Culpeper County, chartered in 1749, was named for Lord Thomas Culpeper, Colonial Governor of Virginia, 1680-1683.

  • Region: Northern Virginia
  • Rappahannock County Office of Tourism
  • 290 Gay Street
    Washington, VA, 22747
  • (540) 675-5330

Culpeper Visitors Center at The Depot in downtown CulpeperCulpeper's location and exceptional quality of life make it the ideal mustering point for great Virginia adventures. Nestled in the Piedmont River Valley between the Rappahannock and Rapidan Rivers, the Culpeper area offers outstanding outdoor adventures including boating and canoeing, fishing, camping, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding and golfing opportunities. Croplands, orchards, wineries and grazing livestock line picturesque country roads. The Town of Culpeper offers a historic panorama where everything from Victorian mansions to Civil War memorabilia is proudly preserved in an area thriving with quaint shops, antique stores and restaurants. Savvy travelers can spend every day in a different place and time, and enjoy their evenings in a state of timeless charm and beauty.

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  • Dragon Chef

    315 Southgate Shopping Center (next to Safeway), Culpeper, VA, 22701
  • Five Guys

    Center For Culpeper, 15193 Montanus Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701
  • Foti's Restaurant

    219 E. Davis St., Culpeper, VA, 22701
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