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Sandy Allen

Sandy is a freelance writer based in Richmond, Virginia. Her specialties range from hotels, dining, beaches, and boating to theme parks, urban settings, mountain getaways, and fun attractions. She loves Nashville, Las Vegas, and Williamsburg, Virginia - but you're most likely to find her at the beach or on a boat somewhere. In addition to ViaTravelers, her work appears at AFAR, PierShare, Cozymeal, and more.

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Whether it’s Mother’s Day, a birthday, or just because, mother-daughter trips are a fun way to connect, bond, and make memories. This quality time can be spent hiking, bicycling, shopping, wine tasting, or simply relaxing on the beach. With these mother-daughter trip ideas, you’ll be in good hands to make everlasting memories together. How do …

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A traditional third-grade class trip for students around the state (and the parents that chaperone them), the Historic Triangle of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown is an excellent destination for families, couples, and solo travelers. Williamsburg has unique attractions, outdoor recreation, and fun activities for history buffs, nature enthusiasts, and thrill seekers. Even foodies will find …

Read More about A Local’s Guide to 15 Things to do in Williamsburg, Virginia