Here Are The 10 Coolest Small Towns In Virginia You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
It’s often true that the more obscure or less known something is, the cooler it becomes. That principle applies well to these 10 small towns, which because of their populations seem very underrated.
For most of us, these towns might only sound familiar if we’ve driven by them en route to somewhere else on the map. But with so much history and pristine beauty, it’d actually be a mistake to miss out on stopping by these tiny towns. Small towns in Virginia are a reminder of what we love most even about the bigger cities: the food, culture, and friendliness. What’s so wonderful about our state is you’ll find these characteristics everywhere from the least-populous towns to the most-populous cities. Here are some particularly cool small towns you’ll want to check out on your next road trip.
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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Whether it’s a town of 100 or 10,000, some places in Virginia just have that wonderful feeling of being part of a small community. Have you visited any of these spots recently? Which other towns in Virginia have a similar dynamic? Be sure to share your thoughts with us!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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