If you’ve lived in Virginia long enough, there are certain images you’ll immediately recognize. Whether it’s familiar signs, a peaceful overlook, or something that’s just plain Virginian, you’ll know it immediately. While we all have our own unique ties to Virginia, these are some that are pretty common to all of us. See how long it takes for the following images to strike up a familiar chord:
1. The best welcome sign around
Perhaps this one is a bit obvious, but it definitely deserves a spot on the list. Doesn't this sign just make you breathe a sigh of relief?
2. A friendly reminder
And speaking of signage, there's nothing like these familiar reminders. Safety first!
3. And another, even friendlier reminder
The Virginia license plate shows off the subtle beauty of the blue ridge mountains. And you know you're in Virginia when you spot an awesome vanity plate like this one!
4. This gorgeous color palette
A gorgeous sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains? That's gotta be Virginia.
5. Our iconic state flower and tree
We'd recognize this bloom anywhere.
6. A bit of time travelling
Non-Virginians might think they've stepped back in time, but locals know these sights aren't out of the ordinary for colonial Jamestown or Williamsburg.
7. This quick stop
This delicious burger joint actually originated in Arlington.
8. Red brick and white columns
The architecture at Monticello can be found all across the state.
9. Kissing bridges
These beautiful, historic bridges are a trademark sign of rural Virginia.
10. The peaceful river
The James River in all its glory.
11. Our watchful guardian
There's no mistaking this nautical King.
12. A piece of heaven
Country ham biscuits with a side of grits. One of the most delicious sights you'll ever see.
13. The perfect summer night
Virginia's own State Fair. Just looking at this photo conjures up the delicious smell of funnel cake and other fried treats.
14. Historical monuments
The train station as you drive through downtown Richmond.
15. A trail of culture
Southwest VA proudly claims the 300-mile Crooked Road trail that encompasses the region's musical history.