If you ask us, nothing is better than a road trip through Virginia. It’s an opportunity to expand your horizons, clear your mind, and introduce you to roads less traveled. And that’s precisely the goal of this road trip we’ve curated for you, which will take you through the best of Virginia’s small towns. Not only will you learn more about all these small towns in Virginia that make up the backbone of Old Dominion, but it’s also a pretty incredible drive. With some of the most breathtaking sites around, this small town road trip in Virginia is one you won’t soon be forgetting. And our ultimate road trip packing list will help you make sure you’ve got everything you could need! 

How many of these stops have you visited before? Are there any other great small towns in Virginia you wish had been featured? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments!

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