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VIRGINIA  >  VS 


Vakantie in Virginia  -  Reisinformatie over Virginia.

Virginia is een staat in de Verenigde Staten van Noord-Amerika.

Regio's in Virginia : Appomattox Basin, Eastern Shore, Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck, Piedmont, Ridge-and-valley Appalachians, Southside Virginia en Tidewater
 
Stedelijke gebieden en steden in Virginia : Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach / Hampton Roads, Washington and D.C. / Northern en meer...

Hoofdstad van Virginia : Richmond.


hotels, reisbureaus, reisgidsen, reizen naar virginia 

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Campings / Kamperen

Camping in Virginia can be back-to-basics primitive, on well-developed tent sites with electric/water hookups or on RV sites with resort-style amenities, such as cable television!
Whatever you love in a camping trip, Virginia welcomes you, your family, your friends and even your beloved pets to experience fresh air, woodlands, mountain streams, rolling surfs, wildflowers, star-studded skies, campground critters, crackling campfires and glowing marshmallows on a stick.

 Go Camping America
 Koa  -  Kampeerterreinen in de VS
 National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
 Funroads  -  Get Outta Town!

Hotels in Virginia / Inns / Resorts

 

blauw blokje - illu Virginia Wine Country Guide - onderdak en wijnboerderijen

Nationale Parken / Staatsparken

blauw blokje - illu Shenendoa National Park
Shenandoah National Park lies astride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which form the eastern rampart of the Appalachian Mountains between Pennsylvania and Georgia. The Shenandoah River flows through the valley to the west, with Massanutten Mountain, 40 miles long, standing between the river's north and south forks. The rolling Piedmont country lies to the east of the park. Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that winds along the crest of the mountains through the length of the park, provides vistas of the spectacular landscape to east and west. The park holds more than 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Trails may follow a ridge crest, or they may lead to high places with panoramic views or to waterfalls in deep canyons. Many animals, including deer, black bears, and wild turkeys, flourish among the rich growth of an oak-hickory forest. In season, bushes and wildflowers bloom along the Drive and trails and fill the open spaces. Apple trees, stone foundations, and cemeteries are reminders of the families who once called this place home. Shenandoah National Park has many stories waiting to be told, and a world of beauty that can renew and bring peace to the spirit.

 National Park Service  -  nationale parken in Virgina / VS
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

Reisbureaus / Reisorganisaties

 
Organiseer je eigen vakantie in Virginia  -  Vlucht + Hotels



Plaatselijke reisorganisaties / touroperators :

blauw blokje - illu Virginia Tourism

Reisgidsen Virginia / Reisliteratuur

 Bruna  -   

 Insight guide The New South [ engelstalig ]
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Carolina's, Tennessee & Virginia. 
Uitgave: 2004
 Moon Chesapeake Bay

Vakantiewoningen in Virginia / Appartementen

 VacationsFRBO.com  -  Virginia Vacation rentals
Vakantiewoningen in Accomac, Bayse, Bland, Charlottesville, Chincoteague Island, Clintwood, Colonial Beach, Chincoteague Island, Clintwood, Colonial Beach, Lake Anna, Luray, Massanutten Resort, Smith Mountain Lake, Strasburg, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Wintergreen.

Vervoer / Hoe kom ik in Virginia 

blauw blokje - illu Richmond International Airport  -  toegangspoort Centraal Virginia
De luchthaven van Richmond is de drukste luchthaven in centraal en ligt op een afstand van zo'n 8 kilometer van Richmond, de hoofdstad van Virginia. De luchthaven ligt op autoafstand van verschillende toeristische bestemmingen, zoals Williamsburg, Washington, D.C., de Blue Ridge Mountains en Virginia Beach.

blauw blokje - illu Washington Dulles International Airport

Verder luchthavens in o.a. Blanding, Brigham City, Bryce, Cedar City, Delta, Ephraim, Fillmore, Green River, Hanksville, Kanab, Logan, Manti, Milford, Moab, Monticello, Nephi, Ogden, Panguitch, Price, Provo, Richfield, Roosevelt, Salina, Salt Lake City, St. George, Ticaboo, Vernal, Wendover. Zie hiervoor Airnav - luchthavens in Virgina.

 KLM  -  vliegtickets Virginia
Vliegtickets Richmond, Vliegtickets Washington

 Losse vliegtickets / Goedkoop vliegen naar Virginia
Diverse aanbieders / prijsvergelijking mogelijk.

 Amtrak  -  treinvervoer in Virginia  -  California Zephyr
Following the path of pioneers, prospectors and the Pony Express, the California Zephyr runs from Chicago, IL, to Emeryville (San Francisco), CA. Service to Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California is provided by this Amtrak train.

 Greyhound  -  busvervoer in Virginia

 Openbaar vervoer in Virginia  -  Virginia Department of Transportation


Links / Verwijzingen

blauw blokje - illu Virginia Tourism  -  Toeristenbureau Virginia

blauw blokje - illu Commonwealth of Virginia

blauw blokje - illu City of Richmond [ bestuur ]  -  hoofdstad van Virginia

blauw blokje - illu Appomattox Basin / Tri-Cities  -  zie Tricities.com
The Tri-Cities of Virginia is an area in the Greater Richmond Region which includes the three independent cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Hopewell and portions of the adjoining counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Prince George in south-central Virginia.
blauw blokje - illu Eastern Shore
blauw blokje - illu Middle Peninsula
blauw blokje - illu Northern Neck
blauw blokje - illu Piedmont  -  aan de voet van de heuvels
blauw blokje - illu Ridge-and-valley Appalachians
blauw blokje - illu Southside Virginia
blauw blokje - illu Tidewater

blauw blokje - illu Centraal Virginia
Afton, Amherst, Appomattox, Arrington, Barboursville, Blackstone, Cartersville, Charlottesville, Concord, Crozet, Culpeper, Dyke, Farmville, Forest, Gordonsville, Gum Spring, Keswick, Lawrenceville, Leon, Lovingston, Lynchburg, Madison, Moseley, Nellysford, Richmond, Smith Mountain Lake, South Boston, Stanardsville, Syria, White Hall
blauw blokje - illu Noordelijk Virginia
Northern Virginia is next door to our nation's capital — Washington, D.C. — yet has kept its own character reminiscent of colonial times, rambling plantations, equestrian farms and cobblestoned streets leading to quaint taverns, chic shops and historical treasures.
Destinations : Alexandria, Amissville, Arlington, Berryville, Broad Run, Fairfax, Falls Church, Flint Hill, Fredericksburg, Hillsboro, Hume, Huntly, Leesburg, Linden, Manassas, Marshall, Middleburg, Mount Vernon, Orange, Sperryville, Sumerduck, The Plains, Warrenton, Washington, Waterford.
blauw blokje - illu Oostelijk Virginia
Beaverdam, Cape Charles, Chesapeake, Chincoteague, Colonial Beach, Dahlgren, Davis Wharf, Deltaville, Exmore, Glen Allen, Gloucester, Hampton Roads, Harborton, Louisa, Mathews, Newport News, Norfolk, Oak Grove, Onancock, Painter, Portsmouth, Pungoteague, Saluda, Smithfield, Spotsylvania, Surry, Tappahannock, Urbanna, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Yorktown
blauw blokje - illu Shenandoah Vallei
West of the Blue Ridge mountains, east of North / Little North Mountain, south of the Potomac River, north of the James River
Alleghany County, Buchanan, Churchville, Covington, Edinburg, Elkton, Front Royal, Harrisonburg, Hot Springs, Lexington, Luray, Maurertown, Monterey, Mt. Jackson, New Market, Salem, Staunton, Stephens City, Strasburg, Warm Springs, Waynesboro, Winchester, Woodstock
blauw blokje - illu Southside
blauw blokje - illu Zuidwest Virginia
Abingdon, Bedford, Bent Mountain, Blacksburg, Castlewood, Chatham, Christiansburg, Damascus, Floyd, Honaker, Independence, Moneta, Pounding Mill, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke, Rocky Mount, Troutdale, Willis

blauw blokje - illu Fairfax County  -  Fairfax County Visitors Center
In the center of the Washington tourism experience, Fairfax County enjoys immediate proximity to Washington D.C., its night life and national monuments and museums, to its east, and Dulles Airport, the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Virginia Wine Country, and Virginia Horse Country to the west. But Fairfax County also has a unique history all its own.
blauw blokje - illu Loudon County  -  Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association
"Loudoun County is the Old Dominion in riding breeches," wrote travel writer Sharon Cavlieer. We couldn't have said it better ourselves. With the state's largest and the nation's third largest horse population, Loudoun County's designation as horse country defines its culture and its character. Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Virginia Piedmont, Loudoun's horse country offers visitors a stunning landscape to explore.
One of the best ways for visitors to experience horse country is by attending one of our many steeplechase races during the spring and fall. These thrilling events, held at historic locations such as Glenwood Park in Middleburg, Morven Park and Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, and Belmont Country Club in Ashburn, feature colorfully-clad jockeys riding galloping horses through courses of obstacle jumps, hairpin turns, and high-speed home stretches.

blauw blokje - illu Arlington  -  Stayarlington.com
The official site of the Arlington, Virginia, Convention and Visitors Service - just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., and offering convenient access to the monuments, heritage and cultural arts of the Nation's Capital.
blauw blokje - illu Blacksburg
Het plaatsje Blacksburg ligt in Montgomery County en wordt economisch en demografisch gedomineerd door de aanwezigheid van het Virginia Polytechnisch Institute en de staatsuniversiteit [ alom beter bekend als de Virginia Tech ] = Virginia's land-grant universiteit en tevens grootste universiteit van Virginia. Zie ook de pagina bij Wikipedia over de schietpartij op de Universiteit van Virginia op 17 april 2007.
blauw blokje - illu Bristol - officiŽle geboorteplaats van de Country Music - zie Tricities.com
blauw blokje - illu D.C. / Northern 
blauw blokje - illu Fredericksburg  -  City of Fredericksburg [ bestuur ] - Fredericksburg Area Tourism
Vacation here and you'll never run out of things to do. History and many other adventures await you. From battlefields and museums to water fun, hiking trails and children's activities.
blauw blokje - illu Roanoke  -  Roanoke
Ligt in het Blue Ridge Mountains, in het midden van de Roanokevallei tussen Maryland en Tennessee.
blauw blokje - illu Virginia Beach / Hampton Roads  -  City of Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach is een stad op de kust van Chesapeake Bay en de Atlantic Ocean. Het is de dichtstbevolkte stad in Virginia en het op twee na grootste stedelijke gebied in de VS na Long Beach, CaliforniŽ en Mesa, Arizona.
blauw blokje - illu Washington
blauw blokje - illu Williamsburg - City of Williamsburg

Meer plaatsen in Virginia

blauw blokje - illu Blue Ridge
Er is een Blue Ridge ten noorden van Roanoke en een ten zuiden van Roanoke.
blauw blokje - illu Chesapeake Bay
De Chesapeakebaai is een riviermonding en baai aan de Atlantische Oceaan waarin meer dan 150 rivieren en riviertjes uitkomen. Het hoofdgedeelte van de baai is ongeveer 304 km lang, van de Susquehannarivier in het noorden tot aan de Atlantische Oceaan in het zuiden. De totale kustlijn is 18.804 km lang en de oppervlakte van de baai is 11.600 km2. Op het smalste punt is de baai overspannen door de Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Aan de monding van de baai loopt de Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel over een lengte van 37 km.

blauw blokje - illu Busch Gardens Williamsburg - theme park van wereldklasse
blauw blokje - illu Nieuws uit Virginia - TimesDispatch.com [ Richmond ]
blauw blokje - illu Nascar Races
blauw blokje - illu Paramount's King Dominion, in de buurt van Richmond - theme park van wereldklasse
blauw blokje - illu Radio in Virginia - WVTF Public Radio - publieke omroep
blauw blokje - illu TV in Virginia - Virginia's Public Television - publieke omroep in Virginia
blauw blokje - illu Universiteit Virginia - Virginia Tech in Blacksburg
blauw blokje - illu Universiteit Virginia - University of Virginia

blauw blokje - illu Virginia Places *** - Geografie van Virginia door Charles A. Grymes

Cuisine - Recepten uit Virginia

 Virginia Apples Recipes - extensive recipe collection celebrates the Virginia apple
blauw blokje - illu Virginia Marine Resources Commission - zie 'Recreational Fishing / Seafood Recipes'
Oysters, Fish, Clams, Crabs, Scallops, Maninose, Lobster, Terrapin, Shrimp, Sauces, Breads.
blauw blokje - illu Virginia Seafood - zie 'Consumers'
Virginia's shellfish, including scallops, clams, blue crab, soft-shell crab and oysters, inspire chefs around the world to create culinary masterpieces. Seafood lovers will seek out popular varieties of fresh fish such as flounder, mackerel, croaker, and striped bass to name a few. Plus, when you feature exotic seafood like monkfish, butterfish, eel or conch, diners are guaranteed a meal they won't forget.
blauw blokje - illu Colonial Williamsburg - Experience the Life; food; Recipes from Colonial Williamsburg
blauw blokje - illu Fresh Herbs [ Shenandoah Products ] - zie 'Recipe Search'

Geschiedenis van Virginia  

Centrally located on the Eastern Shore, Virginia is the center of US history. America began here, with the first English settlement at Jamestown in the early seventeenth century. Colonial life of the 1700's included a large role for a bustling town called Williamsburg. Virginians fought in the American Revolution. By the time of the Civil War Richmond had become a major city.

History comes alive in Virginia. You can tour premier historic American sites such as Colonial Williamsburg, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Jamestown, the New World's first permanent English settlement, founded in 1607. Virginia, home to eight American presidents, was the fateful site in America's battle for independence. Later, more major Civil War battles were fought in Virginia than any other state.

blauw blokje - illu Virginia Historical Society
De Virginia Historical Society is al in 1831opgericht.
blauw blokje - illu Library of Virginia - Bibliotheek Virginia in Richmond

Muziek, Kunst & Cultuur

 Virginia Authors and Books -  schrijvers en boeken uit Virginia

 

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