If you are looking for a residential community with rural beauty and a metropolitan atmosphere, look no further than Arlington, VA. You’ll find some of the best neighborhoods in the D.C area here. Arlington real estate tends to be a bit pricey but comes down to location, location, location. As home buyers get farther and farther away from Washington, D.C., the square foot housing prices drop dramatically. Below are 5 great tourist spots in Virginia. 

  1. Williamsburg

Williamsburg is a curious mix of a living museum and a lively, historic college town that is a delight to visit. Hop on a Segway and glide along for a one- or two-hour adventure covering the waterfront and historic Main Street in Yorktown with stories of the city’s Revolutionary and Civil War battles. You will have the pleasure of seeing the Great Hopes Plantation, the Courthouse, the Goal, and many other fascinating sites with this exciting activity.

  1. Arlington

Located on the Potomac River across from Washington D.C., Arlington, Virginia is home to some of the most beautiful memorials and parks in the United States. Visit Arlington National Cemetery, the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, and many other important monuments. 

  1. Richmond

While Richmond doesn’t sit on the Atlantic, there’s a ton of water fun to be found, in fact, Richmond is the only place in the country where extensive whitewater conditions exist within sight of skyscrapers. You will have the opportunity to Kayak and whitewater rafting through town. Kids will also enjoy a host of activities built just for them including the Children’s Museum of Richmond, the Science Museum of Virginia, and a section in the world-class Virginia Museum of Fine Arts just for the cute set.

  1. Chincoteague

Chincoteague Island is a serene, yet fun-filled, tourist destination, and is Virginia`s only resort Island. Located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, we are within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. If you’re looking for a place to relax, rejuvenate, and reconnect with those who matter most, our little Island is the place for you. 

  1. Virginia Beach

Located on Virginia’s southeastern border where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean,  Virginia Beach is Virginia’s largest coastal city, combining delicious food, outdoor adventures, and plenty of award-winning craft beer, wine, and spirits within its borders. Spend a long weekend exploring Virginia Beach, where you’ll find fun in the sun, exciting nightlife, and world-class cuisine within a few blocks of each other.