DC is a great city, with great people, but all too often I hear people criticizing Virginia. We DC-folks love to look down our noses at our rural cousins. But rural Virginia has something that DC does not- acres and acres of uninterrupted peace! No sirens, no threat levels, and most importantly no traffic!
Virginia gets a bad rap by us DC'rs and I thought I would have an open mind by checking out Virginia's hidden natural gems and the Appalachian Trail.
Windy creeks and ominous trees
Simple country-style home
Hiking just 2 of the 2500 miles along the Appalachian Trail
View from the top.
Who needs the Weather Channel?
Mysterious Rock Formations
Trekking and hiking through the idyllic backwoods of Virginia is a great way to spend the last days of winter and escape the hustle and bustle of DC.