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Virginia is for Lovers

Canadian Visitors


Canadian Visitors


Welcome to Virginia!



Virginia awaits you and you’re going to love it here! From the Blue Ridge Mountains to miles of beautiful beaches and coastline, Virginia's rich history and diverse landscape make it the perfect place for Canadians looking for a holiday close to home. Virginia is a foodie’s paradise, with more than 300 wineries, nearly 250 craft breweries, and a culinary scene like no other. Golf fans will enjoy Virginia’s 200 public courses and with most of them open year-round, there’s no need to travel further south to enjoy your favorite sport. As for motorcycle enthusiasts, they’re in for a treat in Virginia, which offers hundreds of miles of curvy, hilly roads for rides to remember. Love the great outdoors? More than 20 national parks and 38 state parks provide the perfect setting for outdoor adventure with the ones you cherish. You can choose from hiking, mountain & road cycling, to an array of watersports. We are eager to help you plan your holiday. Click on the links below to start exploring and get ready to fall in love with Virginia!

Plan Your Trip:

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Located midway between New York and Florida, Virginia is the gateway to the South. It is also sometimes classified in the Mid-Atlantic region. Many of Virginia's great destinations are within a day's drive of Canada's largest cities, and the moderate climate makes activities such as golfing and motorcycle year-round a reality.

From Toronto: 8-11 hrs. (Approx: 480 mi/780 km) From Montreal: 9-12 hrs. (Approx: 600 mi/970 km)

Suggested Trip Itineraries:


The Ultimate Beach Lovers Itinerary - Enjoy an unforgettable trip to Virginia with this seven-day beach getaway. 
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beachbrewsitinBeach and Brews - After a relaxing beach stay, explore Virginia’s vibrant craft beer scene with this seven-day itinerary. 
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Beach and Wine -  Pair your beach getaway with an immersive Virginia wine experience.
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Beach to Mountain - From white, sandy beaches to breathtaking mountain views, experience Virginia’s diverse landscape with this five-day itinerary. 
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Music Lovers - Experience Virginia’s music heritage with this four-day itinerary. 
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Virginia Golf Getaway - Golf lovers will enjoy Virginia’s immaculate courses in this seven-day golf itinerary. 
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Popular Destinations:

Traveling From:

London, ON




  Virginia Beach

1,161 km (12.5 hrs) 1,137 km (12 hrs) 1155 km (12 hrs) 1,089 km (12 hrs)


1,071 km (11.5 hrs) 1,147 km (11 hrs) 1184 km (11.5 hrs) 999 km (11 hrs)

  Shenandoah Valley- Luray

843 km (9.5 hrs) 975 km (9.5 hrs) 1096 km (10.5 hrs) 762 km (8.5 hrs)

  Shenandoah Valley- Winchester

757 km (8.5 hrs) 897 km (9 hrs) 991 km (10 hrs) 684 km (8 hrs)

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  Coastal Virginia Region: includes Williamsburg & Virginia Beach

33-48 (F) 1-9 (C) 49-68 (F) 9-20 (C) 72-88 (F) 22-31 (C) 54-70 (F) 12-21 (C)

  Shenandoah Valley Region

20-40 (F) -7-4 (C) 38-63 (F) 3-17 (C) 62-85 (F) 17-29 (C) 41-66 (F) 5-19 (C)

  Northern Virginia Region

23-43 (F) -5-6 (C) 42-69 (F) 6-21 (C) 66-89 (F) 19-32 (C) 44-70 (F) 7-21 (C)

  Southwest Virginia Region

20-41 (F) -7-5 (C) 36-64 (F) 2-18 (C) 58-83 (F) 14-28 (C) 37-66 (F) 3-19 (C)

Directions to the Region

Contact Information:

Brigitte “Bri” Bélanger-Warner
Canadian Media Relations & Marketing Specialist
804-389-4688 |

To request a Virginia Travel Guide, golf directory, map or "Travel Kit" of brochures in Canada, call 905-831-0006 or email

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