When you first set eyes on George Washington — standing front and center in a quiet field in Williamsburg, Virginia — you can tell he’s seen some things. His steely, stoic gaze can’t hide the scars of a tumultuous life etched across his face, but he’s also grown quite a bit since those days of…Read More
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Voted as one of the top 15 cities in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure , Williamsburg, Virginia, is best known for its rich history, but there is so much more to do. From art museums and outdoor activities to picking lavender at a local farm and kayaking on the river, Williamsburg is a unique place to…Read More
A trio of celebrities recently opted for getaways in Williamsburg, Virginia, where heart-pounding adventures, historical exploration, and tastebud-tickling temptations are easy for fans to recreate. Emmy Award-winning actress Tamera Mowry and “Dancing With the Stars” favorite Witney Carson…Read More
One day nearly a decade ago, Celeste Gucanac went walking around Yorktown, Virginia, when an idea began percolating. During her stroll around the historic town, Celeste discovered the circa-1726 Cole Digges House and its highly caffeinated history. During the 1880s, the building housed Elizabeth…Read More
Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? I’m not talking about a short-lived moment of meditation or sleeping in a few extra hours, but real relaxation! Now more than ever, it’s important to find time to recenter and reset to clear your mind, rejuvenate your body, and feel…Read More
As a recipe developer, food writer, and culinary director, I'm often consumed by the responsibility to inform and educate on what's new in the food and beverage space. The reason? There's so much "new" that it can be overwhelming. Whether showcasing unique, buzzworthy ingredients or teaching…Read More
Tea might be the most famous beverage of our Colonial forebearers, but another drink played a notable role in America’s history. Coffee became the choice of patriots as a form of protest surrounding British Parliament’s steep tea taxes. Today, a cup of joe is still the drink of choice stateside as…Read More
Finding great dessert in Williamsburg is a piece of cake! Whether you’re on vacation and looking to indulge or just need an afternoon pick-me-up, there are plenty of ways to satisfy your sweet tooth in Williamsburg. From flaky, buttery croissants, to towering cakes whole or by the slice, and…Read More
Pumpkin treats offer a smashing good time Whether you’re a coffee lover or craft beer aficionado, there’s plenty of pumpkin-flavored fun brewing in Williamsburg. From breads to lattes and stouts to ales – with some seasonal treats for four-legged friends, too – options abound for the chillier…Read More
“Want to go for a ride?” To us pups, this is our favorite phrase to hear, other than, of course, “Do you want a treat?” and “Good dog!” The drive from our home in Northern Virginia to Williamsburg took about three hours. Don't worry, we left the driving to our humans and slept the whole way. For our…Read More