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Central Virginia Travel Region

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Bear Creek Lake State Park
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Charlottesville Area
Chub Sandhill Natural Area Preserve
Fairy Stone State Park
Grassy Hill Natural Area Preserve
Green Springs Historic District
Holliday Lake State Park
James River National Wildlife Refuge
James River State Park
John H Kerr Dam And Reservoir
Lee's Retreat Historical Driving Tour
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Occoneechee State Park
Pedlar Hills Natural Area Preserve
Petersburg National Battlefield
Philpott Lake
Pocahontas State Park
Presquile National Wildlife Refuge
Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial
Richmond Area
Richmond National Battlefield Park
Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historic State Park
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Staunton River Battlefield State Park
Staunton River State Park
Twin Lakes State Park

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Holliday Lake
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Holliday Lake
Description - This very large area of the Commonwealth is rich in outdoor recreation opportunities. It is home to some of the state's largest lakes and many of it rivers including the rural and urban James River. Civil War battlefields are found at nearly every turn in the road as well as Colonial historic sites including the homes of Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry.

Recreation - Central Virginia offers a myriad of outdoor recreation activities including viewing Civil War battlefields, leisurely drives along historic byways, freshwater fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater boating, visiting historical monuments and much more.

Climate - Central Virginia experiences high humidity throughout the year and especially in summer. Frequently temperatures hover around 80 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer. Spring and fall are the most comfortable times to visit the area. Winters can be harsh but usually for only several days at a time until the sun and above freezing temperatures return.

Location - The Central Virginia Travel Region encompasses the Piedmont area of Virginia stretching down to the North Carolina state line.

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Contact Information:
Appomattox Visitors Information Center, 5 Main Street, P.O. Box 704 , Appomattox, VA, 24522, Phone: 804-352-2621
, appomattoxcc@earthlink.net

Additional Information:
Virginia Travel Regions - Virginia's travel regions include Blue Ridge Highlands, Shenandoah Valley, Northern Virginia, Central Virginia and the Tidewater / Hampton Roads, Eastern Shore region.


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