Historical Attractions for Your Next Bus tour in Virginia
Feb. 4, 2019

Whether you're taking a bus from VA to NYC or vice versa, Virginia is home to many unique attractions, beautiful scenery, and a host of famous historical figures. It's a great destination for anyone looking for a nice vacation with no shortage of history and one that all our BestBus riders enjoy.

 

Take a look at some of the attractions below.

 

  • Shenandoah Caverns

     

    A mile-long collection of tunnels and caves, the Shenandoah Caverns are amazing geological formations that span seventeen connecting chambers. Some of the notable formations include the Diamond Cascade, the Rainbow Lake, the Capitol Dome, and the Grotto of the Gods. All in all, a fun excursion for young and old alike.

     

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon

     

    Mount Vernon was a vibrant plantation in the 18th century and has become a historic reminder of the legacy of George Washington. Visitors have the opportunity to roam the estate and reconstructions that exhibit 18th-century plantation life combined with modern-day features and functionality.

     

  • Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

     

    The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum is the only botanical garden and arboretum on the campus of Virginia state university. Visitors are allowed to explore the intricate trail that leads them through 125 acres of Oak-Hickory Forrest, trees, flowers, and a variety of plants. In addition, there's also a wetlands garden, herb garden, and experimental planting area.

     

  • Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

     

    For an up-close look at the beautiful plantation of the 3rd President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello is a great choice. With multiple daily tours, dedicated exhibitions, a state-of-the-art visitor center, museum shop, and discovery room, visitors have plenty to enjoy and experience.

     

  • Military Aviation Museum

 

With one of the world's largest collection of warbirds, the Military Aviation Museum is a sight to behold. The collection includes preserved and restored aircraft from World War I and II, as well as models from Germany, Japan, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

 

BestBus Has VA to NYC Covered

 

If you're considering taking a bus from NYC to VA, BestBus offers luxury bus services that can make your ride as comfy as possible after exploring all that Virginia has to offer. Contact us today for more information and we'll be happy to help you out.