Virginia is famous for its devotion to stories and experiences of people who helped build America. Whether it is a garden or an art museum, the state offers some of the best vacation attractions and events in the east coast. Check out exciting events like Tours at Monticello or admire the natural beauty of the Shenandoah Caverns and enjoy the rhythm of the sounds of Virginia Living Museum. Virginia is also home for two world renowned theme parks and some of the country’s best vineyards and breweries where you can enjoy and meet interesting people are located here. Make sure you hire cheap rentals during your stay here which will give you access to convenient and cheap transport options.
Jamestown, Virginia is the place where the first permanent English settlement was made and is the start of American history. Virginia saw the Revolutionary War and the Civil War and some of the nation’s conflicts were resolved here. Take a cheap rental car and cruise around the various historic sites that have been preserved over the ages.
One of the best heritage sites that you can visit in Virginia is the Olde Towne's 12 Merchant Squares in Portsmouth which was laid out in 1752 by Col. William Crawford. It has brick sidewalks, tree-lined streets and canvas painted with planted urns and hanging flower baskets. The United States Air Force Memorial in Arlington honors the service and sacrifices of more than 54,000 airmen who died in combat. The Abingdon History District is yet another historic landmark of Virginia. It displays how families lived in the pre-Civil War era.
Ranging from Biology to Aerospace, Virginia has an array of exhibits and learning stations awaiting you in its various museums. The 1708 Gallery is a performance space that is committed to expanding your understanding of contemporary art. It exhibits painting and sculpture of a wide range among other video and film presentations. The Vietnam War Foundation has set up a museum to honor the Vietnam Veterans through narrations and static displays of actual equipment. The history of the Amherst County is nicely preserved at the Amherst County Museum & Historical Society. It has various historic exhibits and also operates a genealogy research library. The Alexandria Archeology Museum is also a research laboratory where archeologists work constantly to reconstruct history, fragment by fragment. It has exhibits of recent digs and results of ongoing research.
Virginia can be proud of having a vibrant group of organizations devoted to preserve, promote and advance various arts. Consisting of a studio theater and a historic theater, the Academy of Fine Arts showcases a variety of performances which includes jazz, opera and magic shows. It also has classrooms for visual arts, music, pottery, photography and dance. The Alden Theatre is a cultural resource which presents diverse performing arts, recitals, graduation ceremonies etc. Specialized in woven linens, luscious wardrobes, blankets, crowns etc, the A. Korotky Studio is a famous textile and surface design studio.
The Virginia Beach Oceanfront Waterpark and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center are the two popular water based attractions in Virgina. Drive your rentals to 849 General Booth Blvd, to access the Oceanfront Waterpark which is popular for its 16 water slides and million gallon wave pool. Free parking is available for your car rentals. The aquarium and marine center houses many marine animals including sea turtles, sharks, river otters, seals, sting rays and more. You can also embark on a dolphin spotting or whale watching cruises here.