Experience Outdoor Adventures near Our Hotel
The Country Inn & Suites, Dahlgren, VA provides an ideal home base for exploring fun things to do in King George County. Sunbathe at Colonial Beach, hike at Caledon State Park, or taste vintages at Oak Crest Vineyard & Winery. After a tour of the George Washington Birthplace, head to the popular Riverboat on the Potomac for an evening of entertainment. A number of major businesses
are nearby, and Lockheed Martin is within walking distance.
- Riverboat on the Potomac (10 miles)
Entertaining for all ages, this attraction on the Potomac River features an off-track betting parlor, waterfront dining and special events such as comedy acts.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-7055
- Maryland International Raceway (15 miles)
If fast cars and screaming engines get you pumped, then a trip to this nearby drag strip is in order. In addition to weekend races, the track also hosts car shows.
Phone: +1 (301) 884-9833
History and Culture:
- Dahlgren Heritage Museum (1.5 miles)
Learn more about the surrounding naval community when you browse the standing and revolving exhibits at this nearby museum, dedicated to preserving the history of the Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-3680
- George Washington Birthplace (20 miles)
A visit to the King George area would not be complete without a stop at the birthplace of the nation's first president. Tour George Washington’s house, workshop and cemetery, and then browse the historic artifacts on display.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-1732
- Stratford Hall (20 miles)
Visit the Great House, the birthplace of Robert E. Lee, during your stay. The former home of four generations of Lees, the house features Civil War photographs and fossils, history exhibits and a collection of family documents.
Phone: +1 (804) 493-8038
- Caledon State Park (7 miles)
Take your fun outdoors at this nearby state park, where you can picnic, hike and watch for wildlife. Be sure to stop by the visitor center to view bald eagle exhibits.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-3861
- Colonial Beach (12 miles)
Enjoy sunbathing, boating and fishing at Colonial Beach, located on the Potomac River. A half-mile boardwalk offers outdoor dining and specialty shops.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-7181
- Westmoreland State Park (23 miles)
For family fun, head to this Northern Neck park featuring an Olympic-size swimming pool, a playground, a snack bar, boat rentals and six miles of trails. The park is also a great location for spotting American bald eagles, green herons, ospreys and more.
Phone: +1 (804) 493-8821
- Oak Crest Vineyard & Winery (3 miles)
Pack a picnic and head to this vineyard for lunch on the deck or patio overlooking the woodlands of King George County. Wine samplings are also available.
Phone: +1 (540) 663-2813
- Ingleside Vineyards (17 miles)
The oldest winery on the Northern Neck of Virginia, Ingleside offers tours, wine samplings and events throughout the year, such as the annual Jazz in the Courtyard in August and the Harvest Celebration in October.
Phone: +1 (804) 224-8687
- Potomac River Festival - June
- Colonial Beach Triathlon - July
- Rod Run to the Beach - August
- Colonial Beach Bike Fest - October
- Budds Creek races - year-round
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