Relive Fredericksburg History near the Hotel
Fredericksburg is bursting with historical attractions, including George Washington’s childhood home, the Ferry Farm, his sister’s Kenmore Mansion and his mother’s home, called the Mary Washington House. The Country Inn & Suites in Fredericksburg is located within miles of these tourist destinations and others like the Tangier and Rappahannock Cruises and University of Mary Washington. Explore the James Monroe Museum and National Library, or make your own history with the family by creating memories at Kings Dominion amusement park.
Find these attractions near our hotel just off I-95:
- Dominion Raceway & Entertainment (8 miles)
Shift fun into overdrive at Dominion Raceway's road course, oval track and drag strip. With entertainment options like car shows, movies and concerts, this is your one-stop shop for an impressive outing.
Phone: +1 (703) 361-7223
- Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Park (4 miles)
Take a driving tour or walk the trails through this park that stands in remembrance of four Civil War battles, resulting in more than 100,000 casualties in 18 months.
Phone: +1 (540) 693-3200
- Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (6.5 miles)
With its exhibit halls, meeting rooms and ballrooms, this 120,000 square-foot facility accommodates various events from tradeshows to weddings.
Phone: +1 (540) 548-5555
- George Washington's Ferry Farm (6.5 miles)
This 80-acre farm, home to George Washington as a boy, got its name because a ferry ride was the only way to reach Fredericksburg. Now guests can hike the trails, explore an archeology lab and see an 18th century garden at Ferry Farm.
Phone: +1 (540) 370-0732
- James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library (5 miles)
Before it became a museum in 1927, this building simply stored the Monroe family's personal assortments of artifacts and documents.
Phone: +1 (540) 654-1043
- Kenmore Mansion (5 miles)
Visit Kenmore Mansion, a beautiful pre-Revolutionary-War home built and owned by George Washington’s sister, Betty and her affluent husband.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-3381
- Kings Dominion (29 miles)
Take a wild ride on this amusement park’s roller coasters, or cool off in Soak City. Kings Dominion has plenty of entertainment to keep your family going all day.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000
- Mary Washington House (5 miles)
Mary Washington spent the last 17 years of her life in this home that her son George Washington bought for her, just down the road from her daughter Betty’s mansion.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-1569
- Old Town Fredericksburg (5 miles)
This section of downtown is perfect for those who wish to spend the day shopping charming boutiques, browsing beautiful studios and relaxing at quaint cafes.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-1776
- Tangier and Rappahannock Cruises (5 miles)
See bald eagles and other birds on a scenic cruise down the Rappahannock River. When the boat docks at Ingleside, passengers can enjoy a wine tour, an all-you-can-eat buffet and delightful shops.
Phone: +1 (804) 453-2628
- University of Mary Washington (4.5 miles)
Don your blue and gray apparel to visit this university made up of more than 4,000 undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the colleges of business, arts and sciences and education.
Phone: +1 (540) 654-1000