Popular Cities in Virginia

Top cities in Virginia, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Virginia Beach #1 most popular location
An independent city nestled in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia along the Atlantic Ocean near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is the most populated city in Virg…
324travelers 43reviews 16blogs
Williamsburg #2 most popular location
Williamsburg, Virginia USA is a major tourist destination because of the historical significance of the area. Also, is offers state-of-the-art theme parks, outdoor fun, spas and golf. William…
70travelers 26reviews 17blogs
Richmond #3 most popular location
Richmond is the capital of Virginia, and is an independent city, not part of a county as many places in Virginia are, being a Commonwealth of places. Located near the James River, Richmond wa…
265travelers 22reviews 16blogs
Arlington #4 most popular location
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Founded 9 July 1846 Website: www.arlingtonva.us Arlington County is an urban county of about 203,000 residents in the Commonwealth of Virginia, …
163travelers 40reviews 7blogs
Alexandria #5 most popular location
Alexandria, Virginia, is an independent city of Virginia. (Not in any county.) The city was founded in the mid-18th century as a tobacco, cotton, and trading seaport on the Potomac River. For…
171travelers 56reviews 10blogs
Norfolk #6 most popular location
Home to the largest naval base in the world, and featuring a waterfront packed full of typical American food chains, docks, plenty of off-duty sailors, and enough waterfront taverns to fill a…
142travelers 30reviews 32blogs
Fredericksburg #7 most popular location
Fredericksburg is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia, 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. As of the 2006 census, the city had a…
68travelers 18reviews 1blogs
Charlottesville #8 most popular location
Such a lot of things to do from C-ville. Visiting the awesome southern downtown, and UVA monuments (academic village and rotunda, designed by Thomas Jefferson ) plus 3 sites about 3 presiden…
87travelers 19reviews 9blogs
Newport News #9 most popular location
Newport News is a city with services in a cluster they used to call Hampton Roads in the SE corner of Virginia.
52travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Chesapeake #10 most popular location
Chesapeake, Virginia is not only a small city of 222,528 (as of 2007) but also a county and a historic Revolutionary War battlefield. Chesapeake is one of the seven cities that make up the H…
57travelers 8reviews 1blogs
Roanoke #11 most popular location
Roanoke is located 168 miles west of Virginia's state capital, Richmond, nestled between the Blue Ridge and the Virginia Allegheny Highlands. Its proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway near the …
58travelers 3reviews 5blogs
Fairfax #12 most popular location
Fairfax, Virginia, is a small city in Northern Virginia. Originally known as Fairfax Court House, it is home to the burgeoning Fairfax County Court House complex. Yet, it is not part of surro…
130travelers 19reviews 5blogs
Manassas #13 most popular location
Manassas, Virginia, is forever associated with the two Civil War Battles that took place nearby in 1861 and 1862. Manassas was founded as a railway junction point in the 1850s and its strateg…
41travelers 9reviews 11blogs
Winchester #14 most popular location
Winchester, Virginia, is a market town and college town in the Shenandoah Valley. It's long been known as an apple production and distribution center. The Apple Blossom Festival engages the t…
25travelers 16reviews 2blogs
Hampton #15 most popular location
47travelers 5reviews 9blogs
Chantilly #16 most popular location
Chantilly, Virginia, is located in Northern Virginia, in western Fairfax County, right on the border with Loudon County. Chantilly is probably best known to travelers as the site of Washingto…
13travelers 9reviews 4blogs
Lynchburg #17 most popular location
33travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Harrisonburg #18 most popular location
Harrisonburg,VA is a picturesque up and coming city located just off interstate 81. It is the home to James Madison University and both the city and University are growing rapidly. While the …
23travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Glen Allen #19 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews
Petersburg #20 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews
Herndon #21 most popular location
Herndon, Virginia is a large city in Northern Virginia, I suspect it was created by wealthy influential landowners. It encompasses Dulles International Airport and Reston. Reston is home to m…
26travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Luray #22 most popular location
Luray is a quite town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain's about an hour and a half drive outside of DC. Although it still retains all the small town charms, Luray has recently experienced a…
1travelers 11reviews 6blogs
Staunton #23 most popular location
11travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Lexington #24 most popular location
Home of two colleges, VMI (Virginia Military Institute) and W &L (Washington and Lee University), this is also the home of Stonewall Jacksons residence.
9travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Springfield #25 most popular location
Springfield, Virginia, is a suburban community 17 miles south of Washington, DC. It’s not an incorporated city, but politically is part of Fairfax County. Springfield residents nevertheless…
34travelers 15reviews 11blogs
Wytheville #26 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Sterling #27 most popular location
Sterling is a town with services in Loudoun County nearb Dulles Int. Airport in Northern Virginia.
22travelers 2reviews
Dulles #28 most popular location
4travelers 11reviews 4blogs
Woodbridge #29 most popular location
Woodbridge is an unincorporated communiuty in Prince William County in Northern Virginia about 25 miles (40 km) south of Washington, DC. It is generally defined by Occoquan Creek to the north…
43travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Yorktown #30 most popular location
12travelers 11reviews 8blogs
Falls Church #31 most popular location
Falls Church is a city with all services centered on hwy 7 in Northern Virginia near Washington DC. I expect the auto traffic is very bad there.
26travelers 3reviews
Blacksburg #32 most popular location
Blue Ridge Mountains, New River Valley, and Virginia Tech Hokie football...a trifecta which makes Blacksburg a relaxing and exciting place to visit. Situated in the beautiful mountains of …
36travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Waynesboro #33 most popular location
6travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Chincoteague #34 most popular location
Chincoteague Island is famous for it's pony swim, an annual wild pony auction held as a fundraiser for the local fire department. It's a quaint town with fantastic gift shops, and numerous ic…
4travelers 12reviews 7blogs
Ashland #35 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Vienna #36 most popular location
Vienna is a city with all services on hwy 123 in Northern Virginia in Fairfax County, and a suburb of Washington DC. I remember long ago Vienna was a nice small quiet residential town.
28travelers 4reviews
Suffolk #37 most popular location
Suffolk is a very quiet climate with in my opinion very friendly people. It has a very based wildlife claim with lots of fun activities to do out doors such as, four-wheeling, camping, and so…
15travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Reston #38 most popular location
I was there when Reston Ave. was just a dirt road to nowhere in Fairfax County. Us silly high school kids used to drag race our parents V-8 cars there. Things changed for the better when they…
48travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Salem #39 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews
Chincoteague Island #40 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Portsmouth #41 most popular location
Pretty quiet place with all types of people, and places to see. Lots of restaurants to choose from like spanish, chinese, caribbean, and fast food spots too. Shopping is not very selective, t…
33travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Emporia #42 most popular location
Emporia lies at a transportation crossroads; a major rail line and three major highways pass through it. Though Emporia is officially a city, it has less than 6,000 residents. Emporia has t…
2travelers 1blogs
Stafford #43 most popular location
16travelers 2reviews
Abingdon #44 most popular location
Abingdon is a pretty, historic small town in Washington County. It is conveniently located along Interstate 81 approximately 20 minutes from the Bristol VA/TN line. The downtown area is eas…
4travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Front Royal #45 most popular location
Front Royal is a city with all services in the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains. I remember long ago Front Royal was a quaint quiet country town at the Northern point of the very nice Sk…
6travelers 4reviews 1blogs
McLean #46 most popular location
37travelers 5reviews
Mount Vernon #47 most popular location
Mount Vernon, Virginia, is a community in eastern Fairfax County. It is most famous for being the location of the Mount Vernon estate, the home of George Washington. For the most part, Mount …
1travelers 5reviews 5blogs
Orange #48 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Dumfries #49 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Martinsville #50 most popular location
Martinsville is a small city in the south of Virginia, best known for the two big NASCAR events each year at the Martinsville Speedway. The speedway is the shortest and one of the most excit…
4travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Leesburg #51 most popular location
Leesburg is a city with all services in Loudoun County on hwy 7 in the Northern tip of Virginia near Maryland and West Virginia.
24travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Farmville #52 most popular location
3travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Jamestown #53 most popular location
Jamestown was founded as the first surviving British colony in 1607, and celebrated over 400 years of history in 2007. The original triangle fort and church, along with the foundations of se…
1travelers 7reviews 4blogs
Culpeper #54 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Marion #55 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Hillsville #56 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
South Hill #57 most popular location
Bedford #58 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Cape Charles #59 most popular location
2travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Occoquan #60 most popular location
Occoquan is one of the most charming spots in Northern Virginia. Nestled alongside the Occoquan River in Prince William County, you might miss it if you drive too fast over the Route 123 brid…
4travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Natural Bridge #61 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Centreville #62 most popular location
14travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Lorton #63 most popular location
Lorton is a suburban community in Fairfax County, VA, near Washington, DC. Located in a rapidly developing Northern Virignia county, Lorton was still quite rural until a few years ago. It was…
5travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Ashburn #64 most popular location
21travelers 1reviews
McGaheysville #65 most popular location
Tappahannock #66 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Appomattox #67 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Colonial Beach #68 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Strasburg #69 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Gordonsville #70 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Charles City #71 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Quantico #72 most popular location
Quantico, a small town in Northern Virginia, is mostly known as the home of one of the largest Marine Corps bases in the country. The base is the site of the Marine Corps Combat Development C…
5travelers 2blogs
Mason Neck #73 most popular location
Mason Neck is a peninsula jutting into the Potomac River in southern Fairfax County, Virginia. Much of the area is parkland or a wildlife refuge. This protects its rural character though it i…
2reviews 2blogs
Fairfax Station #74 most popular location
Fairfax Station is an unincorporated community in Fairfax County. The name refers to the now defunct train station on the old Orange & Alexandria Railroad that served nearby Fairfax Courthou…
4travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Triangle #75 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Tysons Corner #76 most popular location
2travelers 4reviews
Stanley #77 most popular location
Not primarily known as a travel destination the town of Stanley is a typical untouched (no traffic lights) American small town. Smack dab in the middle of the Shenandoah Valley the town is su…
Bristow #78 most popular location
Bristow is a rapidly growing community in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., in Prince William County. It is home to Jiffy Lube Live, a popular outdoor concert amphitheater, and a Benedictine …
3travelers 2reviews
Surry #79 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
Reedville #80 most popular location
Reedville is named for Captain Elijah Reed, a sea captain from Maine who came down to this area in 1874 and saw in menhaden (a kind of small fish) a golden opportunity. Legend has it that, as…
2reviews 1blogs
Haymarket #81 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Montpelier Station #82 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
New Market #83 most popular location
Located off 81 south is the small historic town of New Market. Host of an annual Civil War reenactment every May, relics of the event can be found in many of the local shops and museum. The t…
Great Falls #84 most popular location
9travelers 2blogs
Gloucester #85 most popular location
6travelers 1blogs
Middletown #86 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Stephens City #87 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Smithfield #88 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Madison #89 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Nassawadox #90 most popular location
Warsaw #91 most popular location
Hot Springs #92 most popular location
Shenandoah #93 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Elkton #94 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Burke #95 most popular location
Burke, Virignia, is a suburban community in Fairfax County. Like so many Northern Virginia communities it is a mix of the old and new. It was founded in the 1850's as Burke's Station, a railw…
12travelers 2reviews
Poquoson #96 most popular location
Poquoson is the oldest continuously named city in Virginia. The term "poquoson" was used to describe a boundary line between two elevated tracts of land. Such a boundary contained a stream, r…
5travelers 2reviews 47blogs
Forest #97 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Clifton #98 most popular location
Clifton began as Devereaux Station during the Civil War, the last train stop for Union troops before crossing Bull Run into the hotly contested Manassas region. Renamed Clifton Station after…
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Damascus #99 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Afton #100 most popular location
AFTON...such a small place in the middle of nowhere in central virginia. about 20 miles west of Charlottesville. very close to Apallachian mountain ( and A. Trail ) called blue ridge line ( …
1travelers 1reviews