NATURE EXPERIENCES BY SEASON:
WINTER NATURE POSSIBILITIES:
The 15 Best Winter Hikes In Virginia
There are several reasons to get out and hit the hiking trails during the winter months.
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…
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…
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…
A Grand Time with Grandparents
There are two things to be sure about in life: one can never spend enough time outside, and one can never spend enough time with Grandma and Grandpa. The Nature Bus invites grandparents and grandchildren for a day of nature fun! Participate in activities suitable for both generations with other children and grandparents!
Be a Nature Steward
Many hands, lighter work. The environment gives so much to us. It is never a bad time to give back. Clean the bay, pick up trash in the forest, aid at an animal rehabilitation center, fundraise for endangered species, and raise awareness for local issues like flooding in Norfolk… the list goes on and on….
Tracks and “doo-be-doo-wops”
Sometimes we’re not lucky enough to catch animals in action in their natural habitats, but animals leave lots of clues behind. Get out your magnifying glasses, channel your best detective, and learn all about animal scat (poop, or doo-be-doo-wop, in jazz terms) and tracks and how to find them with The Nature Bus! Look for…
Need a Lift?
Hop on the Nature Bus, drive into the cold, and fly down snowy slopes with a group of family members, friends, or strangers on skis or on a snowboard. Click your feet in to a good time!
Snow Much Fun!
Hop on the Nature Bus for a day of chilly adventure! Go to a beautiful snow-laden location with hills optimal for sledding, pack the perfect snow into snowballs, and build snowmen.
Holiday Wreaths or Centerpieces
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Put on your scarf, forgo the sled, get on the Nature Bus instead! Make your very own natural wreath with aromatic pine, holly, and other gifts of the winter. Enjoy the chilly weather, see holiday lights, drink hot chocolate, and embrace the holiday spirit.