In recent years, the explosion of craft breweries in Virginia has been hard to ignore – the current rate of openings is one per month. Richmond, Virginia’s capital city and a thriving, revitalized destination, has been no exception to this trend.
This past weekend I was able to join in on a tour run by Richmond Brewery Tours exploring a mix of established and up-and-coming breweries. Here’s how my brew-tastic experience went. Continue reading “Rowdy in River City: A Richmond Brewery Tour”
One of the best trends in recent years has been the uptick in craft breweries, particularly in the Northern Virginia area. New breweries have popped up that are kindling a love for fine craft brewing. Mustang Sally, one of these breweries, opened its doors in Chantilly in 2016. I was fortunate enough to be invited by owner Sean Hunt to tour the brewery, taste some beers, and sit down with Sean to understand what fueled the passion behind opening his own business. Continue reading “Ride, Sally, Ride!”
As someone who became a camping aficionado as an adult, exploring various campsites has been one of the most enjoyable parts of this outdoor activity – from beach front sites, to adjacent to a river, we’ve covered a few. So when I found out about Jellystone Park camp-resorts, I knew that I had to take a look.
Continue reading “Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Luray, Virginia”
Colonial Beach, one of my all time favorite small towns, is a Virginia gem – and is not very well known, even among Virginians. The town resides along the Potomac River and boasts a beach, boardwalk with shops, waterfront restaurants with live music, cafes, a newly opened brewery, and two wineries. Continue reading “A Photo Essay of a Coastal Gem: Colonial Beach, Virginia”
If you find yourself in the Washington, D.C. area on a pleasant day, I recommend taking a drive to Great Falls National Park in McLean, Virginia (a town about 17 miles west of Washington, D.C.). Great Falls National Park is a destination offering plenty for nature and history lovers alike, without requiring a far drive away from the metropolitan area.
Continue reading “Great Falls National Park – McLean, Virginia”