Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you crack open a blue crab, tour vineyards, or relive colonial history. Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains to boating the Chesapeake Bay to touring Civil Bar battlefields. Local Experts Fodor¿s worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.Freshest Facts You won¿t find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards. Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their ";Word of Mouth"; tips throughout this book.