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

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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Top 5 November Events near Lake Anna

Image from Montpelier Hunt Races Mark Your Calendar for these November Events near Lake Anna The month of November 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... 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
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 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 fall activities, Lake Anna fall events

Things to Do this Fall near Lake Anna

Experience Central Virginia’s Fall Festivities Just because the summer season is over does not mean there aren’t plenty of reasons to visit the Lake Anna area. While the weather may not allow you to play on the lake, you can still explore everything else this waterfront community, as well as... More
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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

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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...
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...
Louisa County, Virginia
May 15, 2019
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...
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...
Spotsylvania, Virginia
May 15, 2019
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...
Kids summer activities near Lake Anna, Virginia
July 19, 2019
Celebrate Summer with these Kid-Friendly Activities School is out, so let’s have some fun this summer! A trip to Lake Anna with the kids is filled with opportunities to have some family fun, or let the kids do their own things. Aside from splashing in the waters of Lake Anna, the...

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