The AGE Review


Falling Spring Falls, Falling Spring, VA 24445   This is one of the single most beautiful landscapes that I have ever seen to date. I don’t know how to describe it without using dramatic terms such as fairyland or heavenly, so I won’t even bother. The truth of the matter is, Falling Springs Falls is such an elegant display of nature that it almost doesn’t make sense that I’ve touched it. Thomas Jefferson is known to… Read More

18393 Blue Ridge Mountain Road, Bluemont, VA 20135 Distance:                                                                                             0.5 miles (1 mile round trip)* Elevation:                       … Read More

Cold Mountain, Appalachian Trail, Vesuvius, VA 24483 Distance:                                                              6-mile loop (approximately 2 miles to summit) Elevation:                                               4020 feet (approximately 1500… Read More

Great Falls National Park- 9200 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA 22102 Abbey here. I grew up going to Great Falls. I remember scrambling across bare rocks with my dad and siblings while white Potomac River water crashed nearby, occasionally picturing the catastrophe that would occur should one of us fall in, though never bothering to shy from exploring the sunbathed rocks anyway. There’s not much hiking involved at this park unless you’re determined… Read More