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August 31, 2019
10 Great Virginia Hikes For Viewing Fall Foliage
The end of summer would be sad if it weren’t for the arrival of autumn in Virginia. It is that time of year when the green forests of the Appalachians, Piedmont and Coastal Plain turn to vibrant reds, glowing yellows, fiery oranges and deep maroons, all contrasting against a crystalline blue sky. It is time…
August 30, 2019
Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?
There are eight different members of the woodpecker family that can be found in the State of Virginia. These include the Downy Woodpecker, the Hairy Woodpecker, the Red-headed Woodpecker, the Red-bellied Woodpecker, the Pileated Woodpecker (in the photo on right), the Northern Flicker, the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and the Red-cockaded Woodpecker. These are resident species (except…
August 1, 2019
Mountainous Opportunities with The Nature Bus!
Did you know: Virginia is home to one-fourth of the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Mountains! It is also home to McAfee Knob, the #1 most visited location on the Appalachian Trail! You’re closer than you think to some of the best reviewed hiking locations and camping spots. These mountains are home to breathtaking…
July 25, 2019
Craft Beer Tours with The Nature Bus!
Virginia is for beer lovers. A new report shows that Virginia is named as one of the top 6 states in craft beer growth! Breweries are the new place to be- from taste testing craft beers to seeing the process of brewing from start to finish. The Nature Bus can take you to breweries across…
July 22, 2019
Jammin out with The Nature Bus!
Virginia’s music scene is growing- with the Something in the Water festival kickstarting this past summer and all of the outdoor, live music taking place on the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Check it out today, or ask about adding it to a trip with The Nature Bus! Make sounds in nature with natural instruments and experience…
July 16, 2019
Fall Festivities with The Nature Bus!
Fall is a festive season! Virginia is home to many fall festivals to celebrate the harvest, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Fall Wine, Fall Flowers and more! The community comes together to enjoy the last of the beautiful weather and vibrant leaves before winter comes. Plan a fall outing or partner your fall festival with the Nature Bus…