Civil War Period
The more modern influences of shopping, arts and culture, wineries, golf, culinary expertise and outdoor adventure blend with the region’s rich heritage to create a distinctive escape, unique to Fredericksburg. Come to the Fredericksburg Area for the TIMELESS experience that awaits you.
This area has played gracious host to famous and ordinary travelers from many generations. We invite you to join them and add your family’s name to the Fredericksburg registry with the likes of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Clara Barton, Walt Whitman and more.
Explore the Greater Fredericksburg region from the ground up. Take a stroll down the Canal Path, kayak with the Virginia Outdoor Center or dare to swing among the treetops at Wilderness Presidential Resort.
The Greater Fredericksburg region has many options for even the savviest of shoppers. Whether you’re looking for unique boutiques, hidden gem antique shops, country stores, big box or strip malls, rest assured you will find exactly what you’re looking for!
Practice your swing on Fredericksburg's lushest green or host your next league game at one of the area's many sports fields.
The Arts can be enjoyed virtually everywhere in the Fredericksburg region from the myriad of downtown galleries and studios to performing arts at the University of Mary Washington and the Riverside Dinner Theater to Civil War photography and the historic home American Impressionist Gari Melchers.
Enjoy new experiences by touring through Fredericksburg's streets, historic sites, museums or battlegrounds all while taking in the history, flavors and fun along the way.
The Fredericksburg region is happy to share its heritage and present-day pleasures with your group or meeting.
Perfect pairings are definitely in your future. Fine wine and sparkling lake waters? Absolutely. Craft brews and tales of battlefield bravery? You’re in the right place. Premium spirits and live music? There’s no better way to warm your soul.