Here Are 20 Reasons You Can Be Proud To Call Yourself A Virginian

In a world that moves and changes with ever-increasing speed, we tend to move and change with it. But there’s something about that place where we’re FROM that just seems to lay the foundation of who we are. Even people who have grown up all over always seem to have that one place that they identified with — that one place that just felt like home. For those of us who have found that kind of home in Virginia, we don’t need to be reminded why this is such an amazing place. But it never hurts to have a cheat sheet of bragging rights should you need them! The following 20 facts  are just a few of the very many reasons you can be proud to call yourself a Virginian.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

You may not need these reminders, but it never hurts to know just how many amazing things have happened because of the hard work and dedication of Virginians. Tell us about some of the things that make you proud to live in the Old Dominion state!