Historic Mansions and National Parks Are Nearby
Roam the same grounds where George Washington played as a boy at Ferry Farm, tour his sister’s Kenmore Mansion or trace his mother’s life at the Mary Washington House. The Country Inn & Suites, Fredericksburg South puts you near all these attractions plus other fun-filled opportunities like Tangier and Rappahannock Cruises and the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Park. You can experience contemporary excitement on the roller coasters of Kings Dominion, or take a shopping excursion in downtown Fredericksburg. No matter what you choose, you’re sure to discover why a trip to Fredericksburg is called “the greatest vacation in history.”
Look for these local attractions near our I-95 hotel:
- Dominion Raceway & Entertainment (9.4 miles)
With a road course, oval track and drag strip, Dominion Raceway is a place to crank up the excitement. Entertainment options include car shows, movies and concerts.
Phone: +1 (703) 361-7223
- Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Park (5.8 miles)
This park serves as an enduring testament to the 100,000 people who suffered casualties in four Civil War battles over 18 months. You can drive through or enjoy a walk on the trails.
Phone: +1 (540) 693-3200
- Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center (6.5 miles)
Looking for tradeshow or wedding space? This 120,000-square-foot facility includes exhibit halls, meeting rooms and ballrooms.
Phone: +1 (540) 548-5555
- George Washington's Ferry Farm (6.5 miles)
George Washington’s childhood home is filled with 18th-century gardens, an archaeology lab and intriguing spots from Washington family history.
Phone: +1 (540) 370-0732
- James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library (5 miles)
Browse the museum shop or take a guided tour of the five exhibition galleries in this museum devoted to the life and work of the man who was president during the “Era of Good Feelings.”
Phone: +1 (540) 654-1043
- Kenmore Mansion (5 miles)
This gorgeous pre-Revolutionary-War, Georgian-style brick home was built and owned by George Washington’s sister Betty and her affluent husband.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-3381
- Kings Dominion (29 miles)
Whether you prefer the park’s wild side with steep roller coasters or you’d rather hear live entertainment, Kings Dominion offers something you can enjoy.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000
- Mary Washington House (5 miles)
The final home of Mary Washington, mother of President George Washington, is the perfect tour for gardeners, history buffs and lovers of architecture. Be sure to stop by the museum store.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-5630
- Old Town Fredericksburg (5 miles)
If you like shopping, history, dining out or touring art galleries, you’ll enjoy this walkable stretch of old-time America filled with original buildings.
Phone: +1 (540) 373-1776
- Tangier and Rappahannock Cruises (5 miles)
See if you can spot the bald eagles while you listen for the captain to announce the historic sites of 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)
Watch the Eagles play, meet the faculty or just wander through the beautiful campus of this selective institution named for George Washington’s mother.
Phone: +1 (540) 654-1000