Travel Destinations That Put the Experience in Experiential

Posted on Jan 26, 2016 in Featured Tour Experience

Travel Destinations That Put the Experience in Experiential

Meet our friends Rich, Fred, William and Charlotte … better known as Richmond, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg and Charlottesville. We like them a lot and we know you will too. HOV Tours has been hard at work with our partners in each of these unforgettable destinations creating immersive experiences that are offered exclusively for HOV Tours clients. Here are a few of the highlights:



Richmond: One of America’s most historic cities is also one of its hottest and hippest.

  • Take part in a glass-blowing workshop and take your work of art home with you.
  • Enjoy sumptuous meals in restaurants that have made Richmond the most talked-about new culinary destination in America.
  • Learn to make decorative wreaths using fresh herbs.


Fredericksburg: Terrific downtown shopping and dining complement incomparable history.

  • Visit a top distillery where you’ll meet the master distiller and learn the secrets of how great whiskey is made.
  • Take a trolley tour of the historic downtown where George Washington grew up and discover hidden gems and buried secrets with an engaging guide.
  • Walk over some of America’s most famous Civil War battlefields in a lively tour with a top historian. You’ll even learn to maneuver like troops did in the 1860s.


Williamsburg: The historic Colonial Capital is alive with exciting new programs.

  • Learn about slave life and culture in Colonial times through vivid story-telling and traditional songs with one of Williamsburg’s most gifted professional singer/storytellers.
  • Journey on the Williamsburg artisan trail and meet glassblowers, painters, potters and jewelry makers.
  • Enjoy a bit of Wine, Wit & Wisdom with a Colonial Williamsburg executive chef and his friends.


Charlottesville: Mr. Jefferson would be thrilled with all the fun things to do in and around his favorite town.

  • Get your hands dirty in the historic ground at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello with a gardening workshop.
  • At the home of President James Monroe make your own candle the way it was done in the 1700s.
  • Visit a cidery where you will see and taste why hard cider is making a big comeback.

See what Heart of Virginia has to offer in these dynamic destinations! Contact us –