Virginia Retirement Information

You can golf nine or 10 months of the year in Virginia. The state has richly varied landscapes, including the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains in the west and Atlantic coastline to the east.

Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there.

Points of interest include Mt. Vernon, home of George Washington; Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson; Stratford, home of the Lees; Richmond, capital of the Confederacy and of Virginia; and Williamsburg, the restored Colonial capital.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel spans the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, connecting Cape Charles with Norfolk. Consisting of a series of low trestles, two bridges and two mile-long tunnels, the complex is 18 miles (29 km) long. It was opened in 1964.

Other attractions are the Shenandoah National Park, Colonial National Historical Park, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the Booker T. Washington birthplace near Roanoke, Arlington House (the Robert E. Lee Memorial), Luray Caverns, the Skyline Drive, and the Blue Ridge National Parkway.

Living In Virginia
Weather Virginia weather is considered mild compared to other areas of the United States with a humid subtropical climate. In the mountainous areas west of the Blue Ridge, the climate becomes humid continental.
Tornadoes Regularly
Hurricanes Regularly
Earth quakes Extremely Rare
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges Yes
Mud Slides Rare
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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