Tag: travel

  • Do you remember Velati’s candy store in DC?

    UPDATED INFORMATION Velati’s is now back in the DC area in Silver Spring, MD –  www.velatis.com . Here is my old post from Jun 26, 2009: The Original Velati’s sugary caramels (more like fudge) along with chewy caramels are still being hand-crafted in Maidens, VA! Those who remember the candy from shopping trips in downtown Washington in […]

  • WASHINGTON ON YOUR OWN | Wednesday, August 7 | Search for the lost symbol?

    This is one of my favorite day trips! And there is still time to read the novel before you  search for the lost symbol. Grab some friends and hitch a ride to D.C. Travelers are dropped off at the East Wing of the National Gallery of Art in the morning and picked up in the […]

  • JEFFERSON IN ALBEMARLE: HIS LIFE & TIMES – Senior Center Travel Class

    New Class Starts Thursday, May 23, 6:00 pm Biographies of Thomas Jefferson often focus on his years of public service, away from his beloved Monticello. This class-delivered by a host of experts-presents our Third President in his “country”- Albemarle County. Learn about how he grew up, interacted with family, treated his slaves, experimented with seeds […]

  • Combine learning with travel – educational travel opportunities from UVa

    If you are looking for educational travel opportunities, be sure to check out Travel & Learn from the University of Virginia! WE OFFER YOU A WORLD OF IDEAS Historic Settings – Special Tours – Intellectual Engagement Expert Faculty and Interesting Company From Around The Nation and Around The World UPCOMING PROGRAMS – EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES […]

  • A Day’s Outing – Find Events, Family Activities, Festivals, Gardens, Museums, Travel Destinations

    Looking for Outings in the Charlottesville area? A Day’s Outing may have just the information to help you plan a trip./ Virginia travel tale Crabtree Falls is the most beautiful waterfall hike in Virginia, located in Nelson County and in the George Washington National Forest. It is also the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi. […]

  • New daily Amtrak service to Washington, DC

    This is going to be a great opportunity for us in the Charlottesville area to visit DC and come back the same day. Union Station is just a short distance from the museums and art galleries, so this new Amtrak service should make lifelong-learning field trips to our nation’s capital especially easy. New daily Amtrak […]