Articles Tagged ‘Virginia’

New National Park: Fort Monroe

New National Park: Fort Monroe November 8, 2011 | Travel News, USA | Read More
There is a new national park in town, thanks to President Obama. Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia finally made the cut as a National Park on November 1st, making it the 396th park in the US system and the first during Obama’s presidency. The new national park, named after U.S. President James...

Virginia and North Carolina: Newest US Wine Destinations?

Virginia and North Carolina: Newest US Wine Destinations? June 27, 2010 | Travel News, USA | Read More
In only a few decades, Virginia and North Carolina’s wine industries have blossomed, so much so that the East Coast neighbors are now the seventh and eight largest wine producing states.  Virginia is home to nearly 150 wineries, while North Carolina boasts 90 wineries, 400 individually owned vineyards,...