Virginia romancing couples with new website


RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia is hoping a new website will help lure fall travellers to the commonwealth.

The Virginia Tourism Corp. says the site focuses on two-person romantic trips to wineries, historic inns and picturesque small towns.

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The organization says it’s trying to capitalize on growing interest in romantic getaways for aging baby boomers and Virginia’s growing reputation as a wine region.

Virginia now has 160 wineries and 16 wine trails among its attractions.