Destinations across the state have created dozens of two-night, three-day trip suggestions perfect for people looking to sneak away and savor the best of fall. If you are looking to make the most of fall in Virginia, the following getaways can’t be missed.
Autumn Wine Getaway in Northern Virginia
Wine lovers can experience the diversity and excellence of several wineries in the Northern Virginia region, complete with visits to farm restaurants, quaint towns and antique shops.
Foliage Along the Creeper Trail Getaway
Bike through the fall colors on the Virginia Creeper Trail in Southwest Virginia, with stops at the Abingdon Farmers Market, the Cave Craft House and a trek through the town of Damascus.
Natural Weekend Getaway in Chesapeake
Enjoy Virginia’s natural beauty paddling through 111,200 acres of wetland forest in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Wild fruits such as pawpaw, blackgum, devil’s walking stick and wild grapes are abundant. Hike the park’s Canal Trail and work up an appetite for the many neighboring restaurants.
Autumn Getaway to the Cabin Capital of Virginia
Cozy up in one of the hundreds of cabins in Luray/Page County and visit nearby attractions including Luray Caverns and Shenandoah National Park. Enjoy the dazzling foliage, area restaurants and even a speakeasy bar at the Mimslyn Inn.
Art-Filled Historic Getaway in Roanoke
Spend 48-hours exploring the arts and culture of downtown Roanoke, with a new shining star in the Taubman Museum of Art. Food abounds on this itinerary, with dozens of local restaurants to choose from and Virginia’s oldest, year-round growers market.
Getaway to Richmond History
Add history to brilliant fall foliage on this visit to the Richmond area, complete with historic plantation tours along scenic Route 5, the natural wonders of Maymont Park and tudor-style grander of Agecroft Hall. Richmond’s culinary scene will not disappoint with dozens of local restaurants.
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