WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO VIRGINIA    

HISTORY & CULTURE

It was here where the English established their first colony in Jamestown. Upon independence from the British, Virginia was one of the first 13 states to form the United States.

VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS

With a unique blend of city and country, Virginia offers attractions for any visitor - shopping at Tysons Corner, exploring colonial history in Old Town Alexandria or wine-tasting in nearby Loudoun County.

CLIMATE

Virginia's weather has been described as a "Goldilocks Climate" - not too hot; not too cold - and is officially considered a subtropical region with winter frost. Weather is quite mild here when compared to other states.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Unless you are a student or a member of the military, you have 30 days to update your car registration and driver's license. Failing to do so means you risk paying the penalty fee.

REAL ESTATE

Homes here are listed at an average price of $352,845 with the median sales price at just above $329,900. If you want to know more about Virginia real estate, visit the Virginia Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Virginia, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

126 Fun Things to Do in Virginia

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Virginia, but we only had room for 126! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

2018 Best Places to Live in Virginia

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Virginia based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a living-history museum and private foundation presenting part of an historic district in the colonial city of Williamsburg.