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Top Reasons to Visit Fredericksburg

July 06, 2020

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Top Reasons to Visit Fredericksburg

The city of Fredericksburg adds a heaping scoop of natural splendor and real history to a vacation of any length. Here are some of the top reasons to stay a while longer.

Head for the great outdoors.
Fredericksburg is a natural playground with opportunities for horseback riding, kayaking, boating, and hiking around Lake Anna State Park.

Squeeze in a shopping spree.
Shopping in Fredericksburg’s Old Town is filled with antique museums and specialty galleries, brand name retailers, and farmers’ markets.

See the home of the country’s first president.
If you’ve got a thing for the nation’s founding, make certain to pass through Ferry Farm—the boyhood home of George Washington.

Pluck up your courage for a ghostly tour.
Infantrymen of the Civil War are reported to haunt parts of the city. Hear tales from beyond the grave when you embark on a Ghost Tour.

Stay tuned for once-a-year events.
Every year, Fredericksburg finds itself packed with seasonal events and holiday cheer, ranging from the culinary to very extraordinary.

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