The historic Town of Washington was founded in 1769 and surveyed by George Washington. It is the quintessential American small town, serving as the seat of government for Rappahannock County. Many of the buildings date back to the late 1700′s. In addition there are art galleries, sophisticated shops and theatres to visit.
Rapphannock County has just opened a Visitor’s Center. It is located on Route 211 next to the library and just before the turn onto business 211. The Center is open Friday through Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm.
For more information on both the Town of Washington, Rappahannock County and a calendar of county wide events.
Please visit www.visitrappahannockva.com for more information.
This downloadable PDF contains additional details and contact information: Tourism and Area Information
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Located 6 miles from Washington, Virginia, Sperryville is settled along the picturesque Thornton River at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Founded in 1820, this farm village offers a selection of restaurants, antiquing, pick your own fruit orchards and farms, and a coffee shop.
Just 12 miles from The Inn, the drive was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression. The drive winds through Shenandoah National Park, with views that spread from the lush Shenandoah Valley in the west to the Virginia Piedmont in the east. There are 75 scenic overlooks to stop and take in the panoramas.
Visit the National Park Service for more information or to plan your visit.
Just past the park, the caverns have been inspiring guests for 125 years. There are guided tours available daily.
Please visit www.luraycaverns.com for more information.
The Inn is surrounded by some of the best wineries not only in Virginia but in the US, many of whom are featured on The Inn’s award winning wine list.
To find a list of wineries and winemakers, please visit www.virginiawine.com.
James Madison’s Montpelier, including the house and 2600 acre property recently reopened to the public after having been a private residence for over 80 years. Tours are available daily.
Please visit www.montpelier.org for more information.
Thomas Jefferson designed and redesigned his home many times over his lifetime. The house includes 2500 acres, gorgeous gardens and spectacular views. The estate is located about 1 hour from The Inn, just outside of Charlottesville Virginia.
Please visit www.monticello.org for more information.
This city of approximately 40,000 residents is located in the heart of Virginia and is home to the University of Virginia, Monticello, and a wide variety of shopping and dining.
Please visit www.visitcharlottesville.org for more information.
Stonewall Golf Club (Public Course – 32 Miles from The Inn)
Lake Manassas, VA