Support Lake Anna Businesses during COVID-19

Ways to Support Area Businesses during Coronavirus Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused a massive change in our everyday lives, from social distancing to stay-at-home orders. While we may not be able to visit all of our favorite Lake Anna businesses at this time, there are ways that you can... 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
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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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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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 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 along... More
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Things to Do this Spring at Lake Anna

Spend Your Spring Break at Lake Anna Spring Break is the perfect time of year for all ages to visit Lake Anna. Whether you’re a family with children, a group of teenagers or young adults, this scenic destination has something for every interest. You’ll find countless things to do during your... 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
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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

Your Travel Guide

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May 15, 2019
Images and editorial supplied by Visit Richmond For more than 400 years, the Richmond Region has been at the center of it all. Richmond is a historical and cultural treasure, a world-renowned culinary destination, a craft beer mecca and an outdoor paradise. In fact, TripAdvisor...
Lake Anna bike trails
May 14, 2019
Explore the Area Around Lake Anna by Bike Lake Anna’s proximity to a number of cities and towns gives cycling enthusiast and bike riders of all skill levels an opportunity to explore new sights and the area’s natural setting. Instead of hopping in your car and driving around, strap on...
Kings Dominion
August 19, 2019
Images from Kings Dominion 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...
North Anna Nuclear Information Center Dominion Energy
August 20, 2019
Image from Dominion Energy Learn More About What Makes Lake Anna Unique at the North Anna Nuclear Information Center Lake Anna is unique as it is one of the largest freshwater inland reservoirs in Virginia. The lake is used to cool the nuclear power generating plants at the North...
Virginia farmers markets near Lake Anna
July 19, 2019
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...
Lake Anna State Park fishing
March 20, 2020
Image from Virginia State Parks Cast a Line at Lake Anna State Park Lake Anna State Park offers an array of outdoor recreation. Take a hike on one of the trails, go swimming in Lake Anna or spend the day fishing. Lake Anna State Park is a great place to go freshwater fishing....

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