25 Famous Landmarks in Virginia You Should See Story

By Sarah Hartness


25 Famous Landmarks in Virginia You Should See Story

Famous landmarks in Virginia include Arlington National Cemetery, Shenandoah National Park, Luray Caverns, Jamestown, and...

Landmark 1

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

The first famous place in Virginia is the American Revolution Museum in Yorktown. The museum...

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Landmark 2

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

Next is the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. The village was where the American...

Landmark 3

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, VA, is one of the most important sites in...

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Landmark 4

Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains are one of Virginia's landmarks running through seven other states. From...

Landmark 5

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens is a theme park in Williamsburg (with a similar park in Tampa Bay)...

Landmark 6

Cape Henry Lighthouse

The Cape Henry Lighthouse is one of Virginia's National Historic Landmarks. There are two lighthouses...

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Landmark 7

Chrysler Museum

The Chrysler Museum is one of Virginia's art museums. It is in Norfolk and opened...

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Landmark 8

Colonial National Historical Park

Colonial National Historical Park in southeastern Virginia is home to two of the most important...

Landmark 9

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is part of Williamsburg, an independent city in eastern Virginia. It is a...

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Landmark 10

First Landing State Park

First Landing State Park is one of the natural landmarks in Virginia. The park is...

Landmark 11

Fort Monroe National Monument

Fort Monroe National Monument was a military base built in the early 19th century. Its...

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Landmark 12

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Another important military site is the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. It was one...

Landmark 13

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon was home to the first United States president George Washington and his wife...

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Landmark 14

Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne is another one of the historical sites in Virginia. The site was the...

Landmark 15

James Madison's Montpelier

James Madison's Montpelier memorializes Madison's importance in the United States creation. He originally devised the...

Landmark 16

James Monroe's Highland

Similar to Montpelier is James Monroe's Highland, where the fifth president of the US lived...

Landmark 17

Jamestown Settlement

Jamestown Settlement is an interactive museum where you can learn about the first English colony...

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Landmark 18

Luray Caverns

The Luray Caverns in northern Virginia are the largest in the eastern half of the...

Landmark 19

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Another one of the historical places to visit in Virginia is Manassas National Battlefield Park...

Landmark 20

Natural Bridge

One of the unique things to do in Lexington, Virginia is visiting the Natural Bridge...

Landmark 21

Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is one of 22...

Landmark 22

The John Marshall House

The John Marshall House in Richmond was home to John Marshall, the Chief Justice of...

Landmark 23

Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is one of the most famous places in Virginia. The City of Virginia...

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Landmark 24

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond opened in 1936 and is one...

Landmark 25

Virginia State Capitol

The final of the famous places in Virginia is the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond...



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