Browsing articles from "July, 2014"

1. Virginia State Capitol

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1000 Bank Street, Richmond, Virginia
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The State Capitol was designed by Thomas Jefferson, It was the first state capitol after the Revolutionary War, and it was also the first public building in the new world to resemble a Roman temple. Free hour long tours are offered daily.

2. Monticello

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931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson, a great American architect and one of the the fathers of the country. The design of the house is based on neoclassical principles, something he picked up from books written by the Italian Renaissance architect, Andrea Palladio.

3. Arlington National Cemetery

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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Arlington is the nations most hallowed ground. Over 300,000 people buried there, veterans from all wars, and several presidents. The cemetery is open throughout the week and several tours take place during the day.

4. Colonial Williamsburg

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101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia
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The Capitol of Virginia from 1699- 1780. This living history museum is a great spot to take the kids and get a dose of authentic Virginia history. It is home to the Governors Palace and many other popular buildings that give an excellent insight into how people lived in the colonial era.

5. Mount Vernon

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Westhampton Drive, Alexandria, Virginia
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Mount Vernon is the former plantation home of George Washington. The mansion is situated along the Potomac River. This Palladian style home took George Washington twenty years to complete and is available for tours to this day.

6. Appomattox Court House

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113 National Park Drive, Appomattox, Virginia
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Most famous for the surrender of the Confederate army to the Union army, Appomattox is a staple in the history of Virginia and the nation. This is a great place to go explore one summer day!

7. Wolf Trap National Park

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1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia
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Wolf Trap is known as Americas national park for performing arts. They play a big role in hosting local and national talents, it is a great place to enjoy a concert with friends and family. Their mission is to ensure that the arts of this country remain accessible and affordable.

8. National Marine Corps Museum

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18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Virginia
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This great museum is located just outside the Quantico Marine Base and is full of great history about some of our nations bravest soldiers. It is open seven days a week and tours are offered daily.

9. Natural Bridge

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15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, Virginia
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This ninety foot high natural arc is located in western Virginia and is oft visited by tourists from all around the country. Tickets have to be bought today in order to see this natural beauty, but it is well worth the price to see one of Virginia’s and the nations most sought after landmarks.

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1. Craft Brewed Nashville

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2502 Franklin Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37204
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Craft beer shop, home brewing supplies, growler fills and on-premise consumption. Craft Brewed Nashville is the place to go for all things beer! Read more >>

1. Veramar Vineyard

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905 Quarry Rd, Berryville, Virginia 22611
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The scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a blend of European and country elegance make Veramar Vineyard a great place to stop on your tour of The Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. Read more >>

1. Heartland Brewery

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127 W. 43rd St | 350 5th Ave | 625 8th Ave | 35 Union Square W | 127 West 43rd St
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At Heartland Brewery, you’ll find award-winning, locally brewed beer and a commitment to great food and warm, friendly service. Read more >>

1. 2012 Stainless Steel Aged Chardonnay, Brooklyn Winery

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213 N 8th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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Light in color but intense in aromatics and flavor. Essence of grapefruit, fresh picked strawberries and wet fresh water river stones along with hits of honeydew melon and white peach. Very well balanced with bright acidity and creamy texture. Read more >>

1. Small Craft Warning, Heavy Seas Beer

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4615 Hollins Ferry Rd Ste B, Baltimore, Maryland 21227
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A well-balanced beer, Small Craft Warning seems at once hop-forward and malt-forward; Small Craft exemplifies a robust pilsner— it’s crisp, well-carbonated and slightly sweet. The beer is characterized by a firm malt backbone and a pronounced hop character. A fine aroma, from an array of hops, completes this quaffable beer. Read more >>

1. Need Supply Co.

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3100 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23221
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Need Supply Co. started out selling vintage jeans, but now their style is much more modern, even a little futuristic. They sell well known and independent labels. Read more >>

1. It Has Its Own Flower

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Richmond’s city flower is the iris. Read more >>

1. Bottoms Up Pizza

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1700 Dock St, Richmond, Virginia
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Bottoms Up Pizza makes big fluffy pizzas with tons of unique ingredients like crabmeat, artichoke hearts or cheddar cheese. Ask about their vegan cheese! Read more >>

1. The Baker’s Crust

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11800 West Broad Street #102 , Richmond, VA 23233
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The Baker’s Crust is a great casual dining restaurant with an excellent gluten free menu. Read more >>

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