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
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
Lake Anna spring

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
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
Historic attractions in Spotsylvania, historic attractions in Louisa County, historic attractions in Fredericksburg

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
Lake Anna coronavirus support

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
Lake Anna State Park, things to do at Lake Anna State Park, Lake Anna State Park activities

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

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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Historic attractions in Spotsylvania, historic attractions in Louisa County, historic attractions in Fredericksburg
September 26, 2019
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...
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...
Lake Anna State Park, things to do at Lake Anna State Park, Lake Anna State Park activities
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 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...
Charlottesville, Virginia
May 14, 2019
Images and editorial from Albemarle County 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...
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....
Restaurants with outdoor seating Lake Anna
August 20, 2019
Image from Tim's at Lake Anna 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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