Virginia Archives - My Family Travels
Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee
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Destinations Where Black Lives Matter

Explore historic sites, institutions and Black culture destinations where Black lives not only matter, they fuel fascinating conversations about race and justice that too few travelers...

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Kids can see how aircraft are restored before display at the Udvar-Nazy Center of the NASM.
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center

Family travelers looking for some "space" away from the crowds should plan a weekend around the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia....

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Mount Vernon, on the banks of the Potomac River, boasts beautiful landscaping at any time of year.
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A Historical Weekend In Mount Vernon, Virginia

There's a safe place to step back in time and experience American history, and that's at Mount Vernon. The Mt. Vernon estate is George and Martha Washington's home and farm in...

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Grover's Alpine Express is a blast!
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Family Fun At Busch Gardens Williamsburg

What started out in 1969 as a 3,000-acre tract of land for a brewery on the James River in Virginia is now home to what some consider the most beautiful theme park in America,

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Busch Gardens Virginia coaster
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The 10 Best Themeparks For Family Vacations

At almost any time of year, family planners can count on a theme park to shift the annual vacation into high gear. Whether you’re planning a long vacation or just a day trip,...

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Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Hotels And Resorts

For a colonial multi-generational getaway, select from one of Colonial Williamsburg's official hotels or review other Williamsburg area family-friendly lodging in the Historic Triangle of southern Virginia. ...

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Colonial Winter In Williamsburg, Virginia

An enriching holiday experience that families will cherish for years can be found in Colonial Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle of Virginia. Since 1934, this 301-acre...

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All American Thanksgiving Celebrations

A Thanksgiving recipe for fun: FTF's A-Z guide to local events marking the settlers' gratitude, from traditional eats to marathons. Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, was first celebrated...

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Adventures In Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

If you're looking to explore fun landmarks by hiking and biking, we recommend Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, a lesser-visited park that...

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