Trip Ideas

Event Spotlight

Virginia’s American Evolution Commemoration and the Fort Monroe Arc of Freedom

At Fort Monroe, the commemoration will focus on the arrival of the first Africans who landed at Point Comfort in August of 1619, and the Fort Monroe Arc of Freedom that evolved during the subsequent 400 years.

June 26, 2019

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Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week 2019

Join fellow organizations to spread awareness of the importance and beauty of the Chesapeake Bay.

May 28, 2019

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Harriet Tubman State Park Offers Black History Month Programs

February is Black History Month, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center offers a lineup of free programs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this month.

February 6, 2019

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First Day Hikes 2019

Start your new year off on the right foot, participate in the growing trend known as first day hikes!

December 17, 2018

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Mount Vernon by Candlelight

What better way to begin the holiday season than to be transported back in time to the festive world of Mount Vernon.

December 7, 2018

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