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
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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

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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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 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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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
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

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Lodge Rentals at Lake Anna State Park
March 22, 2019
Your Guide to Renting a Lodge at Lake Anna State Park There are so many exciting outdoor activities to do at Lake Anna State Park. Whether you’re hiking the trails, kayaking the freshwater lake or simply lounging on the beach, there’s plenty to fill your day. Stay overnight at Lake...
Madison County, Virginia
May 15, 2019
Images and editorial from Madison County With thousands of beautiful acres of land, scenic hiking trails, unique shops, restaurants, exquisite lodging options, several wineries, an amazing brewery and debuting in the spring a Winery/Brewery/Cidery and rich history, Madison County is...
 lake anna wedding ideas
May 14, 2019
By Rebekah Conley When a newly engaged couple begins considering possible wedding locations, there’s an allure to the idea of a destination wedding. Most people think exotic locales and Caribbean vistas, but this often excludes close family and friends who can’t afford an expensive...
Lake Anna spring
February 18, 2020
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...
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...
November 7, 2018
Lake Residents Are Upgrading Their Docks To Lavish Living Quarters By Jeff Owen, owner of JOContractors​ Image suppled by Jeff Owen When you’re living on the lake, the boundaries of your living space are no longer confined to your living room. From your dock to your boathouse,...

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