Top Virginia Adventure Holidays for Thrill-Seekers

From soaring roller-coasters to underground caverns to screaming race cars, brace yourself for unforgettable adventures.

whitewater, rafting, James River, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Whitewater rafting on the James River in Richmond, Virginia
skiing, snow, Massanutten Resort, Virginia, Capital Region, winter, outdoor, recreation
Enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tubing at Virginia's ski resorts
Kings Dominion, Virginia, theme park, rollercoasters, Intimidator
Thrilling theme park rides at Kings Dominion in Virginia
Motorcycle rides on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Motorbiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Steeplechase horse event in Virginia
Morven Park Steeplechase, a favourite equestrian event in Loudoun County, Virginia
whitewater, rafting, James River, Richmond, Virginia, USA
skiing, snow, Massanutten Resort, Virginia, Capital Region, winter, outdoor, recreation
Kings Dominion, Virginia, theme park, rollercoasters, Intimidator
Motorcycle rides on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Steeplechase horse event in Virginia

Exciting Activities & Attractions in Virginia

Virginia is an essential stop along any USA adventure tour. From the downhill skiing and mountain biking of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the whitewater rafting of the James River, the state’s mountains and waterways offer plenty to soothe the restless spirit. But why stop there?

Wander through underground acres of stalactites and stalagmites at Luray Caverns, the largest caverns in the eastern United States. Bring the kids along to theme parks such as Kings Dominion or Busch Gardens, both offering water rides, concerts and a combined total of 20 roller-coasters.

Flying & Racing in Virginia

Enjoy surf lessons at Virginia Beach, or take to the air with a hot-air balloon ride, hang-gliding lesson or parasailing adventure.

If you love the thrill of the chase, visit high-speed NASCAR auto races at Richmond International Raceway or attend one of the state’s famous horse races, held nearly every weekend from spring through autumn.

Top Destination for USA Adventure Travel

See more of the Capital Region’s wild side! Explore exciting attractions and outdoor recreation throughout the region.

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