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Virginia is a beautiful state. With mountains, trees, waterfalls, history, and plenty of scenic drives, it makes for a spectacular place to visit and a lovely place to live. But what are the prettiest places? How do you decide what to see? While I obviously think you may as well see it all, there realistically isn’t time for that. So here’s a list of five of Virginia’s prettiest, most worthwhile places to… Read More

  Spy Rock, Massies Mill, VA 22976 Here’s one picture of Spy Rock for you to look at. I’ve been there once, completely forgot to take more pictures, and now you’ll just have to wonder about the view, the hike, and if it’s worthwhile or not. (Hint: it’s worth it. I remember loving this hike because the summit is so different. It wasn’t busy whatsoever when I went.) Maybe I’ll go again,… Read More

Once, I said I’d write a follow up on Sharp Top Mountain featuring Buzzard’s Roost. I don’t really know why I didn’t just include Buzzard’s Roost into the Sharp Top Mountain post because it’s not like they’re two separate hikes. Or that Buzzards Roost is even a hike… But this is me following up.   Instructions for Buzzard’s Roost is very simple. Begin hoking Sharp Top At the top of the mountain, turn… Read More

Pilot Mountain State Park, 1792 Pilot Knob Park Road, Pinnacle, NC 27043 Distance:                                                                                                 3 miles (6 miles 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