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Virginia Tourbook Guide

Including Hampton Roads Area, Richmond and Williamsburg

Get to know Virginia with the digital AAA TourBook guide. From the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway to Colonial Williamsburg, the region has something for everyone. Travel to a destination of your choosing with the help of AAA's digital TourBook travel guide, available for mobile, tablet or desktop.

With this trip guide, you'll get advice from AAA travel experts about the best things to see and do, where to stay and how to plan the trip of a lifetime. You'll learn insider travel tips and answers to many top questions asked by travelers.

Here's a sampling of things you'll find in the Virginia guide:

  • Where the name Hampton Roads came from
  • Who Booker T. Washington was
  • How to get to Roanoke Star atop Mill Mountain
  • Where the Civil War ended
  • What presidents' homes are in Virginia
  • When Arlington Cemetery was established
  • Where to camp, hike and fish in state parks and national public lands

What are some of the must-dos covered in this guide?

We know no two travelers are alike, so we've included a wide variety of things to do in each TourBook guide, from recreational activities to museums and theme parks.

We cover the top outdoor activities, such as horseback riding and waterfall hikes in Shenandoah National Park. Plan a tour of Luray Caverns, near Shenandoah National Park, to see what's said to be the "world's largest musical instrument," the Stalacpipe Organ. Take time to ponder major Civil War sites, including Appomattox Court House, where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Continue learning at Richmond's American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar. Then set aside some family-fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Experience early Virginia at Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown, where you'll find an assortment of museums and even costumed interpreters.

You'll find all these attractions and more in this digital destination guide.

Will this guide help me plan a road trip?

Yes, there are scenic drives and road trips throughout Virginia. One of the best known is the Blue Ridge Parkway within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. Then there's the scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway. You also can use the high-quality maps to get started planning your own route.

Is national park information included?

Yes. The Virginia guide includes detailed information and travel tips for Shenandoah National Park, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and many other national battlefields, historical sites and monuments.

You'll also find travel information about top public areas such as Cumberland Gap and Great Falls Park.

Explore the Virginia guide, and start planning your next travel adventure today!