Get into your Artistic Side

Find your artistic side
For those folks who walk on the more creative side of life, Fredericksburg is the perfect area. The town is full of art, with multiple museums, galleries, and art stores to explore. Get lost for an entire weekend learning about and exploring the art that the city has to offer;... [read more]

Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Fredericksburg

Satisfy your sweet tooth
Most people will want to satisfy their sweet tooth any time of the year, but this becomes especially important in the summer when the heat has you craving ice cream, frozen yogurt, or something similar. When those cravings hit, you’ll be glad to know that Fredericksburg is home to multiple... [read more]

Summer Activities for Your Family to Explore

summer activities
Every family comes with a variety of interests. Someone likes history, another is into art, and perhaps several of you love to be outdoors. The Fredericksburg area has plenty of summer activities to do for everyone, regardless of interest. It’s the perfect time to experience all that the city has... [read more]

Study a Little History at the James Monroe Museum

Portrait of President James Monroe
You know that James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States, but how much more do you know? Maybe you know that he was also a Revolutionary War veteran, but that might be where your knowledge ends. If you would like to learn more about Monroe, take a... [read more]

Take a Historic Walking Tour of Old Town

Historic Downtown Old Town fredericksburg va
Fredericksburg’s National Historic District spans 40 blocks and is a popular spot for tourists and locals. Known as Old Town Fredericksburg, this historic district has over 350 buildings that were constructed in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The area is also home to shops, galleries, and restaurants. You can... [read more]

Broaden Your Horizons with Area Museums

Gari Melchers Home
Visit some of the best museums in and around Fredericksburg so you can broaden your horizons without getting too far away from your television set. Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center You can get a heavy dose of culture at the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. Your cultural experience will start... [read more]

Visit a True Apothecary

Old pharmacy apothecary
It’s hard to not have an interest in the nation’s history when you live in Fredericksburg. You come across one historic site after the next no matter the direction you turn. The Hugh Mercer Apothecary is one of the most interesting sites in the region. When you visit this location,... [read more]

“American Pickers” Plans to Come to Virginia!

Antiques Sign
Do you love antiques and television shows? If so, your two loves are about to come together in Virginia this month! The show “American Pickers” is hitting the road to film episodes throughout the state in May. Thus far, the show’s staff hasn’t announced where they will go in Virginia. However,... [read more]

Discover Fun Fredericksburg Facts

child reading a book of fun facts
Fredericksburg, Virginia, just 47 miles from Washington, D.C, is home to many major commercial centers. It was first founded in 1728 and was eventually Incorporated in 1781. Fredericksburg has a long and fascinating history, and some may know a few facts about the city. However, there are a few fun... [read more]

The Marine Corps Historic Half 2017

The Marine Corps Historic Half 2017 The Marine Corps Historic Half is a major event that takes place in Fredericksburg each year. This year, it takes place on May 21st. The event is organized by the Marine Corps and thus well-organized. It includes packet pickup and Healthy Lifestyle Expo on May... [read more]