Best of Virginia 2024

Welcome to the 13th edition of Best of Virginia, where you—our readers—voted for Virginia’s best of the best. Take a trip throughout our five regions, where you’ll find the top winners in 106 distinct categories. Whether you’re on the prowl for a new pediatrician or pizzeria, we’ve got you covered.

This year, we were ready to break some records. Let’s talk numbers: You’ll see nearly 1,600 winners listed here all from over the state, taking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place—from the majestic mountains of the Shenandoah Valley to the sandy coastlines of Tidewater. And our biggest record-breaker? YOU! You racked up nearly 600,000 votes for your favorites across the state—the resorts, burgers, and chocolatiers you love. The abundance of categories and winners in all regions makes it clear: Virginia rules. Your top flower farms joined the lineup this year, along with community supported agriculture programs.

Discover the best eateries, breweries, lawyers, and restaurants. Ice cream shops were all the rage among our voters in three regions: Central, Eastern, and the Shenandoah Valley. Other top vote-getters include bakeries in Central, seafood restaurants in Eastern, tourist attractions in the Shenandoah Valley, pizzerias and coffee shops/roasters in Southwest, and breweries and wineries in Northern.

Thanks to all our voters who helped smash our previous records, and to the entire Virginia Living team. This is a project we are proud to present to you. Enjoy discovering the Best of Virginia!