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
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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

Day Trip: Charlottesville

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 town with a quintessential mixture of the arts, education... More

Day Trip: Culpeper

A Taste of Culpeper’s Top Chefs One way to know if you love a town is to eat the town. How many superb restaurants are available to keep you coming back for more? In Culpeper, there are quite a few. Modern American Cuisine in Culpeper At Flavor on Main, Executive Chef William Corum crafts... More
Lake Anna Water Sports

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
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
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Fishing on Lake Anna

From March through the Winter, Lake Anna Offers Fishing for Every Season By Chris Craft 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

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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Lake Anna Boating
November 7, 2018
With over 200 miles of shoreline, Lake Anna is the ideal spot for boaters who enjoy cruising freely on the water. From speedboats and sailboats to pontoons and small runabouts, the lake’s perfect conditions and expansive views offer an unforgettable boating experience. Fuel up the tank...
November 7, 2018
Resting along the banks of the scenic Rappahannock River lies Fredericksburg. The city is a rich blend of historic importance, modern life and small-town charm. Find What You Seek: History of Fredericksburg From John Smith’s first exploration up the Rappahannock River in 1608 to...
November 7, 2018
Building Community – Changing Lives – Making Memories 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. It is home to one of Virginia’s...
November 7, 2018
With thousands of beautiful acres of land, scenic hiking trails, unique shops, restaurants, several wineries and rich history, Madison County is truly a special place to—as the locals say—“ride, hike, taste, stay and shop.” Speaking of history, 2017 marked Madison’s 225th Birthday. Bald...
November 7, 2018
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...
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...

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