VIRGINIA IS GREAT FOR OUTDOOR LOVERS AND ALSO FOR OUTDOOR BUSINESSES

A week after being named the best state in the U.S. for business, the mid-Atlantic state doubles down by creating an office of outdoor recreation.

“One of Virginia‘s advantages, for both businesses and travelers, is our strategic location and diverse landscape,” says the state’s Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Cassidy Rasnick, who will lead Virginia’s brand new Office of Outdoor Recreation. “From the Appalachian Trail to the Atlantic Ocean, you can find any outdoor experience in Virginia.”

The state is, indeed, ripe with economic opportunities for the outdoor sector and beyond. Over the coming years, this mid-Atlantic state plans to further cultivate its outdoor sector. On July 18, 2019, Virginia joined the ranks of states with an Office of Outdoor Recreation (ORECs, for short), becoming the 15th state nationwide to create an office or task force.

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