18 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Virginia

There are a lot of reasons people end up in Virginia. Some people come to for work. Others are here for schools – either as students or professors at any one of our amazing universities. And others just come to Virginia for a change of pace – to retire or to raise a family.

If you’re just moving to Virginia, or you’ve only recently arrived, chances are you’re going to love it here. But there are a few things that you may not expect from your new home state. To get you started, here are a few things you might just want to be ready for…

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What would you tell someone to expect when moving to Virginia? If we’ve left anything off the list, please let us know in the comments below!