The guide, offered by the Virginia Tourism Corporation, is also filled with day trip ideas.
Our state of Virginia is a favorite destination for people from across the country and around the world. Those of us who live here can more easily take advantage of all Virginia has to offer.
Although you can access most of this information online, it's often helpful to have a hard copy of the guide on hand when planning.
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Some of the current featured family vacation packages on the Virginia Tourism website include a winter wildlife discovery weekend at Virginia Beach and a create your own Williamsburg vacation.
There are links on the website with information on the ski resorts in Virginia, the best historic sites and mountain cabin rentals across the state. You'll also find suggestions for lots of fun places to visit with kids of all ages.
Spring break is just a couple of months away and summer will be here before you know it. The time to start planning ahead is now.
Some favorite spring break family destinations in our state include Virginia Beach, Wintergreen Resort, Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Natural Bridge, Massanutten Resort, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Virginia Zoological Park.
Many families in Virginia plan summer beach vacations. Virginia Beach offers lots of activities to keep kids busy and a boardwalk for walking, biking and skating.
You can rent family bikes at various places along the boardwalk to enjoy the fresh air while you see more of the beach. Building sandcastles, jumping the waves, watching surfers and playing beach volleyball are just a few of the ways to spend a day at Virginia Beach.
Why head far away when there's so much to see right here in our back yard? Start planning now for a great spring break and look ahead toward summer.
You will find more information about spring break planning, Virginia Beach and traveling with kids in the articles below.