Category Archives: Adventures & Travels

Powhatan State Park, Powhatan, Virginia – April 11, 2021

We’ve visited most of Virginia’s state parks that are within a couple of hours of our house, but somehow we’d missed this one! With another beautiful spring day on tap, we started our day trip to Powhatan State Park by … Continue reading

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James River State Park, Gladstone, VA – March 21, 2021

One of our favorite places to visit (and to camp) is James River State Park. Blessed with a beautiful early spring day, we set out for yet another day trip to the park. 🙂 When we got to the park, … Continue reading

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Seven Bends State Park, Woodstock, VA – March 14, 2021

While looking at a map of the Shenandoah Valley, I noticed a relatively new state park that we hadn’t been to. Seven Bends State Park, near Woodstock, VA, is located on the North Fork Shenandoah River. We always enjoy being … Continue reading

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Chessie Nature Trail, Lexington VA – March 6, 2021

It was an incredibly beautiful day and we wanted to get outside and enjoy it. I looked up information about a Virginia State Park we hadn’t visited, so maybe we could go there…. Nope–all their trails were temporarily closed. Bummer…. … Continue reading

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Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail & Blue Ridge Parkway – Jan. 9, 2021

It was a beautiful winter day; perfect for an outing. We drove down Rt. 151 through Nelson County to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail along the Piney River. We turned around shortly past the one-mile mark and made our … Continue reading

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