Best of Virginia

Best of Virginia  is your guide to the best in dining, shopping and doing in the Old Dominion. Each January, we ask you, Virginia Living readers, for your ‘bests’ across the five regions of Virginia— Central, Eastern, Northern, Southwest and the Shenandoah Valley. The more than 40,000 ballots cast let us know where to find the best our state has to offer, from the best movie theater in Southwest Virginia to the best food festival in the Shenandoah Valley. You’ll find nearly 1,500 winners in 500 categories, alongside the top-quality stories and photography you expect from Virginia Living. Order your copy today, and make sure you’re not missing out on the very best of Virginia. Pick up your Best of Virginia 2016 issue today!

Drive-In Theaters

 Drive-In Movies are back in Southwest Virginia. The nostalgia of drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past to some, but several spots in Virginia still steward this historical experience for modern audiences. Central Drive-In in Norton is the longest-running drive-in theater in Virginia, opening for 70 consecutive seasons since […]
June 25, 2024

“Ted Joans: Land of the Rhinoceri” at the VMFA

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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“Gardens of Glass: The Art of Craig Mitchell Smith” at the MSV

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
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“Julia Child: A Recipe For Life” at the VMHC

Virginia Museum of History and Culture