The Fredericksburg area, which includes the city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania and Stafford, is a classic blend of modern life with small town charm. Conveniently located along I-95, between Washington and Richmond, the area features a variety of chef-owned restaurants, numerous art galleries, a wide range of specialty shops, and one of America’s most authentic, historic downtowns.
Stafford is home to George Washington’s boyhood home, Ferry Farm and Belmont, the residence of 20th Century American impressionist painter Gari Melchers.
Spotsylvania is not only the site of 4,400 acres of Civil War battlefields; it also boasts the beautiful Lake Anna Winery.
The Fredericksburg Area rests on the banks of the Rappahannock River.
Georgetown offers a variety of 450+ shopping, dining and entertainment options in a beautiful, historic setting. M Street, Georgetown’s main avenue, is recognized as one of the best shopping streets in the country. The intersection of M and Wisconsin Avenue is the heart of Georgetown, with boutique-lined streets extending in all four directions. Known for its quaint cobblestone streets and 18th and 19th century architecture, the neighborhood is a delightful mix of past and present that sets it apart from the rest of Washington, D.C.
Visit National Harbor
Rising from the banks of the Potomac River, just south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Prince George’s County, MD, National Harbor is a 350-acre resort destination that includes the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Tanger Outlets, tree-lined promenades with scores of popular shops and restaurants, a marina, and The Capital Wheel – a 180-foot observation wheel featuring panoramic views of the nation’s capital. In December 2016, MGM Resorts International opened a $1.4 billion integrated casino resort complex on 23 acres overlooking the Potomac River. The MGM National Harbor boasts a 24-story, 308-room hotel, 125,000 sq. feet of gaming, 18,000 sq. feet of high-end retail, 12 restaurants from renowned local and national chefs, and a 3,000 seat theater.
Visit the Town of Occoquan
Historic Occoquan is a community rich in history and consists of residents, artists, shops, restaurants, businesses, and a local town government. We have more than 100 specialty shops and restaurants stretching over four tree-lined blocks to make your visit and shopping experience memorable. Visit each spring and fall for the popular Arts and Crafts Shows which takes place in downtown historic Occoquan.
Visit Old Town Alexandria
Minutes from Washington D.C. on the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria features restaurants, boutiques, museums and exciting events at the waterfront. Old Town’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks attracts everyone from presidents to pet lovers. At the heart of it all is bustling King Street, a walkable mile recognized as one of the “Great Streets” of America.
Visit Washington, DC
The sights and sounds of the nation’s capital inspire millions of visitors every year. Packed with famous sights, free attractions, and an endless calendar of special events, Washington, DC offers year-round inspiring experiences. Enjoy monuments and memorials, museums, history and heritage, arts and culture, theatre and performing arts, sports, outdoor recreation, shopping and restaurants.