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5 Overlooked Getaways Close to Richmond

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Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am

 It’s only spring, but the majority of us are already busting out, eager to hit the road, see some sights or just kick back and relax somewhere other than home. But you don’t have to travel far from Richmond to get that “getaway” feeling you’ve been needing. Virginia Beach is typically the go-to relaxation destination for many of us city dwellers, but there are plenty of other, less popular but no less vacation-worthy places to travel for some R&R this spring or summer. You’ve heard of “buy local” –  why not “travel local”? Here are our Top 5 Overlooked getaways close to Richmond, although this easily could have been a top 25 list.

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