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Westmoreland State Park

Colonial Beach, VA
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking, Motor-boating, Swimming
Description: A state park that consists of rivefront beaches, hiking trails, and boat rentals over 1,300 acres.
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Roanoke, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We loved our week here. The cabin was rustic, but very clean, no bugs inside, and had everything we needed, AC, bathroom and kitchen. There was a grill and a fire pit for cooking that we used every night. And an indoor fireplace that would be lovely in the winter months! We stayed in cabin 12, which I highly recommend.... More

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
52 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

After reading the positive reviews, I added this to our family vacation itinerary and am so glad I did! We wanted to include some beach access into our Virginia vacation, but being that we were staying centered in Fredericksburg and Luray, we didn't want to add the additional driving required to oceanside, so we elected for a Potomac-river-side daytrip that... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

When experiencing your life-long desire to go camping, you not only hope you don't experience equipment failure, that you have the right stuff to take out into the forrest, take enough supplies and eats, not to mention somewhat know what you're doing - but also choosing the right location. You hope to have beautiful landscape, incredible geography, great fauna and... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My family with 4 younger kids really enjoyed the view from the visitor's center, the short hike to the beach and exploring the beach for shells & fossils. The views were outstanding, the beaches clean & soft and the water warm.

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King George, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My grandson (who is 5) wanted to go to the park. I looked Westmoreland up on Google and we were on our way. We loved walking around and he really loved the beach. It wasn't far to drive and wasn't expensive. It was a great day out in the fresh air, walking and having fun. Looking forward to doing it... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

On a bicycle tour, tent camped with my husband one night. We would like to have stayed longer but it was totally booked. Very nice campgrounds with tent pad and picnic table for each one. Showers and bathrooms with hot water to boot, a luxury to us when we are bicycle touring. The beach was nice too and the pool... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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285 reviews 285 reviews
72 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Another great park with a pleasant visitors center, camping, and many trails. There is a beach and a swimming pool and some public spaces inside. But outside is where the action is. One step into the water puts you into another state (Maryland) but enter the trails and experience a serene state of mind. You can venture into the historic... More

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went there for the day only, so I can't rate the cabins. I can tell you that all of them were full and the small campground area was packed with people, tents, and RVs. We stopped at the visitor center, when we first arrived, to use the restroom before proceeding to the trails. They were not the cleanest, they... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Nice park with cabins for rent, lots of picnic tables, a pool, snack bar, boat rentals and a beach area. We were there off season and just walked the beach area and ate a picnic lunch. Dogs are allowed on leashes. Would be fun to return in the warmer weather to rent kayaks and explore the coastline. Signs were posted... More

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Richmond, VA
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I recently was at this park for a retreat...what a beautiful place! Cabins are awesome as well. I highly recommend for an overnight. Everything was clean, there is plenty of blankets and towels provided. Coffee pot works. Trails are well marked and the park is really serene. I have not been when the pool is open or when there are... More

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