From the first American Christmas tree in Williamsburg to the first budget motel in Norfolk, the December issue of Virginia Living knows what s best and first about Virginia. Take a look inside and meet Virginia s detective of Indian history, whose sleuthing discovered the real secrets of Captain Smith and Pocahontas. Find the hottest new eateries around Tysons Corner, and learn about the nation s best high school basketball team, Oak Hill. Plus, fix your holiday plans with our guide to the best Christmas ever. Also inside, fabulous winter fashion, scrumptious holiday food and a perfectly preserved 18th-century plantation. All this and so much more in the December pages of Virginia Living.