Don’t just take our word for it, get out there and explore these amazing sites for yourself. You’ll be glad you did. What other places are out there that are worth the trip? Let us know your favorite attractions in Virginia – off the beaten path or otherwise!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.