Posts Tagged ‘Charlottesville’

Skydiving in Orange, Virginia

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Float above Central Virginia during your next romantic weekend.

The jumps have started in Orange Virginia, just outside Charlottesville. Experienced and novice skydivers alike are consulting their calendars and making reservations in Orange Virginia Bed and Breakfasts.

Have you ever dreamed of flying? Really flying, not in a plane or helicopter but just you in the air? Never mind that skydivers only fly down – the experience is still exhilarating. The skydiving center at Orange, VA, is the closest diving center to the D.C. area. They offer tandem jumps for novices, classes, and solo jumps for more experienced jumpers.

For the next month, jumps take place several times a day on Saturdays and Sundays (weather permitting). By mid April, jumps should be available Wednesdays through Sundays.

Skydiving can be a great addition to special occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries. Some couples have traditions of jumping together several times a year. Consider adding a jump to your next romantic weekend at a Bed and Breakfast Orange VA – your idea of romance may never be the same again.

For more information about jumps, please see Skydive Orange.

Fine Dining in Virginia

Monday, November 15th, 2010
Squash blossom with goat cheese, thyme, raw hazelnut, compressed peach and saba

Elegance on a plate.

If you were to ask five of your closest friends to define “fine dining”, what would they say? Details may vary from person to person: one might say a crisp, white, linen table cloth is essential; another may insist the waitstaff wear clean, subtle, uniforms. But most would agree that fine dining involves outstanding food served in an attractive, pleasant setting.

There is plenty of fine dining in Virginia. It isn’t possible to write an exhaustive list of Virginia fine dining restaurants here, but read on for a few outstanding examples.