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
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

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
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
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
Things to do near Lake Anna

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
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
September events near Lake Anna

Top 5 September Events near Lake Anna

Image from Orange County Chamber of Commerce Mark Your Calendar for these September Events near Lake Anna The month of September 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... More

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Lake Anna State Park
March 22, 2019
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...
Fredericksburg, Virginia
May 14, 2019
Images and editorial supplied by City of Fredericksburg Take the Scenic Route There’s something to see around every corner in the Fredericksburg region. From the Wilderness Battlefield just off U.S. 3 in Spotsylvania County, to St. George’s which towers over Princess Anne Street in...
Lake Anna shopping
May 15, 2019
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....
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...
Virginia Spirits Month Central Virginia
September 4, 2019
September is Virginia Spirits Month The month of September offers plenty to do near Lake Anna. The summer season is winding down, so many spend their last few weeks on the lake’s shores and in the water. Between the watersports and outdoor activities, take some time to explore Central...
September events near Lake Anna
August 28, 2019
Image from Orange County Chamber of Commerce Mark Your Calendar for these September Events near Lake Anna The month of September 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...

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