Just off I-95, between Richmond and Washington, D.C., the Fredericksburg region, consisting of Stafford County, Spotsylvania County and the city of Fredericksburg, offers group tours and a nearly-endless supply of Virginia experiences.
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S FERRY FARM
On the banks of the Rappahannock River is the site of Washington’s boyhood home. Visit a complete replica of the Washington family home built using methods of construction from the 1700’s.
FREDERICKSBURG AREA MUSEUM
The Fredericksburg Area Museum located in the Old Town hall chronicles the story of Fredericksburg’s vibrant past.
CIVIL WAR ATTRACTIONS
Located 13 miles west of Fredericksburg, this area was the scene of the accidental wounding of Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson in May of 1863.
SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY MUSEUM
Learn about the early history of Spotsylvania County from Governor Spotswood and about the Native Americans during the Civil War.
Take a unique tour of the area on a trolley or horse and carriage. Groups can also enjoy civil war tours as well as Step-On guides that offer a tour of the city, a battlefield tour, an African American history tour, a ghost tour and an architecture tour.
THE GARI MELCHERS HOME AND STUDIO AT BELMONT
An 18th century estate owned by the American impressionist artist.
RIVERSIDE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
This dinner theater features a variety of musical and dramatic productions that attract performers from Broadway stage and national-tour casts.
A. SMITH BOWMAN DISTILLERY
Spirited travelers to the area can experience a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the production of hand-crafted spirits. The tours explore distillation, the barreling and the bottling of bourbon.
WINERIES & BREWERIES
Perfect pairings are in your future. Fine wine and sparkling lake waters? Absolutely. Craft brews and tales of battlefield bravery? You’re in the right place.
Greater Fredericksburg Tourism Partnership