There is nothing like Autumn in Virginia. Sure, summers in California are amazing, and Utah winters are breathtaking in their majesty. But once October turns up and the air gets a slight bite, the colors begin to change from the mountains of Shenandoah to the Piedmont.

Shenandoah off Skyline Drive Photographed by Christina Chee   

Then, the brilliant reds and oranges of Virginia and the East Coast help usher in the feeling of the change of seasons and the passage of time. Those leaves and the cycle of their lives give us a marker on which to count time, note moments and keep memories.

To create new memories and build upon existing, check out our Fall Fantastic collection of local and semi-local activities. Northern Virginia has it’s own, unique to the area offerings, such as local farmers’ markets, pumpkin patches, and leaf peeping that people travel the world over to see. We hope that you enjoy these go-to fall favorites that we have put together for you. Happy wandering!


Christina Chee

Christina Chee is a Lifestyle and Real Estate Consultant who loves to share insights that help others to live happy and empowered lives in Northern Virginia. You can learn more about her real estate business by visiting