Culpeper, Virginia - where history and hospitality meet! A stellar example of the Virginia Main Street program, the Town of Culpeper has revitalized its downtown with extraordinary shopping and dining. Downtown is filled with art and antiques, unique shops, and more. World class restaurants and classic diners cater to every taste in food and atmosphere.
Experience our rich history, from pre-historic times through the founding of our nation until today at the Museum of Culpeper History. Imagine the lives of the soldiers and ordinary citizens who lived and died here during the bloody battles of the Civil War as you visit the Graffiti House at Brandy Station, Cedar Mountain Battlefield, and Kelly’s Ford. Walk in the footsteps of the Culpeper Minutemen, General A.P. Hill, and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Eppa Rixey, just a few of the heroic figures from Culpeper who made their mark on American history.
Historic homes and Colonial era churches complement miles of scenic byways. Hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, and horseback riding are great ways to enjoy the Culpeper countryside. Catch a horse show at Commonwealth Park. Treat yourself to a glass of fine Virginia wine at Old House Vineyards, Unicorn Winery, Gray Ghost Vineyards or Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery, or visit Belmont Farm, where moonshine is made legally.
Relax and enjoy a stay in a quiet B & B or friendly inn. Explore country stores, incredible antique stores, and quaint shops that offer a respite from impersonal malls and big box stores. You’ll find treasures and make memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Renew your spirit and make some history of your own!