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
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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
Spend Your Golden Years on Lake AnnaWhen you reach a certain age or point in your career, you begin to think about retirement. The ideal retirement lifestyle involves endless days of relaxation in peaceful surroundings. Many retirees decide to relocate to a new locale that better suits their... More
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
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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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
Local Realtors Share Why You Should Consider Purchasing a Second Home at Lake AnnaBy Arielle PattersonWith year-round activities, picturesque views and proximity to several major cities, Lake Anna has become a popular location for a second home. Owning a second home may seem daunting to some. There... More
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Shop Locally at a Farmers Market near Lake Anna
The counties and cities surrounding Lake Anna provide plenty of fun for a quick day trip. When you’re visiting these scenic areas, be sure to stop by a local farmers market. Many of these farmers markets are year-round and feature a...
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Rich in History, Natural Beauty and Adventure
Established in 1734, Orange County was named in honor of William IV, Prince of Orange of the Netherlands. Nestled in the foothills, with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge...
Lake-living style and unique stores make Lake Anna an exceptional shopping destination
From the eclectic shops to the one-of-a-kind stores, shopping in Lake Anna is quite the adventure. Spend a few hours, a full day or even an entire week exploring the many specialty shops here....
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Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining near Lake Anna
The warm weather near Lake Anna beckons you outside for a number of activities. Why not also enjoy a meal outside? Central Virginia has several restaurants that also offer outdoor seating on a charming...
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Experience All the Fun at Kings Dominion
Lake Anna is conveniently located to a number of Central Virginia’s most popular activities and attractions. No matter what time of year, there’s never a bad time to visit one of Virginia’s premier themed amusement...
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...
Tim’s at Lake Anna opened in June 2012 and is known for home-cooked seafood, a unique atmosphere, scenic outdoor dining, and waterfront views in a family friendly environment.
Tim’s serves all your seafood favorites,...
Your New Home in Lake Anna
Lake Anna is ideally located between Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Richmond, and Charlottesville thus making it an excellent choice for a second or permanent home! The idea of a second home...
Since 1978, David Hunter and Hunter Properties have been developing communities in Virginia.
Well recognized for their attention to detail and first-class locations, Hunter Properties offers amazing exclusive home sites...