Smith Mountain Lake offers over 500 miles of shoreline and offers breath taking backdrops and a wealth of sailing, marinas, golf courses, resorts, fine restaurants, professional sporting events and arts.

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Need a Movie Night Recommendation? Check Out These 6 Films And TV Shows That Were Filmed in Virginia 

Although Virginia may not hold as much filmmaking prestige as Hollywood, Atlanta and even Wilmington, it has still served as the backdrop for a number of notable films and television shows. 

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Love Soul Food? Try One of These 7 Virginia Restaurants

Food nourishes the body. Soul food or comfort food, on the other hand, literally nourishes the soul. For a meal that will surely leave your stomach full and your soul nourished, visit one of these eight Virginia soul food restaurants. Many of them serve food made from traditional or family recipes. 

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9 Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss Happening in Virginia This March

This list of festivals across Virginia is worth the drive no matter what part of the commonwealth you call home.

10 Independent Virginia Pizzerias to Sample

Virginia has a number of independently owned and operated pizzerias that know how to make mouthwateringly good pies. Whether you like a plain cheese pizza or one loaded with a laundry list of toppings, one of these 10 pizzerias will undoubtably appeal to your tastebuds. 

8 Places to Visit to Celebrate Black History Month in Virginia 

There’s no better way to celebrate the lives and contributions of historical Black Virginians than to visit one of the commonwealth’s many museums and centers that are working to preserve Black history and culture.

The LOVEwork at Black Dog Salvage was created in the business' custom fabrication shop. The L incorporates a mix of industrial elements and musical instruments. The O uses two industrial spools painted in the colors of the rainbow. The V is made of reclaimed hand hewn pine beams. The E is fabricated from German stainless steel brewery piping.

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8 Romantic Places to Go in Virginia on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up! Given the slogan that “Virginia is for Lovers,” Virginians should know how to do Valentine’s Day right. Instead of celebrating the day with your loved one by taking the traditional dinner and movie route, try visiting one of the many romantic places Virginia has to offer.

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9 Virginia Festivals Happening in February 

If you’re looking for a fun reason to get out of your house for a weekend in February, consider attending one of these nine festivals happening in Virginia this month.