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 year round

Four Seasons in Lake Anna

Lake Anna is Lively Year-Round If you’re planning a visit to beautiful Lake Anna, you may think that the only time is during the warm-weather months. Lake equals water. Water equals swimming, boating and other water ventures usually available when the weather is toasty. However, Lake Anna is a... 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
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
Lake Anna State Park

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
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
Lake Anna December events, Spotsylvania December events, Lousia December events

Top 5 December Events near Lake Anna

Mark Your Calendar for these December Events near Lake Anna The month of December 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 have plenty of options to choose from. Be sure to... More
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Things to Do this Winter near Lake Anna

Image from Kate Elim Experience the Lake Anna Area’s Winter Festivities Lake Anna and the surrounding area are a year-round destination for travelers of all ages and interests. From viewing festive holiday light displays to partaking in the winter events at some of your favorite Central... More

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November 7, 2018
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...
Lake Anna Boating
November 7, 2018
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...
Lake Anna winter events and activities, Spotsylvania winter events and activities, Louisa winter events and activities
November 21, 2019
Image from Kate Elim Experience the Lake Anna Area’s Winter Festivities Lake Anna and the surrounding area are a year-round destination for travelers of all ages and interests. From viewing festive holiday light displays to partaking in the winter events at some of your favorite...
lake anna retirement options
May 15, 2019
Spend Your Golden Years on Lake Anna When 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...
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 fishing
May 14, 2019
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...

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