Touring the Northern Neck in a day

by AnnGardner Eubank

After growing up and living in our beautiful slice of heaven here in the Northern Neck for 24 years, I thought I had covered nearly every square inch of our riverside peninsula. Boy, was I wrong. After spending last Wednesday with Lisa Hull, the economic development and tourism coordinator for the Northern Neck Planning District Commission, and a small group of folks representing other news outlets, business owners and non-profit sector workers during a Northern Neck Familiarization Tour (FAM Tour), I quickly found out there is more history and more points of interest in our locality than I could hardly fathom.

After traveling about 200 miles in just a day throughout the Northern Neck, I learned that no matter if you’re a born-here or a come-here, there will always be something to learn from the area’s vast history and variety of adventures on the many creeks or rivers. One can definitely see the Northern Neck in a day, but it may just take a lifetime to experience all it has….

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