Virginia History Trails App:
History in Your Hand

Discover why “Virginia is for History Lovers.” Explore over 400 of the most impactful places, people, and events that shaped Virginia and that are continuing to influence America today. Virginia’s history is the beginning of America’s story, and it all starts here. Sign up now and be among the first to have access to the Virginia History Trails App when it launches in May.

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App Features

The Virginia History Trails App virtually enhances your on-the-ground travel experience. Our app design gives you a custom experience of Virginia’s history by location and personal interest.

User Friendly

Sign up in a snap and start exploring Virginia with your friends & family.

200+ Historic Destinations

Visit 200+ of VA’s most treasured locations. Learn about our rich history.

Be Recognized

Earn badges for "checking in" to sites & share using #VAHistoryTrails.

Be the First to Know

Get notifications upcoming events and festivals you will not want to miss!

Extended Information

For the true history lovers, we've got all the details and extras.

Travel the Trail

An amazing journey awaits you on the Virginia History Trails App. Vacationers and “stay-cationers” alike will be amazed to learn about the over 400 stories that the Virginia History Trails have to offer. Just turn on the app’s GPS location function and discover the rich history that surrounds you. If you are traveling from out of town, let us help you plan your trip! The VA History Trail App is truly for everyone, but particularly perfect for:

  • History lovers
  • Family road trips
  • Teachers & classrooms
  • Day-trips & long weekend getaways
  • Tour & bus operators