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Summer Solstice: Your Perfect Longest Day in Loudoun

Summer officially kicks off on June 20, the longest day of the year, but it’s more famously recognized as Summer Solstice - a holiday celebrated by cultures throughout the Northern Hemisphere. For me, it is the time of year to take advantage of some solo travel - there’s nothing like experiencing…

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Best Outdoor Dining in Loudoun

There’s something about outdoor dining – rooftop bars, sun-filled back gardens – that conjures up the sophistication and style of Europe. As we head into warmer weather, we select seven great outdoor dining spots in Loudoun – and what you should order at them. Buford’s Biscuits, Leesburg Grab…

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Celebrate Pride Month in Loudoun

Visitors to Loudoun’s booming wine region this Pride Month are in for a special surprise as almost 20 wineries have united to create a Pride in the Vines passport program throughout June. This event presented by the Loudoun Wineries & Winegrowers Association allows winery goers to receive a special…

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What We Love About Loudoun

A dozen or so years ago my wife and I packed up our Volvo station wagon and two young kids and moved from Brooklyn, New York to Waterford, Loudoun County – swapping a sprawling metropolis of eight million people for the bucolic charm of a Quaker village with a population of 280. I’ve never…

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Kick off to Summer: The Summer Guide To Loudoun

Summer is here and the livin’ is easy, especially in Loudoun where our wineries and craft breweries are in full swing, public pools and waterparks are opening and concerts, food festivals and pro sports events are ready to entertain. Here we select some not-to-miss summer events in Loudoun. For a…

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Loudoun's Award-Winning Wineries

In 2017, The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won the prestigious Governor’s Cup for the best wine in Virginia, the first Loudoun winery to claim the award. At that same ceremony, Breaux Vineyards and Sunset Hills Vineyard won gold medals for their wine. Loudoun wine was no longer the plucky…

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Top 5 Best Tasting Room Atmospheres

Drinking wine is a pleasure but to really enhance a bottle – and a mood – drink it in a spectacular setting. Here we select five great Loudoun tasting rooms for the best wine country ambience. Walsh Family Wine Enter the free-flowing open-plan tasting room of Walsh Family Wine and it’s like you’ve…

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Sampling Loudoun's Newest Wineries

Since Willowcroft Farm Vineyards bottled Loudoun’s first wine in 1984, the local wine scene has grown exponentially. Forty years on there are now more than 50 wineries and tasting rooms in Loudoun, with new ones opening every year. While many of these are well-established and even nationally or…

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Best Date Night Ideas in Loudoun

Loudoun is not only known for its scenic beauty, but also for being a perfect destination for lovebirds; embodying the "Virginia is for Lovers" tagline. Whether you're a local or just visiting, here are 10 date night ideas to share with your special someone, offering a perfect blend of romance and…

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