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Virginia is for Lovers


Here in Virginia, it’s pretty easy to tell: we love LOVE. From our iconic Virginia is for Lovers slogan to the 275+ LOVEworks around the state, LOVE can be found in every corner of the Commonwealth. Get started on your bucket list with the trip ideas below!

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LOVEworks Map

LOVEwork Road Trips

  • Alli and Bobby Talley
    Alli and Bobby Talley, AKA The Traveling Newlyweds, are travel and lifestyle writers living in Southern California with their Bernedoodle, Sally. Alli, Bobby and Sally explored the Loveworks of Shenandoah Valley and shared why your pup should tag along on this adventure. See what they loved the most about Waynesboro, Staunton, Luray, and Shenandoah National Park!
  • Julie and Charles McCool
    Julie and Charles McCool are avid travelers, long time Virginia residents, and co-owners of two popular travel blogs. Charles and Julie set out on a 3-day LOVEwork road trip along Virginia’s Eastern Shore. From Cape Charles to Chincoteague Island and everywhere in between the Eastern Shore offered the McCool’s a perfect summer of love trip.
  • The Traveling Nelsons
    Those Crazy Nelson’s inspire busy families to travel. The Nelson Family took a road trip vacation to the Heart of Appalachia. They explored the beautiful scenery, outdoor recreation, and incredible music in Scott, Dickenson, and Tazewell counties, the town of Marion and the city of Bristol.
  • Matt Long
    An experiential luxury traveler at heart, Matt Long shares his adventures with thousands of readers every day through his award winning site Matt took his LOVE-filled road trip from the Atlantic coastline in Virginia Beach to Richmond, Virginia’s capital city on July 23-26. See the fun of sun and surf, kayaking, parks, murals, museums, craft beer and so much more.
  • Adam and Stephanie Hubka
    Based in the Washington D.C. area, Stephanie and her husband Adam are part-time world travelers sharing their experiences through their blog Living so close to Virginia, Stephanie and Adam have taken many day trips and overnights throughout the Commonwealth, often passing by many LOVEworks along the way. Check out a round-up some of their favorite LOVEworks they've visited so far!
  • LOVEwork in Wytheville
    As you come to the I-77 and I-81 crossroads, choose the path of love and explore Southwest Virginia - Blue Ridge Highland region.
  • LOVEwork in Monterey
    Take a journey through Virginia's mountain paradise and experience an outdoor enthusiast's delight.
  • LOVEwork in Roanoke
    Come and enjoy what Virginia’s Rail Heritage Region has to offer. Explore the Virginia Museum of Transportation and the mighty 611 steam engine in Roanoke and much more.
  • LOVEwork in Bedford
    Visiting the Virginia's Blue Ridge area includes a wide variety of outdoor recreation, amazing museums and some of the best scenery in Virginia.
  • LOVEwork in Galax
    Come visit the towns and cities along the Blue Ridge Parkway "One of the most visited parks of the National Park Service".
  • LOVEwork at Breaks Park
    This three day “Western Front” LOVEwork itinerary takes you to the far west territories of Virginia.
  • LOVEwork at the Country Cabin
    Enjoying their last summer of LOVE travel, the Boones are exploring as many new LOVEworks as possible along their route from the coast to the far corners of Virginia, focusing their energy on those west of Roanoke.
  • LOVEwork at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
    Mountain LOVEworks are inspired by history, culture and nature!
  • LOVEwork at Showalter's Orchard
    Experience 5 LOVEworks in the Shenandoah Valley! Discover all the things to do!
  • LOVEwork in Waynesboro
    Travel along the treasured Skyline Drive and explore authentic and picturesque cities and small towns like Staunton, Luray, and Waynesboro!
  • LOVEwork in Woodstock
    Explore the Northern Shenandoah Valley where you can kayak , do a wine tasting, shop Main Street, enjoy Dayton’s Farmers Market, and tour Civil War sites & Historic Homes.
  • LOVEwork in Scott County
    Find music in Appalachia as well as places to canoe and kayak, camp and see wildlife.
  • LOVEwork at the Real McCoy Cabins
    Come experience Tazewell County's rich heritage with beautiful scenery. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia,
  • LOVEwork at Airlie
    Set out on an epic RVLOVE road trip from Richmond, Virginia’s capital city, to farms and wineries in Loudoun County and charming mountain towns of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • LOVEwork in Cape Charles
    Surrounded by water on three sides, Virginia’s Eastern Shore is an outdoor paradise with over 78,000 acres of parks and refuges and one of only 10 U.S. national seashores.
  • LOVEwork at Dockside Restaurant
    Called the Playground of the Potomac since 1892, Colonial Beach & Montross offer eclectic shops, unique restaurants, museums and relaxed beaches.
  • LOVEwork in Boydton
    Southern Virginia, once rich in the tobacco industry, is now home to quaint and historic communities. Find southern hospitality at its finest and enjoy fascinating places to visit.
  • LOVEwork in Smithfield
    Experience hams, history, hospitality and Heart in Smithfield and Franklin-Southampton County!
  • LOVEwork at the Bunny Hutch
    While visiting the biggest city in Virginia, make sure to experience the LOVE that surrounds you! Virginia Beach is a unique and dynamic destination for locals and tourists alike.
  • LOVEwork in Portsmouth
    Submerge yourself in the historic charm, vibrant atmosphere, and fresh energy in the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth.
  • LOVEwork in Virginia Beach
    This LOVE-filled road trip will take you from the Atlantic coastline in Virginia Beach to Richmond, Virginia’s capital city.
  • LOVEwork at Main Street Station
    Richmond has a vast array of historical sites, restaurants, shopping malls, and places to simply hang out with friends.
  • LOVEwork in Farmville
    Southern and Central Virginia are both known for their rich history and beautiful landscapes. You can find everything you need and more in these two beautiful, Virginia Regions.
  • LOVEwork at A. Smith Bowman Distillery
    Known as the Crossroads of the Civil War, modern-day Spotsylvania County boasts small-batch bourbon, craft beer and world-class recreation at the beautiful Lake Anna.
  • LOVEwork in Orange
    Explore Central and Northern Virginia, stay at a B&B, sample unique farm to table cuisine, visit one of Lake Anna’s Marinas or campgrounds and explore our many backroads and Hamlets.
  • LOVEwork at Meadow Event Farm
    By beginning in the Town of Ashland and heading North, visitors are close to many of Virginia's most LOVEable stops along I-95.
  • LOVEwork at Airlie
    Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties are full of LOVE!
  • LOVEwork at Potomac Mills
    Finding Virginia LOVE in Prince William County and Manassas isn’t hard. Begin your journey at the Virginia Welcome Center at Manassas.

Find the LOVE Around Virginia

Check out our list below of places where you can add more LOVE to your vacation. Be sure to share your pictures on Facebook at or by tagging @VisitVirginia on Instagram and Twitter and using the hashtag #LOVEVA

Check out our LOVEworks Google map for directions and to find the closest LOVEwork to you right now. 

Southwest Virginia - Blue Ridge Highlands LOVEworks

Central Virginia LOVEworks

Chesapeake Bay LOVEworks

Coastal Virginia - Eastern Shore Loveworks

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads LOVEworks

Southern Virginia LOVEworks

Northern Virginia LOVEworks

Southwest Virginia - Heart of Appalachia LOVEworks

Virginia Mountains LOVEworks

Shenandoah Valley LOVEworks

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