Fredericksburg is located on the Interstate 95 corridor midway between Richmond and Washington, D.C.

You'll never run out of things to do. History and many other adventures await you - from battlefields and museums to water fun, hiking trails and children's activities. Historic Downtown Fredericksburg features numerous specialty retail, craft and antique shops and over 60 restaurants in restored 18th- and 19th-century buildings. Outstanding cultural and entertainment events are presented by the University of Mary Washington, Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, local theater groups and area museums. Kayak on the Rappahannock River, tour craft breweries and the distillery or watch artisans as they create unique works of art.

Fredericksburg offers the opportunity to experience numerous periods in history. Explore colonial and revolutionary era museums and historic sites in and around the city, including George Washington’s Ferry FarmKenmoreFredericksburg BattlefieldFredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military ParkChatham ManorHugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, the Mary Washington House, and Rising Sun Tavern Museum. Retrace the steps of civil war soldiers and listen to the stories of former slaves on the Trail to Freedom. Experience tributes to participants of modern wars and the civil rights movement.

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Filled with iconic history, award-winning restaurants, and a stunning downtown area, Fredericksburg is a convenient stop off of…


Fredericksburg Visitor Center
706 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401


(540) 373-1776