These 17 Unique Day Trips in Virginia Are An Absolute Must-Do

You’ve survived the holidays. You’ve almost made it through March madness. You’ve binge-watched so much Netflix that you’ve decided it’s official – you simply can’t keep up with the Kardashians. So what to do now?

Two words: Day. Trip. Day trips are the best. They’re like a mini-vacation without the stress and expense – and when you get home, you won’t find yourself saying that you need a vacation from your vacation. Virginia has no shortage of opportunities to lose the winter doldrums without losing your sanity. These 17 fun – and accessible – day trips range from educational to thrilling and are a must-do for any Virginian.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

No need to wait until summer for a break from the everyday. With so many incredible sights and experiences in this amazing state of ours, a good time is never more than a day away. Get out there and explore some of these options and tell us about your favorites!