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Universities in Virginia
Head to Virginia & Visit These Impressive Universities
Visit an impressive array of universities in VA.
All across Virginia you'll discover a wide range of exciting and impressive things to see and do. From the beaches along coastal Virginia, to top historic attractions in the north – you and the family will certainly enjoy a visit into Virginia. Often overlooked, visiting college campuses and exploring in and around the cities is an ideal way to gain a unique perspective.
In northern Virginia discover Marymount University. A source of local pride in Arlington, Marymount University was founded in 1950 and today is a private institution. You'll find it on a pleasant drive from nearby cities like McClean or Alexandria. Tour the campus and then check out local bright spots like Gadsby's Tavern Museum or the George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax. You'll also be close to the campus of Shenandoah University in Winchester.
In Richmond and the central region of VA, look for the University of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University – two of the top schools in the state. UVA was established and founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, and today features top-rated NCAA sports programs, a wealth of degree choices, and a campus surrounded by top-notch attractions. VCU, in Richmond, was originally known as the Medical College of Virginia. These days, you can catch the VCU Rams play basketball and football during the fall.
If your travel plans have you exploring the western region of Virginia near the Appalachian Mountains, look out for Virginia Tech. Explore the campus and check out the second floor gallery at the Holtzman Alumni Center, the Norris Hall Art Gallery, or the Museum of Geosciences at Derring Hall. the VA Tech campus is in Blacksburg – visit from nearby cities like Radford or Roanoke.
When you head for the coast of VA, you'll want to carve out some time to visit the Old Dominion University campus. Located in Norfolk, Old Dominion is a short drive from neighbor cities like Newport News and Virginia Beach. You can tour the campus of Old Dominion or head out and explore – don't miss the Lynnhaven Boat Ramp & Beach Facility or Sandbridge Beach, both in Virginia Beach. And across the water in Cape Charles, be sure to enjoy some outdoor adventures at Kiptopeke State Park or the Cape Charles Beach.
No matter which part or parts of Virginia you choose to visit, you'll have a wealth of impressive attractions to visit and fill up your afternoons with. Make the most of your time in Virginia.
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