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
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What Makes Lake Anna a Great Second Home?

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

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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Retiring at Lake Anna

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
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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
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
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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

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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...
Things to do near Lake Anna
May 14, 2019
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...
Lake Anna home
May 15, 2019
Local Realtors Share Why a Second Home in Lake Anna is a Good Investment With 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 are options for...
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....
Lake Anna State Park, things to do at Lake Anna State Park, Lake Anna State Park activities
March 22, 2019
Image from Virginia State ParksOutdoor Activities Abound at Lake Anna State ParkA 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...
Louisa County Restaurant Week 2020
March 3, 2020
Image from Visit Louisa Indulge in Local Cuisine during Louisa County Restaurant Week Lake Anna has a number of restaurants that offer an array of cuisine. Local menus tempt your taste buds with options ranging from fresh seafood and juicy steaks to homemade sweets. Louisa County...

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