Virginia truly is for lovers! A perfect blend of colonial history and modern-day culture has combined to create one of the most charming and romantic areas in the country for destination weddings and honeymoons. From the beautiful gardens of Williamsburg to the trendy arts and culture region of northern Virginia, to the remote Appalachian area, Virginia is a treasure trove of adventure and excitement.
Plan your dream wedding or honeymoon at a historic century-old hotel or any one of the premier resorts or inns of Central Virginia. The elegant city of Richmond offers a stylish period ambiance and lots of opportunity for fun. Drink in the historical richness of the famous Civil War sites of Richmond, Lynchburg, and Roanoke. For fun and excitement, experience the thrills of NASCAR racing at the Richmond International Raceway.
The area of Northern Virginia borders Washington, DC, and is a cultural hub. Celebrate your wedding vows with a champagne toast in a Jeffersonian Manor ballroom, or on a boat floating on the Potomac. Visit Mt. Vernon, the home of George Washington, shop the upscale shopping centers, and take in a Polo match. If quaint is what you’re looking for, the Chesapeake Bay area offers a distinctly rural, waterfront flair. Charter a boat for an unforgettable waterfront tour. Stroll the rural fishing villages, tour the local wineries. Some of the country’s best seafood is served here!
The Hampton Roads section of Virginia is a popular location for destination weddings and honeymoons. Get married amid the rhythmic, timeless sound of the Atlantic shore. The white sands of Virginia Beach beckon with the promise of sun, fun, and an exciting nightlife. There are countless exceptional accommodations here, from quaint B&B’s and inns, to luxurious full-service resorts. Activities range from events at several motor sport speedways, to Colonial Williamsburg and historic Jamestown, to the sheer relaxation of golf, boating, and museums.
The Shenandoah Valley in the Northwest corner of Virginia includes the breathtaking Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. Beautiful fall foliage, skiing and golf resorts provide a stunning backdrop for an unforgettable wedding or honeymoon setting. Enjoy the arts and crafts fairs, hiking trails, and horseback in this historic “Big Valley” region. Have you dreamed of a unique and lovely location for a mountaintop wedding or honeymoon adventure? The Blue Ridge Highlands, home of the legendary Daniel Boone, is known as the Birthplace of Country Music. Drive the romantic Blue Ridge Parkway, tour the local wineries, and experience the rustic crafts and folklore this area has to offer.
If you are a lover of motor sports, a Southern Virginia honeymoon is for you! This scenic area of Virginia also offers lots of outdoor recreational opportunities, country roads to explore, lakes and rivers to enjoy. Hiking, biking, fishing and water sports abound, while shopping and antiques are retail gateways to some wonderful, unique restaurants.
The Heart of Appalachia resonates with the rugged beauty of an area that has a rich and colorful history of coal mining, country music, and a strong local culture. Music is a mainstay here, celebrated by numerous down-home fiddle and banjo venues. Explore this region together by canoe or on horseback for an adventure that you won’t forget.