DMV unveils new and improved website

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles unveiled a new and improved website to help customers find information online more easily to expedite their next visit or avoid an unnecessary trip altogether.

The new site offers many time saving features and can conduct more than 50 services including renewals of your license or registration, replacing IDs and titles, updating personal or vehicle information, and more.

The new platform also prioritizes inclusive web design which is fully compliant with accessibility standards creating a better browsing experience for everyone.

Head to the all new dmv.virginia.gov before your next visit to see how it can enhance your DMV service.

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Shenandoah takes top rank in National Park reviews

photo credit Scott Bradley Hesson with permission

For National Parks Week, Travel Lemming, an online travel guide with over 10 million annual readers, ranked all 63 National Parks from around the country.

Taking home the #1 ranking based on their data-backed review process was Virginia’s only entry to the list, Shenandoah National Park.

Rankings consisted of data from six different categories including affordability, accessibility, biodiversity, crowds, reviews, and weather.

SNP took home the top overall rating with exceptional scores in 3 categories.

The park was ranked 2nd in affordability, 6th in biodiversity with over 2500 unique species, and 7th in accessibility due to the easy drive from multiple airports.

SNP was the 19th best reviewed park with an average rating of 4.77 out of 5.

Big name, iconic parks like Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and Yosemite all finished outside the top 15 largely due to complaints of overcrowding and cost of travel.

To view the full rankings, click here.

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