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 in 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
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
Historic attractions in Spotsylvania, historic attractions in Louisa County, historic attractions in Fredericksburg

Historic Attractions near Lake Anna

Image from National Park Service/Buddy Secor Discover Local History near Lake Anna There’s a lot to see and do in the counties surrounding Lake Anna. From Lake Anna State Park and nearby amusement parks to outdoor activities, local restaurants and more, the Lake Anna area has something the... More
Lake Anna coronavirus support

Support Lake Anna Businesses during COVID-19

Ways to Support Area Businesses during Coronavirus Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused a massive change in our everyday lives, from social distancing to stay-at-home orders. While we may not be able to visit all of our favorite Lake Anna businesses at this time, there are ways that you can... 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
Spotsylvania, Virginia

Day Trip: Spotsylvania

Find Your Historic, Adventure and Relaxation Spots in Spotsylvania​ As you explore Spotsylvania, you can expect to find a diverse mix of rich history, outdoor recreation and one-of-a-kind activities surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes. Conveniently located directly off Interstate 95,... More
Lake Anna spring

Things to Do this Spring at Lake Anna

Spend Your Spring Break at Lake Anna Spring Break is the perfect time of year for all ages to visit Lake Anna. Whether you’re a family with children, a group of teenagers or young adults, this scenic destination has something for every interest. You’ll find countless things to do during your... More

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Lodge Rentals at Lake Anna State Park
March 22, 2019
Your Guide to Renting a Lodge at Lake Anna State Park There are so many exciting outdoor activities to do at Lake Anna State Park. Whether you’re hiking the trails, kayaking the freshwater lake or simply lounging on the beach, there’s plenty to fill your day. Stay overnight at Lake...
Historic attractions in Spotsylvania, historic attractions in Louisa County, historic attractions in Fredericksburg
September 26, 2019
Image from National Park Service/Buddy Secor Discover Local History near Lake Anna There’s a lot to see and do in the counties surrounding Lake Anna. From Lake Anna State Park and nearby amusement parks to outdoor activities, local restaurants and more, the Lake Anna area has...
Watersports on Lake Anna
November 7, 2018
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...
fish recipes
March 20, 2020
What’s the Catch? By Barrett Baker Lake Anna is abundantly stocked with a number of freshwater gamefish that are fun to catch and even better to eat. But have you ever stopped to wonder how amazingly similar the art of fishing is to the art of cooking? Both need equipment (Fishing:...
 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...
Madison County, Virginia
May 15, 2019
Images and editorial from Madison County With thousands of beautiful acres of land, scenic hiking trails, unique shops, restaurants, exquisite lodging options, several wineries, an amazing brewery and debuting in the spring a Winery/Brewery/Cidery and rich history, Madison County is...

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