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Full of history and latitude, the state of Virginia has been home to patriotic Americans for generations. Since it was founded as one of the original thirteen colonies before the United States of America was established as a sovereign nation, it holds the key to some of the most important elements of American history. After years of development, this state is full of intrigue and exciting attractions for visitors. Many tourists are enticed by staying at the Hampton overlooking the waterfront on Virginia Beach.
Thomas Jefferson was known as a man who enjoyed eloquence. He wanted to indulge in the finer things in life. This was exemplified in his humble abode in Charlottesville, the Monticello. This 5000 acre property complemented by a mansion was once home to both slave and freeman. The author of the Declaration of Independence, including the words "All men are created equal" believed that slavery was an evil that needed to be abolished. Nonetheless, he thought that the economic climate did not allow it. Today, Jefferson's plantation offers a number of different tours. If you want to see the Monticello through the eyes of a slave or from the perspective of Jefferson himself, the tour guides can accommodate. People are drawn to the Monticello because they have the opportunity to learn American history first-hand.
Virginia also features spring break vacation spots such as Virginia Beach. Visit the ocean front and take a walk down the three mile beach strip. Stay in one of the finest hotels that Virginia has to offer, overlooking the ocean. Sit on the deck reading a book as you listen to the waves rolling onto the shore. Feel the warm air as your press your feel into the sand. Discover everything that Virginia Beach has to offer.
After a day at the beach, many people have opted to try one of the stuffed sandwiches at Rudee's as they enjoy a cold beer. This is the place to get to know the locals and meet new people. Enjoy tender steak or fresh seafood as you overlook the ocean with the sun going down. They even have a sunset menu special. There are very few better ways to enjoy the atmosphere of dusk on the Virginia Beach.
Since Virginia has always prided itself in American history, they also take great pride in their servicemen and women. Virginians have honored their memory in the National Museum of The Marine Corps. People enjoy the different artifacts and remnants of our great and powerful military. It has exhibits of old aircrafts and jets, weapons and gear. The US Marine Corps have a long history of development and of implementing the most sophisticated technological advancements of the day so that our Marines will be safe. This rich history is displayed at the National Museum of The Marine Corps.
Virginia hosts a full range of seasons. The summers are often very hot and humid, averaging at 86 degrees. This would likely be optimal beach weather. But most people choose to visit during the Autumn, when it has cooled down and the humidity has dissipated. Autumn in Virginia is quite comfortable.
People who visit Virginia usually choose to rent a car or a private car service. Uber is also active in Virginia Beach. Many of the small and historical towns, such as Richmond, Lynchburg, and Norfolk also have active busing systems.