Attractions near Lake Anna

Have Fun Away from the Lake Lake Anna offers visitors the perfect lakeside vacation. But if you want to stray from our shoreline, you may be asking this question: “What is there to do at Lake Anna?” History, fun, excitement—Lake Anna and nearby areas have something for even the pickiest traveler... More
Watersports on Lake Anna

Lake Anna Water Sports

Lake Anna Quenches Your Thirst for Adventure with these Diverse Water Sports By Robert Enriquez​ Cool breezes brush your face as warm sand slowly massages your toes on a sunny Virginia day. Water splashing on the beach shore, skipping rocks and building sand castles once brought us... More
Spotsylvania, Orange County, Louisa County July events

Top 5 July Events near Lake Anna

Image from Lake Anna Winery Mark Your Calendar for these July Events near Lake Anna The month of July is full of fun and exciting events near Lake Anna. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to... More
Lake Anna fishing

Fishing on Lake Anna

By Chris Craft From March through the Winter, Lake Anna Offers Fishing for Every Season Lake Anna is a 13,000-acre impoundment located in the counties of Louisa, Spotsylvania and Orange. Out of the 13,000 acres, only 9,600 are open to public use. The remaining 3,400 acres is used as cooling... More
lake anna Dining

Restaurants near Lake Anna

Serving Up Delectable Dishes at Your Lakeside Table There’s lots of history in and around Lake Anna. Something that is sure to go down in history is one of the delicious meals you’ll have on your visit. Let the local menus tempt your taste buds with options ranging from fresh seafood to handmade... More
Lake Anna State Park

Lake Anna State Park

Image from Virginia State Parks Outdoor Activities Abound at Lake Anna State Park A trip to Lake Anna is sure to be filled with some fun on the water and on the sandy beach. While you’re here, don’t forget to spend a day—or two—at nearby Lake Anna State Park. Pan for gold, take a stroll along... More
Louisa County, Virginia

Day Trip: Louisa County

Images and editorial from Louisa County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Small Town – Big Charm Located in the heart of Central Virginia, less than an hour from Richmond, Charlottesville and Fredericksburg, Louisa County is a four-season region touted in both rural beauty and historical charm.... More

Welcome to Lake Anna

Welcome to Lake Anna—the third largest lake in the state of Virginia and your ideal vacation spot! Located in Central Virginia and surrounded by the counties of Louisa, Spotsylvania and Orange, Lake Anna has not only grown into a popular place to vacation, but the area is also becoming a highly... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
May 14, 2019
Images and editorial from Albemarle County A charming city full of history, rich culture and one-of-a-kind opportunities Nestled at the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in picturesque Albemarle County, the fascinating city of Charlottesville is a lively university...
November 7, 2018
Welcome to Lake Anna—the third largest lake in the state of Virginia and your ideal vacation spot! Located in Central Virginia and surrounded by the counties of Louisa, Spotsylvania and Orange, Lake Anna has not only grown into a popular place to vacation, but the area is also...
lake anna Dining
November 7, 2018
Serving Up Delectable Dishes at Your Lakeside Table There’s lots of history in and around Lake Anna. Something that is sure to go down in history is one of the delicious meals you’ll have on your visit. Let the local menus tempt your taste buds with options ranging from fresh seafood...
Central Virginia beer, wine and spirits
May 15, 2019
Image from Lake Anna Winery Make Your Own Virginia Beer, Wine and Spirits Tasting Trail Virginia’s craft beverage scene is booming, especially in the cities surrounding Lake Anna. Sip, savor and discover some of Virginia’s best beer, wine and spirits for yourself along your own...
November 7, 2018
By Barrett Baker Extending Your Space Beyond the Water’s Edge A dock or boathouse is an extension of your lakefront property, not only providing you with a place to safely pull, secure and store your boat(s) out of the water, but also to provide you with a way to have access to the...
 lake anna wedding ideas
May 14, 2019
By Rebekah Conley When a newly engaged couple begins considering possible wedding locations, there’s an allure to the idea of a destination wedding. Most people think exotic locales and Caribbean vistas, but this often excludes close family and friends who can’t afford an expensive...

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